Literal transcription ofhand written Bible Record compiled by the Ben Bratton Jr/Mary Fredonia Redman Family ofSearcy Co., Arkansas. Last entries appear to have been in the 1880’s. Cannot tell when it was begun. Appears to have been written in Bible with conventional family information pages.No attempt has been made to correct spelling, etc. Record images from a Bratton descendant.
Surnames: Legon, White, Brown, Bratton, Redman, McLerran, Rily Brown had married first Mary Matthews and she married 2nd John L. Redman Sr. Their Redman children were Mary Fredonia Redman (married Benjamin Bratton Jr) and John L. Redman Jr (narried Dorcas McLerran).
1. Murtle legon was daughter of john m. legon and a j. legon. M was born March the 22 1888 In left hand Births column Page 1 2. Almira Brown daughter of Riley Brown was born the 27th of February in the year of our Lord Ad 1832 _____ 3. Nancy jane Brown Daughter of Riley brown was born the 29 day of August in the year of our Lord Ad 1834 _______ 4. G[?]ordan Brown son of Riley Brown was born the 20th of Aug in the year of our Lord Ad 1837______ 5. Sarah Angeline Brown daughter of Riley Brown was Born th 5 of June in the year of our Lord Ad 1840 6. Cora S. Bratton Daughter of Ben & M F Bratton was born Sep 23 1881 7. Grovar C. Bratton Son of Ben Bratton & M F Bratton was born 18th Oct 1884
Right Hand Births Column Page 1 8. Bengaman Brattan & Maray F Redman Was mared August the 23 18 [illegible]. 9. Monrough g Brattan son of bengaman brattan & Maray F Brattan was bourn July the 19 186[?] 10. Ulyses s g Brattan son of bengaman Brattan was bourn July the 28 186[?] 11. Cleona pairedine Brattan Was bourn May they 187[?] 12. Doarcas Jane Bratton daughter of Bengaman Bratons & M F B was born Sep the 22 18[?] 13. Salley lucetty Bratt[?] daughter of Bengam[?] Brattan & M F Bra[?] Was born December the 19 1876 14. Bery Lonso Bratton Was borne october the [illegible]
Left hand Births column 15. Mary Fredonia Redman daughter of John L. Redman and Mary Redman his wife was born th 30 oct october in the year of our Lord AD 1846 16. John L. Redman Son of John L. Redman and Mary Redman his wife was born the 6 day of April in the year of our lord AD 1849 17. Dorcas Mcleren Was Mared Mared the 15 1848 18. Awscar Redman A son of John L. Redmans & Dorcas Redmans Was bourn december the 23 1868 19. John L. Redman departed this life Aprile the 28 1872
Right hand Births column page two 20. Freedony S. Bratton Daughter of Ben & M.F. Bratton was Born Dec 13th 1886 21. green Wod Bratton Was born July the 14 186[?] 22. Awlcedine Redman daughter of J L Redmans & dorcas Redmans was buorn Janwary the 5 1871. Departed this life fbwary the 23 1871 23. Dorcas Redman Was bourn January the 26 1848 24. Cora Bratton daughter of Ben & fredonia bratan was born September the 23 1881
In left hand Deaths Column Page Three 25. Almira White departed this life on the 15 day of August in the year of our lord AD 1851 ___________ 26. John Riley Walker White son of [illegible] White departed this life on the 18 of August in the year of our lord AD 1857____________ 27. Gordan Brown departed this life on the 27 of december 1857____________ 28. Riley Brown departed this life on the 4 of febwary 1857 29. John L. Redman Departed this life february the 6, 1866
In right hand Deaths column page Three 30. Monrough g. Brattan departed this life September the 13 1867 31. Darcas g Braton departed this life the 29 of october 187[?] 32. M. F. Bratton departed this life Dec 23th 1886
In the Family Record area is 33. [illegible]elle [illegible] Bratton daughter of Ben Bratton and M F Bratton was born May 20 1888
In the left hand Marriages column on page four is 34. John L. Redman and Polley Brown was married the twenty fifth day of January AD 1846____________ 35. Mary Fredonia Redman daughter of John L. Redman and Mary Redman his wife was born the 30th day of Oct AD 1846_______________ 36. John L. Redman Son of John L. Redman and Mary Redman his wife was born the 6th day of April AD 1849 37. John L. Redman departed this life febwary the 6 1866
In the right hand Marriages column on page four is 38. C. B. White and Almira Brown was Married on the 28th July AD 1849 39. John Riley Walker White son of [illegible] White and Almira White his wife was born the [space] day of [space] in the year of our Lord AD 18[space] 40. M g legon was born [illegible] daughter of J W legon an C P Bratan 41. [illegible]ller Bratton was bourn May the 20 [illegible] 42. M g ligon was born march the 22 18[illegible] dawther j W ligon and CP