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Green--Balch Family Bible




White, Co IL Green--Balch Family Bible


THE GREEN--BALCH

FAMILY BIBLE


  • This Bible was originally owned by Martha Louisa Jordan Green Balch. It was passed onto her youngest daughter, Allie Merle Balch Murphy, who then passed it onto her daughter, Carol Mildred Murphy Zeiger. It is now in the possession of Carol Jean Zeiger Fox Fellows, the daughter of Carol Murphy Zeiger. The original binding has worn away and the title page is gone. It was wrapped in brown wrapping paper by Allie Balch Murphy.




  • Martha Louisa Jordan, daughter of Zellwin (Bedick) Jordan and Nancy Hill Jordan, married William M. Green on November 9, 1876, in Norris City, White County, Illinois, "at the home of Mr. Gott." William Green was the minister of the Mount Oval Cumberland Church in Norris City, White County, Illinois (HISTORY OF WHITE COUNTY), at the time of their marriage. They had 13 children, of whom the first five or six were born in White County, Illinois.




  • After William Green's death on June 8, 1897, Martha Jordan Green married Allison McCord Balch in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, on March 19, 1900. Martha lived in Des Moines until her death on June 22, 1937. Her grand-children and their children and grand-children still live in the Des Moines area.




MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE:

  • "This certifies that Mr. W. M. Green and Miss Martha Jordan were solemnly united by me in the bonds of Holy Matrimony at the home of Mr. Gott on the Ninth day of November in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy Six conformably to the Ordinance of God and the Laws of the State. In the presence of William Bogan, Isaac Lowell. Signed Mrs. Hellen Gott, Mrs. Mary Bogan."




FAMILY RECORD

MARRIAGES:

  • Mr. William M. Green to Miss Martha L. Jordan

  • Mr. A. M. Balch to Mrs. Martha L. Green - March 19, 1900

  • Mr. William Plantz to Mrs. Lula Green - Sep. 2, 1896

  • Mr. John Paye to Miss Ollie M. Green - March 11, 1900

  • Mr. Rosco Green to Miss Nellie Plummer - Dec. 29, 1906

  • Mr. Oris Green to Miss Maud (illegible)

  • Mr. Othel Green to Miss Rosa L. Moll - May 24, 1911

  • Mr. Henry Clay Murphy to Allie Merle Balch - Jan. 18, 1921

  • Mr. Patrick H. Murphy to Shirley A. Schierling - August 18, 1957

  • Mr. Monroe W. Zeiger to Carol M. Murphy - October 11, 1947

  • Mr. James Otis Balch to Edith A. Price - Feb 11, 1944

  • Mr. Phillip Forrest Fox to Miss Carol Jean Zeiger -6-30-67

  • Mr. Randy Dale Roszell to Miss Shirley A. Zeiger -12-23-73





BIRTHS:

  • Mr. William M. Green Was Born May 14, 1841

  • Mrs. Martha L. Green Was Born Sept. 25, 1858

  • Lula May Daughter Was Born Sept 2nd, 1877

  • Adah Lou and Ollie Maud Green Was Born Nov. 14, 1878

  • Oris C. L. Green Son Was Born March 14, 1880

  • Grada Lou Green Feb. 1st, 1882 Was Born

  • Willie Byron Green Was Born June 8, 1883

  • Earnest Typton Green Was Born Sept. 10, 1885

  • Rosco Miller Green Was Born April 22, 1887

  • Herschel Lucas Green Was Born March 3rd, 1889

  • Jessie Mabel Green Was Born Feb. 15, 1891

  • Grayson Green Was Born Aug. 29, 1892

  • Othel Austin Green Was Born Aug. 28, 1893

  • Zellwin Leroy Green Was Born June 8, 1896

  • Allie Murll Balch Was Born Sept. 12, 1901

  • James Otis Balch Was Born March 6, 1904

  • Children by the name of Green were Baptized by Rev. J. S. Bone & Rev. Parsons

  • Children by the name of Balch were Baptized by Rev. Joshua Jester

  • Jack Ronald Green Was Born Sept. 18, 1907 Son of R. M. & Nellie Green

  • Ross Kendall Green Born April 11, 1909

  • Crist Jordan Green Born Nov. 26th, 1911

  • Hazel May Green Born March 10th, 1913




Daughters of Othel & Rosa Green

  • Rosa June Green Born April 17, 1915
  • Dorthy Eva Green Born April 27, 1916
  • Lula Fern Green Born Dec. 23, 1917




  • James Wm Green

  • Oris Lee (son) [Green] Oris Green & Merle Green

  • Zellwin Leroy (son) [Green]

  • Twin boys of Henry Clay & Allie Murl Balch Murphy born 2 day of March 1923. One died that same day and one 3 day of March 1922 (sic)

  • Carol Mildred Murphy - Aug . 9, 1925 Baptized by B. King

  • Naoime Jean Balch - Oct 5, 1930 (Clara Mathis & J. Odie Balch)

  • Patrick Henery Murphy - July 16, 1937 Baptized Rev. Muneter (?) Aug 3, 1937

  • Carol Jean Zeiger - Sept. 11, 1948

  • Janice & Janet Zeiger - Oct 5-6, 1951

  • Shirley Ann Zeiger - Dec. 11, 1953

  • James Monroe Zeiger - Nov. 15, 1958

  • Karla Jo Murphy - November 7, 1963

  • Patrick Henry Murphy Jr. - September 11, 1967

  • Karen Beth Roszell born May 14, 1974

  • Joseph Andrew Roszell born Nov. 5, 1975

  • Kristina Kay Roszell born Sept. 30, 1976




DEATHS:

  • Adah Lou Daughter W. M. & M. L. Green Died April 2, 1879

  • Grada Lowe Daughter of W. M. & M. L. Green Died Mar. 15, 1882

  • Earnest Tipton Son of W. M. & M. L. Green - Aug. 1st 1887

  • Jessie Mabel Daughter of W. M. & M. L. Green - Nov. 7, 1891

  • Grayson Son of W. M. & M. L. Green - Sept. 7, 1892

  • Mr. W. M. Green Husband Died June 8, 1897

  • Ollie M. Paye Daughter of W. M. & M. L. Green Died April 18, 1906

  • Alison McCord Balch Died Nov 7, 1907

  • Infant Child of R. M. & Nellie Green Died 20 Sept. 1907

  • Crist Son of R. M. & Nellie Green Died Jan 13, 1913

  • Martha Louisa Balch - Jun 22, 1937

  • Twin sons Allie & H. C. Murphy - March 2-3, 1923

  • James Otis Balch - June 9, 1974

  • Monroe Wilson Zeiger - Aug. 1, 1971

  • Othel Balch

  • Allie M. Murphy - May 22, 1978



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