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== Bible Records for Iowa  ==
 
== Bible Records for Iowa  ==
  
Bibles were often given to a bride as a wedding gift, and families often recorded information in them about their immediate family and close relatives. Bible records may include birth, marriage, and death dates; parents’ names’ and names of children and their spouses, including maiden names. The age of a person may be given at the time of death. Many families kept Bible records from 1850 to more recent times; however, few records have survived.  
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Bibles were often given to a bride as a wedding gift, and families often recorded information in them about their immediate family and close relatives. Bible records may include birth, marriage, and death dates; parents’ names’ and names of children and their spouses, including maiden names. The age of a person may be given at the time of death. Many families kept Bible records from 1850 to more recent times; however, few records have survived. [[Image:Old Family Bible for Bible records article.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]
  
 
=== Societies with Bible Records  ===
 
=== Societies with Bible Records  ===
  
Some bibles have been donated to local libraries or societies or you may need to contact descendants to locate the family Bible.  
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Some Bibles have been donated to local libraries or societies or you may need to contact descendants to locate the family Bible.  
  
*[http://www.isdar.org/ Daughters of the American Revolution -Iowa.] Bible Records. <ref>Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971. ([[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library]] film 851218 item 6).</ref>
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*[http://www.isdar.org/ Daughters of the American Revolution, Iowa] Bible Records. <ref> Daughters of the American Revolution Iowa Bible Records Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971. {{FHL|318908|item|disp=FHL film 851218 item 6. </ref>
*[http://www.isdar.org/ Daughters of the American Revolution -Iowa.]<ref> ''Genealogical Collection''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971. ([[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library]] films 850405-409, 851208-220, 850411-2.)</ref> This collection, filmed at the DAR Library in Washington, DC, consists of probate (transcripts), obituary, Bible, cemetery, church, marriage, and death records. The collection is in several parts and is listed in the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] in the "Author-Title Search" under Daughters of the American Revolution (Iowa). The volumes are generally arranged by county, and many have individual indexes. A surname index to the above collection is:
 
  
*''An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the United States'' <ref>Kirkham, E. Kay.'' An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the United States'': 45,500 References as Taken from Microfilm at the Genealogical Society of Utah. Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1984. [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;amp;titleno=460558&amp;amp;disp=An+index+to+some+of+the+bibles+and+famil%20%20&amp;amp;columns=*,0,0 (Family History Library book] 973 D22kk v.2; fiche 6089184.) </ref>For records from Iowa, see part two, pages 51–65. This work is a partial surname index to the DAR Genealogical Collection.
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*[http://www.isdar.org/ Daughters of the American Revolution, Iowa.] ''Genealogical Collection''. <ref> Daughters of the American Revolution -Iowa.] ''Genealogical Collection'' Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971.  ([[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library]] films 850405-409, 851208-220, 850411-2. </ref> This collection, filmed at the DAR Library in Washington, DC, consists of probate (transcripts), obituary, Bible, cemetery, church, marriage, and death records. The collection is in several parts and is listed in the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] in the "Author-Title Search" under Daughters of the American Revolution (Iowa). The volumes are generally arranged by county, and many have individual indexes. A surname index to the above collection is:
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*''An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the United States'' <ref> Kirkham, E. Kay.''An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the United States'': 45,500 References as Taken from Microfilm at the Genealogical Society of Utah. Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1984. {{FHL|460558|item|disp=FHL book 973 D22kk v.2; fiche 6089184.}} </ref> For records from Iowa, see part two, pages 51–65. This work is a partial surname index to the DAR Genealogical Collection.
  
 
*[http://www.iowahistory.org/archives/index.html The State Historical Society of Iowa] (see "[[Iowa Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]" or [[Iowa Societies|Iowa Societies]]) has copies of the [http://www.isdar.org/ DAR Genealogical Collection] in 85 volumes. The society also has a short reference guide that indicates which volumes contain information about specific counties. This guide is available at the [[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library]]:
 
*[http://www.iowahistory.org/archives/index.html The State Historical Society of Iowa] (see "[[Iowa Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]" or [[Iowa Societies|Iowa Societies]]) has copies of the [http://www.isdar.org/ DAR Genealogical Collection] in 85 volumes. The society also has a short reference guide that indicates which volumes contain information about specific counties. This guide is available at the [[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library]]:
  
*''Some Iowa Vital Records'' <ref>''Some Iowa Vital Records'' Des Moines, Iowa: [http://www.iowahistory.org/archives/index.html Iowa Historical Society Library, 1961]. (Family History Library Book 977.7 A3h, fiche 6050306)</ref>
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*''Some Iowa Vital Records'' Des Moines, Iowa: [http://www.iowahistory.org/archives/index.html Iowa Historical Society Library, 1961]. <ref>  {{FHL|171064|item|disp=FHL Book 977.7 A3h, fiche 6050306. </ref>
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*[http://www.iowahistory.org/archives/index.html State Department of History and Archives.] ''Iowa Family Bible Records, A– Z'' <ref> ''Iowa Family Bible Records, A– Z''Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978. FHL|411790|item|disp=FHL film 1023889 items 2–9. </ref> The original records are in Des Moines at the State Historical Society of Iowa, where they have a large collection of family Bible records.
  
