David Troyer 1829 German Family Bible

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No acquisition number. On Wayne County Historical Society 1960s inventory it is listed as German Bible of 1829-Troyer, David and Catharina Holly. CONTAINS FAMILY RECORDS POSSIBLY SURNAMES OF TROYER, HOLLY, YODER. Copied and translated 1961-SEP-15. Family records written in German. Poor condition, spine broken in a number of places, loose pages. Published in German by by Kimber & Sharpless Bookhandlers in Philadelphia, PA.

Please note the Wayne County Historical Society of Ohio no longer accepts any Family Bibles into their collections as all genealogical research requests and information is directed to the Wayne County Public Library, Genealogy and Local History Department.

Date of Bible[edit | edit source]

1829

Dimensions of Bible[edit | edit source]

11.25in Tall

9.5in Wide

3.875in Thick

8 lbs Weight

Researcher Name and Date[edit | edit source]

2017-MAR Bibles Inventoried, reviewed, and information recompiled by Wayne County Historical Society of Ohio, Documents Vault Committee.
1995 WCHS Family Bible Records compiled by D.A.R. Wooster-Wayne Chapter.
1970-JAN-24 WCHS Bible Records copied and submitted by Edna Keim Conrad, West Salem, Ohio.
1960-NOV-08 WCHS Bible Records copied by C. Arthur Phillips

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Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Published in German by by Kimber & Sharpless Bookhandlers in Philadelphia, PA.

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Birth Records associated with Bible[edit | edit source]

David Troyer “epoch of birth” 1784 the 11 of February.
Catharina Holly “epoch of birth” 1783 the 12 of November.
In the year 1806 the 24 of July a daughter was born whose name is Elizabeth.
In the year 1808 the 31 of December a daughter was born whose name is Carl (?)
In the year 1811 the 11 of February there was born a son with the name of Jonas.
In the year 1812 the 30 of July was born a son with the name Christian.
In the year 1814 the 30 of October is born to me a daughter whose name is Maria.
In the year 1816 the 25 of December is born to me a son in the (sign of) the Fish with the name Levi.
In the year 1819 the 2 of April is born to me a son in (the sign of) the Crab with the name Elias.
In the year 1822 the 3 of August is born to me a daughter in (the sign of the) Water-carrier with the name Catharina.
In the year 1826 the 5 of March is born to me a son in (the sign of the) Water-carrier with the name Dobeas.

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