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"Roots by the River" Revised by Marcus Miller is now available from the Brethren Heritage Center. The price is $40.00 (plus tax in Ohio) and $3.50 for shipping. The book tells the story of the Old German Baptist Brethren in Miami County and the history of  the Covington OGBB Church through 2010. This is a revised edition with corrected and expanded information. This 8½ by 11 inch burgundy hardback has larger type and has full footnotes and a complete index. We only have 400 hundred copies. Order now!

Chart of the Brethren Bodies The third and current 2005 edition of the Chart of Brethren Bodies is available. Based on compilations by Donald F. Durnbaugh and others, including the Brethren Encyclopedia, the chart shows the significant historical events that created the “Brethren” denominations from the beginning in 1708 to the 21st century in time-line form. A brief explanation of each event borders the time-line on three sides. This clear graphic display of our Church’s dynamics makes this chart an excellent study aid for membership and Sunday School classes. The three color chart that measures 36 inches long by 24 inches high is only available from the Brethren Heritage Center. This is a great addition to any Church library.  To the genealogist it is a must in understanding variations within the Brethren bodies.
 
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Brethren, Anabaptist, and Pietist history and related books

Civil War buffs may be interested in this 485 page compilation by Audrey Gilbert: Preble County, Ohio and the Civil War. Years of work have produced an interesting collection of personal stories and historical accounts that were gleaned from the Eaton Register. Here is what the author says about her project.

“Official records of Civil War battles are to be found in numerous books and records. The following are abstracts of information found in the EATON REGISTER for the war years, including parts of letters from men on the battlefields. It was felt these first hand accounts might be more interesting than the official reports.”

Here is a excerpt from a letter from Julius Blythe to his mother----- “Aug. 12, 1861, Camp Dix, Baltimore, MD.------ To Mrs. Blythe – After leaving home last year, I worked at a number of jobs in a number of places, ending in New Orleans where I found the country up in arms and that northern men had no chance at all. Those for whom I had labored paid me less than what was due. The Secessionist were drilling a company on the bank of the river when a boat landed at the wharf. The Captain of the company demanded the crew give three cheers for Jeff Davis. They all did except a little Englishman, who gave three cheers for Lincoln as loud as he could yell. He paid dearly because in five minutes, he was taken and hung until dead. This produced much excitement yet no man dare say one word against the inhuman act without losing his life in a like manner. Following the murder my own life was threatened. I was notified to leave in 30 minutes and was compelled to go without taking any of my clothes except what I was then wearing. I departed immediately; the day after a rain storm came up, when I was compelled to seek shelter in a little grocery along the road. I found the grocery full of men; they were disposed to ask me a great many questions and afterward treated me inhumanly. They laid me down on the floor, shaved my head and took what money I had, kicked me out of the house. …... I am now in Baltimore... Julius Blythe”

This compilation also contains a name index. Each copy is signed by the author and printed on demand on acid free paper and in a three ring binder. The cost is $88.00 (plus tax in Ohio) which includes shipping. Allow three weeks for delivery. Contact the Brethren Heritage Center at 937-833-5222 or amack1708@verizon.net.


HYMN-BOOK ANGEL KIT. CONTAINS ALL YOU NEED TO MAKE THIS CHRISTMAS DECORATION INCLUDING THE RED BRETHREN HYMNAL.      STEP-BY-STEP PICTURES AND  INSTRUCTIONS TO SHOW YOU HOW TO

