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==Online Resources and Website==
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Listed below are resources for Bible records specific to Kansas. To find more resources, go to the [[United States Bible Records]] page.
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=====Databases=====
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*[http://yanceyfamilygenealogy.org/family_bible_index_Locations_LA.htm The Family Bible Index - Louisiana] at [http://yanceyfamilygenealogy.org Yancey Family Genealogy]
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=====Transcriptions, Indexes, and Images=====
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*Daughters of the American Revolution (Louisiana); [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/340537?availability=Family%20History%20Library Bible Records, 1959] at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/ FamilySearch Catalog]; Scroll down to Film/Digital Notes, then select the camera icon on the right to view images.
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*Daughters of the American Revolution (Louisiana); [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/340546?availability=Family%20History%20Library Bible Records, Family Histories and Marriage Records, 1961] at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/ FamilySearch Catalog]; Scroll down to Film/Digital Notes, then select the camera icon on the right to view images.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/tensas/bible.htm Bible Records of Tensas Parish, LA] at [http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/ LAGenWeb Archives]; transcriptions
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*Daughters of the American Revolution (Louisiana); [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/340417?availability=Family%20History%20Library Bible, Cemetery and Church Records, 1930-1931] at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/ FamilySearch Catalog]; Scroll down to Film/Digital Notes, then select the camera icon on the right to view images.
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*Daughters of the American Revolution (Louisiana); [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/340543?availability=Family%20History%20Library Bible, Family History, Church History, Marriages, etc.] at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/ FamilySearch Catalog]; Scroll down to Film/Digital Notes, then select the camera icon on the right to view images.
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*Daughters of the American Revolution (Louisiana); [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/340558?availability=Family%20History%20Library Collection of Louisiana Family History and Bible Records, 1964-65] at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/ FamilySearch Catalog]; Scroll down to Film/Digital Notes, then select the camera icon on the right to view images.
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*[http://www.countygenweb.com/desotoparishla/bible.htm DeSoto Parish LA Bible Records] at [http://www.countygenweb.com/desotoparishla/ Desoto Parish LAGenWeb]; transcriptions
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*Daughters of the American Revolution (Louisiana); [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/340549?availability=Family%20History%20Library Historical Collections, 1963] at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/ FamilySearch Catalog]; Scroll down to Film/Digital Notes, then select the camera icon on the right to view images.
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*Daughters of the American Revolution (Louisiana); [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/358554?availability=Family%20History%20Library Louisiana Bible Records, vols. 2-4, 1951, 1955-1956] (also includes bible records for Arkansas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Maryland, Texas, and Mississippi); at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/ FamilySearch Catalog]; Scroll down to Film/Digital Notes, then select the camera icon on the right to view images.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/rapides/bible.html Louisiana Bible Records of Rapides Parish] at [http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/ LAGenWeb Archives]; transcriptions
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*Daughters of the American Revolution (Louisiana); [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/340525?availability=Family%20History%20Library Miscellaneous Records of Louisiana] (also includes bible records); at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/ FamilySearch Catalog]; Scroll down to Film/Digital Notes, then select the camera icon on the right to view images.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/sabine/bible.htm Sabine Parish Bible Records] at [http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/ LAGenWeb Archives]; transcriptions
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/sthelena/sth-bib.htm Saint Helena Parish Index Bible Records] at [http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/ LAGenWeb Archives]; transcriptions
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*Daughters of the American Revolution (Louisiana); [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/453226?availability=Family%20History%20Library Volume 11, Family and Bible Records, 1950-1970]; at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/ FamilySearch Catalog]; Scroll down to Film/Digital Notes, then select the camera icon on the right to view images.
  
*[http://yanceyfamilygenealogy.org/family_bible_index.htm The Family Bible Index] - over 300,000 entries
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lghsbible.htm USGenWeb "Be It Known and Remembered" - Bible 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.
 
*[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.
 
