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=== Online Records ===
 
=== Online Records ===
The [http://services.dar.org/Public/DAR_Research/search/?Tab_ID=12 National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)] has an index of over 40,000 digitized family Bible records and each day more records are digitized and added to the Index.
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* [http://yanceyfamilygenealogy.org/family_bible_index.htmx The Family Bible Index] - over 300,000 entries
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* The [http://services.dar.org/Public/DAR_Research/search/?Tab_ID=12 National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)] has an index of over 40,000 digitized family Bible records and each day more records are digitized and added to the Index.
 
*[http://www.learnwebskills.com/patriot/biblerecords.htm Index to Early Bible Records] provides a free index to over 17,000 online and offline pre-1830 Bible records.
 
*[http://www.learnwebskills.com/patriot/biblerecords.htm Index to Early Bible Records] provides a free index to over 17,000 online and offline pre-1830 Bible records.
 
*Kirkham, E. Kay. ''An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the Southern States''. . . . Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1979. {{FHL|973 D22kk v. 1|disp=FHL book 973 D22kk v. 1}} and {{FHL|128260|item|disp=FHL fiche 6089183}}.
 
*Kirkham, E. Kay. ''An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the Southern States''. . . . Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1979. {{FHL|973 D22kk v. 1|disp=FHL book 973 D22kk v. 1}} and {{FHL|128260|item|disp=FHL fiche 6089183}}.

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A Bible was often given by relatives to a bride as a wedding gift, where she recorded information about her immediate family and close relatives. Relationships were seldom stated but were often implied. Names of parents, children, and their spouses, including maiden names, were frequently given along with dates of birth, marriage, and death. Sometimes the age of a person was given at the time of death. Many families kept Bible records from the 1700s (and sometimes earlier) to more recent times, although few have survived. Some have been donated to local libraries or societies.

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection contains several volumes of Arkansas Bible records. This collection is described in Arkansas Compiled Genealogies. The DAR Bible records are partially indexed in the following:

  • Kirkham, E. Kay. An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the United States. Volume 2. Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1984. FHL fiche 973 D22kk v. 2 and FHL fiche 6089184, see section 2, pages 66-93.