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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia|Virginia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia_Bible_Records|Bible Records]] [[Image:Family Bible.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia|Virginia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia_Bible_Records|Bible Records]] [[Image:Family Bible.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Family Bible.jpg]]  
  
<br>Large collections of Bible records are housed at the following archives:  
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<br>Large collections of Virginia family Bible records are housed at the following archives:  
  
 
*[[Library of Virginia|'''Library of Virginia''']]. Family Bibles are identified in Lyndon H. Hart, ''A Guide to Bible Records in the Library of Virginia, Two Volumes.'' (Richmond, Va.: Library of Virginia, 1999); {{FHL|357215|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 D23h}}). Some Family Bibles from this facility have been microfilmed, see: {{FHL|340077|item|disp=FHL Films 029277-80}}).  
 
*[[Library of Virginia|'''Library of Virginia''']]. Family Bibles are identified in Lyndon H. Hart, ''A Guide to Bible Records in the Library of Virginia, Two Volumes.'' (Richmond, Va.: Library of Virginia, 1999); {{FHL|357215|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 D23h}}). Some Family Bibles from this facility have been microfilmed, see: {{FHL|340077|item|disp=FHL Films 029277-80}}).  
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[[Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|'''PERSI''']] will assist you in finding Family Bibles published in genealogical periodicals.  
 
[[Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|'''PERSI''']] will assist you in finding Family Bibles published in genealogical periodicals.  
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Copies, or abstracts of old family Bibles that are no longer known to exist, may survive in [http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Revolutionary_War,_1775_to_1783#Pension_Records_and_Bounty_Land_Warrants Revolutionary War Pension application files] at [[National Archives and Records Administration|NARA]], Washington, D.C., which are available online at three commercial&nbsp;websites: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1995 Ancestry], [http://www.footnote.com/ Footnote], and [http://www.heritagequestonline.com/ Heritage Quest Online].
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Austin published data from 487 family Bibles:
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*Austin, Jeanette Holland. ''Virginia Bible Records.'' Heritage Books, 2008. {{FHL|553934|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 D2aj}}.
  
 
== Online Resources  ==
 
== Online Resources  ==
  
*[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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*[http://www.vagenweb.org VirginiaGenWeb] contains abstracts of hundreds of Virginia family Bibles. Check the county where your ancestor lived.
*[http://www.virginiapioneers.net/content/vabiblesidx.html Virginia Bible Records] on [http://www.virginiapioneers.net/ Virginia Pioneers.net]: Contains an index list of Bible records in their collection. You must be a member to see the contents of the Bible record.<br>
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/va/vafiles2.htm USGenWeb Archives] like VirginiaGenWeb, contains archived abstracts of hundreds of Virginia family Bibles. Check the county where your ancestor lived.  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vapittsy/bible.htm Pittsylvania County, Virginia Bible Records Online]<br>
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*[http://www.virginiapioneers.net/content/vabiblesidx.html Virginia Bible Records] on [http://www.virginiapioneers.net/ Virginia Pioneers.net]: Contains an index list of Bible records in their collection. You must be a member to see the contents of the Bible record.
  
 
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[[Category:Virginia|Bible]] [[Category:Bible_records|Virginia]]
 
[[Category:Virginia|Bible]] [[Category:Bible_records|Virginia]]

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Large collections of Virginia family 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; also subject search for Virginia Bible Records)

PERSI will assist you in finding Family Bibles published in genealogical periodicals.

Copies, or abstracts of old family Bibles that are no longer known to exist, may survive in Revolutionary War Pension application files at NARA, Washington, D.C., which are available online at three commercial websites: Ancestry, Footnote, and Heritage Quest Online.

Austin published data from 487 family Bibles:

Online Resources

  • VirginiaGenWeb contains abstracts of hundreds of Virginia family Bibles. Check the county where your ancestor lived.
  • USGenWeb Archives like VirginiaGenWeb, contains archived abstracts of hundreds of Virginia family Bibles. Check the county where your ancestor lived.
  • Virginia Bible Records on Virginia Pioneers.net: Contains an index list of Bible records in their collection. You must be a member to see the contents of the Bible record.