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TITLEAUTHOR DATE PAGES PRICE
CELEBRATING A PAST, ENVISIONING A FUTURE Dale Stoffer 2009 135 $16.00
BEYOND OUR MEANS R Jan & Roma Jo Thompson 2009 286 $19.00
THEY COUNTED THE COST Keith M Bailey 2009 535 $50.00
RESTORING THE HOUSEHOLD: THE QUEST OF THE GRACE BRETHREN CHURCH Todd Scoles 2008 279 $13.00
ANNABAPTIST WORLD USA Donald B. Kraybill; C. Nelson Hostetter 2001 296 $24.95
COLONIAL GERMANTOWN MENNONITES Leonard Gross; Jan Gleyson 2007 80 $13.00
SCHWARZENAU 1708-2008 (in English and German, 66 photographs) Otto Marburger 2008 246 $24.50
GIVE A GOAT (Picture and storybook) Written by Jan West Schrock; Illustrated by Aileen Darragh 2008 32 $16.95
ALEXANDER MACK, A MAN WHO RIPPLED THE WATERS (Picture and storybook) Written by Myrna Grove; Illustrated by Mary Jewell 2008 60 $22.00
BRETHREN BRUSH WITH GREATNESS (JUNIORS)(32 stories) Frank Ramirez 2008 149 $16.00
PORTRAIT OF A PEOPLE: THE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN AT 300 Carl Desportes Bowman 2008 146 $16.00
THE ORIGIN OF THE SCHWARZENAU BRETHREN Marcus Meier 2008 246 $40.00
A TOUR THROUGH THE CAMP MACK MURALS WITH BILL EBERLY (DVD) Bill Eberly; David Sollenberger, Videographer and Editor 2008   $14.99
THE OLD BRETHREN (REVISED) James H. Lehman 2008 263 $18.95
BIBLE VISIT: THE SAUER STORY (DVD) Bible Visit 2006   $8.00
BRETHREN ON THE SHIP ALLEN: A STUDY OF THE PASSENGERS ON THE SHIP ALLEN (1729) ATTEMPTING TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THOSE WHO WERE FOLLOWERS OF ALEXANDER MACK AT SURHUISTERVEEN AND THOSE WHO WERE NOT Dwayne Wrightsman 2008 19 $6.00
COUNTRY  PREACHER, THE; The LIFE AND MINISTRY OF ELDER SOLOMON STONER Shuman, Herman 2006 206 $7.00
THE HAPPENING, NICKEL MINE AND SCHOOL TRAGEDY Harvey Yoder 2007 173 $12.00
FORGIVENESS: A LEGACY OF THE WEST NICKEL MINES AMISH SCHOOL (About the shooting at the Amish school in 2006) (NEW) John L. Ruth 2007 151 $11.00
FRESH FROM THE WORD:  DEVOTIONS FOR THE 300TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BRETHREN - HARDBOUND  (NEW) VARIOUS AUTHORS OF BRETHREN BODIES 2007 539 $15.00
THE DAY BOOK/ACCOUNT BOOK OF ALEXANDER MACK, JR. (1712-1803)(NEW) Edward E.Qyinter 2004 194 $20.00
THE DAY BOOK/ACCOUNT BOOK OF ALEXANDER MACK, JR. (1712-1803)(NEW) Edward E.Qyinter 2004 194 $20.00
The Brethren Heritage Collection-A four DVD set of Brethren history  (NEW) With Notes and Study Questions by David Sollenberger 1937-2006 4 DVD      $45.95
songs of devotion no. 2 (shaped notes) Simon Filbrun   224 $13.95
A COLLECTION OF HYMNS AND SACRED SONGS, SUITED TO BOTH PRIVATE AND PUBLIC DEVOTIONS, AND ESPECIALLY ADAPTED TO THE WANTS AND USES OF THE BRETHREN OF THE OLD GERMAN BAPTIST BRETHREN CHURCH (32ND EDITION)     400 $7.00
THE BRETHREN HYMNAL A COLLECTION OF PSALMS, HYMNS AND SPIRITUAL SONGS SUITED FOR SONG SERVICE IN CHRISTIAN WORSJHIP, FOR CHURCH SERVICE, SOCIAL MEETINGS AND SUNDAY SCHOOLS General Conference of the German Baptist Brethren Church by the Committee   512 $12.95
THOMPSON CHAIN-REFERENCED KING JAMES   VERSION LARGE PRINT BIBLE, RED LETTER, THUMB INDEXED, BLACK BONDED LETTER Kirkbride Bible Company     $90.00
THOMPSON CHAIN-REFERENCED KING JAMES   VERSION REGULAR PRINT BIBLE, RED LETTER, THUMB INDEXED, BLACK BONDED LETTER Kirkbride Bible Company      
THE HOLY BIBLE AUTHORIZED KING JAMES VERSION WITH FULL COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE OLD MASTERS; CONCORDANCE: BIBLICAL DICTIONARY; INDEX; FAMILY REGISTER. BLACK OR BROWN LEATHER WITH GOLD EDGES. A GREAT FAMILY BIBLE. Bible House, North Carolina   708;
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$100.00
THE HOLY BIBLE, 1611 KING JAMES VERSION (CONTAINS THE APOCRAPHA) SOFT LEATHER BOUND Hendrickson Publications     $70.00
