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Drury Minton King Bible


Contributed by Barbara King, 21 Jan 2003

Transcribed from the bible of Drury Minton King (spelling not corrected) by Barbara King. Date of publication of bible was 1870. The entries were obviously made at different times. There are many different inks, as well as pencil entries. There are also different handwritings.




Emma R. King departed this life Sept. 29, 1885
Mary Richardson departed this life June 12, 1896
Henry S. Richardson departed this life July 7 A.D. 1880?
A. V. Bagley departed this life April 23, 1891
G. W. Richardson departed this life Oct the 21.1887
Tommie L.? Thigpen left this life Oct the 18, 1878
Lydia T. Joiner the mother of Matillee King departed this life Nov. 18, 1867
Margaret Bevers departed this life May 7th 1862
D. M. Jones departed this life December 13, __ 1863
Matillee _ Jones departed this life Oct 25, 1864
M. E?. Jones departed this life July 12, 1866
Emma Bagley departed this life June 14, 1914
D. M. King departed this life January 31, 1911
Roena Richardson departed this life March 7 1918
Nora Huntley passe away Febv 28, 1948
Wm J. Richardson departed this life June 14, 1873
Texas King Wife of R. T. King departed this life Decr. 28th 1872
Amanda E. King wife of R. T. King departed this life Sept 1st AD 1875
Guilford D.King father of DM King Departed this life Decr. 2nd AD 1876
Zylpha King Mother of DM King departed this life Jan 5th AD.1877
L. J. King departed this life Oct 5, 1925
E. S. Phillips departed this life June the 8th 1899
Matilda King departed this life June the 24th 1894
A. J. King departed this life March 22 AD 1851
Wm P King departed this life May 7th AD 1853
Turner King departed this life Oct 1 AD 1901
Harry? S Monnitor? Departed this life Nov 18, 1878 (too faded to read)
Fannie King died Febury 10 1944

“May we rais our thoughts to God”
“The Lord giveth and and the Lord taketh – Blessed Be the Lord”
“Our Heavenly ties many”
“Blessed are those that die in Christ”




Guilford D. King was bornd Jan 12th AD 1789
Zilpha King was bornd Jan 13 AD 1794 (the 3 was written over in pencil to read Jan 10)

Elizabeth Thigpen daughter of Guilford and Zilpha King was bornd Oct 6th AD 1814 Margarit Bevers daughter of Guilford and Zilpha King was bornd ____________
Lydia T. Joiner Mother of Matillee King was bornd May the 15th AD 1806
John C Phillips was bornd June 30th AD 1842
G. W. Richardson was bornd Decr 5th AD 1842 Emma _ Richardson was bornd Oct 7th AD 1868
Dasie (Davie?) T. Richardson was bornd July 25th AD 1870
Wm. J. Richardson was bornd June 7th 1872
Mattie Richardson was bornd Nov 14th AD 1874
Maryan Jones was bornd Nov 10th AD 1833
Lydia D Jones was bornd Nov 21st AD 1855
Benjamine F. Jones was bornd Oct 14th AD 1857
Moses B Jones was bornd Feb 8th AD 1859
David M Jones was bornd June 7th AD 1861
Matillee G. Jones was bornd Aug 9th AD 1863
Levi C. Jones was bornd Marchy 13th AD 1868
Nancyan Jones was born Aug 29th AD 1870
Matty L. E. Jones was bornd Aug 29th AD 1872
D. M King was bornd Aprile 12th AD 1823
Matillee King was bornd Febuary 12th AD 1826
Roeny King was bornd Oct. 18th AD 1847
Eliza King was bornd January 10th AD 1849
Andrew J King was bornd March 16th AD 1851
Robert T. King was bornd March 16th AD 1851
William P. King was bornd May 7 AD 1853
Levi J. King was bornd August 10th AD 1854
Mary K King was bornd Febuary 25th AD 1856
Emma R King was bornd Febuary 24th AD 1859
Matillee F. King was bornd November 20th AD 1864
Lydia L King was bornd Febuary 22nd AD 1867
Thos Lee Phillips was bornd June 4th AD 1875
Emma A Mcmelon was bornd Decr 17th AD 1874
Mary L Richardson dughter of G.W. and R. E. Richardson was bornd Dec 5 AD 1877
Samuel H. Richardson was bornd Aug. 18th AD 1880
J. M. Phillips son of Jack and E. S. Phillips was bornd Feb 22nd AD 1880
O,M, McMillon was bornd June the 10th AD 1876




D. M. King and Matilda King Was Married December J_________ 17. 1846
L. J. King and America A. King was Married Dec the 1876
W. R Mcmilon Mary Mcmilon was Marroed Dec 18 1873
AV. Bayley and Emmas was married Jan 23 23, 1884
“There are no Marrying or giving Marriages in Heaven”

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