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Family Bibles served more than one use. In addition to giving religious ideas and comfort, family records were often entered onto pages that were just for such information. David Hoyt (1722-1814) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, wrote the births and deaths of his wife and their 12 children on a page in this book. This Bible was passed down to his great-great grandson, Horatio, born in 1868.


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Family Bible owned by David Hoyt

printer   Alexander Kincaid
date   1762
location   Edinburgh, Scotland
width   7.75"
height   9.5"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Books/Book
accession #   #L00.034

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Hoyt family register

Chest of Drawers

"Old Indian House"

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