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Bilbo family Bible records, 1779-1940

Manuscript/Manuscript on Film
Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971
on 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.


Microfilm of typed transcript of original records (6 leaves).

"In possession (1941) of Mrs. Fannie L. Gilkes, New York, N.Y. The Bible of James Bilbo, gr. gr. father, Shandyhall, Savannah, Georgia."

Bible published by Collins & Co., 1817.

James Bilbo (1779-1849) was born in Barnwell District, South Carolina. Henrietta Lillbridge (1793-1840) was born at Shandyhall, near Savannah, Georgia. They were married in 1812 at Shandyhall. They had eleven children, 1813-1831, born in Savannah, Strawberry Hill, Scriven County, Island of Skidaway, and Shandyhill, Georgia. He died at Savannah. Their daughter, Anna Bilbo (b. 1813), married William F. Crabtree in 1836 at Savannah. They had four children, 1838-1844, born at Savannah, Georgia, and Jacksonville, Florida. Her sister, Henriette Bilbo (1822-1902), married Henry Barnard, Jr. in 1842 at Hampton, on Skidaway Island, Georgia. They had a daughter born in 1844 at Jacksonville, Florida. Henry Barnard died in 1844 at Jacksonville. She married 2) Rev. Isaac Swart in 1849 at Jacksonville. They had a son born in 1850 at Jacksonville. Rev. Swart died in 1858 at Jacksonville. Includes Mattair and Davidson descendants.

Also includes a note that James Bilbo was the only child of James Bilbo, who was born in Micklinburgh County, Virginia. He migrated to Georgia, was a captain in the Revolutionary War, and was klled at Cherokee Hill near Savannah, in 1780.

IN Family records and Bible records / Florida Daughters of the American Revolution. leaves 66-71.



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