*[http://www.iowahistory.org/archives/index.html State Department of History and Archives.] ''Iowa Family Bible Records, A– Z''.<ref> ''Iowa Family Bible Records, A– Z'' Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978. ([[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library]] film 1023889 items 2–9.)</ref> The original records are in Des Moines at the State Historical Society of Iowa, where they have a large collection of family Bible records.
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*''Bible Records'' <ref> ''Burgess, Jo Ann Vera and Rita Goranson, comp., indexed by Vera Meek Wimberly. ''Bible Records''. Conroe, Texas: Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society, 1980. {{FHL|566999|item|disp=FHL book 977.7 D29b.}} 3 vol. in 1. </ref>
  
*''Bible Records'' <ref>Wimberly, Vera Meek. ''Bible Records''. Conroe, Texas: Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society, 1980. ([[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library]] book 977.7 D29b index)</ref>
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=== Books and Periodicals ===
  
=== Books and Periodicals  ===
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*''Bible Records from Iowa Libraries and Museums'' <ref> Burgess, Jo Ann, and Rita Goranson, comps. ''Bible Records from Iowa Libraries and Museums''. Five volumes. Iowa: N.p., 1977. {{FHL|306641|item|disp=FHL book 977.7 D29b v. 3-5; Vol. 1 is on FHL film 1036785 item 3.}} </ref> These volumes contain transcripts of Bible records in genealogical periodicals and books.
  
*''Bible Records from Iowa Libraries and Museums'' <ref>Burgess, Jo Ann, and Rita Goranson, comps. ''Bible Records from Iowa Libraries and Museums''. Five volumes. Iowa: N.p., 1977. ([[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library]] book 977.7 D29b v. 1; film 1036785 item 3.)</ref> These volumes contain transcripts of Bible records in genealogical periodicals and books. There is an index to volumes 1–3 in: <ref>''Bible Records'' Wimberly, Vera Meek. ''Bible Records''. Conroe, Texas: Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society, 1980.</ref>
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There is an index to volumes 1–3 in: ''Bible Records'' <ref>Wimberly, Vera Meek. ''Bible Records''. Conroe, Texas: Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society, 1980. {{FHL|566999|item|disp=FHL book 977.7 D29b vol. 3.}}</ref>
  
 
*Many Bible records are published in periodicals. See the [[Iowa Periodicals|Iowa Periodicals]] and, see [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy/persi.html PERiodical Source Index (PERSI)].
 
*Many Bible records are published in periodicals. See the [[Iowa Periodicals|Iowa Periodicals]] and, see [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy/persi.html PERiodical Source Index (PERSI)].
  
Other collections and transcriptions of Bible records are listed in the Locality Search of the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] under: IOWA - BIBLE RECORDS  
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Other collections and transcriptions of Bible records can be found by using the Keyword Search feature on catalog drop down menu of the [https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog%7C Family History Library Catalog] to find more records under:
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::IOWA - BIBLE RECORDS
  
=== Websites ===
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=== Websites ===
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ia/bibles.htm Family Bibles Iowa Archives Table of Contents]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ia/bibles.htm Family Bibles Iowa Archives Table of Contents]  
 
*[http://www.biblerecords.com/ Bible Records Online]
 
*[http://www.biblerecords.com/ Bible Records Online]
  
=== References ===
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== Sources and Footnotes ==
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Bible Records for Iowa

Bibles were often given to a bride as a wedding gift, and families often recorded information in them about their immediate family and close relatives. Bible records may include birth, marriage, and death dates; parents’ names’ and names of children and their spouses, including maiden names. The age of a person may be given at the time of death. Many families kept Bible records from 1850 to more recent times; however, few records have survived.
Old Family Bible for Bible records article.jpg

Societies with Bible Records

Some Bibles have been donated to local libraries or societies or you may need to contact descendants to locate the family Bible.

  • Daughters of the American Revolution, Iowa. Genealogical Collection. [2] This collection, filmed at the DAR Library in Washington, DC, consists of probate (transcripts), obituary, Bible, cemetery, church, marriage, and death records. The collection is in several parts and is listed in the Family History Library Catalog in the "Author-Title Search" under Daughters of the American Revolution (Iowa). The volumes are generally arranged by county, and many have individual indexes. A surname index to the above collection is:
  • An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the United States [3] For records from Iowa, see part two, pages 51–65. This work is a partial surname index to the DAR Genealogical Collection.
  • Bible Records [6]

Books and Periodicals

  • Bible Records from Iowa Libraries and Museums [7] These volumes contain transcripts of Bible records in genealogical periodicals and books.

There is an index to volumes 1–3 in: Bible Records [8]

Other collections and transcriptions of Bible records can be found by using the Keyword Search feature on catalog drop down menu of the Family History Library Catalog to find more records under:

IOWA - BIBLE RECORDS

Websites

Sources and Footnotes

  1. Daughters of the American Revolution Iowa Bible Records Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971. {{FHL|318908|item|disp=FHL film 851218 item 6.
  2. Daughters of the American Revolution -Iowa.] Genealogical Collection Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971. (Family History Library films 850405-409, 851208-220, 850411-2.
  3. Kirkham, E. Kay.An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the United States: 45,500 References as Taken from Microfilm at the Genealogical Society of Utah. Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1984. FHL book 973 D22kk v.2; fiche 6089184.
  4. {{FHL|171064|item|disp=FHL Book 977.7 A3h, fiche 6050306.
  5. Iowa Family Bible Records, A– ZSalt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978. FHL|411790|item|disp=FHL film 1023889 items 2–9.
  6. Burgess, Jo Ann Vera and Rita Goranson, comp., indexed by Vera Meek Wimberly. Bible Records. Conroe, Texas: Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society, 1980. FHL book 977.7 D29b. 3 vol. in 1.
  7. Burgess, Jo Ann, and Rita Goranson, comps. Bible Records from Iowa Libraries and Museums. Five volumes. Iowa: N.p., 1977. FHL book 977.7 D29b v. 3-5; Vol. 1 is on FHL film 1036785 item 3.
  8. Wimberly, Vera Meek. Bible Records. Conroe, Texas: Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society, 1980. FHL book 977.7 D29b vol. 3.