Merck Bible

This Bible was submitted by Faye at

The following records were copied from Volume 383, Georgia Genealogical Records, submitted to DAR 1949, 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.
Merck, William K. - 1837



Family Bible record of WILLIAM K. MERCK
Gainesville, Georgia
Present owner: Mrs. Eva M. Smith, 550 Nantahala Ave., Athens, Ga.
William K. Merck was born Monday 22 of May year 1837
Cordelia Allens Woodward was born the 4th of Jan. 1838
Ida Capatolar Merck was born March 2nd 1860
Seldon Woodward Merck was born December 27th 1861
Millie Evaline Merck was born April 24th 1864
Carlton Woodward Merck was born July 28th 1866
Grace Virginia Merck was born October 3rd 1868
Noble Eugene Merck was born January 30th 1871
Jessie Elizziebeth Merck was born December 10th 1873
Mary Ida Merck was born June 5th 1875
Gorden Louise Merck was born November 26th 1879

Ida Capatolar Merck. Died August 4th 1863
Seldon Woodward Merck. Died September 24th 1863
Mary Ida Merck Jackson. Died May 17, 1915
William K. Merck. Died 13 Sept. 1916
Mrs. Cordelia A. Merck. Died Sept. 14, 1917
(The above are the only remaining items in the old Bible record, the other pages having been lost. This Bible is now owned by Mrs. Eva M. Smith (Millie Evaline Merck Smith) daughter of Wm. K. Merck and Cordellia Allens Woodward, and wife of Riley Columbus Smith (deceased)).