Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The Roy Jacob Anders, Sr. Bible

This Bible was owned by my great-grandfather Roy Jacob Anders, Sr. Images of the pages with relevant genealogy information are shown below along with a transcription following.
Front cover

Page before Family Register page
Family Register page

Children's Names page
Marriages page

Deaths page

A transcription of each page is given below. All information in brackets [ ] has been added for clarification.

Family Register Page
- Husband, Roy Anders - born October 6, 1898 [Roy Jacob Anders, Sr.]
- Wife, Georgia Pegoda Anders - born July 25, 1903 [Georgia Effie Florene Pegoda] (Walker County, out from Riverside)
- Married, December 31, 1923
- Roy died Dec. 22, 1957

Page before the Family Register Page
- Robert Lee Anders born June 8, 1863 [father of Roy Jacob Anders, Sr.]
- Jimmie Addie Anders born December 13, 1874 [Anders is maiden name; mother of Roy Jacob Anders, Sr; this date is correct - her grave marker is incorrect]
- married January 10, 1893 [Robert Lee and Jimmie Adda marriage]
(children born to them)
- Lilly Ethel Anders born Jan. … [brother of Roy Jacob Anders, Sr.]
- Roy Anders born Oct. 6, 1898 [Roy Jacob Anders, Sr.]
- Lilly married J. M. Johnson
- Born to her James Melvin Johnson, born Aug. 2 …

Children's Names Page
- Adda Wanda Anders born October 11, 1924
- Joyce Mae Anders born August 27, 1926
- Roy Jr. Anders born March 18, 1928 [Roy Jacob Anders, Jr.]
Grandchildren (all born in Huntsville Memorial Hospital)
(omitted - all still living)

Marriages Page
- Roy and Georgia Anders - December 31, 1923, married 34 years when Roy died December 22, 1957
- Robert Lee and Jimmie Adda Anders - January 10, 1893
- Adda Wanda Anders married George Baldwin Jan. 20th, 1945 - 8 P.M. First Baptist Church, Huntsville, Tex
- Joyce Anders married James J. Dougherty Nov. 27, 1946 - 8 P.M. at Home
- Roy Anders, Jr. married Amy Jean Wilson on April 16, (Sat) 1949 in Santa Ana, Calif, First Baptist Church (military wedding)

Deaths Page
- Robert Lee Anders died June 1, 1928
- Jimmy Adda Anders died April 19, 1952 [this date is correct; her grave marker is incorrect]
- Roy Anders husband of Georgia died Dec. 22, 1957 at about 2:00 P.M.  Buried Dec. 24, at 10 A.M. from First Baptist Church, Rev. W. Y. Pond, Jr. and Rev. Garrett officiated.
- Georgia F. Anders, wife of Roy, died August 19, 1970, buried August 21, 1970 at 2 P.M., First Baptist Church, W. Y. Pond officiated.  Buried by Roy in Addicks Addition of Oakwood Cemetery.

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