Thursday, January 27, 2011

The Austin William Thompson Bible

My great-grandfather Austin William Thompson was given a Swedish Bible at his confirmation on 03 Jun 1900 in Muskegon, Michigan. It has a few genealogy-related records written in the back cover. Images are shown below followed by a (translated) transcription.

Front cover Inside front cover
Title page Copyright page
Back page

Inside front cover
W. Austin Thompson
A souvenir stamp (?)
Confirmation day
in Muskegon, Mich.
the 3 June 1900
Ps. 89:31-33; Col (?) 3:16

Inside back cover
Austin W. Thompson born 1886 – Sept. 11th
Orpha V. Thompson born 1886 – Jan. 15th
Clark M. 1910 Dec 7
Alice E. born July 1915 – 11th

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