Michael Heaton discovered an old Bible that belonged to John Wilson, Garden Grove, Iowa.
Two pages had been written on and we present them here with their transcriptions.
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Pasted in note at top of page:
Very dangerous traitors and enemies of the Church of Christ are those preachers and teachers who leave out of their teaching the essential truths of the atoning Savior. Those ammunition factory hands that left the powder out of the shells were of this same sort.H. & P. 5.21.'19.

Edgar Otis Chin, was born May 4th 1868 at Bloomington MO

Emma Amelia Chinn was born Oct 21st 1871 at Highland Can

Grade Pauline Chinn was born Sept 3rd 1897 at Ethel Mo.
Baptized by her Grandfather Rev. John Wilson Oct 29th 1897

Lois Josephine Chinn was born at Oskaloosa Ia Apr 3rd 1909
Baptized by her Grandfather Rev. John Wilson Aug 8th 1909

John Wilson
Garden Grove,

June 26, 1910

A Birthday Present
"The Prayermeeting Crowd."

To Emma,
when I am done with it.
God bless you every one.
Contributed by Michael Heaton. Formatted and transcribed by Conni McDaniel Hall for Decatur County IAGenWeb.
20 Oct 2022
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