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John Church

John Church (born 1748)

Holy Bible in English, London, Christopher Barker, 1577.

The records cover the births of all the children of Richard and Elizabeth Church.  John
Church came to this country and married Angelica Schuyler, daughter of Philip Schuyler; the
Bible descended to her great-great-grandson, Philip Schuyler Church of Geneva, New York,
the present owner, who has deposited it for safe keeping in the Library of Hobart College,

Mattilda ye Daughter of Rich'd & Eliz. Church was born at Lowestoft, on monday ye Ninth of
Augst. 1736 at twelve o Clock at noon answerd for by ye Revt. Wm. Tanner & wife & Mrs.
Jane Barker Senr. of Lowest.

Sam: Church ye Son of ye Sd. Richd & Eliz'a Church was born at Great yarmouth on Friday
ye Seventeen'th of Sept. 1737 at eleven o Clock in ye morning.

John: Church ye Son of Rich'd & Eliz. Church was born on Wensday ye 28th of Mar. at 9 o
clock in ye morning in ye year of our Lord 1739

Jane Church the Daughter of Rich'd and Eliz'a Church was born at Great yarm'th on Saturday
the 15th of march at half an hour after five o Clock in ye afternoon 1740 answerd for by Mr.
Frd. Porter of yarmt & and Mis. Eliza Paulsom & Mrs. Jenny Barker.

Elizabeth Church the daughter of Rich. and Eliz'a was born on Munday the 22d of Novr.
1742: at 9 o Clock at night answerd for by Mr. Sam: Barker and Mrs. Margt. Barker and Mrs.
Sarah Barker, of Lowestoft.

Elizabeth Church the daughter of Rich'd and Eliz'a Church was born on Saturday the 12th of
April 1746: at 2 o Clock in the Morning, and answerd for by Capt. Jno. Barker Mrs. Ann
Kitteridge, and Mrs. Hannah Rymer.

Jno Barker Church the Son of ye Sd. Rich'd & Eliz'a Church was born on Sunday ye 30th Oct'r
at 9 o Clock in ye morn, 1748, answerd for by M'r Jno Barker of London & Mr. Robt. Barker,
Lowes't & Mrs. Jane Barker Junr.

Taken from the book: The Colonial Dames of the State of New York,Genealogical Records,
Manuscript entries of Births, Deaths, and Marriages,taken from Family Bibles 1581-1917.