This transcript from a Bible known as the Blount-Slatter Family Bible is in the DAR collections at the Georgia Archives.It contains several Whitmel names.Please note my further question at the end of the transcript.
From Blount & Slatter Bible
Published at Oxford Uni. 1719
Owned by Mrs. W. W. Rivers Of Albany, GA.
William Buxton son of James Buxton & Sarah, his wife; was born Nov. 22 day. 1764.
Thomas. Whitmel Buxton was born Jan. 2nd. Day 1706
Martha Winifred West Whitmell Nicholls daughter of Robert Smith & Sarah Slatter his wife was born April 13, 1810 in Scotland Neck, N.C., died at her home in Plymouth, N.C. June 20, 1865.
My daughter Mary Slatter was born December the 29th, 1760.
John Blount Slatter, the son of Solomon Slatter & Mary his wife, was born October the 3rd, 1784.
Mary Whitmell the daughter of Thos. Whitmell & Elizabeth his wife, was born June 22, 1747.
Winifred Slatter the daughter of Sol. Slatter & Mary his wife was born April 16th, 1765.
Elizabeth Slatter the daughter of Sol. Slatter & Mary his wife, was born Feb. 7th, 1767.
Sarah Slatter the daughter of Sol. Slatter & Mary his wife was born Jan 11th 1771.
Sol. Slatter son of Sol. Slatter & Mary his wife was born Nov 11th 1774. d. 1845 or 47.
Whitmell Slatter son of Sol. Slatter & Mary his wife born Nov. 22nd 1777.Desceased March the 8th 1785.
Gresum Coffield son of Daniel Coffield was born Febuary 16th, 1762.
Tho Slatter son of Sol. Slatter & Mary his wife was born 28th day of July 1780.
Tho Slatter deceased March 22 1783.
Ann Slatter daughter of Sol. Slatter & Mary his wife was born Jan 15th 1783. Deceased the 30th 1783.
Sol. Slatter was born on the year of our Lord God 1699. Deceased 24th Jan 1749/50.
James Slatter Deceased Nov 8th, 1752.
John Slatter Deceased Jan 23, 1753.
Joel Slatter Deceased 1764.
Mary Slatter Deceased Jan 25, 1779.
Sol. Slatter Junr was born June 14 1733. Deceased May 21, 1789.
Elizabeth Slatter Dyed October 20, 1793.
Winefred Buxton Decd Aug 1799.
Thomas Whitmell was born the ninth of January 1713, and he died the 18th day of September 1786.His age wass 72 years, 8months and 10 days.
John Blount Slatter died the 27th of May 1814.
Sarah Smith departed this life 27th October 1820.
Mary W. Slatter departed this life the 14th October 1826.
Mary Slatter departed this life 14th June 1830, her age was 83 years lacking 8 days.
Solomen Slatter born ye 22nd of July 1699.
James Slatter, the son of Solomen Slatter & Ann his wife was born in ye year of our Lord God July ye 3rd day 1729.
Solomen Slatter Jr, son of Solomen & Mary his wife was married to Mary daughter of Thos. Whitmell & Elizabeth his wife on July 2nd 1764, Bondsmen James Ryan & Joseph Bryan recorded at Winsor Court House.Written by Elizabeth Smith Hall-their Great-Great grand daughter April 23, 1898.
Sarah Slatter the daughter of Solomen Slatter & Catherine his wife was born ye 30 day of August in year of our Lord God 1725.
Joel Slatter son of Solomen Slatter and Mary his wife was born in the year of our Lord God November 30th 1735.
Solomen Slatter son of Solomen & Mary his wife born June 14th 1733.
John Slatter son of Solomen & Mary born April ye 16th day 1736.My son Tho Slatter born Sept ye 1st 1740. John Slatter son of Joel Slatter & Frances his wife was born February the 25th 1757.
William Slatter son of Joel Slatter was born August 13, 1760.
Solomen Slatter son of Joel Slatter was born December 16, 1763.
Sarah R. Nicholls born Jan 1-2-1834.
Mary w. Nicholls born Jan. 30th 1838.
George Nicholls born April 16 1846.
Slatter S. Nicholls born Dec. 29th, 1847.
Emily baker Nicholls born Dec 7th 1849.
Robert S. Nicholls born may 12th 1852.
John Slatter son of Edward Slatter & Elizabeth his wife was born ye 20th day of September in ye year 1707.
Ann Knott Slatter the daughter of Solomen Slatter & Mary his wife, was born March 25th 1887 and died 24th of July 1843.
Martha W. Nicholls wife of T. B. Nicholls June 20th 1862 or 8.
Georgia Dougherty County
Personally appeared before me the undersigned who upon oath says that the attached records are a true and correct copy of the family history as set down in the Blount-Slater Bible, which is now in the possession of Mrs. W. W. Rivers of Albany, Ga. Sworn to and subscribed to before me this the 11th day of January, 1939. Mrs. WG. Tillie Hall Lagerquist
My main interest in this Bible is the presence of "Gresum Coffield son of Daniel Coffield".Gresum/Gresham/Grissom is my gggggrandfather.What is his connection to the people in this Bible?