Title Page: Combination HOLY BIBLE…Containing The Old and New Testaments.
Sears, Roebuck & Co., Chicago, Ill. no date
Originally Submitted by Mrs. Marilyn WEBB
Original Bible in possession of Owen KELSHEIMER
[Transcribed for Genealogy Trails by Linda Natale; Proofed by Mary Kay Krogman]
Edward W. KELSHEIMER was married to Temperance DESART Sep 2, 1849
Edward W. KELSHEIMER was married to Rebecca SMITH Oct 26, 1853
Edward W. KELSHEIMER was born May 14, 1818
Rebecca KELSHEIMER was born Jan 11, 1833
Permelia E. KELSHEIMER was born Aug 20, 1854
George N. KELSHEIMER was born Mar 21, 1856
John W. KELSHEIMER was born Oct 26, 1857
Emma E. KELSHEIMER LEIGH was born Aug 23, 1859
Mary I. KELSHEIMER GIVENS was born Apr 10, 1861
Charles E. KELSHEIMER was born Oct 23, 1862
Martha A. KELSHEIMER MANN was born Feb 10, 1864
Ida M. KELSHEIMER PEABODY was born Dec 4, 1865
Benjamin F. KELSHEIMER was born Apr 2, 1868
Hugar H. KELSHEIMER was born Oct 12, 1870
Susan L. KELSHEIMER RUSSUM was born Jan 26, 1873
Sarah D. KELSHEIMER was born Oct 20, 1875
(note - married names of females have been added in different hand, apparently at later date.)
John W. KELSHEIMER departed this life Nov 13, 1859; 2y 18d
Dilly KELSHEIMER departed this life Dec 15, 1875; 1m 25d
Edward Winston KELSHEIMER departed this life Oct 16, 1899; 81y 5m 2d
Rebecca KELSHEIMER departed this life Oct 24, 1921; 89y 9m 13d
Mary KELSHEIMER departed this life Feb 19, 1916; 58y 10m 9d
Benjamine KELSHEIMER departed this life Nov 2, 1936; 69y 7m
George N. KELSHEIMER departed this life Jan 27, 1937; 80y 10m 6d
Permelia E. KELSHEIMER departed this life Jan 2, 1939; 84y 4m 13d
Emme E. KELSHEIMER departed this life Mar 26, 1940; 80y 7m
Charles Everett KELSHEIMER departed this life Apr 16, 1947; 84y 4m 16d
Hugar Houstun KELSHEIMER departed this life Mar 2, 1943; 72y
Martha A. KELSHEIMER MANN departed this life Feb 4, 1942; 77y 11m 24d
Ida May KELSHEIMER PEABODY departed this life Mar 20, 1959; 93y 2m 20d
Lillie KELSHEIMER RUSSUM departed this life Feb 26, 1967; 94y 1m
Bible of Jesse and Emily Carter Straughn belongs to John O. Lewis of Borger, Texas, and is now in the possession of Hazel F. Lewis, Danville, Illinois.
Jesse Straughn, born June 20, 1825
Emily Jane Straun, born ca. March 18, 1834
France Ellen Straun, born May 18, 1850
James Straun, born March 24, 1852
Bryant Straun, born February 9, 1854
Sary Jane Straun, born December 19, 1855
Mary Mandy Straun, born September 27, 1857
Judy Ann Straun, born February 26, 1859
Matildy Catran Straun, born May 19, 1861
Isaac M. Biddle, born February 11, 1864
Alla Biddle, born April 17, 186?
John L. Glenn, born March 22, 18??
Shelby L. Glenn, born March 9, 1871
Nora B. Glenn, born September 22, 1872
Minnie B. Glenn, born March 17, 1877
Emily Jane Carter (1) Jesse Straugh, February 27, 1850, in Parks County, Indiana.
Emily Jane Carter (2) ___ Biddle, in Vermillion County, Illinois.
Emily Jane Carter (3) ___ Glenn, in Vermillion County, Illinois.
Sary Jane Straun [sic] married Jon D. Lewis
Charles Eber Lewis married Hazel Franklin Lewis.
[Source: "Indiana Source Book, Genealogical material from the Hoosier Genealogist," 1861-1966, Volume 1; Various transcriptions compiled by Willard Heiss, 1977; transcribed by Genealogy Trails Transcription Team]