Family Bible Records Update

We last updated you on this project, which is a collaboration between the North Carolina State Archives and the State Library of North Carolina, in August 2010 (see blog entry). A long-time reader and blog-post-suggester extraordinaire, pointed out the most recent addition of 400+ more Bible records, and you can read about that addition here:

Over 400 Bible Records Added to Family Records Collection

You can access the Bible records here:

North Carolina Family Records Online

As one who used to pull the paper copies of these records for patrons, I can speak to their value and popularity. The genealogical content of a family Bible can be a goldmine of names, birth dates, marriage dates, death dates, maiden names, and lots of other important family history. If you have a North Carolina connection, take a look at this project. You never know what you’ll find.

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