THE HOLY BIBLE, 1611 KING JAMES VERSION (CONTAINS THE APOCRAPHA) HARD COVER LEATHER BOUND Hendrickson Publications     $35.00
THE HOLY BIBLE KING JAMES VERSion; large print CONCORDANCE; MAPS: SOFT LEATHER BOUND Hendrickson Publications   1,644 $35.00
THE HOLY BIBLE; KING JAMES VERSION ; COMPACT REFERNCE EDITION; SOFT LEATHER BOUND Hendrickson Publications   1,590 $20.00
the holy bible king james version; large print, wide margin; margins for notes; 11 point black letter type; end of verse cross-references; 76 page concordance; soft cover leather bound Hendrickson Publications   1,644 $59.95
Glories Seen and Unseen: A Study of the Head Covering Henderson, Warren 2007 150 $12.00
A Dunker Guide to Brethren History Brethren Press 2010 136 $12.95
By Water and the Word: The Birth of the Brethren (DVD) Sollenberger, David 1996. 25 min. $19.95
Beyond Our Means: How the Brethren Service Center Dared to Embrace the World Thompson, R. Jan and Jo 2009 286 $19.00
The Western and Central States Directory (Small)       $3.50
The Western and Central States Directory (Large)       $5.50
The Old German Baptist Church, Ohio Directory--November, 2009 (small edition) The Miami Valley Press 2009 64 $5.50
The Old German Baptist Church, Ohio Directory--November, 2009 (large edition) The Miami Valley Press 2009 64 $7.00
2010 Indiana Directory including Wisconsin (Old German Baptist Brethren (small edition) The Miami Valley Press 2010 106 $5.00
2010 Indiana Directory including Wisconsin (Old German Baptist Brethren (large edition) The Miami Valley Press 2010 106 $6.50
Old German Baptist Brethren Brotherhood New Conference Directory 2010 (small edition)   2010 132 $6.00
Old German Baptist Brethren Brotherhood New Conference Directory 2010 (large edition)   2010 132 $10.00
Anabaptist World USA Kraybill, Donald B.; Hosstetter, C. Nelson 2001 296 $24.95
Amish Grace Kraybill, Donald B 2007 267 $16.95
Amish Peace: Simple Wisdom for a Complicated World Fisher, Suzanne Woods 2009 218 $12.99
Hey, Little Ant (Should one step on an ant?) Illustrated children's book Hoose, Phillip amd Hannah Hoose; Tilley, Debbie 1998 24 $20.00
Faith the Cow (Heifer Project) Children's book Hoover, Susan Bame; Sykora, Maggie 1995 27 $16.00
The Tall Man (Story of John Naas) Children's book Davis, Dorothy Brandt and Carl Brandt 1996 25 $11.95
The Middle Man (Story of John Kline) Children's book Davis, Dorothy Brandt; Sara Elizabeth 1992 31 $11.95
The Little Man (Story of Isaac Newton Harvey Beahm) Childre's book Davis,
Dorothy, Sara and Carl
1996 45 $11.95
My Mother Etta (Revised) Davison, Mary E.; Garber, Sherda E. 2011 272 $25.00
The Naked Anabaptist: The Rare Essentials of a Radical Faith Murray, Stuart 2010 191 $13.99
Genesis--New VHS Charleston Heston Presents the Bible 1993   $5.00
The Story Of Moses--New VHS Charleton Heston Presents the Bible 1993   $5.00
The End from the Beginning Keith R. Wolf 2007 261 $20.00
Biography and Family History of Floyd R.Wagoner Wagoner, George C. 1978 59 $5.00
Fruit of the Vine Durnbaugh, Donald F. 1997 675 $54.95
European Origins of the Brethren Durnbaugh, Donald F. 1958 463 $19.95
The Brethren in Colonial America Durnbaugh, Donald F. 1967 659 19.95
The Brethren in the New Nation Sappington, Roger E. 1976 496 19.95
The Brethren in Industrial America Sappington, Roger E. 1985 504 19.95
On the Backroad to Heaven Kraybill, Donald B. and Bowman, Carl D. 2001 330 16.95
The CPS Story Keim, Albert N. 1990 124 11.95
Meet the Brethren Durnbaugh, D. F., editor 1984 120 8.00
Living Without Electricity Scott, Stephen and Pellman, Kenneth 1999 158 7.95
The Amish School Fisher, Sara E. and Stahl, Rachel 1997 96 6.95
The Puzzles of Amish Life Kraybill, Donald B. 1998 126 7.95
