Curtis Luce Family Bible

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Curtis Luce Family Bible

Date of Bible

Not Available

Dimensions of Bible

12 inches tall

10 inches wide

3 inches thick

Researcher Name and Date

Maggie Rose, Librarian

Wayne County Public Library

Researched compiled between November, 2016 and February, 2017.


Curtis Luce Family Bible, cover


The cover is separated from the spine and the binding of the book. The binding is crumbling and is very fragile.

Title Page

Curtis Luce Family Bible, Title Page

Accompanying Paperwork Associated with Bible

Curtis Luce Family Bible, Index Card with Family Narrative


  • Debra Keener, to whom the card is addressed, is the Genealogist at the Wayne County Public Library where the Curtis Luce Family Bible was accepted and is now stored.


Transcription of Curtis Luce Family Bible, Index Card, Family Narrative:

    • Front

Debra Keener

Aug. 3, 2007

Please call if you need any information XXX-XXX-XXXX.

The following is some information that I thought you might find useful.

Muletta Waters-Ward moved to California in the early 1970's from Maryland and moved to the West Coast, Ca. 2 or 3 years after we did. She had no surviving family members as far as we knew.

Muletta, the last owner within the family is listed on the "Marriage Page"- married Ralph L. Ward on June 22, 1923.

    • Reverse

The Bible - At the front of the Bible is the Written name - Curtiz Luce, Wooster Ohio.

-Midway through the Bible a list of "Births," "Marriages," and "Deaths" can be found.

The Picture- shows Muletta Waters-Ward at age 6 in 1910 on the far right side. Family lineage is listed on the back. but is is difficult to read.

Please let me know the outcome of the usefulness of the Bible. We are very excited that it has finally made it back to the place it originated.

Thank You, Karen A. Smith

Items Associated with Bible

Photo of Four Women


Included with the Curtis Luce Family Bible was a black and white photograph of four women. The photo is referenced in the accompanying paperwork's index card. The photograph is approximately3.25 by 5 inches and is enclosed in a glass fronted, white painted and carved wooden photo frame measuring 8.5 inches by 9.5 inches.


Transcription of Curtis Luce Family Bible photo of Four Women.

    • Front

Age 66 Age 44 Age 25 Age 6

July 5th, 1910

    • Reverse

Great Catherine Grandma Warner Tayler --(unreadable text)12 B(unreadable text) 1844 Died --1911? - 68 yrs Grandma Warner Luce William 69 yrs Born april 4 1866 Died May (unreadable text)35 Mother tookah Luce Waters Francis 58 (unreadable text) Gertrude Walters Ward Born May 31-1904

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