Special Picture # 270 – Book of Common Prayer – 1877

 

 

This Book of Common Prayer, used in the Protestant Episcopal Church, was given to Grandpa’s Mother, Ella Duryee, at Christmas when she was twenty-seven, four years before she married Alfred Beck Guion, my great-grandfather. 

 

The Book of COMMON PRAYER and administration of THE SACRAMENTS, and other RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH, according to the use of the PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH in the UNITES STATES OF AMERICA, together with the PSALTERS, OR PSALMS OF DAVID

Tomorrow, I’ll begin posting a week of letters written in 1942. Dan has already been drafted and the other 3 older boys are all concerned about their own status in the draft. Grandpa and Dave are the only two Guions left in Trumbull.

Judy Guion

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4 thoughts on “Special Picture # 270 – Book of Common Prayer – 1877

  1. Mrs. P says:

    I have a bible that was given to my great great aunt on her wedding day. I was hoping it had some inscriptions with dates of important events but it only had her wedding day marked in it. it is quite large, maybe 3 inches thick.

  2. Gallivanta says:

    I have a Bible about that age which belonged to my great grandmother.

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