Why Do They Dress That Way? Scott, Stephen 1997 160 7.95
Plain Buggies Scott, Stephen 1998 96 6.95
The Riddle of Amish Culture Kraybill, Donald B. 2001 397 15.95
Twenty Most Asked Questions Good, Merle and Phyllis 1995 96 6.95
Choosing Against War Roth, John D. 2002 206 9.95
A History of the Amish Nolt, Steven M 1992 318 9.95
Moving Toward the Mainstream Fitzkee, Donald R. 1995 347 9.95
Theological Writings on Various Subjects Nead, Peter 1997 reprint 468 14.95
A Cup of Cold Water Kreider, J. Kenneth 2001 588 35.00
God's Means of Grace Yoder, C. F. 1979 reprint 631 15.00
The Complete Writings of Alexander Mack A Brethren Encyclopedia Inc. Pub. 1991 120 14.00
The Beliefs of the Early Brethren 1706-1735 William G. Willoughby 1999 108 35.00
Brethren Beginnings Donald F. Durnbaugh 1992 99 25.00
Hochmann Von Hochenau 1670-1721 Heinz Renkewitz 1993 148 30.00
Brethren Dress Esther Fern Rupel 1994 183 45.00
Background & Development of Brethren Doctrines Dale R. Stoffer 1989 327 46.00
The German Hymnody of the Brethren 1720-1903 Hedwig T. Durnbaugh 1986 322 25.00
The Brethren Encyclopedia all four volumes 1983 2126 220.00
The Brethren Encyclopedia three first volumes     150.00
The Brethren Encyclopedia fourth volume 2006    80.00
The Old German Baptist Brethren Charles D. Thompson, Jr. 2006 219 20.00
The Olive Branch S.F. Sanger & D. Hays 1907 232 11.95
Counting the Cost William G. Willoughby 1979 176 10.95
Brethren Society Carl F. Bowman 1995 491 23.95
The Brethren Presence in the World Brethren Encyclopedia Pub. 2004 166 12.00
Report of the Proceedings of the 1998 Brethren World Assembly Brethren Encyclopedia Pub. 2004 166 12.00
Papers from the Elder John Kline Bicentennial Celebration Brethren Encyclopedia Pub. 1999 289 9.00
Hans Landis James W. Lowry 2003 234 14.95
Biblical Pacifism Dale W. Brown 1989 184 16.95
One I Love Joy Jacobs & Ruth Dourte 1991 190 13.95
Mirror of the Martyrs John S. Oyer & Robert S. Kreider 1990 96 9.95
Martyrs Mirror Thielman J. van Braght 1886 1158 40.00
Brethren Hymnal Brethren Publishing House 1988 12 12.95
Do Followers of Jesus Fight? Edward Yoder 2003 58 2.50
And They Twain Mary E. Davidson & Sherda E. Garber 1998 328 9.95
An Uncommon Woman Nancy Kettering Frye 1997 60 6.95
Gather Up the Fragments Intro:  Linda Frick ---- 24 3.25
Christian History Biography (magazine) Issue Number 84 Fall, 2004   5.00
Ammi-My People William J. Shoup 1905 473 8.00
Voices of the Turtledoves Jeff Bach 2002 282 34.95
Life of John Kline Benjamin Funk 1900 493 9.95
West Alexandria First Brethren Church Audrey Gilbert 2003 36 4.50
Cemetery Inscriptions of Newberry Twp. Miami Co., OH Joseph Bosserman, Sr. ---- 206 30.00
Historical Events of the Clarence M. Stump family Shirley L. Frick 2006 160 50.00
The Albert Balsbaugh family Brian Balsbaugh 2002 101 25.00
Descendants of John & Susanna (Ulrich) Deeter Gale Edwin Spitler Honeyman & Linda Kay Stephens McDaniel 1994 782 50.00
The Past Steps On the Heels of the Future Dianne (Cain) Black 2004 275 40.00
The Buggies Still Run Warren S. Kissinger 1983 126 2.00
A Mural History of the Church of the Brethren Phyllis E. Leininger 1953 36 7.00
The Amish and the State Donald B. Kraybill 1993 351 19.95
Foxe's Book of Martyrs John Foxe 1998 409 5.00
The Trail of Blood J. M. Carroll 1931 56 1.50
Here Am I Send Me John L. Huffaker 2003 92 9.95
The Bible:  A History Stephen M. Miller & Robert V. Huber 2004 256 29.95
Favorite Recipes Prince of Peace Church of the Brethren 1999 150 7.00
LaVerne-Evergreen Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions Lorraine Frantz Edwards and E. Louise Larick 1989 263 20.00
Preble County, Ohio  Land Records  Volume IV  Books 14 - 19 Recorded 1832--1836  Audrey Gilbert    

