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Object Name Bible
Other Name Family Register
Object ID # 2014.70.1
Place of Origin Bedminster Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Date 1870
Material Paper, leather, ink
Description German Bible, printed 1870, of John & Elizabeth Detweiler Miller of Plumstead and Bedminster Townships, with calligraphy family records, 1867-1911. Contains a hand-printed and colored bookplate for Johannes Miller, 1870, inside front cover.
Provenance John K. Miller (1839-1911) and Elizabeth B. Detweiler Miller (1842-1920) resided in Bedminster Township, Bucks County. They were members of Deep Run Mennonite Church East. The Bible was passed down to their daughter Hettie D. Miller Leatherman, and the donor obtained it from a Leatherman descendant in the Bedminster Township area.
Source Gift of Wesley L. Cosand
People Miller, John K., 1839-1911
Miller, Elizabeth B. Detweiler, 1842-1920
Collection Family Bible Collection