Bible Record of Joseph and Hannah D. Engle

The following Bible record was copied Sept. 11, 1953 from the Family Bible of Joseph and Hannah D. Engle of Mount Holly, N.J. The book bears the printers name on the title page Wilt & Yost, 805 Market Street, Philadelphia, 1857. This Bible is in the possession of Joseph and Hannah D. Engle both advanced in life beyond eighty years residing at No. 114 Garden Street, Mount Holly.

Benjamin Franklin Hollinshead and Caroline Davis resided in Chester, Burlington County, New Jersey in 1860.

Marriages

  • Benj. F. Hollinshead & Caroline Davis were married December 5th 1849
  • Hannah D. Hollinshead and Joseph Engle were married Dec. 2, 1875

Births

  • Benjamin F. Hollinshead son of Joseph & Abigail B. Hollinshead was born March 13th 1822
  • Caroline Hollinshead daughter of Joseph & Hannah Davis was born Sept. 21st 1829
  • Hannah Davis daughter of Benjamin F. & Caroline Hollinshead was born December 29th 1851
  • Mary Collins daughter of Benjamin F. & Caroline Hollinshead was born February 4th 1854
  • Ellen Coppuck daughter of Benjamin F. & Caroline Hollinshead was born November 1st 1855
  • Martha Davis daughter of Benjamin F. & Caroline Hollinshead was born March 23rd 1860.

  • Benjamin Franklin Engle son of Joseph & Hannah D. Engle was born Jan. 19, 1875
  • Wilbert Hollinshead Engle son of Jos. & Hannah D. Engle was born July 13, 1877
  • Joseph Edward Engle son of Jos. & Hannah D. Engle was born Sept. 27, 1878.
  • Clifford Lingo Engle son of Jos. & Hannah D. Engle was born Feb. 15, 1880
  • Alfred Norman Engle son of Jos. & Hannah D. Engle was born Sept. 20, 1881
  • Frank Hollinshead Engle son of Jos. & Hannah D. Engle was born July 1, 1885
  • Helen Hollinshead Engle daughter of Jos. & Hannah D. Engle was born Sept. 25, 1886
  • Jervis Stokes Engle son of Jos. & Hannah PD. Engle was born Feb. 1, 1888
  • Martha Davis Engle daughter of Jos. and Hannah D. Engle was born Sept. 9, 1889
  • Elizabeth Verona Engle daughter of Jos. & Hannah D. Engle was born Nov. 11, 1890.
  • Marianna Wills Engle daughter of Jos & Hannah D. Engle was born Oct. 1, 1894.

Deaths

  • Mary C. Hollinshead departed this life March 29th 1879. Aged 25 yrs 1 mo and 25 days
  • Ellen C. Roberts departed this life May 7th 1887. Aged 31 years 6 mos and 6 days
  • Martha D. Hollinshead departed this life May 4th 1889. Aged 29 years 1 mo and 11 days.

Hannah D. Engle, now blind told me there was a loose sheet containing other data, but I did not see it in the Bible. Four of her children died in infancy, Benjamin Franklin Engle who lived 6 months; Jervis Stokes Engle who lived 6 months; Elizabeth (Bessie) Verona Engle who lived 9 months; and Marianna Wills Engle who lived but two days. T. Chalkley Matlack.

Source: Daughters of the American Colonists, William Penn Chapter; Collection of Bible records from Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Self published, [Philadelphia], 1958.

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