Family Bible Project Under Way in Baldwin County, Alabama

The following excerpt is from an article posted in the March 14, 2013 edition of Gulf Coast News Today.

FOLEY [ALABAMA] — South Baldwin residents have two more weeks to dig out their old family Bibles and get the information recorded by the Baldwin County Genealogical Society.

For the next two Tuesdays, the organization is conducting its Family Bibles Project, in which residents can bring their family Bibles to the Alabama Local History and Genealogy Collections Room at Foley Public Library 10 a.m.-noon March 19 and 26 and have that information archived.

“Anyone willing to share this information with future generations is welcome to bring their Bibles to the Foley Public Library for copying,” promotional information states. “If the Bible is too fragile for copying, a transcript of the family data can be substituted (along with the Bible to verify.”

The Bibles will be returned immediately.

Mary Adams of the Society explained that residents who need to schedule a different time should call her at 251-949-6174.

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Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (, writes daily at, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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