This may be a long shot - but maybe if you can't use the info you'll come across someone who can & pass it along.
A couple of years before my grandmother passed away, she gave me a bible that had belong to her mother. I am not sure exactly how it connects to our family (trying to figure that out), but there is a James A. Trice listed as & below that it states "negroes ages" and there is a list of names & dates. My gr gr grandfather was born in York Co. Carolina & his father owned slaves (which makes me cring to write, I have to admit). They were Kerrs who came down from PA to NC/SC. The family ended up in Mississippi. I also have connections in Alabama & Tennessee - Langford, Burleson, Hall are the main associated names.
I would really love to find the descendents of the people listed in the bible. In case it may be of use to you or anyone you connect with, here is what is written in the bible:
From Holy Bible, copyright 1842, in trunk belonging to Mama Sue:
“James (Aor R?) Trice died the 17th of December 1850
Patsy ...?...Olly James (or Jesse?) was born the 11th Dec 1848
A negro boy Wm. Jackson was born the 6th of April 1850
Charlotte was born the 11th (1ST?) OF January 1852
John Berry Cerney was born the 14th of August 1853
William Dolphas negro was born the 15th of November 1850
obituary of carie naill
obituary of livi davis 2/7/1888
fannie a pagli(?)i
john w. wynne(?)
“Miss fannie A Page is my sweetheart and the ? now to the bee soon
Miss Fannie Page is my sweetheart and I don’t care who knows it.
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