Bish Family BibleContributed by Rich Huneke
William Bish was the son of Adam Bish, Jr and grandson of Adam Bish, Sr. William's farm was in the Bachman Valley of Carroll County, Maryland. William was born 28 AUG 1799 in Carroll County, Maryland and died 24 JAN 1875 in Carroll County, Maryland. He was baptised 8 APR 1802 at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, MD and is buried at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, MD. His children not mentioned in the Bible records include Silas Milton Bish b: 11 APR 1845; Noah Tyler Bish b: 20 SEP 1843; and Catherine Bish b: 1848 in Carroll County, Maryland.
Sons Henry John Bish and Noah Tyler Bish migrated to Darke and Montgomery County, Ohio (near Dayton) and their descendants remain there today. Many of William's descendants remain in Carroll County.
BISH FAMILY BIBLE RECORDS
This old and worn German Bible is the property of Mrs. William C. Bish, Route 1, Littlestown Road, Westminster, Maryland. The title page bears the date 1798. Although the Bible is written in German, the records are in English.
William Bish was born in August 28th 1799 and was Crisent by the Reverd W. Shrder and was mariet to Catherine Bixler dauter of Peter Bixler december 1th 1822 by Rd. John Brown
Catharine Bixler dauter of Peter Bixler was born Aprile 3th 1804 and was Mariet to William Bish December 1th 1822 and was Crisent and Confirmd by the Rd Henry Craver 1824
Ephraim Samuel Bish was Born October 23th 1823 and was Crisent 1824 by Rd William Brown and was Conformed and taken in the luthernn Church by Rd W. Harble in 1841
Alfred William Bish was born Aprile 3th 1825 and was Crisent by the Rd Henry Craver in the Same year
Anna Maria Bish was Born in September 21th 1827 and was Crisent in 1828 by Rd John Harpist Sr and was Conformed and taken in the Luthern Church by the Rd Frederick Ruthrauff in 1844
David Bish was Born in Fiebuary 16t 1829 and was Crisent by the Rd Jacob Albert and was Confirmed and taken in the Luthern Church 1847
Henry John Bish Born September 8th 1830 and was Crisent by Rd John H Crawford in the Same year was confirmed and taken into the Luthern Church by Rd W Lemfer in 1847
Joal Bish was Born January 7th 1833 and was Crisent the same year by Rd Jacob Alberd
Elizabeth Bish was Born January 12th 1835 and was Crisent by the Rd Jacob Alberd and departed this life February 3td of the same year and was aget 29 days
Ruben George Bish was Born June 24t 1836 and was Crisent in the same year by the Rd Jacob Alberd
Mary Jane Bish was Born October 25th 1838 and was Crisent by the Rd Jeremiah Harble on the 4th of April 1839
Esra Michael Bish was Born February 25t 1842 and was Crisent by the Rd Phillip Willerd
Copied by Dorothea B. Hughes (Mrs. Thomas H. Hughes) William Winchester Chapter DAR
(copied from a typed version at the Carroll County Public Library, Westminster, Maryland)