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Harriet (Converse) Loveland Bible

The following information is recorded in a Bible in the possession of  Gayle Hyde, McKeesport, PA.  
"The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments:" Published by Phiney & CO, New York, 1854.  Names mentioned in the Bible Record are highlighted.

on the back of the cover:

The Property of Harriet Loveland
Presented to her
Solomon M. Loveland
January 25, 1855

S. M. Loveland and Harriet Converse married January 8, 1846

Alexander G. Loveland Son of S. M. & H. Loveland Born July 5, 1848
Albert Loveland Son of S. M. & H. Loveland Born August 21, 1850

The following papers were found in the Bible:
Two handwritten sheets with the following:
Wm Simmons was born May 23, 1824
Margaret L. Bradbury was born April 8, 1823
Harvey P Simmons was born Oct 20, 1848
Mary E Simmons was born July 30, 1853
Natha? A Simmons was born April 21, 1857
Freman W Simmons was born Jun 29, 1859
William F Simmons was born July 21, 1861
William F Simmons departed this life Oct 26, 1862 at 6 in the morning age 15 months an 4 days
Mary E Simmons departed this life Nov 26, 1877 wife of Pet Durst
Wm Simmons and Margaret Lida Bradbury was married Oct 17, 1844
Mary E Simmons and Peter A Durst was married Sept 3, 1872

Two letters written to the Postmaster, Fredonia, dated Aug 8, 1922, from  Mary Elizabeth Bradbury Richardson. She asked him to past the letter on to anyone named Bradbury, Simmons or Granes. She was the youngest daughter of  Israel T. Bradbury and was living in Burr Oak, Jewell Co., Kansas. One of her father's sisters married a Granes and two of his sisters married men named Simmons.

Newspaper clipping, undated " Mrs. Wm McFarlane of St. Paul Minn, came Sunday night, being called here by the serious illness of her sister, Mrs. Geo. Hollinshead, nee Ida Fisk, of Fulton, who is very low and not expected to recover."

Newspaper clipping, undated Obituary of Richard Sutliff

(Source: Submitted by Gayle Hyde)

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