Family Files Submitted By
Jackie Niemeyer
jackie.niemeyer@prodigy.net


THE RACKLEY FAMILY BIBLE

Writing inside front cover " A Merry Xmas to Mother from Charley and Florence 1928"

The Holy Bible published by The John C. Winston Company No date in front but the Bible Reader's Aids in back is copyright dated 1895.

Between the Old and New Testaments are the bible record pages. The first page is a Matrimony page with fill in blanks. It reads as follows:

This Certifies that Wm. H. Rackley of Clifty Madison Co. Ark and Lucinda P. Lynch of Clifty Madison Co. Ark. were by me united in Matrimony according to the ordinance of GOD and the laws of Madison County Ark. at her home on the 28th day of Dec. in the year of our lord 1879. By Wm. Crain Clifty Ark. Witnesses Shrilda C. Lynch, John W. Lynch of Clifty Madison Co. Arkansas

2nd page MARRIAGES

Dohnie D. Rackley Aug. 6th 1905
Margaret C. Rackley July 31th 1910
Martin U. (?) Rackley April 19 1922
Luther L. Rackley July 3,1924
George W. Rackley Sept. 17, 1927
Charlie B. Rackley May 18, 1928

3rd page CHILDREN'S NAMES

Parents
William H. Rackley Borned July 10 1855
Lucinda P. Lynch " Oct. 26 1855
Children
John Rackley Borned Nov. 20 1880
Luther L. Rackley " Dec. 24 1882
Dohnie D. Rackley " Feb. 5 1885
George W. Rackley " Jan. 3rd 1887
Bengham H. Rackley " Jan 27 1889
Daniel M. Rackley " Sept. 10 1890
Martin U. Rackly " Feb. 12 1894
Margaret C. Rackly " Feb. 12 1894
Charlie B. Rackley " April 4 1896

4th page DEATHS
Bengaman Harrison Rackley March 14 1889
William Henry Rackley March 21, 1915
John Williams Rackley July 5 1917
Lucinda P. Rackley Dec 10 1948
George W. Rackley
Dolvie D. Rackley
Luther L. Rackley Dec 14 1965
Charlie B Rackleys April 4 1970
Daniel M Rackley Jan 16 (or 14) 1972


This bible is in the possession of Jackie Niemeyer at jackie.niemeyer@prodigy.net
I have copied the bible as written. If unsure of a letter or number I put an alternate or a question mark in parentheses.

Inside the bible is a funeral card for Luther L. Rackley which reads as follows:

In Memory Of
Luther L. Rackley
Date Of Birth
Dec. 24, 1882
Date of Death
Dec. 14, 1965
Services Conducted From
Ripon Memorial Chapel
Dec. 20, 1965 at 10:00 A.M.
Officiating
Rev. M. Miller
Soloist
Mrs. Myrna Mapes
Bearers
C. Crabtree W. Rackley
W. Hess L. Rackley
W. Bennefield G. Rackley
Final Resting Place
Park View Cemetery

On back of card:
Ripon Memorial Chapel
111 South Palm
Ripon, California


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