Mears and Moss Family Bibles
A bible once owned by the Tinker and Moss families. In this large Bible are many recorded family births and deaths over several decades. Many unattached papers also came with this Bible, including:
– two certificates of Baptism given by Brother Elbert Hudson of the Breech St. Church of Christ for Morgan Tinker in May of 1956 and for Tina Bell Tinker on July 5th, 1963.
– several certificates of Recognition presented to Phillip Tinker and Tara Tinker for faithful work and attendance in the combined Junior/Senior Hi Class of the Vacation Bible School of the Newbury Road Church of Christ from July 3rd, 1970 to June 12th, 1974 ( the teachers were Kenny Burns, E. Lorenzo Chambers, Patricia M. Livers and Evelyn Clemons and the director was Jeanne Clemons).
There is also a mention in the Bible itself that, “Morgan, Tina and family was burned out on May 16th, 1959,” and another sentance that, “Sam, Katherine and family moved from New Burg on August 14th, 1959”
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