Yesterday, 5 May 07, I picked up these 2 family Bibles in a used bookstore in Trappe, MD. Hope the info will help someone doing research on these families. I would be willing to sell them to a family member for the price I paid for them [$20 & $95] plus shipping. They are very heavy books & in rather good condition. One is obviously larger & more ornate. I would also be willing to photocopy the info & send it. I've tried to copy them as written, even tho there are obvious discrepancies.
Fenimore and Butterworth Bible Records:
1860 Bible: Lizzie S. Butterworth stamped on front
Allen Fenimore Jr was Born the 20th day of July in the year of our Lord 1837
Elizabeth S. Butterworth his wife was Born the 6th day of April in year of our Lord 1842
Matilda B. Fenimore was Born the 27th day of September in the year of our Lord 1866
Allen M Fenimore was Born the 15th day of May in the year of our Lord 1869
Samuel C. Fenimore was Born the 27th day of April in the year of our Lord 1871
Allen Fenimore Jr died the 11th of Oct A.D. 1883.
Allen Fenimore Jr and Elizabeth ,Stokes, Butterworth were married the 10th day of January in the year of our Lord 1866
Allen ,Moore, Fenimore and Martha H. Rogers were married the 1st day of November in the year of our Lord 1900
Loose Clippings & funeral invitation found in this Bible:
Thyself and family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral of ALLEN FENIMORE, Jr., From his late residence, near Mount Holly, on Second-day, 15th of 10th mo., at 11 o’clock A. M. Interment at Mount Holly Cemetery. Tenth mo., 12, 1883.
Butterworth.—On July 12, 1896, at Vincentown, N. J., JERVIS BUTTERWORTH, in his 81st year. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from his late residence, Vincentown, N. J., on Wednesday, July 15, 1896, at 2 o’clock. Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
--Jervis Butterworth, a prominent resident of Vincentown, died suddenly yesterday of apoplexy, aged 80 years.
On Sunday morning Jervis Butterworth, an aged citizen of the town, started out for a walk after breakfast. Upon his return he went directly upstairs and laid down upon his bed where he was found soon afterwards by his wife in an unconscious condition, but she supposed he was asleep, and said nothing. Later on another member of the family entered the room and found he was dead. Apoplexy was the cause. He was past 880 years of age.
BUTTERWORTH.—On April 17, 1897, at Vincentown, MATILDA MARIS BUTTERWORTH, widow of the late Jervis Butterworth, in her 78th year. Friends and relatives ar[e] invited to attend the funeral, from her late residence, in Vincentown, on Wednesday afternoon, April 23, at 1.30 o’clock, without further notice. Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
April 17th, at Vincentown, MATILDA MARIS BUTTERWORTH, widow of the late Jervis Butterworth, in her 78th year.
After a lingering illness, Mrs. Matilda Butterworth died at the home of her son, J. E. Butterworth, on Saturday last. Mrs. Butterworth was a native of the place and has resided here for 77 years.
1886 Bible: Presented to Matilda M. Butterworth by Alfred B. Woolston March 1st 1887
Jervis Butterworth was born February 1816
Matilda Maris Woolston was born February 20th/4th (4 written over 20?) 1820
Allen Fenimoor (sic) Jr was born July 28th 1837
Elizabeth Stokes Butterworth was born April 6th 1842
Matilda Butterworth Fenimoor was born September 27th 1866
Allen Moor Fenimoor was born May 15th 1869
Samuel Clothier Fenimoor
Jervis Butterworth died July 12th 1896 age 81
Matilda Maris Buterworth died April 17th 1897 age 78
Allen Fenimoor Jr died October 11th 1883 age 46
Mathilde B. Fenimore, died June 27, 1952, age 85
Allen M. Fenimore died 1938 age 69
Samuel C. Fenimore 1945 age 71
There is more information on the internet which can be found by googling the names, esp. Allen Fenimore, Jr & Jervis Butterworth.
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