Peter Printz Family Bible

The information on this page was originally part of the Genealogical Society of Page County (GSPC) website. GSPC was dissolved in 2005. Permission has been granted for use by Teresa Kelley


GSPC Newsletter, Vol. 2, No. 2 Spring 1991.
A photographic copy of the Bible record can be found in the GSPC files located at the Page County Public Library.

Mr. Howard G. Miller, Sterling, VA 22170 has submitted a photographic copy of the Bible Records of Peter Printz. The Bible is in English, on the title page of the New Testament is the printed date of 1832. The data was copied by Mr. Miller in 1978, at which time the family bible was in the possession of Mr. & Mrs. Harry Miller, who resided on the old Peter Printz home place at Ida, Page Co., VA. Mr. Miller is deceased but his wife, Florence, still resides at the home place. The Bible is no longer in her possession as it has passed to her niece, Sandra Yates of Luray. Data recorded in the Bible as follows:


Peter PRINTZ married to Frances MILLER June 11, 1810
Peter PRINTZ was born June 4, 1791.
Peter PRINTZ died May 12, 1866, age 74 years 11 mo. 8 da.
Frances MILLER was born May 6, 1791.

Their children:
Elizabeth PRINTZ was born August 13, 1812.
Joseph PRINTZ, April 18, 1814.
Solomon PRINTZ, born Feb 10, 1816.
William PRINTZ born April 21, 1820.
Peter PRINTZ born April 21, 1820.
Samuel PRINTZ born August 2, 1822.
Bernard PRINTZ born June 13, 1824.
Evaline PRINTZ born March 20, 1827.
Francy PRINTZ was born September 12, 1829.
Ferdinand Edward PRINTZ born march 20, 1832.

Solomon PRINTZ was married to Sarah KIBLER, Feb. 27, 1837.
Joseph PRINTZ married Eve SAURS, Feb 28, 1832.
William PRINTZ was married to Lydie COFFELT, Jan 1839.
Bernard PRINTZ married to Aaua A. PRINTZ _________ 16, 1848.
Frances PRINTZ married George W. BROYLES Feb. 28, 1850.

Other entries made by Mrs. Miller, she said:

Mary Frances SOMERS d/o Thomas I and Sarah Frances SOMERS was born Jan 24, 1873.

Lizz Everline SOMERS d/o Thomas I and Sarah Frances SOMERS was born Sep 26, 1876.

Thomas A. SOMERS born April 24, 1844, died 23 Nov 1900.

Sarha Frances SOMERS born Sep 14, 1887, died 22 Aug 1900.

Mary Frances SOMERS died July 15, 1932.

Lizzie Eveline SOMERS died Jan 21, 1965.

Rupert Thomas SOMERS died March 16, 1952.

David Benton SOMERS died March 6, 1969.

Evaline BROYLES died July 3, 1854, aged 27 years 13 days

Elizabeth PRINTZ died Feb 9, 1899, aged 86 years 5 mo. 26 days.

Rupert Thomas SOMERS, son of Thomas & Sarah born May 13, 1874.

Andrew Lee SOMERS, son of Thomas I & Sarah born Nov 16, 1878.

David B. SOMERS, son of Thomas & Sarah was born 1886.