The Schurter Bible belonged to Alma Olean Dyer Schurter and her husband Henry Schurter. She was the second daughter of Alfred A. and Louisa Dyer. She was born in Yellow River, Gwinnett County, Georgia, and moved to Chilton County with her parents around 1884. Henry Schurter was born in Freienstein, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland in 1869. He was the son of Heinrich Schurter and his wife Wilhelmina Weber Schurter who came to the USA in 1884 and settled in Hasbersham County, Georgia. The Bible is in shreds, with many pages missing, but the pages that remain give the following information:Henry R. Schurter and Alma Dyer married Stanton, Alabama November 27, 1895 (After their marriage, they lived in the Atlanta area until around 1901 at which time they returned to Stanton, Alabama).