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{{KY-sidebar}}{{breadcrumb| link1=[[United StatesGenealogy|United States ]] | link2=[[Image:GotoarrowUnited States Bible Records|U.pngS. Bible Records]]  | link3=[[Kentucky, United States Genealogy|Kentucky ]] | link4=| link5=[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] ''Kentucky Bible Records'' {{Adoption KYGenWeb|Bible Records]]}}
Bibles were often given to a bride as a wedding gift, and families recorded information about the immediate family and close relatives in them. Bible records can include birth, marriage, and death dates{{Adoption KYGenWeb}}{| style="float:right; parents’ and children’s names; and spouses’ names, including maiden names. Relationships are seldom stated. The age of a person may be given at the time of death. Many families kept Bible records, although some Bibles did not survive. Some Bibles may have been donated to local libraries or societies. margin-right:75px"|-| style="padding-right:0px"||[[Image:Family Bible.jpg|right|150px|Family Bible.jpg]] <br> |}===Online Records===*The Kentucky [http://services.dar.org/Public/DAR_Research/search/?Tab_ID=12 National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collections ] has an index of over 40,000 digitized family Bible records and each day more records are digitized and added to the Julia Hoge Spencer Ardery collection contain transcriptions of 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. These are described in the *[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/bibles/toc.html Kentucky Bible Archives] on [http://www.kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb]&nbsp; *[http://www.kygenweb.net/bibles/index.html Additional Kentucky Bibles] on [http://www.kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb]<br> *[http://www.kentuckygenealogy.org/bible.htm Kentucky Bible Records] on [http://www.kentuckygenealogy.org/index.htm Kentucky Genealogy|Genealogy.org] <br> *[http://www.kentuckypioneers.com/content/kybibleidx.html Kentucky Bible Records]on [http://www.kentuckypioneers.com/ Kentucky Pioneers.com] wiki page: Contains an index list of Bible records in their collection. Some additional You must be a Kentucky Pioneers member to see the contents of the Bible transcriptions record. <br> *If you are found at looking for Bible records in a specific county use your favorite search engine and enter the county name and the words "Bible records"<br>*E. Kay Kirkham. ''An Index to Some of the Family Records of the Southern States: 35,000 Microfilm References from the national DAR Library in WashingtonN.S.D.A.R. Files and Elsewhere.'' Logan, DCUtah: Everton Publishers, 1979. [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/128260?availability=Family%20History%20Library Free online digital copy]{{FHL|128260|disp=FHL fiche 6089183; book 973 D22kk vol.1}} This surname index lists the state and on microfilm at the Family History Libraryfilm number where these Bible records can be found. These are partially indexed in:
=== Kentucky Bible Records ===Bibles were often given to a bride as a wedding gift, and families recorded information about the immediate family and close relatives in them. Bible records can include birth, marriage, and death dates; parents’ and children’s names; and spouses’ names, including maiden names. Relationships are seldom stated. The age of a person may be given at the time of death. Many families kept Bible records, although some Bibles did not survive. Some Bibles may have been donated to local libraries or societies. Start with the free [http://www.learnwebskills.com/patriot/biblerecords.htm '''Index to Early Bible Records (pre-1830; 17,000 entries)'''].  The Kentucky Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collections and the Julia Hoge Spencer Ardery collection contain transcriptions of Bible records. These are described in the [[Kentucky Compiled Genealogies|Genealogy]] wiki page. Some additional Kentucky Bible transcriptions are found at the national DAR Library in Washington, DC, and on microfilm at the Family History Library. These are partially indexed in: <br><br>  *E. Kay Kirkham. ''An Index to Some of the Family Records of the Southern States: 35,000 Microfilm References from the N.S.D.A.R. Files and Elsewhere.'' Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1979. [https://dcmswww.ldsfamilysearch.org/viewsearch/actioncatalog/ieViewer.do128260?from_proxyavailability=true&dps_pid=IE94697&dps_dvs=1340213246998~605&dps_pid=IE94697&change_lng=en Family%20History%20Library Free online digital copy]{{FHL|128260|disp=FHL fiche 6089183; book 973 D22kk vol.1}} This surname index lists the state and the Family History Library film number where these Bible records can be found.
'''Some DAR transcriptions have been indexed and published in:'''
Many periodicals publish family data from Bible records. These are referenced in the "Families" section of the [[Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|PERiodical Source Index]](PERSI), described in the "[[Kentucky Periodicals|Periodicals]]" section.
Copies, or abstracts of old family Bibles that are no longer known to exist, may survive in [[Revolutionary War, 1775 to 1783|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.fold3.com/ Fold3], and [http://www.heritagequestonline.com/ Heritage Quest Online].  The above sources and additional transcriptions of Bible records are listed in the[[Family History Library FamilySearch Catalog Place-name Search|Place Search of the Family History Library FamilySearch Catalog]] under:
KENTUCKY- BIBLE RECORDS
KENTUCKY, [COUNTY]- BIBLE RECORDS
 '''Online Resources:'''  *[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/bibles/toc.html Kentucky Bible Archives] on [http://www.kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb]&nbsp; *[http://www.kygenweb.net/bibles/index.html Additional Kentucky Bibles] on [http://www.kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb]<br> *[http://www.kentuckygenealogy.org/bible.htm Kentucky Bible Records] on [http://www.kentuckygenealogy.org/index.htm Kentucky Genealogy.org] <br> *[http://www.kentuckypioneers.com/content/kybibleidx.html Kentucky Bible Records] on [http://www.kentuckypioneers.com/ Kentucky Pioneers.com]: Contains an index list of Bible records in their collection. You must be a member to see the contents of the Bible record. <br> *If you are looking for Bible records in a specific county go to a search engine and enter the county name and the words "Bible records"<br>
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