The DAR transcription contains additional information, DAR Bibles, vol. 41, p. 132:
"This Bible printed in Dordrecht, Hollan, in 1744 is now owned by Mrs. Thomas M. Clarke, Winsted, Conn. She bought it of Dr. Allaben in 1887 for $25.00. The fly leaf of the Bible contains the following:
'Te Dodrecht Jacoben Hendrick Keur - 1744'
(It was the first Bible taken into Dela. Co.)
"Harmonus Dumond married Jennie Brink January 31, 1761
1. Rachel, b. Oct. 19, 1761, bp. Wm. Holemus,
Minister of Esopus - married Wm. Dumond
2. Catherine, b. Aug. 17, 1764, bp. Minister Myer of Esopus - married Jacob Van Benschoten
3. John, b. Feb. 18, 1767, bp. by Minister Fermute of Livingston, md. Catherine Shaver
4. David, b. March 9, 1769, bp. Parson Cook in Rhinebeck - md. Mary Delamaster
5. Anna, b. Feb. 21m 1771, bp. by Parson Romine (married Christian Yaple)
6. Nelly, b. June 29, 1774, bp. by Parson Romine (married Phillip Yaple)
7. Peter, b. Aug 22, 1775, died March 9, 1778
bp. by Minister Dull.
8. Haumonus, Jr. married Mary Dumond, June 13, 1799
b. 19 Oct. 1778 after his father d. 27 Aug 1778"
Un-named, un-dated Newspaper account of the gift of the Bible to the Delaware County Historical Society, found pasted in the center of the Bible.
"A Page From the Bible Recently Presented to the Delaware County Historical Society by Mrs. Katherine Keener, Teaneck, N.J."
"The Delaware County Historical Association received its first gift recently. It is the old family Bible, dated 1744, which belonged to Harmonus Dumond, one of the first settlers of Middletown.
"The Bible was donated to the Association by Mrs. Katherine Keener, principal of Hawthorne School No. 5, Fycke Lane, Teaneck, NJ.
"The cover of the Bible is wood covered with leather. There are heavy metal pieces on the corners and it is held with broken metal hinges. The pages are of parchment, 9x11 inches. It is much worn and discolored by smoke or snuff. Most of the printing is in Dutch but some titles are in English. Each chapter is started with an elaborate letter. Many of the names are spelled as we spell them but some are different. The pages are numbered on one side only, one number for each leaf.
"In a few places, two pages of explanations are in English type but Dutch language.
"The picture above is of the Dumond family record. It is found about in the center of the book. Harmonus Dumond was one of the first settlers of Middletown, then in Ulster County. He was shot by a colonial troop from Scoharie. Since he was armed, they supposed that he was a Tory, but he was not. He died three days later on the twenty-ninth of August, 1778. This book belonged to the descendants of the same family.
"There are double page maps with illustrations at the bottoms in the book. The page at the beginning of the New Testament follows:
Alle Boecken des Nieuwe Verbonts
in de Jaren 1618 unde 1619
By Jacoben Hienrich Keur
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