Virginia Bible Records

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Three large collections of original Bible records arranged in alphabetical order were microfilmed in 1947 and 1954 at the:

Library of Virginia (Family History Library films 029277-80). Indexed in Lyndon H. Hart, A Guide to Bible Records in the Archives Branch, Virginia State Library (Richmond, Virginia: Virginia State Library, 1985; Family History Library book 975.5 D23h).

Virginia Historical Society (Family History Library films 029890, 29895-97). Indexed in Virginia Historical Society (Richmond, Virginia), Index of Bible Records on File in the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia, June 1987 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1987; on seven Family History Library films 1508536 and 1508561-6).

Alderman Library of the University of Virginia (Family History Library film 029890).

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) have copied many Bible records from Virginia. Some of these are listed separately in the Family History Library Catalog (Family History Library films 849499-500 and Family History Library films 850094-96), and others are part of the collection described under “Genealogy” in this outline. They are partially indexed in:

Kirkham, Kay E. An Index to Some of the Family Records of the Southern States. Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1979. (Family History Library book 973 D22kk v. 1; fiche 6089183.)

Online Resources

On line Catalog-Library of Virginia

Bible Records of Suffolk & Nansemond County, Virginia: Together With Other ... By Fillmore Norfleet

Virginia Bible Records  This collection of Virginia Bible records contains information found in 487 family Bibles.

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Bible Records Online