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*[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/bible.htm Library of Virginia, Family Bible Records]
=== Family History Library Collections  ===
=== Family History Library Collections  ===

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A family Bible is a designation given to a Bible which has family information recorded on pages within the book. This has been a tradition among many families and is a good source of information about immediate family members and relatives, including names of parents, children, their spouses as well as their dates of birth, marriage and death. This is a valuable resource because, if the information is recorded as the event occurs, the information is regarded as being reliable. Also, for some families, Bible records may have the only recorded vital statistics information. Generally, family Bibles are passed down to succeeding generations, but those that are no longer in possession of the family may be at a historical or genealogical society.

Online Family Bible Resources

  • Many periodicals publish family data from Bible records. These are referenced in the "Families" section of the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI), described in the "Periodicals" section.

Family History Library Collections

  • The Family History Library (FHL)has several collections of family Bible records including the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and county collections. These records can be found in the Family History Library Catalog at www.familysearch.org using a Place Search under:
Arizona,[name of County] - BIBLE RECORDS

  • The Church History Library has a small collection of family Bibles containing genealogical information. See Church History Library and search in the the catalog for "Bible genealogy" or "Bible records family."

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