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Harry Ledington Family Bible

The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the Original Tongues: and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised by His Majesty's Special Command Appointed to be Read in Churches. The Saalfield Publishing Co. Chicago, Akron, Ohio, New York. Copyright, 1896, by Wilmore-Andrews Publishing Co. Copyright, 1892, by Van Cleve-Andrews Publishing Co.

This Bible is part of the Gerald J. Ledington Collection donated to the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center by the Bartlesville Oklahoma Genealogical Society.

Images:
Dedication
Title Page
Verso
Parents\' Names
Children\'s Names
Marriages
Deaths
Obituary
News Clipping
News Clipping (2)
News Clipping (3)
Birth Announcement
Card
Card (reverse)
Card (verse)
Telegram

Transcription:
[Title Page]
The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the Original Tongues: and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised by His Majesty's Special Command
Appointed to be Read in Churches
The Saalfield Publishing Co.
Chicago, Akron, Ohio, New York

[Verso of Title Page]
Copyright, 1896, by Wilmore-Andrews Publishing Co.
Copyright, 1892, by Van Cleve-Andrews Publishing Co.

[Inside Page]
From Mamma to Clarabell. Dec. 27th, 1908

Family Record
Parents' Names
Husband: Harry Clarence Ledington
Born: Jan. 26th, 1886 at Joplin, Mo.
Wife: Clarabelle M. Ledington
Born: Oct. 2nd, 1888 at Galena, Kansas
Married: Dec. 1st, 1906 At Joplin, Mo. Jasper County

Children's Names
Marguerite Anglyne Ledington
Born Oct. 27, 1908 at Galena, Kansas.
Tuesday at 6:30 a.m.
Harry Reginald Ledington.
Born Sat. Sept 23rd, 1911 (11:30 a.m.) at Galena, Kans.
Gerald Jack Ledington
Born Tuesday Jan. 24th, 1928
at 3:10 o'clock p.m. at Pawhuska, Okla.

[Newspaper clipping]
Announce Birth of Son--Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Ledington, 616 Rogers, announce the birth of a boy, who was born January 24th. 1928 [year handwritten]

Marriages
[no entries]

Deaths
Harry Clarence Ledington died
Feb. 9th, 1941 at Fresno, California. Age 55.
Annabelle Cullifer Troutman Vance died
May 1, 1914 at Whittier, Calif. born Mar. 31, 1868. age 73.
Clarabelle Ledington died Jan. 3, 1968
at Pawhuska, Okla. age 79.
Harry Reginald Ledington died
May 10, 1991 at Bangor, Maine.
Age 79. Born Sept. 23, 1911, Galena, Kansas.
Marguerite Anglyne Ledington
Died Dec. 14, 1999 Bartlesville, Okla Age 91

[Newspaper clipping]
Feb. 10, 1941 [date handwritten]
Harry C. Ledington
Dies in Son's Home
Harry C. Ledington, 56, a tailor of Pawhuska, Okla., died yesterday in the home of his son, Harry R. Ledington, at 1297 Echo Avenue following a brief illness of pneumonia. He came to Fresno four days ago for his health.
His son is employed as a communications operator with the Civil Aeronautics Administration at the Fresno Chandler Municipal Airport.
In addition to his son Ledington leaves his widow, Mrs. Clara Bell Ledington; another son, Jerry Jack Ledington; a daughter, Margarite Ledington, all of Pawhuska, and a sister, Mrs. I. Hall of Oklahoma City.
Funeral services are scheduled for tomorrow at 2 P. M. in the Stephens & Bean Chapel, to be followed by interment in the Mountain View Cemetery.

[Newspaper clipping]
Jerry Ledington In
Army for 18 Months
Mar. 1, 1946 [date handwritten]
Gerald J. (Jerry) Ledington, 18, son of Mrs. C. M. Ledington, 320 East 10th street, was accepted for enlistment in regular army for 18 months Thursday, it was announced by Sgt. Marvin A. Stout, army recruiter from the Tulsa office, who said that Ledington would report immediately for examinations.
Stout or other recruiters visit Pawhuska each Thursday, and set up headquarters in the office of the postmaster in this city to accept enlistments in all branches of army service.
Ledington, a 1945 graduate of Pawhuska high school, has been employed full-time in the mechanical department of the Journal-Capital since he graduated from high school.

[Newspaper clipping]
1948 [date handwritten]
Jerry Jack Ledington, student at Oklahoma A&M college at Stillwater spent the week-end in Pawhuska visiting in the home of his mother, Mrs. C. M. Ledington and with his sister, Miss Marguerite Ledington.

[Newspaper clipping]
Jan 24th, 1935 [date handwritten]
Jerry Jack Ledington
Celebrates Birthday
Mrs. C. M. Ledington entertained a group of children Thursday afternoon in honor of her son Jack's seventh birthday anniversary, with a Valentine party. Valentine games and contests were the diversion for the afternoon with prizes going to John Leahy Edwards, and D. K. Smith. A large white birthday cake decorated with red hearts and seven red candles centered the refreshment table and was served with heart-shaped ice cream, hot chocolate and each guest received a heart-shaped box of candy as a favor, and each little girl received a doll and valentine and each boy was presented with a ball and valentine. Those invited were: Callie Lou Gilmore, Tom Chambers, Willard Mack Hennington, Tula Jo LeNoir, Twila DeMoss, D. K. Smith, Thomasene Tayrien, John Leahy Edwards and the honor guest.

[Newspaper clipping]
1928 [date handwritten]
Announce Birth of Son--Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Ledington, 616 Rogers, announce the birth of a boy, who was born January 24th.

[Birth Announcement]
Announcing the arrival of our new Baby
Name: Gerald Jack
Date: Jan. 24th at 3:10 P.M. o'clock
Weight: 8 pounds
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Ledington.
1928

[Party announcement]
You are invited
to a Party
on: Jan. 24th at 3:30 o'clock
Name: Jerry Jack Ledington
Address: 320 East 10th
7th Birthday 1935

[Birth announcement--front]
Congratulations upon the New Arrival

[Birth announcement--inside front]
Born Jan. 24, 1928
Gerald J. Ledington
Pawhuska, Okla.
Ladies Aid of the Christian Church

[Birth announcement--verse]
On this joyous occasion we don't
know which to congratulate most,
the parents on having such a baby,
or the baby on having such parents.

[Western Union Telegram]
Fresno Calif Feb 9, 1941 [date handwritten]
Mrs. C M Ledington
320 East Tenth
Dad died Sunday morning Funeral 2 oclock Tuesday
Harry
[stamped time of receipt: Feb 10 AM 8:16]