David B. Updegraff Bible
Scope and Contents
This collection contains David Benjamin Updegraff's heavily annotated Bible. His notes discuss theology and the content of the Bible. It also includes placed or tipped-in materials and notes.
- Updegraff, David Benjamin (Author, Person)
Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).
David Benjamin Updegraff (-1864) was born in Winchester, Virginia but ultimately moved with his family to Ohio, where he remained until his death in 1864. David Benjamin was a farmer and also served as a minister for the
Society of Friends. He married Rebecca Taylor Updegraff in 1812. Together, David and Rebecca were
actively involved in the anti-slavery movement. They were members of the Anti-Slavery League and used
their farm as a station on the Underground Railroad. David Benjamin and Rebecca Taylor Updegraff had a total of eight children. Jonathan Taylor Updegraff, their oldest son, was born in 1822. He attended Franklin College and pursued a career in medicine, which led him abroad to Europe and eventually to a position as a Union army surgeon in the Civil War. He served as a U.S Congressman from 1879 until his death in 1882.
Source: MC 1031
0.21 Linear Feet
Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed January 2016.
- David B. Updegraff Bible, undated
- Mary A. Crauderueff
- January 2016
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