Bibles Collection, 1693 THL/WFCHS

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains ten family Bibles, including two written in German, which were printed between 1747-1924 (two of the Bibles, however, have no date). The Bibles contain genealogical material on the  Douglas, Fawcett/Ginn, Miller, Staubb/Hess and Stephenson families. This material has been copied and is located in Box 1.

(1 box, 10 Bibles)  Last updated 09/2015.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: These Bibles were used by Winchester-Frederick County, Virginia families from it earliest period of history and well into the 20th Century.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the collection.

CITE AS: Bibles Collection #1693, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

BOX 1   (Genealogical Material and Loose Items from Bibles filed Alphabetically)

Douglass, Adam – Genealogical Material, 1771-1863, 2 leaves, typescript

 Fawcett Family Bible – Several loose items and the genealogical data located between the old and new testaments. 6 leaves of loose items, 1 booklet, and 4 leaves of genealogical data.

Loose items from German Language Bible, 1761-1812., 18 items (no title page), (photocopy)

 Loose items found in Old German Language Bible, 1747-1812, leather bound, (donated by Mr. and Mrs. Walker McC. Bond, (folder also includes a news article about the donation on October 1, 1952), 2 items (photocopy)

 Miller, Mary Stuart -- Genealogical Material from Miller Bible, 1824-1905, 6 leaves, printed (photocopy), 4 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

 Sloat Family-- Genealogical Material from Sloat Bible, 1820-1940, 2 leaves, printed (photocopy), 3 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

 Staub/Hess -- Genealogical Material (1809-1947), 4 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

 Stephenson, George G. -- Genealogical material from George G. Stephenson Bible, 1816-1924, 2 leaves, printed (photocopy), 4 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

 Stephenson, William --Genealogical Material from William Stephenson’s Bible, 1782-1888, 6 leaves, printed (photocopy)

 Miller, John S.—Genealogical Material from Bible dated 1850, Green Cover, English, 5 leaves, printed and manuscript (photocopy) There are also several loose items that were fond in the Bible


BIBLES ON SHELF (filed in order received)

  1.  German Language Bible, Leather Bond, n.d, earliest inscription dated October 3, 1810, only name recognizable is George Snyder born 1812.
  1. Old German Language Leather Bound Bible printed in Nuremburg, Germany, 1747, donated to Handley Library by Mr. and Mrs. Walker McC. Bond, October 1, 1952
  1. Stephenson, William (Grandfather of Maggie Henkel, 1888) Bible, 1829
  1. Miller, Mary Stuart Bible, 1855
  1. Stephenson, George G. Bible, 1853
  1. Sloat Family Bible, 18?
  1. Staub and Hess Family Bible Records (1809-1947), American Bible Society, New York, NY, 1875
  1. Miller, John S. and Meinke Families, Green Bound Cover Bible, English Language, Old and New Testaments, London and Philadelphia, PA
  1. Douglass, Adam Bible, Black Cover inside Beige Box, English Language, Old and New Testament, Matthew Carey Publishing, Philadelphia, PA
  1. Fawett Family Bible, Black Cover, Old and New Testament, A. J. Holman & Co., 1873, Philadelphia, PA (Genealogical data between the Old and New Testament, includes Fawcett and Ginn Families