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Listed below are resources for Bible records specific to Connecticut. To find more resources, go to the [[United States Bible Records]] page.
 
Listed below are resources for Bible records specific to Connecticut. To find more resources, go to the [[United States Bible Records]] page.
 
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*[http://yanceyfamilygenealogy.org/family_bible_index_Locations_CT.htm Family Bible Index - Connecticut] at [http://yanceyfamilygenealogy.org yanceyfamilygenealogy.org] - images and index
  
 
=====Transcriptions, Indexes, and Images=====
 
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**[http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/conewlondon/bios/Morgan_Bible.html Morgan, Avery, and Related Families, 1865]*[https://sites.rootsweb.com/~ctgcnc/BeardsleyBible.htm Birdsey Beardsley Family] at [https://sites.rootsweb.com/~ctgcnc/ Genealogy Club of Newtown, Connecticut] - images
 
**[http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/conewlondon/bios/Morgan_Bible.html Morgan, Avery, and Related Families, 1865]*[https://sites.rootsweb.com/~ctgcnc/BeardsleyBible.htm Birdsey Beardsley Family] at [https://sites.rootsweb.com/~ctgcnc/ Genealogy Club of Newtown, Connecticut] - images
 
*[https://connecticutgenealogy.com/bible Connecticut Bible Records] at [https://connecticutgenealogy.com/ CT Genealogy] - transcription
 
*[https://connecticutgenealogy.com/bible Connecticut Bible Records] at [https://connecticutgenealogy.com/ CT Genealogy] - transcription
*[http://yanceyfamilygenealogy.org/family_bible_index_Locations_CT.htm Family Bible Index] at [http://yanceyfamilygenealogy.org yanceyfamilygenealogy.org] - images
 
 
*The [https://libguides.ctstatelibrary.org/hg/genealogyindexes/bible Family & Bible Records] at [https://libguides.ctstatelibrary.org CT State Library] has collected, copied, and indexed over 25,000 Bible records. Some are bound in a set of 26 volumes while others are filed alphabetically by surname in file cabinets. The index was microfilmed in 1949 and is at the Family History Library (films {{FHL|38482|title-id|disp=002875-82}}). Images may be viewed at a [https://www.familysearch.org/help/fhcenters/locations/centerlocator?c= Family History Center or FamilySearch Affiliate Library] near you.
 
*The [https://libguides.ctstatelibrary.org/hg/genealogyindexes/bible Family & Bible Records] at [https://libguides.ctstatelibrary.org CT State Library] has collected, copied, and indexed over 25,000 Bible records. Some are bound in a set of 26 volumes while others are filed alphabetically by surname in file cabinets. The index was microfilmed in 1949 and is at the Family History Library (films {{FHL|38482|title-id|disp=002875-82}}). Images may be viewed at a [https://www.familysearch.org/help/fhcenters/locations/centerlocator?c= Family History Center or FamilySearch Affiliate Library] near you.
  

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Listed below are resources for Bible records specific to Connecticut. 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."
  • 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.