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JAMES ALSTON FAMILY BIBLE

Source: Transcription of Bible Record recorded in -

History of Stewart County Georgia. By Dixon & Clark.

Bible was at one time owned by Mrs Martha Witt Allen, Atlanta, GA

MARRIAGES:

James Alston m Gilley Yancey, Mar 24 1774 in North Carolina

Nathaniel Alston m Nary Jeffrey of North Carolina in 1799 A.D.

Charity Alston m Joseph J Banks of Elbert County, Ga 1796 A.D.

Sarah Alston m Joseph Groves of Petersburg, Ga in 1797 A.D.

Hannah Alston m James J. Banks of Elbert Co., Dec 10 1812

John Alston m Charity Tait of Elbert Co., Ga. [No date]

Nathaniel C. Alston m Catherine L. Jourdan , Wednesday morning July 1 1840

at the home of Rev. Glenn in Jackson, Ga. They left Gainesville on Tuesday evening at 11:00 P.M.

Joseph E. G. Alston m Bethel Harvey Feb 5 1852

Mattie P. Alston m M. P. Witt Feb 7 1877; joined the Methodist Church at King's Chapel, July 29 1855. M.P. Witt joined the Primitive Baptist Church, Sunday, June 3 1889.

John J. Alston m Effie Oxford Dec 2 1886

Zuyder Oxford m Bethel Alston Nov 8 1893

Lafayette Richardson m Gilley Alston July 3 1910

BIRTHS:

James Alston, son of James and Christian Alston, b North Carolina May 4 1751

Gilley Alston, daughter of Jeconias and Hannah Yancey, b Apr 11 1752

Nathaniel Alston, son of James and Gilley Alston b Jan 19 1775

Charity Alston, daughter of James and Gilley Alston b Jan 3 1777

Sarah Alston, daughter of James and Gilley Alston b Mar 21 1779

Martha Alston, daughter of James and Gilley Alston b Dec 14 1781

Hannah Alston, daughter of James and Gilley Alston b Dec 22 1786

John Alston, son of James and Gilley Alston b May 17 1790

Elizabeth Alston, daughter of James and Gilley Alston b Apr 25 1794

James A. Alston, son of James and Gilley Alston b Jan 10 1815

Joseph E. Alston, son of James and Gilley Alston b Jan 3 1818

Nathaniel C. Alston b July 7 1820

Samuel Alston b Dec 13 1826

John T. Alston b Dec 13 1826 [sic]

Rebecca C. Alston b Feb 12 1828

Susan Alston b Feb 19 1835

Mary Gilly Alston, daughter of Joseph and Bethel Alston b Nov 13 1852

John Joseph Alston b Jan 16 1855

Martha Alston b Mar 14 1856

Wm. Alston b Jan 13 1858

Bethel Queen Alston b Feb 14 1859

Girl Baby of Zuyder and Bethel Oxford b & d Aug 31 1895

Boy Baby b & d Jan 3 1897

Bethel S. Alston b Apr 4 1872

[All of the above in the same handwriting]

Joseph Alston Witt, son of Martin and Mattie Witt, b in Stewart County, Thurs Apr 15 1880

Edwin Witt b ASpr 9 1881

Mary Oliver Witt b in Webster Co., Ga Sunday Jan 13 1884

Bethel Emma Witt b in Monroe Co., Sunday Aug 19 1886

Willie Witt, daughter of Martin and Mattie Witt b Dec 26 1889; Thurs nite Monroe County

Mattie E. Witt b Sep 28 1895 in Monroe Co.

Rachel Witt b May 28 1898 in Monroe Co.

DEATHS:

Joseph Alston [Shouldn't this be James Alston?? DJY] d of obstruction of the liver Apr 22 1815, Elbert County

Gilly Alston d of Paralysis Nov 8 1845

Elizabeth Groves d of measles May 8 1851, Holmes Co., Miss, 55 yrs of age

Hannah Banks d of inflamation of the bowels, Apr 5 1952, Macon Co.

Martha Alston d July 2 1854, Culloden, Monroe Co., 77 1/2 yrs of age

Joseph E. G. Alston d Sept 24 1889 of paralysis, Monroe Co.

Willie Witt, daughter of Martin and Mattie Witt d of whooping cough and measles, May 15 1890, Thurs morning age 4 months, Monroe Co., "Blesses little Angel"

William H. Alston d Huntsville, Texas, Jan 24 1892

Martin P. Witt son of Matthias and Mary Witt d Macon, Ga Thurs, May 14 1908 of Gastritis

Bethel Swede Alston, wife of Joseph E. Alston d Monroe Co., Ga Mar 10 1913, 85 yrs

John J. Alston d Oct 17 1929, Griffin Ga, of paralysis age 74 yrs

Martin E. Witt d New Orleans, La Thurs Sept 25 1930, son of Martin and Mattie P. Witt