*''Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Records'', 5 vols. (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Society, 1960-67, 1992. {{FHL|150358|item|disp=FHL film vols. 1-2 on film 844970 and vols. 3-4 on film 844935; vols. 1-4 on fiche 6051103; book 976.3 V29L}}
 
  
=== Louisiana Bible Records ===
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=====Digital Books=====
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.
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*Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society (Baton Rouge, Louisiana); ''Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Records'' (5 vols.); (Baton Rouge, Louisiana : Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society, 1960-1967, 1992) Volume 1 online at [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/420829-be-it-known-and-remembered-bible-records-vol-01?offset=1 FamilySearch Digital Library], Volume 2 online at [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/267273-be-it-known-and-remembered-bible-records-vol-02?offset=1 FamilySearch Digital Library], Volumne 3 online at [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/234999-be-it-known-and-remembered-bible-records-vol-03?offset=1 FamilySearch Digital Library], Volumne 4 online at [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/101828-be-it-known-and-remembered-bible-records-v-04?offset=1 FamilySearch Digital Library]; all 5 volumes available at [http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lghsbible.htm USGenWeb Archives].
  
The Louisiana Genealogical Records Committee of the [http://www.dar.org/ Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)] has collected many Bible records. They can be found at the [[Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library|DAR Library]] in Washington, DC. Over 25 volumes of these and similar compilations are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
 
  
Do a subject search of the FamilySearch Catalog to find state-wide Bible collections - &nbsp;{{FHL|457754|subject_id|disp=Louisiana Bible Records}} including the DAR collection. <br> <br>
 
  
An example of [[Louisiana Genealogy|Louisiana]] Bible Records is:
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====Other places to look for Bible Record Collections====
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*'''Family records:''' Check home sources by reaching out to older members of the family asking if they know of any Family Bibles and who might have it in their possession.
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*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog FamilySearch Catalog]:''' Using the '''keyword''' search, type in the surname you are looking for and the word "Bible."
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*'''[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/catalog/?keyword=Kansas%20Bible%20Records&location=19_2 Card Catalog]''' at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/catalog/ Ancestry] ($)
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*'''Periodical Source Index (PERSI)''': Many periodicals publish family data from Bible records. [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/periodical-source-index Periodical Source Index (PERSI)] is an index to many of these periodicals. Learn how to use [[Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|Periodical Source Index (PERSI)]].<br>
  
*''Be It Known and Remembered: Bible Records'', 5 vols. (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Society, 1960-67, 1992. {{FHL|150358|item|disp=FHL film vols. 1-2 on film 844970 and vols. 3-4 on film 844935; vols. 1-4 on fiche 6051103; book 976.3 V29L}}
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==Why Search for Family Bibles==
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Many families have traditionally recorded births, marriages, and deaths in a family bible, family record book, or book of remembrance. 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. Family bibles that are no longer in the possession of the family may be at a historical or genealogical society. They are sometimes transcribed and published in genealogical periodicals or other databases
  
See the wiki page [[United States Bible Records|United States Bible Records]] for more information.  
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Bible records can be used as a substitute in providing birth, marriage, and date information when vital record information was not recorded.
  
 
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Online Resources and Website[edit | edit source]

Listed below are resources for Bible records specific to Kansas. To find more resources, go to the United States Bible Records page.

Databases[edit | edit source]


Transcriptions, Indexes, and Images[edit | edit source]


Digital Books[edit | edit source]


Other places to look for Bible Record Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Family records: Check home sources by reaching out to older members of the family asking if they know of any Family Bibles and who might have it in their possession.
  • FamilySearch Catalog: Using the keyword search, type in the surname you are looking for and the word "Bible."
  • Card Catalog at Ancestry ($)
  • Periodical Source Index (PERSI): Many periodicals publish family data from Bible records. Periodical Source Index (PERSI) is an index to many of these periodicals. Learn how to use Periodical Source Index (PERSI).

Why Search for Family Bibles[edit | edit source]

Many families have traditionally recorded births, marriages, and deaths in a family bible, family record book, or book of remembrance. 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. Family bibles that are no longer in the possession of the family may be at a historical or genealogical society. They are sometimes transcribed and published in genealogical periodicals or other databases

Bible records can be used as a substitute in providing birth, marriage, and date information when vital record information was not recorded.