..."Fraktur" Mennonite artwork which celebrates the birth of Abraham Neff. It reads: "In the year of our Lord, December 7, 1802 ". Abraham was 10 years old when Michael Graybiel made the bellows for his father Peter Neff in 1812
to begin the Neff metal-working tradition. Abraham came form a Mennonite...
31 March 1800,
...: Nordhamthon County Pennsylvania. Married March 31, 1800.
Peter had bellows made for him by Michael Graybiel and his name can be found in the Graybiel Ledger on pages 183, February 28th, 1812
and page 184, March 24, 1812
. The February 1812
entry was the first of two very important historic entries...
...A photo of Abraham P. Neff (December 7, 1802- December 16, 1874) wearing traditional Mennonite clothing. He was 10 years old when Michael Graybiel made the bellows for his father Peter Neff in 1812
to begin the Neff metal-working tradition. Abraham came form a Mennonite family of strong faith who...
1736 German Bible
1829 Bible belonging to Abraham Moyer.
1814 Religious book belonging to the Moyer Family
1805 Religious Book
31 Aug 1812,
...An original hand-written certificate dated August 31, 1812
declaring that John Graybiel of the Township of Wainfleet, County of Lincoln was a "manonist" and a son of a "Manonist" (meaning a Mennonite). This certificate, which the Militia Act required to be signed by three members...
...A bible written in German from the year 1742.
This bible might also have been used during the War of 1812
...", discusses how she was only 10 years of age during Drummonds siege at Fort Erie. She spoke about "indians" in the area coming to visit her home on Sherk road. Eva cam from a Mennonite family of strong faith who did not take an active part in the War of 1812
For more information, read "'Scruples...
1811 Fraktur Writing Exercise by the Wills Family.
1811 Fraktur songbook belonging to Jacob Moyer.
1790 A Fraktur writing exercise belonging to Samuel Moyer.
1780 Fraktur artwork created by Jacob Moyer. It is believed to be the oldest of its kind in Canada.
1776 Moyer Family Bible.
Includes genealogical information.
1815 Cider press created by Jacob Fry in 1815.
1815 This house was built by Jacob Fry and is based on the medieval architectural style.
c. 1815 A cupboard within the Jacob Fry home. This cupboard was most likely used for storage of the bible and other religious items.
1814 This book was owned by the Ball Family.
The Martyr's Mirror chronicles the lives of Christian martyrs, beginning with Christ's apostles. This book would be as common, and as important, in a Mennonite home as the bible.
1799, Bible written in German that belonged to Salomon Moyer. 385 pages