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William Coats (1741-1802)

Holy Bible in English.  Dublin 1754.

It contains the records of the Coats and Butler families of Philadelphia and is now owned
by Mrs. Alice Lyman, who has deposited it for safe keeping in the Pennsylvania Historical
Society.  The records have been verified by Ernest Spofford, Esq., Librarian of the Historical
Society of Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia

William Coats was born the thirteenth Day of May at one OClock in the Afternoon in the
year of our Lord 1741.  Departed this life 28 Ap'l 1802 at a quarter past six A.M.

Margaret Norris was born the twenty-third Day of February (being Thursday) in the year of
our Lord 1743 and was married to William Coats on Saturday the 10th day of January
1761.  Departed this life th15 of January 1828 at 12 OClock at night.

Joseph Coats the Son of William and Margaret Coats was born on the 21st Day of February
being Sunday at forty-five Minutes after one OClock in the Morning in the year of our Lord
1762.

Elizabeth Coats the Daughter of William and Margaret Coats was born the 6th Day of
February being Monday at four OClock in the Morning in the year of our Lord 1764.  
Departed this life Feby the 5th 1824.

William Pitt Coats the Son of William and Margaret Coats was born the 24th Day of March
being on Monday at three OClock in the afternoon in the year of our Lord 1766.

Margaret Coats the Daughter of William and Margaret Coats was born in New Jersey the
23d day of September being on Friday at fifty-nine minutes after nine oClock at night in the
year of our Lord 1768.

Margaret Coats the Daughter of William and Margaret Coats departed this Life on the 3d
Day of December 1769 on Sunday Morning at half past four o'Clock aged Eleven Months and
two weeks. -

Mary Coats the Daughter of William and Margaret Coats was born in Philadelphia on
Saturday the 29th August at twenty  Minutes after four o'Clock in the Afternoon in the Year
of our Lord 1772 and Departed this Life aged one Month.

Joseph Coats departed this Life June 13. 1774 on Monday a little after twelve oClock aged
twelve Years three months and twenty-three days.

William Pitt Coats departed this Life June 28. 1774 on Tuesday about Seven oClock in the
Evening aged eight Years three Months and four days.

Margaret Coats (the second) Daughter of William and Margaret Coats was born August the
11th friday at ten Minutes after ten OClock at night in the Year of our Lord 1775 and
departed this Life aged three weeks.

Sarah Coats Daughter of William and Margaret Coats was born the 15 decem'r on Sunday at
fifteen Minutes after two OClock in the afternoon in the Year of our Lord 1776: Died 5 P.M.
January 27. 1854.

Harriet Coats Daughter of William and Margaret Coats was born on friday the 5th day of
March at fifty Minutes after Eleven oClock in the Morning in the year of our Lord 1779.

Elizabeth Coats Daughter of William & Margaret Coats was married to Anthony Butler on
the 20th Day of April in the year of our Lord 1780.

Harriet Coats Daughter of William & Margaret Coats died on Saturday the 27 January 1781
-- Aged one year ten months & 22 Days.--

William Coats Butler was born the first day of february (on thursday at half after twelve
oClock in the Morning) in the year of our Lord 1781 he being the Son of Anthony &
Elizabeth Butler.  And departed this life October 1st 1827

William Louis Coats Son of William & Margaret Coats was born on Sunday the 3rd March at
three o'Clock in the Afternoon in the Year of our Lord 1782.

William Louis Coats son of William & Margaret Coats Departed this Life in September 1783
about six months old.

Margaret Butler Daughter of Anthony & Elizabeth Butler was born 28th of September 1782.

Thomas Coats son of William & Margaret Coats was Born on thursday at Eleven oClock in
the morning the fourteenth Day of August in the year of Our Lord 1783.

Penelope Butler Daughter of Anthony and Elizabeth Butler was born on the 3d of March
anno Domini 1785.  Departed this life July 25th 1823

James Butler Son of Anthony & Elizabeth Butler was born on Sunday the 26 of August 1787  
Departed this life June 28th AE. 15--1802

Harriet Butler daughter of Anthony and Elizabeth Butler was born on the 13th of October
anno Domini 1789 in the afternoon.

John Mifflin Butler Son of Anthony & Elizabeth Butler was born on the first day of February
A.D. 1792 between one & two OClock in the morning.

Thomas Willson Butler Son of Anthony and Elizabeth Butler was born on the Thirteenth Day
of March 1793 about Twelve OClock at Noon.

Elizabeth Butler Daughter of Anthony and Elizabeth Butler was born on the 14th of April
anno Domini 1797 at one OClock in the afternoon  Departed this life August th 1825

Jonathan Williams Butler was born on Sunday the 22d day of march A.D. 1801 at half after
11 o'clock at night.

Sarah Coats daughter of William and Margaret Coats was married to Samson Levy on the
5th day Sept. 1793.

Margaret Maria Levy duaughter of Samson and Sarah C. Levy. Born the first Day of August
Ano - domini 1794 at twenty minutes past six oClock in the morning.

Richard W. Meade departed this life June th 25th at 5 noon [sic] in 1828--

Samson Levy Departed this life --Decemer th15= 1831--at 5 O'clock at noon--[sic]

John Smith, son of Elinor Smith was born on the 8th of May ion the year of our Lord
1777--in the Morning at the House of Coll. William Coats--in the Northern liberties.

This Bible bequeathed by Sarah Coats Levy to Elizabeth Mary, wife of Alfred Ingraham,
third Daughter of Richard W, and Margaret Coats Meade, and great Grand daughter of
William & Margaret Coats.--

John Smith son of Elinor Smith born in the House of William Coats in [badly discolored and
rubbed] Northern Liberties May the 8th 1777.

William Coats Departed this life 28th April 1802

Elizabeth Butler Departed this life February 5th 1824.

Margaret Coats Departed this life January 15th 1828

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.