Arnold Bible

This Bible was submitted by Faye at

The following records were copied from Volume 383, Georgia Genealogical Records, submitted to DAR 1950, by the Elijah Clark Chapter NSDAR. This book can be found at the DAR Library in Washington, DC. The transcription is as correct as possible.The information contained in these records is the only information I have on these families.



Arnold Family - 1779

Records copied from Bible formerly owned by Washington Arnold.
Present owner - Daniel H. Arnold.
Bible kept at home of George S. Crane, 897 Prince Avenue, Athens, Georgia.
Bible printed by Matthew Carey, 121 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa., in the year 1816.

Chesley Arnold, born in the year of our Lord 4th of August 1779
Susanna W. Arnold, born in the year of our Lord 14th of March 1789
Chesley Arnold and Susanna W. Arnold married 5 May 1808
Chesley Arnold and Permelia Arnold married 14th April 1831
Washington Arnold and Angeline C. Arnold married 12th Oct. 1843
Washington Arnold and B. C. Arnold married 9th April 1865
Miranda Arnold was born 24th March 1809
Garnett Arnold born 8th October 1810
Moses Arnold was born 15th July 1812
William Arnold was born 15th April 1814
Washington Arnold was born 16th January 1816
Elizabeth Jane Arnold was born 29th December 1818
Nancy Andrews Arnold was born 23rd January 1821
Susannah Ave, Arnold was born 4th January 1824
A child born dead 3 of April 1827
Chesley T. Arnold was born 11th May 1828
Mary Emmila Arnold was born 8 April 1832
Robert C. Arnold was born May 27th 1847 son of W. and M. H. Arnold
Thomas W. Arnold was born 2nd Decem, 1848 son of W. and M. H. Arnold-
Mary Ann E. Arnold was born 21st of August 1850 daughter of W. and M. H. Arnold-
James E. Arnold was born Sept 26, 1852, son of W. and M. H. Arnold
William David W. Arnold was born 27 May 1859, son of W. and M. H. Arnold.
Nathan E. Arnold was born 16th October 1866 son of W. and B. C. Arnold-
Sallie S. Arnold was born 31st August 1868 daughter of W and B. C. Arnold.
Oscar Dewitt Arnold was born 2nd October 1870 son of W and B. C. Arnold.
Martha M. Arnold was born 18th Jan, 1873 daughter of W. and B. C. Arnold
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Angelina C. Lee Arnold was born 15th June 1823
Departed this life on Friday the 11th Oct. 1844 - Mrs. Angelina C. Arnold consort of Washington Arnold, daughter of Burrell & Matilda Lee, age 21 years, 3 months and 26 days-
Garnett Arnold Died 25th April in the year of our Lord 1812 -
Died on the 22 of December 1830, Mrs. Susannah W. Arnold, consort of Chesley Arnold daughter of Garnett and Jane Andrews Ages 41 us- 9 ms- & 8 ds.
Died 24th August 1842, Permelia Arnold, wife of Chesley Arnold-
Died 28 September 1847, Chesley T. Arnold youngest Son of Chesley & Susanna W. Arnold Age 19 years, 4 months and 17 days


Chesley Arnold departed this life on the 22nd day of May in the year of our Lord 1853 - Aged 73 years 8 months and 18 days.
Mary Emmila Arnold departed this life on the 1st day of June in the year of our Lord 1853 - Aged 21 years 1 month and 23 days-
Sallie S. Arnold daughter of W. and B. C. Arnold, departed this life on Sunday, Jany 18th 1885 aged 16 years, 4 months and 17 days-
Thomas Wesley Arnold, son of W. and M. H. Arnold, departed this life on the 4th day of June 1898, age 49 years 6 months and 2 days.
Washington Arnold, the son of Chesley Arnold, departed this life on the 16th day of Nov. 1898 Age 82 years and 10 months
Barbry C. Arnold, wife of W. Arnold the daughter of Wm and Lavina Bowles departed this life on the 19th day of March 1901, aged 72 years 4 months and 21 days.
(Additional information on Arnold family)
Oscar Dewitt Arnold married in 1903 at Mispha Church, Jackson Co., Georgia, by Rev. Waite to Maida Elrod, born May 21, 1876 in Jackson, Co., Ga.
Oscar Dewitt Arnold died March 21, 1921, in Athens, Ga.
Maida Elrod Arnold died Oct. 29, 1929, in Athens, Ga.
Their Children:
1. Robert Elrod Arnold born 1904 in Athens, Ga.
2. Oscar Dewitt Arnold, Jr. born 1907 in Athens, Ga.
3. Garrett Chesley Arnold born 1911 in Athens, Ga.
All died during childhood in Athens, Ga.
4. Daniel Harrison Arnold, born March 5, 1914 in Athens, Ga., Married July 3, 1941, at St. James Episcopal Church, Knoxville, Tenn., by the Rev. Eugene Hopper, to Mary Elizabeth Bennett, born April 4, 1915, at Jellico, Tenn.,
Her Parents:
Peter Edgar Bennett, born at Bennett’s Creek, Whitley Co., Kentucky, April 17. 1876. Died Sept. 4, 1946, Knoxville, Tenn. Married Sept. 2, 1903 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, San Antonio, Texas by the Rev. Wallace Carnahan to- Edith Evelyn Hollingworth, born Feb. 2, 1881, in Manchester, England.
Children of Daniel H. Arnold and Mary E. Bennett Arnold:
1. Robert Allen Arnold, born Nov. 19, 1942, at Takoma Park, Md.
2. Peter Bennett Arnold, born Jan. 26, 1947 at Washington, D. C.