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From The Ray Family Bible

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Sarrah Jane Ray was bornApril 25 1848

Daniel Shaw Ray was born? 13 1861

Archibald Alexander Ray was bornJune 12 1869

Mary Ann Ray was born April 18 1871

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Archibald Ray and Ann C. Blue were married Mar 4 1847

A. Ray and M.C. Shaw were married Aug 8 1858

Archibald Ray and Harriet N. Bethune were married Jan 21 1868

(The Ray children listed above were from the three different wives--
Sarrah Jane from 1st wife, Daniel Shaw from 2nd wife, A A and Mary Ann from 3rd wife

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Archibald Ray was born Mar 10 1817

Ann C. (Blue) Ray was born Jul 24 1822

Margaret C. (Shaw) Ray was born Jun 16 1833

Harriet N. (Bethune) Ray was born Feb 25 1839

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ARCHIBALD MCNEILL'S BIBLE

OWNED BY MRS. CARRIE MCEACHERN HODGIN
(These records were copied in 1965.
The Bible later was destroyed
in a fire at the home of
Mrs. Hodgin's son, Henry H. Hodgin Jr.)

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Archibald McNeill born Mar 12, 1760

Archibald McNeill and Rebecca Cameron married 20th Oct 1780

Jane McNeill born Feb 11, 1782

Mary McNeill born Dec. 19, 1783

Catherine McNeill born April 18, 1786

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Archibald McNeill and Barbara Patterson married28th Oct 1788

Elizabeth McNeill born Sep 11, 1789

Mary McNeill departed this life 20th Oct 1790

Mary McNeill born Jul 28 1792

John McNeill born May 31, 1794

Nancy McNeill born Jan 14, 1796

Isabella McNeill born Feb 18, 1798

Archibald Jr. McNeill born May 12, 1800. Dead

Wm. C. McNeill born Mar 14, 1802

Margaret McNeill born Jan 29, 1804

Archibald McNeill departed this life 1802

Archibald McNeill the 2nd born Apr. 25, 1807

James C. McNeill born Apr 21, 1809

Barbara McNeill departed this life Feb 25, 1824 (age 56)

Archibald McNeill (2nd) departed this life Sep 26, 1834 (This was "Archie Ghar.")
 
 

The Bible passed to W.C. McNeill who wrote in his own family.

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W.C. McNeill was born March 5, 1802

Flora McNeill was born Jun 7, 1805

W.C. McNeill and Flora McNeill married Nov 1834

James Angus McNeill was born 11 Apr 1837

Mary Ann McNeill was born Apr 20 1837 (?)

John Archibald McNeill was born 9 Dec 1840/died Jun 16,1852

Marget Elizabeth McNeill born 9 Aug 1842

Caroline McNeill born Jun 3, 1845

W.C. McNeill died Jul 31, 1875

Flora McNeill died Oct 28, 1875

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Ages of Blacks:

 
Charity- born sometime in year 1798; 
Stephen- born sometime in 1805; 
Dinah- born sometime in 181; ?
Robin- born sometime in 1823; 
Stephen- born Jan 1831; 
Hanah-born June 1833; 
Silvey-born May 19, 1837; 
Bell -born Jan 17, 1845; 
Catherine- born Sept 27, 1849; 
Nicy- born Dec. 15, 1846; 
Tom- born Mar 8, 1847;
Harrit- born Jul 21,1851; 
Effey-born June 7, 1853; 
Liza -born Oct 1853;
Sallie- born Jan 1856; 
Annie-born June 1857; 
Alice-born Nov 1860; 
Laura-born Nov 1860; 
Martha- born July 1863; 
Rebecca born Jul 1863; 
Martha died May 21,1864.
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Meriwether Bible

 
This Family Bible Record was sent to me by Gus Meriwether, 305 S. Fourth, Crockett, TX 75835. His ancestors were John Napoleon McNeill and his wife, Mollie. Any help identifying this family will be appreciated. Elvalee Swift

LouSintha McNeill was born July 1 1893 Lou Sintha McNeill died July 1 1893

James Allen McNeill was born 1895  James Allen McNeill died 1895

Edmon McNeill was born March 10, 1898   Edmon McNeill died March 10 1898

Mrs. Mary McNeill died March 13 1898

George Lorance McNeill was born Oct. 3, 1891

William Jackson McNeill died April 23, 1882

(The above are the children and wife of John Napoleon McNeill)



Unidentified entries are:

Sarah Frances McNeill died Oct. 26 1874

Thomas Hector McNeill died Oct 25 1871

John McNeill was born Jan 3 1799 and died Dec. 10 1875

Nancy Ann McNeill was born July 24 1787 and died Feb. 28 1872

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