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Kratzer/Moody Family Bible Records


The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments. Published by the American Bible Society, New York, 1866. Inscription on front page: "Jacob Kratzer Greenfield Saratoga Co NY Nov 28th 1867". This leather-covered Bible measures 7" x 4 " and contains four family record pages and notations on the page facing the first family record page. Transcribed in January 2008 by Pat Peck

Facing family record page 1:

Jacob Kratzer Died Aug. 23 1933 9:30 a.m. Saratoga Spgs. N.Y.

Died January 24th 1923 (opposite Sarah Jane Moody)

Family record page 1:

Jacob Kratzer Born July 8th 1854 Prov. Of Bavaria, Germany

Sarah Jane Moody Born June 28th 1858

Viola Agnes Petitt April 23 1908

John Jacob Kratzer Born Sept 14 1908

Thomas Horsfield October 17 1911

Isadore E. Pettit Jan 16 1912

Family record page 2:

William H. Kratzer Born April 11 1877

Minnie E. Kratzer Born June 3 1878

John Henry Kratzer Born March 24 1880

Percy Evitt Kratzer Born November 1 1882

Emma Jane Kratzer Born November 10 1884

Clifton Otis Kratzer Born October 28 1885

Family record page 3:

Died August 5th 1877 (opposite William H. Kratzer)

Died Jan 8 1955 (opposite Minnie E. Kratzer)

Died Dec 20 1958 (opposite John Henry Kratzer)

Died May 13 1946 (opposite Percy Evitt Kratzer)

Died November 16 1884 (opposite Emma Jane Kratzer)

Died March 28, 1887 with diptheria (opposite Clifton Otis Lratzer)

Family record page 4:

Elsie Louisa Kratzer Born May 30 1887 (written in pencil below Elsie: Petitt)

Francis Pauline Kratzer Born Nov 3 1889 (written in pencil below Francis: Horsfield)_

Isadore Mary Kratzer born Jan 21 1892 (written in pencil below Isadore: Hammond)

Died Dec 30 1960

Marguerite Caroline Kratzer (written in pencil below this name: Deur?)

March 17 1895

Died May 12 1960

(Also in the Bible are 2 sheets of paper, one hand-written, one typed)

Handwritten sheet:

Brother of my Grandmother Moody

William H. Dingman enlisted Nov 7 - 1863 at Saratoga Spgs - mustered in as a private

Co L Dec 31 1863 - to serve 3 yrs

Died of Disease June 15 1864 at Fort Dauche La

He was in the Cavelry [sic] when he died

Jacob Kratzer - born July 8 - 1854 Prov of Bavaria Germany

S. J. Moody - Born June 28 1858 at Saratoga Springs

J.J. K - Sep 14 Frances - Nov 3 - 1889

Tom Oct 17 Isadore - Jan 21 1982

Minnie - June 3 - 1878 Mary - Mar 17 1895

John Mar 24 - 1880 Percy Nov 1 1882

E May 30 1887

Typewritten sheet:

Jacob Kratzer. Born. July 8-1854

Died. Aug 23-1933


Sarah Jane Moody Kratzer Born. June 28-1858

Died. Jan 24-1923


William Henery Kratzer Born. April 11-1877

Died. Aug 5-1877

 

Minnie Elizabeth Kratzer Born. June 3-1878

Died Jan 8 1955

 

John Henery Kratzer Born. March 24-1880

Died Dec 20 1957

 

Percy Evitt Kratzer Born. Nov 1-1882

Died May 13 1946


Emma Jane Kratzer Born. Nov 10-1884

Died. Nov 16-1884


Clifton Otis Kratzer Born. Oct 28-1885

Died. March 28-1887


Elsie Louise Kratzer Born. May 30-1887

Died. Aug 4 1969


Francis Pauline Kratzer Born. May 30-1889


Isadore Mary Kratzer Born. Jan 21-1892

Died. Dec 20 1960

 

Marguerite Caroline Kratzer Born. March 17-1895

Died May 1960

The above Bible record was previously posted to NYSARATO-L by Pat Peck on 20 Jan 2008.

 

Julie Eason Smith, an attorney in Central Florida, posted information from another Kratzer family bible on the Kratzer Family Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com) on May 27, 1999. This Bible record contained:

Andrew Kratzer b. April 24, 1837 in Germany
Lydia Tracy b. Aug. 15, 1855; married Andrew April 7, 1875 in
Saratoga Springs

Children:
Hartley Kratzer, b. April 6, 1878
Millie Kratzer, b. Oct. 2, 1879
Edus L. Kratzer, b. June 18, 1886
Luther J. Kratzer, b. Oct. 1, 1889
Almy L. Kratzer, b. April 15, 1893

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