This Bible was found on a screened porch of an abandoned house in northern Bullitt County. Joe W. Chiles was kind enough to protect the Bible and bring it to the museum for preservation of the book and the genealogical information. We have scanned selected pages and placed them here.
James and Slona Bray were living in Sloans Valley, Pulaski County, Kentucky during the 1900 census. With them were two sons, Arthur and Milton L. Bray. Arthur's birth month/year was listed as Aug 1894; Milton's was May 1899 which agree with the information given above. We don't yet know how the Bible ended up where it was found.
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The Bullitt County History Museum, a service of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is located in the county courthouse at 300 South Buckman Street (Highway 61) in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The museum, along with its research room, is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. Admission is free. The museum, as part of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and is classified as a 509(a)2 public charity. Contributions and bequests are deductible under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code. Page last modified: 11 Sep 2020 . Page URL: bullittcountyhistory.org/bchistory/braybible.html