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Reference: LDS film #0022796/Item 2
This bible was presented to the SC Historical & Genealogical Society
on March 4, 1937
by Edward Raymond Sandiford, when he requested membership to the Society.
It is presented here in its entirety with comments made by Mr. Sandiford highlighted in blue.
Bible of Sandiford/Pritchard
Old Family Bible
Record from the Old Family Bible which had passed through the Sandiford and Pritchard Families of St. Helenas Island, SC to Mrs. Susan (Sandiford) Mizell at Folkston, GA. It was copied by her nephew, Edward Raymond Sandiford, in May 1930. Parenthetical notes are by the copyist.
Jas. H. Sandiford, son of J. and E. Sandiford, born December 8, 1795
[Full name was James Henry Sandiford. Clearly so given on his gravestone at St. Marys GA, and known to be that from family references hence reference to him (in "Tombstone Inscriptions, etc." in SC Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 35, p. 59) as James S. Sandiford in quoting from the stone of his first wife, Eugenia P. Perry, is a mistake].
S. M Perry, daughter of Joseph and Jane Perry, born May 8, 1804
[This was Sarah Margaret Perry, second wife of James Henry Sandiford].
A. H. McTureous, son of John and Martha McTureous, born April 25, 1825
[The mother, Martha, was sister of James Henry Sandiford].
Susie J. Sandiford, daughter of James M. and Jane Sandiford, born in Savannah, Georgia, September 13, 1859
[This was Mrs. Mizell, who was Susan Jane Sandiford and her fathers name was James Milton Sandiford. Her mother was Jane Reid, daughter of J. Benjamin Reid].
Joseph Benjamin Pritchard, born on St. Helenas Island, South
Carolina October 23, 1846.
Eugenia Sandiford Pritchard, born on St. Helenas Island, South Carolina September 21, 1848. She died August 30, 1853.
Caroline Ann Pritchard, born on St. Helenas Island June 16, 1850
James Milton Pritchard, born on St. Helenas Island Jan ? 1853. He died Oct. 2, 1852
Martha Phoebe Pritchard, born on St. Helenas Island Aug. 14, 1853.
Mary Alice Pritchard, born on St. Helenas Island Sept. 12, 1855.
Ralph Pritchard, born on St. Helenas Island, May 25, 1858. He died October 12, 1862.
Cornelia Jane Pritchard, born on St. Helenas Island, May 13, 1860.
Eugene Perry Pritchard, born ? South Carolina February 11, 1862.
Frances Mahew Pritchard, born ? July 23, 1865.
Wm. Cummings Pritchard, born at Jasonboro, South Carolina January 13, 1869.
[The above children of Francis M. and Sarah M. Sandiford Pritchard. She was the daughter of James Henry Sandiford by his first wife, Eugenia P. Perry].
Caroline A. Sandiford, daughter of J. and E. Sandiford, born March
J. J. Sandiford, son of J. and E. Sandiford, born February 24, 1822.
Sarah M. Sandiford, daughter of J. and E. Sandiford, born September 7, 1825.
[Sarah was the mother of the eleven Pritchard children recorded above. She was the only one of the four children of James Henry Sandiford by his first wife, Eugenia P. Perry, to live to maturity].
B. P. Sandiford, son of J. and E. Sandiford, born January 30, 1829. He died October 17, 1831.
Ann E. Sandiford, daughter of James and Sarah Sandiford, born December 25, 1831.
[This is the first of the children of James Henry and Sarah Margaret Perry Sandiford].
James Milton Sandiford, son of James and Sarah Sandiford, born December 3, 1831
[This was the father of Mrs. Mizell (Susan Jane Sandiford) and of Edward Raymond (died young) and Joseph Ebenezer Sandiford who married Mary Winona Whitney of Waterbury, Conn., and had children, Winona, died in infancy; Edward Raymond, your copyist, who married Clara Marie Hose of Newark, N. J. and has children, Edward Raymond, JR. and Robert Eugene; Josephine, married Albert Cullingford and has daughter, Dorothy; Etola, married Edward Columbus Stowell and has daughters, Lillian, Arline and Muriel; Edna, married Edward Eroot and has Frederick, Eloise and Winona; Irene, married Gene Lackie, has Robert; Joseph Ernest, married Gladys OBrien (died 1927) no children].
Wm. Franklin Sandiford, son of James and Sarah Sandiford, born April 7, 1835
Ralph B. Sandiford, son of James and Sarah Sandiford, born July 1, 1837.
[His middle name was Benjamin. After her father was killed in the Petersburg Mine, Susan Jane (Mrs. Mizell) was taken and reared by her uncle, this Ralph Benjamin, who later, 1877, married Jennie Burns of Baltimore, Maryland and had six children; Susan, who married Dr. Odom O. Fanning of Atlanta, Georgia has one son, Odom; Ralph, who married ____Ellis and has children; Larmour, a chemist, unmarried in 1930; Henry, died young; Horace, lawyer, unmarried in 1930; Perry, married and has children].
A. H. Sandiford, daughter of James and Sarah Sandiford, born
September 21, 1839.
H. F. Sandiford, daughter of James and Sarah Sandiford, born October 22,
M. L. Sandiford, daughter of James and Sarah Sandiford, born November 7,
Mr. J. H. Sandiford was married to Miss E. P. Perry on
St. Helenas Island, South Carolina
Mr. J. H. Sandiford was married to Miss Sarah M. Perry on St. Helenas Island, South Carolina on March 19, 1831
Sarah M. Sandiford died at Dark Entry, Camden Co., Ga. at 9:00 p.m. May 3, 1877.
[Her grave is well preserved at St. Mary's, Ga.].
James H. Sandiford died at St. Marys, Georgia January 2, 1868
James M. Sandiford, killed near Petersburg, Virginia July, 186?
[This was James Milton Sandiford.
Sarah M. Pritchard died April 28, 1875
Ann E. Proctor died November 25, 1873.
[This was Ann E. Sandiford, married Daniel R. Proctor, and had nine children: Gertrude Proctor who married___ Mizell, had nine children; James Cummings Proctor; Julian Joseph Proctor; Wm. Theodore Proctor who married and had children; Lula Proctor who married and had children; John Proctor who married and had children; Madeline Proctor who married and had children; Virginia Proctor who married and had children, and Robert Proctor who married and had children. The names and facts concerning children of Ann Proctor are as remembered by Mrs. Mizell who was fairly well acquainted with the family of her Great Aunt Ann].
[Susan Jane Sandiford married William Mizell, had nine children: Edna, Ione married Ernest Davis; Howard Wilton, married and has children; William, married and has child; Susan, married Dr. Albert Flemming; Beulah Estelle, married 1st Howard Davis one son, Howard; married 2nd Chester King; Albert Sidney; Oliver Clifford; Erie, died 5 mos.; Helen Ray].
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