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Augustus L. West, Brown Township, Hancock County, Indiana

No further information about the Bible is available. The family records page was given to Linda Parsons, Greenfield, Hancock Co., IN who generously shared it with the Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library.

Bible was found in a box of books purchased at an auction in Hancock County, Indiana, date unknown. The individual who purchased the books tore out the family records page and threw the Bible away.

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Augustus L. West born December 24, 1870
Eliza O. West born October 15, 1871
Augustus L. West and Eliza O. Somerville were united in marriage December 28, 1892
Audrey V. West born March 9, 1894
Oma Floy born December 27, 1899
Lorna Ruth born February 11, 1911

A. L. West, Eliza O. West and Ruth West united with the East Christian Church April 1922. Initiated into the Order of the Eastern Star November 19, 1923

A. L. and Ruth West Thomas and Eliza West by statement
A. L. and Ruth baptized by George Winfrey April 13, 1922
Eliza baptized by Carl Vanwinkle a few years before