How can I track down the family Bible? Expert answers for your genealogical questions.
Q. How can I find a family Bible?
A. First, of course, ask your family, and not just your brothers and sisters but any collateral relatives you can think of. I found my great-grandfather’s Bible by pestering my second cousin with genealogy questions until she finally sighed and said, “Maybe I should just send you the family Bible.” I never even knew she had it! Start with people who handled the funeral for a likely Bible holder. (Funeral records can tell you this if you don’t know.)