EDWARD G YANCEY FAMILY BIBLE
Copy of Bible received from: Andrew Yancey - YanceyAVCM@aol.com
Edward G Yancey was born October 3rd 1827
Rhoda L Yancey was born in the year of our Lord 1830 December 20th
William E. Yancey was born in the year of our Lord 1852, August [unlegible]
James J. W. Yancey was born in the year of our Lord November 15, 1853
Mary J Yancey was born February 28th, in the year of our Lord 1855
John F. Yancey was born April 16th, in the year of our Lord 1857
Charles L. Yancey was born November 16th 1858
Rufus L. Yancey was born in the year of our Lord November 17th 1861
David B. Yancey was born in the year of our Lord June 30th 1862
John F Yancey departed this life November 22nd 1862
Rufus L. Yancey departed this life December 11th 1862
Mary J Yancey departed this life December 10th 1862
Edward G Yancey departed this life June 2nd 1896
Rhoda Lee Yancey died April 2, 1908
[Newspaper clipping in Bible]
Rufus P. Yancey, a noted educator, died at his home at Woodlawn, Ala. Sunday evening 3 January 1909.
Mr. Yancey came from Hickman County, Virginia when six years old and located in Giles County, Tenn where resided for [??] years. During the year 1[?0]3 he moved to Birmingham, Ala where he lived a quiet life. He was buried from his home at Woodlawn, Ala. On Tuesday 3 January 1909. Services were conducted by his pastor Rev. Mr. Lewis of the C.P. Church, after which the Odd Fellows took charge and laid him to rest in Elmwood Cemetery , he having been a member of that order in good standing for more than 50 years.
He left a wife and three children, Miss Eugenia and John Yancey of Birmingham, Ala. And William J Yancey of Pulaski.