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Mary J. English family Bible records

 Collection — Folder: S2412
Identifier: S2412

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of the family Bible records of Mary Jane English, including the Bible's title page and the pages used to record the mother and father, births, marriages, and deaths. The Bible was published in 1856 but also records family births and marriages that occured prior to that date. The last entry to the Bible was made to record Mrs. English's death on July 22, 1892.


  • 1856-1892

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Mary Jane Lee was born May 16, 1829 in Decatur County, Indiana to Absalom D. and Margaret (Pritchard) Lee. She married Joesph H. English on May 27, 1847 and they had 6 children: John Marshall D., William A., James C., Thomas J., Margaret E., and Milton M. Following William's death in March 1882, Mary English married Creth J. Loyd in November 1884. She died at the age of 63 on July 22, 1892.


Information found within collection. "Mary J. English or Lee." Indiana, U.S., Select Marriages Index, 1748-1993. Accessed August 31, 2022.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Existence and Location of Copies

Copies may be found in the Genealogy Collection:

[Pam.] ISLG 929.2 E582EN

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2022/09/01 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2022/09/01 by Laura Eliason.
Mary J. English family Bible records
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.