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MINKLER Family Bible

"Pearl M. Nelson from Aunt Hattie" is inscribed on the front page

Harmon Thomas Minkler, son of Peter and Elizabeth Minkler, born in Albany Co., NY 21 June 1821
and died Rochell, Ill., Friday 8 Nov 1895

Abigail Minkler, born at Rockland, NY, 23 Oct 1825; died at Rochelle, Ill on 19 June 1892

Emma Delilah Grooms born Hillsdale, Columbia, NY, 21 May 1813

Charlotte Caroline Minkler - 8 Jun 1845
Harriet Isabelle Minkler - 12 Jul 1848
Theodore Sheldon Minkler - 27 Jul 1850
Frances Evangeline Minkler - 22 Jul 1853
Prudence Mabel Antoinette Minkler - 19 Oct 1859
Hattie Luella Bernice Minkler - 14 Jan 1862
William Mortimer Minkler - 7 Feb 1864
Myrtle Estella and Pearl Adele Minkler - 9 Aug 1868

Harmon T. Minkler - 8 Nov 1895
Theodore S. Minkler __ Feb 1869
Pearl A. Minkler - 10 Aug 1868
Abigail Minkler - 19 Jun 1892
Harriet Isabella Carey (Minkler) - 12 Aug 1902

Charlotte Caroline Minkler and O.A. Corbin
Harriet Isabelle Minkler and Seymour Coleman Carey
Frances Evangeline Minkler and Judson Osborn, 6 Jun 1883
Mabel Antoinette Minkler and William Henry Martine, 16 Oct 1884

"This certifies that I performed the marriage ceremony for Harmon Thomas Minkler of Hudson County, NY
(crossed out and "Albany Co., NY" written in) and Abigail Beers of Delaware Co., NY on the 25th day of August 1844 at Newark, Ill. in presence of Mrs. Jno. Bullard and children
/s/ Rev. John Bullard, Newark, Ill."


Eva Belle Corbin, b. Nov 1868
Abbie Grace Corbin b. 14 Aug 1871
Mae Minclaire Corbin b. 14 May 1879
Arthur Elmore Carey
Mae Susie Carey b. 22 May 1871
Willie Gage Carey b. 19 Jun 1873
Pearl Minclaire Osborne - b 21 Jun 1884
Marguerite Osborne - b. 28 Jan 1892
Wilhelm Earl Romaine Martine - b 11 Feb 1888

Edna, Marguerite, Donald, Harmon and Genevieve Turner, Vesta, Neb
Bertram Ehlers Rathje, Wheaton, Ill
Richard Carey Rathje, Aug 1903

Photograph Section in the back of the bible contains these photos and/or names:

Peter Minkler, great-grandfather (no photo)
Prudence Minkler
May Carey (no photo)
Susie May Carey, age 2 yrs, 4 mos;
Great Aunt Patty (no photo)
Great Uncle Hugabone
Great Aunt Anne
Great Aunt Melissa Boomer

This bible transcription was published in the ISGS quarterly SVI: 2, Summer 1984
Contributed by Fonda D. Wagner Baselt and she relates the bible's history as such:

"This bible was found in the city dump at Arvin, CA in 1971. It is in the possession of JoAnn Boyer of Farmington, NM. It was published in 1873 by J.C. McCurdy & Co."

The data was transcribed for Genealogy Trails by K. Torp



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