. The Ancestry of Lon Bible and Bertha Sparks of Blount County, Tennessee
18. John Adam BIBLE13,17,18 was born on 16 Jul 1754 in Montgomery
Co., PA. He died on 20 Aug 1850 in Milam County, Texas.
In 1788, John was living in Rockingham County, Virginia in Capt. John Ruddells
Co. # 11 and in 1789 living in Rockingham Co. Va. Dist. 7 with 113 acres of land.
John was living in Greene County, Tennessee in 1793 and owned land adjoining
his brother Phillip Bible. 1801 living in Blount Co. TN owned 200 acres (Blount
Co TN Tax list). John moved to Marion County, Tennessee in 1826 and purchased
land from the Cherokee Indians in 1827. While in Marion County he lived at the
mouth of Fiery Gizzard Creek on Battle Creek.
John Adam BIBLE and Rebecca COFFELT were married on 12 Jul 1797 in Greene
Co, TN. Rebecca COFFELT8 (daughter of Phillip COFFELT and Eleanor Nelly RYAN)
was born about 1780 in Hardy Co, VA. John Adam BIBLE and Rebecca
COFFELT had the following children: