I've enjoyed emailing back and forth! Thank you for sharing the bible transcription and allowing me to post it on this forum.
Here is the transcription:
Text on page 1: Holy Bible...published by Campbell, Shervill & Co. 1855. Information on the back side of this sheet; was inside an old family Bible, given to us because of the Soper name.The names in the Family Bible are as follows:
Family Record Marriages: Peter Koyl was married to Maryann Cronk Febraury 27th 1843
Ephraim Koyle was married to Ellen Deleska Kilmer Dec. 25th 1872
Ransom Koyle was married to Martha Jane Young September 9th 1873
Births: Peter Koyl Born June 23 or 28th 1814 Maryann Koyl Born November 30th, 1822
Ephraim Koyl Born December 22, 1844 Rhenamy E. Koyl Born September 27th 1846 Ransom C. Koyl Born March 15th 1852 James Murray KoylBorn February 21st 1855
Deaths: James Murray Koyl Died September 23rd 1859 Rhenamy Esther Koyle Died October 17th 1865 Mary Ann Koyle Died July 30th, 1880 Zernok T. or P. or B. Koyle Died Feb 15th 1881 Peter Koil Died Aug. 13th 1891
Text on page 2: The following info on Soper was written on a plain piece of paper:
Levi Soper - Born April 24th 1810 Died Feb 1st 1885 Caroline Soper - Born Jan 10th 1813 Died March 21st 1853 Levi Soper & Caroline Soper were married Sept 14th 1835
William Soper, born August 27th 1836 Almon Soper, born August 22nd 1838 Lydia Marih Soper, born Nov 4th 1841 Euterpa Soper, born Feb 6, 1845 Mary L Soper, born Aug 27th 1847 Levi Soper, born Feb 12th 1850 Albert Soper, born Aug 23rd 1852
Euterpa Johnson died November 25th 1880 David Soper born Aug 1st 1840 David Soper died Aug 22nd 1840
(Note: Caroline Koyl married Levi Soper)
"TILTON, Brother Austin Tilton was born in Washington Co., Ohio May 10, 1815. He was married to Julia A Pond, Nov. 25 1837, came to Illinois in 1845. To this union were born 13 children, 7 sons and 6 daughters. Five sons and 3 daughters are still living. His wife died April 17, 1864. His second marriage was to Miss Sarah J. Johnson Sept 24, 1865. He died April 25, 1897, aged 81 years, 11 months and 15 days. He leaves a wife, 8 children, 54 grand-children and 35 great grand-children to mourn their loss. He united with the Christian Church about twenty years ago and was a faithful member of the same until the day of his death."