Custis Family Bible
[Original Bible in possession of the New Bern-Craven County Public Library]
The Holy Bible containing the OLD and NEW Testaments: Newly translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the former Translations diligently compared and revised. By His Majesty’s special command. Appointed to be read in Churches. Oxford: Printed by Thomas Baskett, Printer to the University, MDCCLIII .
[verso of title page]
John Warburton Departed this Life Aperll 5th
1773 1773 1843 [penciled above] at Sun Rise.
Phebe Warburton Departed this life Wednesday 8 O’Clock P.M. Jany. the 28th 1778 aged 66 years.
Elizabeh S. Carthy died April 11 1815
Sarah Carthy died Dec 23 1816
Daniel Carthy died June 17 1817
Elizabeth Carthy died April 11 1815
[penciled lightly: Peter Custis born December [4?] 1818]
[Between Apocrypha and New Testament]
1. Linnaeus Barton Custis was born in in Newbern N.C. 23rd of June 1811. Died 30th Septr. 1812 [penciled note: aged 15 months]
2. Linnaeus Frances Barton Custis was born in Newbern N.C. August 13th 1813. [Penciled note: Died New Bern Jany. 2nd 1906 at 2 p.m.
3. Barton Custis was born in Newbern N.C. November 19, 1815 & Died.
4. Peter Custis was born in Newbern N.C. December 4, 1818. Died Septr. 3rd. 1822.
5. Pennant Robinson Custis was born in Newbern N.C. March 17. 1820. Died in Virginia July 10th 1824.
6. Sally Custis was born in Newbern N.C. March 15th 1822 Died May 18th. 1823
7. Peter Custis was born in Newbern N.C. May 31st 1823. Died in Wilmington N.C. March 8th 1863. [penciled note: Record of Christ Church New Bern gives Mch 27/63. buried in St. James Cemetery Wilmington.
8. Sally Custis was born in Newbern N.C. December 26, 1824. Died in Sumter, S.C. Aug. 23d. at a quarter past 9 o’clock 1864.
9. Betsey Custis was born in Newbern N.C. August 28th 1826. [penciled note: Elizabeth Yardley West. Died New Bern N.C. July 27th 1892. 65 y 11 mos.]
10. Pennant Robinson Custis was born in Newbern N.C. July 20th 1829 [penciled note indicating possible death?: 1868]
11. Park Custis was born in Newbern N.C. November 15th 1832. and died September 12th 1860 at noon. [penciled note: 28 years]
March 11, 1801
Catherine E. Custis died in New Berne N.C. July the 10th A.D. 1854 [? Could also be 1857 or 1859] at 35 minutes past 12 o’clock A.M. [penciled note: Dan’s grandma 58 y 4 mos]
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Updated: March 15, 2013.