The Aby family of Peoria County, Illinois : the Eaby family of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania : progeny of Theodorus Eby (1663-1732), the Swiss Mennonite pioneer of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Five pages of Eby family genealogy 1714-1833 following the New Testament and one-half page 1730-1772 preceding the New Testament. Photocopies housed in separate envelope.
Three examples of old repairs removed by conservator housed in separate envelope.
Approximately ten very fragile dried leaves, one colored drawing of the crucifixion on leather, one straight pin, and one strip of paper removed by conservator and placed in folder housed in separate envelope.
Five sheets 22 x 14 cm. of translations from Bible removed by conservator and placed in folder housed in separtate envelope.
Twenty-three colored slides and explanatory materials document progress of restoration in separate envelope.
Professionally restored by Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts including repaired pages new cover of blind-tooled full leather and clasps in a linen clam-shell box; original cover and clasps housed in separate linen clam-shell box.
Biblia, das ist : die ganze Heilige Schrift alten und neuen Testaments : nach der deutschen Uebersetzung von Doctor Martin Luther : mit lehrreichen Vorreden, und vielen nuÌˆtzlichen und seltenen Registern versehen ; nebst dem dritten Buch der MaccabaÌˆer, und Zugabe des dritten und vierten Buchs Ezra : imgleichen, eine kurz gefasste Biblische Geschichte und Lebensbeschreibung Doctor Martin Luthers
Loose items removed to MG-399, Eby-Weaver/Weber family bible includes: "This German Bible belonged to Anna Eby, first wife of Abraham Weaver who was a direct descendant of the Webers (Weavers) original settlers of Weber Thal or Weaverland. This book presented to the Lancaster County Historical Society by Elizabeth Weaver and Gertrude M. Weaver, Jan. 1953."
Hand-decorated genealogy of Daniel Eby on back endpaper.
Four pages of Weaver and Eby genealogy laid in before the back endpaper.
Stamp of Henrich Miller, Buchbinder, In der Ost-Oranien=Strasse, gegenuÌˆÌˆber der Deutsch Reformirten Kirche, Lancaster.
Full-page hand-drawn Taufschein for Anna Eby; second full-page hand-drawn Taufschien for Anna Eby precedes title page of the New Testament.
Laid in before p. 235 are a color engraving with poem of Jesus coming into Jerusalem (34 x 23 cm), a color drawing of a horse (10 x 8 cm), color drawing of flowers with note "Gedruckt und zu haben bey G. S. Peters, Harrisgurg, Pa. (9 x 10 cm), and tract No. 19 "Heavenly Tidings.
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A biographical history of the Eby family : being a history of their movements in Europe during the Reformation and of their early settlement in America; as also much other unpublished historical information belonging to the family