Downing Bible

Andrew Downing Bible Transcription
The Andrew Downing Bible is in the possession of Mrs. Judy Johnson , Sharon, TN.

This Bible was submitted by Gerry Gieger.



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[These appear to be Elizabeth Jones Downing's siblings and thus the children of William and Catherine Simpson Jones.]
Jonathan Jones, was born on the ____January 1756 [1756 agrees with widow's Rev-War Pension Application.]
Katherine Jones was born on June the 6 1758
William Jones was born on October the 10 [or 19] 1760/3 [1763 cannot be if Mary born 1764]
Mary Jones was born on January the 29, 1764
Fransey Jones was born February the 15 1767

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John Jones was born July the 6 1769
Elizabeth Jones was born April the 14 1772 Departed this life March 12, 1847
Andrew Downing was Born on Monday, April the 15th 1771 ? Departed this life April the 21, 1844

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Mary Downing was Born on Wednesday July the 6, 1791
Katherine Downing was Born on Tuesday August 6th 1793
John Downing was Born Saturday 31st December 1796
Ann Downing was Born Monday August 12th 1799
Ald'r Downing was Born Friday Oct 11th 1801 [Alexander]

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Wm. Downing was Born Saturday J'n 22, 1803 [January 22, 1803]
Elizabeth Downing was Born June 13 1805 ? Departed this life July 18th 1808
James M. Downing Born Sunday May 6th 1808
Sarah Downing Born August 13th 1811

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Andrew P. Downing was Born Sunday, June 6, 1813 ? Departed this life Oct 31st 1815 [probably named Andrew Pagan Downing in honor of his g?grandfather, Andrew Pagan]
Jonathan J. Downing was born on Sunday the 11 of August 1816
John Hinkle was born the 12 Dec 1822 [John Hinkle is the son of Baltis and Ann Downing Hinkle; thus Andrew's grandson]
Flora T. Downing was born April 9th 1815 [Flora Terissa Porter Downing, wife of Jonathan J. Downing]

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William Downing born Saturday __________________1803. [possibly a duplicate entry]
Jno. D. Hinkle was Born June the 27th? A.D. 1816. [John Downing Hinkle, son of William and Sally Downing Hinkle. Sally was Andrew's baby sister.]

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Jesse Hinkle was Born the 11th June AD 1814 [William and Sally Downing Hinkle's first born child. He later served as Probate Judge of Izard Co., AR.]
Wm. Hinkle was Born _____1821??? [William Hinkle was son of Baltis and Ann Downing Hinkle and thus Andrew's grandson. From his biography in the History of Texas, his birthdate is 4 April 1821.]

Comments in Brackets [ ] were inserted for clarity.