This bible is presently in possession of Elsie David, Clio, South Carolina,
a descendant of Willoughby D. Stephens (b. 1-15-1807 d. 2-24-1886) and his
wife, Martha Ann Thames (b. 7-19-1831 d. 4-5-1914), Willoughby D. and Martha
Ann Stephens resided in Cumberland County, North Carolina, until c. 1883
when they moved to Marlboro County, South Carolina, near Clio.
Some of the notations are not legible. Those notations with question marks
indicate that the name or spelling may be incorrect.
Hubbard W. McDonald, Jr.
for submitting his valuable family records.
John Thames, the son of John Thames and Nancy, his wife, was born September 10, 1803
The above departed this life August 30, 1860.
Martha Ann Thames, the daughter of the above and Sarah, his wife, was born
July 19, 1831.
Sarah Rebecca Thames, the daughter of the above, departed this life
September 7, 1862.
Polly Thames, the wife of the above, departed this life 20 May 1868.
Eliza Jane Wright, the wife of J. T. Wright, departed this life March 22, 1849.
John Stephens, the son of hardy and Jemima (?), his wife, was born May 2, 1767.
Zelphia (?) Stevens, the daughter of John Stevens & Mary, his wife, was
born Mar. 21, 1788.
William Stevens, the son of John Stevens and Mary, his wife, was born
April 20, 1789.
Drusellah (?) Stevens was born April 17, 1791.
Surthoma (?) Stevens, the daughter of John Stevens, was born (?) 20, 1792.
Hardy Stevens, the son of John Stevens and Mary, his wife,------, 1794.
Sabra Stevens, the daughter of John Stevens and Mary, his wife, was born
December 19, 1795.
John Stevens, the son of John Stevens and Mary, his wife, was born May 17, 1794.
James Stevens, the son of John Stevens and Mary, his wife, was born June 1, 1800.
Sally Stevens was born December 30, 1801.
Mary was born July 28, 1803.
Tiston (?) Stevens was born March 6, 1805.
Willoughby Stevens was born January 15, 1807.
John Stevens, the son of John and Mary Stevens, his wife, was born in 1798.
William S. Cooper was born the 6th of January 1810.
Flozie (?) was born August 4, 1743.
Betty was born March 7, 1839.
John Stephens deceased August 4, 1829.
Mary Stephens deceased September 22, 1831.
Amanda Stephens September 2, 1831.
W. D. Stephens was married to Martha Ann Thames, March 24, 1850.
John W. Stephens, son of W. D. Stephens & Martha Ann Stephens, was
born January 1, 1851.
Mary Eliza was born September 10, 1852.
Sarah D. Stephens born May 8, 1854.
Willoughby D. Stephens born May 10, 1856.
William Ann Stephens born August 5, 1858.
David Augustus Stephens born June 4, 1860.
Hardy Henry Stephens born April 12, 1862.
Joseph A. McArthur Stephens born September 2, 1864.
Martha Ann Thames Stephens born February 9, 1867.
Sabra Underwood Stephens, May 31, 1869.
Ella Cornelia born August 3, 1872.
Mary Eliza Stephens married to Thomas H. Tyson by Joseph Thames, Esq.
March 26, 1871.
W. D. Stephens and Amanda Riddle were married by Malcolm McIver on Thursday
night, September 13, 1877.
Hardy Henry Stephens died October 19, 1936.
W. D. Stephens, the husband of M. A. Stephens, departed this life
February 24, 1886.
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