Joel Patrick - Zilpha Rountree Bible - 1857
Transcribed March 2001 from 35-mm photographs of the original bible by Nancy L. Pittman. Bible owned by Mrs. Pauline Hall Brooks Kennedy, 414 Aaron Johnson Lane Kinston, NC 28504. This bible previously transcribed in 1995 by Betsy Harper (Mrs. Drew Harper) of Grifton, NC. and published by the Pitt County Genealogical Quarterly as The Patrick & Brooks Bible. Published November 1996, Volume III, No. 4 pages 14 and 15.
[Written across the top of the Title page in front of Bible:] Joel Patricks Book. Brought of W. Dixon price $3.25 May 1857.
Title page reads HOLY BIBLE containing the Old And New Testaments together with The Apocrypha translated from the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised; with Canne's Marginal Notes and References. To which are added, an index; an alphabetical table of all the names in the old and new testaments, with heir significations. Table of scripture weights, measures, and coins, concordance, and the Psalms of David in Metre. Philadelphia: Published by Edward W. Miller, Artisan Building, Hanstead Place 1848. For Sale by E. Snyder, NC 340 North Second Street, and Booksellers Generally.
Joel Patrick was married to Zilpha Rountree Oct 9th 1857
Edmond Brooks to Mary Ann Pittman Sept 22 1838
Joseph H. Brooks to Cordelia A. Barwick July 30th 1868
Edward J. Brooks to Martha E. Brooks January 21st 1869
Henry Francis Brooks married to Eliza F Patrick October 30th 1887
Joel Patrick was born March 2nd 1809
Zilpha Patrick his wife was born January 28th 1830
Joel Edward Son of Joel Patrick & Zilpha his wife was born on
Wednesday Oct 27 day 4 o'clock PM AD 1852.
Jesse Coart son of Joel Patrick & Zilpha his wife was born
April 5 AD1854 1/2 past 9 o'clock P.M.
Eliza Frances daughter of Joel Patrick & Zilpha his wife was born
March 16th A.D. 1856 1/2 past 1 A.M.
Emma Elizabeth daughter of Joel Patrick & Zilpha his wife was born
May 20 /a/d 1858 10 o'clock A.M.
Joel son of Joel Patrick & Zilpha his wife was born
March 21 AD 1861 8 o'clock A.M.
Sallie Pamela Daughter of Joel Patrick and Zilpha his wife was born
January 5 1863
Allen son of Joel Patrick and Zilpha his wife was born
December 2nd 1864
William Henry son of Joel Patrick & Zilpha his wife was born
March 19th A.D. 1867
Edmond Brooks was born Aug. 25 1812
Mary Ann Pittman was born Aug 13 th 1816
Joseph H. Brooks son of Edmond & Mary Brooks was born July 16th 1839
Mary J. Brooks was born March 10th 1841
Nancy Ann Brooks was born May 14th 1843
Martha E. Brooks was born April 11th 1849
Elijah P Brooks was born Dec 21th 1851
Samuel W. Brooks was born Feb 1st 1856
Joel P. Brooks Jr. was born Apr. 24 1914 [4 marked over by a 3 and 1913
[written out to the side]
Walter H. Brooks son of J. P. Brooks & Fannie his wife was born
Feb. 17 1915.
Emma Brooks was born [born is marked through] daughter of H. F Brooks
Fannie Brooks was born Oct. 14 1882
Nancy Ann Brooks daughter of H. F. and Fannie Brooks was born Sept. 3rd 1884
Joel P. Brooks son of H. F. Brooks & Fannie his wife was born July 22 1886
Fannie Adlen [sp.?] daughter of H F and Fannie Brooks was born June 171888
Dennis Tillet [sp.?] son of H F Brooks and Fannie his wife was born May 23 - 92
Edmond Brooks son of H F and Fannie Brooks born Sept 29 1894
Young man likewise exhort to sober minded
Zilpha Brooks daughter of H. F. Brooks & Fannie his wife was born
June 14th 1898
Jesse Coart son of Joel Patrick Died June 6, 1855 3, o'clock P.M. aged 14
months 19 hours. Died of Cholera Infamtum.
Joel Edward son of Joel Patrick Died May 10 1/2 past 9 o'clock P. M. 1856 of
appoplexy his attack was about 6 1/2 hours
Apsley P. Rountree died January 11th A.D. 1872 aged 61 years 11 month 9 days
Zilpha Patrick consort of Joel Patrick died May 9th A.D. 1872
aged 42 years 3 mo. & 11 da.
Joel Patrick died July 22nd 1876 - 9.15 A.M. at La Granger in Lenoir Co.
Emma Patrick daughter of Joel & Zilpha Patrick died June 23rd 1879 at the
residence of Allen Johnson in Pitt Co.
Sallie Pamela Patrick daughter of Joel & Zilpha Patrick died January 19 th 1884,
at the residence of H F Brooks Lenoir County NC
Edmond Brooks died Nov 15th 1880 age 68 yrs 3 months
Mary A Brooks died Feb 1st 1881 age 64 years & 6 months
Zilpha Brooks daughter of H. F. Brooks & Fannie his wife died July 20 th 1898
Joseph H. Brooks son of Edmond Brooks & Mary A Brooks
his wife died Nov 14 1898
Henry F. Brooks son of Edmond Brooks and Mary A Brooks his wife
died Oct 1 1917
Frances Patrick Brooks wife of Henry Frances Brooks died November 11, 1938
[Written on a back page of Bible]
Mima was born 13th Oct 1837
Caroline was born [blank ] 1846
Hannah was born March [blank] 1849
Shepard was born Dec 19th 1851
Hiary was born Feb 1852
Jane was born June 1854
Clara was born June 1856
Allie was born July 1858
[name not readable] was born June 1861
Haywood was born
John was born
[Written on separate back page of Bible]
Hannah Died Oct 1852
Zilpha Died March 10 1855
Caesar Died Jan 10 1856
Henry was killed by an inn__diary [not readable] shooting him in the road near Jinkins Mill Run on Saturday evening Feb 5 1862 aged about 34 years
[Comments in brackets added by Nancy L. Pittman March 2001.]