I recently purchased a Prayer Book published 1768 in Edinburgh with the following record of the McLain & Waterfield families:
Isaac Waterfield was born the 28th day of Septr 1750. married to his wife Ann Baily [Bailey] the 23d day of Decr 1771 [PB dated 1768; a wedding gift?] and his wife Ann Baily born the 8 fberary [sic] 1753 Susanna daughter of Isaac & Ann hs wife born 1” day of Jany 1773 Augustine Waterfield born the 5th of February 1775. Isaac Waterfield jr. born June the 5th 1777. Catharine Waterfield born January 20th 1779 A son died at a week old in the year 1783. June 5th William Waterfield Son of Isaac & Ann his wife was Born 29th July 1788 - Augustine Waterfield/Warterfield appears at bottom of title page, top of Contents, top of Brady & Tate Psalms, & on back endpiece
Augustin Warterfield was mared in May 8 day 1798 in the year 1798 [penciled under:] Augustin Warterfield mared to his Wife Tabthey May 8th day in the year 1798
[Waterfield Farm was on Hacks Neck near Pennyville, Accomack, Va, 2 mi SW of Pungoteague] - Samuel Warterfield [sic] the son of Augustien [the spelling suggests Augustin was pronounced “teen” not “tin”] Warterfield was born the 26th day of April in the year of 1799 Samuel Warterfield Departed this life septem the 15 1799 Wam Hutchinson the Riter [writer]. Rote [wrote] the above lines Deasember the 27th day in the year of 1801 (7?) Elizabeth Warterfield the daugh of Augustien Warterfield and Tabith his wife was Bornd the 31 day of March 1801 [m. Robert McLain/McLane] [1850 Va, Accomack, St George Par shows Betsy McLane 49 b. Accomack Co, Va; Betsy J. age 22; Joseph age 11; & Susan Waterfield 45 (her sister). She died 16 Dec 1853 at Dist 2, Acc Co, Va at 53] Susanna Warterfield Daughter of Augustene and tabith his wife was bornd 26 of April in the year of 1804 ( pencil marking: 1882/1804/78 suggests that Susanna died in 1882 at 78) [Susan Waterfield widow b Accomack Co Va lived in St George Parish, Accomack Co, Va, 1850-1870 censuses; she is 76 in the 1880 Va, Accomack, Tangier & Watt Island & Smith census] ?atiyan Warterfield was bornd 14 day of ? 1806 Jinette? Warterfield the Daught of Augustin Warterfield [&] tabBithe his wife was Borne the 14 day of September in the ear [sic] 1806 Wilbert? Warterfield departed this life in Jenery? 8 day 1806 (1?) ? born 1808 - My meuse was faled in in the of June in the 1806 by the of genneg Clum[?] [Aug]ustin Warterfield … and pen he will … [b]ut god nose whin Augustin Warterfield Departed this life July the 17th 1811
- Willam Wastlee Saleesk? Was Borne Ougus [Aug] 15 day 189? Marey ann Salees? Was Born March 11 day 1810 William Savage was Borne January 25th day 1814 - Isaac Mingisu? was borrn September 15th 1814 - William tatham? [there were Tathams living in Accomack, Va] - Robert M[c] Lain Was Born September 27 1794 [m. Elizabeth Waterfield, d/o Augustine & Tabithe; lived nr Pungoteague, Accomack, Va] Wm thomas M Lain Was the son of Robert M Lain and Elizabeth M Lain his Wife Was Born October the 6th day 1819 John Robert M Lain Was Born febuary [sic] the 1 1821 the son of Robert M Lain and Elizabeth M Lain his Wife James Edward M Lain the son of Robert and Elizabeth his wife Was Born August the 14” 1822 Charles M Lain the son of Robert M Lain and Elizabeth his wife was Born October 21 1825 - William H Read Was Bornd 22nd of Febrary (smudged) September 1835 [other pencil markings erased] - Book of Common Prayer...According to the Use of the Church of England...Edinburgh, Alexander Kincaid, 1768. [cover resown, but pages are not heavily worn or soiled either at Morning Prayer or Communion]
[Info on Elizabeth Waterfield d/o Augustine & Robert McLane & their children: Elizabeth J, John, Robert & Joseph is given at expl-genealogy.org/MilesFiles/p443.htm#i44201 ]
Hope this helps those researching these families.
If anyone from this family wants to purchase this Prayer Book, I would consider selling it for what I paid for it on ebay.