JoAnn and Dean Elliott and their family bible that has been Dean's family almost 150 years. The Bible has survived both being thrown away and the 1993 flood that submerged parts of the Elliott's home in North Lawrence.
The Elliott family Bible was rescued from a trash pile in 1925 by Dean Elliott's grandmother, Maude.
JoAnn and Dean Elliott use color-coded pens to keep family records straight in the Bible that has been in Dean's family for almost 150 years.
The Elliott Bible's color-coded records are kept up by JoAnn Elliott, who is fast running out of pages.
Some of the Elliotts' old family photos are stored with the their family Bible.
Dean Elliott's grandmother, pictured left, is credited with saving the Bible from getting thrown out with the trash during a family move in 1925.
Among the family photos kept with the Bible is a picture of Dean and JoAnn from the late 1960s.
The Elliott family mantel displays photos of the people more recently entered to the family record kept in their 150-year-old Bible.