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.”

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    Births & Deaths
John Duke born Feb 11th
1824 died April 19th 1888
Margaret Duke born Oct 9th
1830 died Dec 15th 1887
       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
      Caroline Duke born Jan 7
1854 died Dec 9th 1892
A.E. Duke born June 9th 1856
E.T. Duke born Jan 23rd 1864

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This death card is printed with gold ink on black paper.
     Wife of the late

Born at Clune, Co. Leitrim,
 Ireland, Feb. 24th, 1813
Died at Richmond, Ontario,
 Canada, Aug. 30th, 1905