Western Kentucky family Bible records, 1154-1962

Descriptive Summary

Title
Western Kentucky family Bible records, 1154-1962
Creator
Various Western Kentucky Families
Extent
1 reel
Subjects
Ballard County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
Butler County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
Caldwell County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
Crittenden County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
Davidson County (Tenn.)--Genealogy.
Fayette County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
Graves County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
Henry County (Tenn.)--Genealogy.
Kentucky--Genealogy.
McCracken County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
Marshall County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
Maury County (Tenn.)--Genealogy.
Northampton County (Pa.)--Genealogy.
Shelby County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
Todd County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
Trigg County (Ky.)--Genealogy
Arrangement
Organized by family Bible. No apparent arrangement.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
These are genealogies written in 49 family Bibles in the possession of individuals living in western Kentucky (primarily Paducah) in ca. 1963. The materials consist of sections from Bibles containing family records. Some Bibles contain marriage, birth, death and temperance certificates, as well as obituaries. Included with a few Bibles are typewritten descriptions of family trees. The original owners of these Bibles were from the Kentucky counties of Ballard, Butler, Caldwell, Crittenden, Fayette, Graves, McCracken, Marshall, Shelby, Todd and Trigg; the Tennessee counties of Davidson, Henry, and Maury; and Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

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