This Bible was purchased at auction on eBay.
I am not related to these people, but am looking to
return this to the direct descendants if any
The binding is completely off of this Bible, and
rodents or something have eaten away at the beginning.
This Bible is a German edition printed in Philadephia.
Die Bibel...Alten und Neuen Teftaments nach Dr. Martin
Luthers. Philadelphia, T. Rohler, 1870
This bible is currently in the possession of Tracy St. Claire
of 114 Hilltop Lane, Sleepy Hollow, IL 60118.
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[Page One -- Heirathen]
I Hereby Certify That Mr. Peter Graver and Mifs
Fianna Sussanna Kichline were by me united in
Matrimony This First day of May One Thousand Eight
Hundred and Seventy according to Law and the custom
of the Church
Isaac K. Loos Bethlehem Minister of the Gospel
[Page Two -- Geburten]
To these Parents as Peter Graver and his Wife
Fyanna Susanna a Daughter of Samuel Kichline was
born a Daughter on the 31st of Dec in the year of
our Lord 1870 This Child was born in Hanover
Township Lehigh County in the State of Penn
North America Babtized 19th Feb 1871 by Rev.
And received the name of Celesta Fyanna Witness
Present The Parents
Martin Henry Son of Peter and Fyanna Graver
was born the 10th of February 1872 in South
Whitehall Twp. Lehigh Co. State of Pa. was babtized
the 29th of March 1872 by Rev. Jacob Schindel
Sponsors were the Parents
[Page Three -- Geburten]
To these Parents as Charles Benjamin Rinehard and
the Daughter Celesta Fyanna a Daughter of Peter
Graver was born a Daughter on the 2st of January
in the year of our Lord 1889 this Child was born
in Hanover Township Lehigh County in the State of
Pa. North America
Baptized 3th Febuary 1889 By Rev. Jacob Schindel
And received the name of Carrie May Wittness Peter
Graver and his wife Fyanna Susanna Kichline.
[Page Four -- Iodefalle]
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