15.00

 

Preble County, Ohio  Land Records  Books 5 -- 8  1821 -- 1827 Audrey Gilbert     12.00
1840 Preble County, Ohio Census  Audrey Gilbert     16.50
Obituary Abstracts  Preble County, Ohio Newspapers  1900-- 1905 Audrey Gilbert     15.00
Preble County, Ohio  Common Pleas  Court Records  1842  --  1853  Volume II Audrey Gilbert     25.00
Applications For Proof Of Birth Date From Preble County Court Records Audrey Gilbert     13.00
Abstracts From Preble County, Ohio Newspaper Obituaries Book Audrey Gilbert 1911-1914    $25.00
Abstracts From Preble County, Ohio Newspapers Obituaries Book VIII Audrey Gilbert 1919-1922  

$20.00

 

Preble County, Ohio Marriages Audrey Gilbert 1916-1926   $25.00
Preble County, Ohio Marriages Audrey Gilbert 1860-1898   $25.00
Preble County, Ohio 1820 Census Audrey Gilbert 1820   $15.00 
Preble County, Ohio 1860 Census Audrey Gilbert 1860   $25.00 
Preble County, Ohio 1870 Census Audrey Gilbert 1870   $25.00 
Preble County, Ohio 1880 Census Audrey Gilbert 1880  

$25.00 

 

Preble County, Ohio 1890 Property Tax List Audrey Gilbert 1890  

$15.00 

 

Probate Abstracts Preble County, Ohio Estates and Guardianship Cases 2000 through 2999

 

Audrey Gilbert    

$25.00

 

 

Probate Abstracts Estate and Guardianships Preble County, Ohio Cases 8000 to 8999 Book 8 Audrey Gilbert     $25.00
Planting the Faith in a New Land: Church of the Brethren in Indiana  Stephen E. Bowers     $25.00
The Love Feast Frank Ramirez     $20..00
Obituary Abstracts. Preble County, Ohio Newspapers 1911-1914 Vol. VI Audrey Gilbert   283 $35.00
Obituary Abstracts 1850--1890 from Eaton Register and Eaton Democrat Newspapers in Eaton, Preble County, Ohio Volume I Audrey Gilbert 1850-1890 193 $25.00
Twin Valley Tidbits Audrey Gilbert   117 $15.00
TWIN VALLEY TIDBITS VOL.III 1888-1897 Audrey Gilbert   136 $15.00
TWIN VALLEY TIDBITS 1924-1929 Audrey Gilbert   162 15.00
From Anabaptist Seed: Exploring the Historical  Center of Anabaptist Teaching  and Practices C. Arnold Snyder   52 $9.00
Choosing Against War: A Christian View John D. Roth   206 $10.00
The Daniel Arnold Family of Montgomery County, Ohio Compiled by David Charles Procunier Daniel Arnold 1792-1864, Cath-arine Harsh-barger Arnold 1795-1852 101 $20.00
The Tie That Binds: The Samuel Garber Family Thompson, Linda A.   323 $65.00
A Tribute to the Seagoing Cowboys (CD) Peggy Reiff Miller      
         
         
         
         

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