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<br>Large collections of original Bible records arranged in alphabetical order were microfilmed at the close of World War II at the:  
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<br>Large collections of original Bible records are housed at the following archives:  
  
*[[Library of Virginia|'''Library of Virginia''']] (Family History Library films {{FHL|340077|title-id|disp=029277-80}}). Indexed in Lyndon H. Hart, ''A Guide to Bible Records in the Library of Virginia, Two Volumes.'' (Richmond, Virginia: Library of Virginia, 1999; Family History Library book {{FHL|357215|title-id|disp=975.5 D23h}}).<br>
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*[[Library of Virginia|'''Library of Virginia''']] (Family History Library films {{FHL|340077|title-id|disp=029277-80}}). Indexed in Lyndon H. Hart, ''A Guide to Bible Records in the Library of Virginia, Two Volumes.'' (Richmond, Virginia: Library of Virginia, 1999; Family History Library book {{FHL|357215|title-id|disp=975.5 D23h}}).<br>  
**[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/bible.htm Guide to Family Bible Records] at the Library of Virginia
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**[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/bible.htm Guide to Family Bible Records] at the Library of Virginia  
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**[http://lva1.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F/?func=file&file_name=find-b-clas05&local_base=CLAS05 Family Bible search] in LoV Archive &amp; Manuscripts
  
*[[Virginia Historical Society|'''Virginia Historical Society''']] (Family History Library films {{FHL|284318|title-id|disp=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 {{FHL|474915|title-id|disp=1508536 and 1508561-6}}). Many of these Bible records are available for free online in {{RecordSearch|1932510|Virginia, Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007}}, courtesy: FamilySearch.<br>
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*[[Virginia Historical Society|'''Virginia Historical Society''']] (Family History Library films {{FHL|284318|title-id|disp=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 {{FHL|474915|title-id|disp=1508536 and 1508561-6}}).  
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**[http://vhs4.vahistorical.org/starweb/vhs/servlet.starweb?path=vhs/vhs.web Family Bible search] in Virginia Historical Society Catalog
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**Scanned images of many of these Bible records are available for free online in {{RecordSearch|1932510|Virginia, Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007}}, courtesy: FamilySearch.<br>
  
*'''Alderman Library of the University of Virginia''' (Family History Library film {{FHL|284318|title-id|disp=029890}}).<br>
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*[http://www.lib.virginia.edu/index.html '''Alderman Library of the University of Virginia.'''] For copies of some Family Bibles housed here, see: {{FHL|284318|item|disp=FHL Film 029890}}).
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**[http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/genealogy/virginia/manuscripts.html Guide to Virginia--Manuscript Sources (including Family Bibles)] at the Alderman Library
  
 
*The [[Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library|'''Daughters of the American Revolution Library (DAR)''']] has copied many Bible records from Virginia. Some of these are listed separately in the Family History Library Catalog (Family History Library films {{FHL|849499|film|disp=849499-500}} and Family History Library films {{FHL|302231|title-id|disp=850094-96}}), and others are part of the collection described under [[Virginia Genealogy]]. They are partially indexed in:
 
*The [[Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library|'''Daughters of the American Revolution Library (DAR)''']] has copied many Bible records from Virginia. Some of these are listed separately in the Family History Library Catalog (Family History Library films {{FHL|849499|film|disp=849499-500}} and Family History Library films {{FHL|302231|title-id|disp=850094-96}}), and others are part of the collection described under [[Virginia Genealogy]]. They are partially indexed in:
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**[http://www.dar.org/library/onlinlib.cfm Family Bible search] in DAR Library Catalog
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**Kirkham, Kay E. ''An Index to Some of the Family Records of the Southern States''. Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1979. (Family History Library {{FHL|128260|title-id|disp=book 973 D22kk v. 1; fiche 6089183}}.)
  
:*Kirkham, Kay E. ''An Index to Some of the Family Records of the Southern States''. Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1979. (Family History Library {{FHL|128260|title-id|disp=book 973 D22kk v. 1; fiche 6089183}}.)
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*'''[[Family History Library]], Salt Lake City, Utah includes microfilm copies and published abstracts of many Virginia family Bibles.
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**[https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family Bible search] in FHLC Catalog (try searching for surnames or keyword search for a surname + ''Bible'')
  
 
== Online Resources  ==
 
== Online Resources  ==
  
*[http://ajax.lva.lib.va.us/F/?func=file&file_name=find-b-clas05&local_base=CLAS05%20http://ajax.lva.lib.va.us/F/?func=file&file_name=find-b-clas05&local_base=CLAS05 On line Catalog-Library of Virginia]
 
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=SwRPXW7GGNoC Bible Records of Suffolk &amp; Nansemond County, Virginia: Together With Other ...]: By Fillmore Norfleet  
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=SwRPXW7GGNoC Bible Records of Suffolk &amp; Nansemond County, Virginia: Together With Other ...]: By Fillmore Norfleet  
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=SMSWCgl03bIC Virginia Bible Records]:&nbsp; This collection of Virginia Bible records contains information found in 487 family Bibles.  
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=SMSWCgl03bIC Virginia Bible Records]:&nbsp; This collection of Virginia Bible records contains information found in 487 family Bibles.  

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Large collections of original Bible records are housed at the following archives:

  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah includes microfilm copies and published abstracts of many Virginia family Bibles.
    • Family Bible search in FHLC Catalog (try searching for surnames or keyword search for a surname + Bible)

Online Resources