William Brian Longmire, Jr., the couple's grandchild,
owned the actual Bible as of August 2004 in Spring Hope,
North Carolina. Scans are not on file, but Bill sent
the critical information. Below is his message regarding
the Bible of Albert
The Bible, A Pictorial Family Bible, was published
by Walden and Stoe. Its copyright is 1881 and
is showing its age. It contains a certificate
Of Holy Matrimony celebrated between Albert Sydney
Atkins of Claiborne Co., Tenn and Sarah Alice
Hodges of Claiborne Co., Tenn on the 30th of January
1879 at Granville and Margaret Hodges by William
B. Hodges, Justice of the Peace. Witness D. T.
Hodges-Witness Dorcas B. Yoakum.
The "Marriages" page:
Granville Hodges was bornd [sic] Feb the 15th
Margaret Hodges was bornd [sic] Aprial [sic] the
29, 1840 and died July the 6 1890.
Granville Hodges died Aug 2 1907.
Granville Hodges and Margaret Jenings was mared
[sic] July 31, 1857.
James A. Hodges was born May 10, 1870. Died Feb.
Mary Hodges was born Apr. 15,1867 Died Jan 12,
Manda Demarcus Borned May 23,1861, Died Dec. 3,
The "Births" page:
Albert Sidney Atkins was born May 9, 1862.
Sarah Alice Atkins was born June 19, 1858.
Della Margaret Malissa Atkins was born Dec. 18,
James Franklin Atkins was born Jan. 18, 1882.
The "Deaths" page:
Albert Sidney Atkins died January 20th 1887.
Sarah Alice Gose died Jan. 6, 1929 (Sunday 4:15
The "Memoranda" page:
T. G. Gose was borned Oct. 14, 1863.
T. G. Gose an [sic] Sary A. Atkins was maried
Jan the 18, 1891.
William Grant Gose was borned Oct 27, 1891.
Mattie Anna Grace Gose was born Feb. 26, 1895.
Hobart Scott Gose was born Feb 2,1897 (Sunday)
On the back of one of the pages are these notations:
Anna Grace Gose professed religion Feg. 19, 1911.
William Gran Gose and Louise Hallit were Married
Dec. 22, 1919.
Anna Grace Gose and Swan Lee Simmons were Marroed
at Thomas and Alice Gose's Dec. 11, 1919.
William G. Hodges was borned Jan. 2, 1873. Died
Dec. 8, 1922.
Sarah Alice Gose died Jan. 6, 1929. Sunday Morning.