Wyoming Bible Records

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The Daughters of the American Revolution have compiled some Bible records from [[Wyoming|Wyoming]].  
 
The Daughters of the American Revolution have compiled some Bible records from [[Wyoming|Wyoming]].  
  
*[http://www.dar.org/natsociety/chapters.cfm?State=WY Daughters of the American Revolution -Wyoming.] Bible Records. <ref>Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971. {{FHL|851218|film|disp=film 851218 item 6}}.</ref> The volumes are generally arranged by county, and many have individual indexes. These are available on microfilm at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] <ref>(Family History Library film {{FHL|325535|item|disp=848633}}.</ref>&nbsp;&nbsp;
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*[http://www.dar.org/natsociety/chapters.cfm?State=WY Daughters of the American Revolution -Wyoming.] Bible Records. <ref>Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971. {{FHL|851218|film|disp=film 851218 item 6}}.</ref> The volumes are generally arranged by county, and many have individual indexes.&nbsp;<ref>(Family History Library film {{FHL|325535|item|disp=848633}}.</ref>&nbsp;&nbsp;  
*FHL Films that include Wyoming Bible records are: FHL Film US/CAN &nbsp;#848633 Item 3 entitled<br>Bible and family records owned by some residents of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming (1811-1962).
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*The DAR and other Bible records at the Family History Library are generally listed in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under one of the following:
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*[STATE] - BIBLE RECORDS<br>[STATE], [COUNTY] - BIBLE RECORDS<br>[STATE] - VITAL RECORDS<br>[STATE], [COUNTY] - VITAL RECORDS<br>
  
 
*''An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the United States'' <ref>Kirkham, E. Kay.'' An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the United States'': 45,500 References as Taken from Microfilm at the Genealogical Society of Utah. Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1984. {{FHL|460558|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D22kk v.2; Fiche 6089184.) </ref>This work is a partial surname index to the DAR Genealogical Collection.
 
*''An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the United States'' <ref>Kirkham, E. Kay.'' An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the United States'': 45,500 References as Taken from Microfilm at the Genealogical Society of Utah. Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1984. {{FHL|460558|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D22kk v.2; Fiche 6089184.) </ref>This work is a partial surname index to the DAR Genealogical Collection.
  
 
=== Books and Periodicals  ===
 
=== Books and Periodicals  ===
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*The SLC Family History Library has limited sources for Wyoming Bible records. FHL Films that include Wyoming Bible records are:
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FHL Film US/CAN #848633 Item 3 entitled&nbsp;''Bible and family records owned by some residents of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming'' (1811-1962).
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*Many Bible records are published in periodicals. See the [[Wyoming Periodicals|Wyoming Periodicals]] and&nbsp;[http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy/persi.html PERiodical Source Index (PERSI)].
 
*Many Bible records are published in periodicals. See the [[Wyoming Periodicals|Wyoming Periodicals]] and&nbsp;[http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy/persi.html PERiodical Source Index (PERSI)].

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Bible Records for Wyoming

Bibles were often given to a bride as a wedding gift. Families often recorded information in their family bible about changes to their immediate family and close relatives. Bible records may include birth, marriage, and death dates; parents’ names and names of children and their spouses, including maiden names. The age of a person may be given at the time of death.

Many families kept Bible records from 1850 to more recent times; however, few records have survived. Note the handwriting for the entries to see if the entries were made at the time of the event or entered all at once or a combination of both.

Societies with Bible Records

Some bibles have been donated to local libraries and genealogical and historical societies or you may need to contact family descendants to locate the family Bibles.

The Daughters of the American Revolution have compiled some Bible records from Wyoming.

  • Daughters of the American Revolution -Wyoming. Bible Records. [1] The volumes are generally arranged by county, and many have individual indexes. [2]  
  • The DAR and other Bible records at the Family History Library are generally listed in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under one of the following:
  • [STATE] - BIBLE RECORDS
    [STATE], [COUNTY] - BIBLE RECORDS
    [STATE] - VITAL RECORDS
    [STATE], [COUNTY] - VITAL RECORDS
  • An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the United States [3]This work is a partial surname index to the DAR Genealogical Collection.

Books and Periodicals

  • The SLC Family History Library has limited sources for Wyoming Bible records. FHL Films that include Wyoming Bible records are:

FHL Film US/CAN #848633 Item 3 entitled Bible and family records owned by some residents of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming (1811-1962).

FHL Film US/CAN

Other collections and transcriptions of Bible records are listed in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:

WYOMING - BIBLE RECORDS

Websites

References

  1. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971. film 851218 item 6.
  2. (Family History Library film 848633.
  3. Kirkham, E. Kay. An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the United States: 45,500 References as Taken from Microfilm at the Genealogical Society of Utah. Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1984. {{FHL|460558|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D22kk v.2; Fiche 6089184.)