Durstine-Swinehart Family Bible

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Bible Info[edit | edit source]

Acquisition number #2001.4551.004(001) Clark Durstine & Adda M. Swinehart Family Bible includes records of the Rhees family and has a comprehensive Bible dictionary and nearly 2,000 ilustrative engravings on steel, wood, and in colors, chromo-lithographs of scriptural, natural history-botany and zoology. Published in 1884 in english by the A. J. Holman & Co., No. 1222 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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]

1884

Dimensions of Bible[edit | edit source]

12.75in Tall

10.5in Wide

4.25in Thick

12 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

Cover[edit | edit source]

Title Page[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

Bible includes a comprehensive Bible dictionary and nearly 2,000 ilustrative engravings on steel, wood, and in colors, chromo-lithographs of scriptural, natural history-botany and zoology. Published in 1884 in english by the A. J. Holman & Co., No. 1222 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Accompanying Paperwork Associated with Bible[edit | edit source]

Items Associated with Bible[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • None of the photographs identified the people shown.

Marriage Records associated with Bible[edit | edit source]

Clark Durstine to Adda M. Swinehart, were married at Y. D. Swineharts, by N. J. Lloyd, minister, on February 9, 1886 in the presence of the family.

James Rhees and Adda Durstine were married January 1, 1896.

James Rhees and Hannah May were married December 25, 1880.


Birth Records associated with Bible[edit | edit source]

Clark Durstine born June 1, 1860.
James Rhees born August 14, 1857.
Adda M. Rhees born May 12, 1860.
Dessie May Rhees born September 22, 1881.
Minnie L. Rhess born October 29, 1884.
Lester B. Rhees born October 14, 1897.
Zeno G. Rhees born March 9, 1902.
Catharine May Rhees, daughter of Lester and Carrie Rhees born March 9, 1920.


Death Records associated with Bible[edit | edit source]

Clark Durstine died March 17, 1889, aged 28 YRS., 9 MO., 14 DAYS.
Dessie May Rhees died May 15, 1901, aged 19 YRS., 7 MO., 23 DAYS.
James Rhees died April 4, 1920, aged 62 YRS., 5 MO., 10 DAYS.
Adda M. Rhees died November 23, 1932.

Handwritten Notations inside Bible[edit | edit source]

Other Items of Interest[edit | edit source]