Transcribed by Charles Dobie.
This Bible is owned by an LCGS member. The entries are hand written on a single page of a medium format Bible. There are no other markings on the page except for a small imprint in the bottom left corner: JAMES HOPE & SONS / BOOKSELLERS & STATIONERS / OTTAWA ONT.
The owner says: “These names came from the Bible of John Erasmus DUKE, born Feb. 11, 1824, Clune, Leitrim, Ireland; d. April 19, 1888. He was the son of Sgt. Francis DUKE and Elizabeth GILLAND who came to Canada July 4, 1830 with their family and settled on Lot 2, Con. 7 in Marlborough Twp.”
/ First page Births & Deaths Father John Duke born Feb 11th 1824 died April 19th 1888 Mother Margaret Duke born Oct 9th 1830 died Dec 15th 1887 Brother Frank Duke born 31st [sic] 1852 died July 16th 1886 Colin Duke born Sept 7th 1858 died Jan 20th 1886 Wellington Duke born July 18th 1861 died Feb 18 1878 Sister Caroline Duke born Jan 7 1854 died Dec 9th 1892 A.E. Duke born June 9th 1856 E.T. Duke born Jan 23rd 1864 // End of Duke Bible
DUKE DEATH CARD
This death card is printed with gold ink on black paper.
FRANCES DUKE Wife of the late CONSTANTINE MAGUIRE Born at Clune, Co. Leitrim, Ireland, Feb. 24th, 1813 Died at Richmond, Ontario, Canada, Aug. 30th, 1905