Doudt Family Bible

This Bible is located at the Steuben County Library, Angola, IN.

Marriage Record

This Certifies that the rite of Holy Matrimony was celebrated between Mr. Elias Doudt of Steuben County and wife Laura H. Shank of Steuben County on the 29th day of October at the brides residence 1876      By Rev. J.W. Marlin of  U. B. Church      Witness: Levi Doudt and N. C. Shank.

Births (listed on page 2)

Elias J. Doudt was borne July 19th 1855
Laura A. Shank was borne October 18th 1856
Herbert C. Doudt was borne November 28th 1877
Herman L. Doudt was borne July 28th 1879      
Blanche A. Doudt was borne June the 21, 1883
Goldie M. Doudt was borne August __ 1886
Audra Arlene Doudt born August 5 or 6th 1888      died 1971

Obituary (page 2)

   In Jackson Township April 7,1891 Laura A., wife of Elias J. Doudt aged 34 years, 5 months and 20 days.
   Deceased was the mother of five children, four of whom, together with her husband survive her.  At the age of fourteen she became a member of the United Brethren Church and lived a faithful, devoted christian life.  She was a kind loving wife and mother and will be sadly missed in her family, the church and her large circle of friends.  Funeral services were held at the Pleasant View Church, Rev. J. D. Brosy officiating.                                          (*Note: No paper name or date given.)

Deaths (listed on page 3)

Herman L. Doudt died August 10, 1879

*Note:  For more information on this Bible or for a Doudt family member, contact Pat Harrington, 4600 N 700 W, Angola, IN  46703.