New acquisition: Geyer-Ziegler family Bible

Written by Joel Alderfer on April 19, 2018

Recently, a German Bible published in 1693 in Frankfurt was donated to the Mennonite Heritage Center by Henry A. Ziegler of near Bally, PA. An inscription on the second page indicates the Bible was purchased by Johann Wilhelm Geyer in 1752 in Frankfurt, Germany, and was brought by him to Pennsylvania that year. He wrote: ā€œ1752 den 24 May hab ich Wilhelm Geyer diese Bibel gekaufft im Franckfort am Maynā€ [1752, the 24th of May, I, Wilhelm Geyer have purchased

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