Netherlands Record Finder

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Netherlands Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
The Netherlands Background
Local Research Resources
Moderator

The FamilySearch moderator for The Netherlands is Daniel Jones.

Record Finder Table for Netherlands[edit | edit source]

The following Record Finder table assists researchers in determining record types that may list the information they are looking for.

Order of Records[edit | edit source]

The typically most reliable sources are listed at the top of the list. However, depending on the time period of the record and location, multiple records in the list may need to be searched to achieve the objective. Alternative records are listed as well in case traditional records do not provide the desired information.

List of Topics[edit | edit source]

This Record Finder table links to the Netherlands topic Wiki pages, containing databases and other information about accessing the records.

Vital Events[edit | edit source]

Birth date and birthplace
Marriage date and place
Death date, place, and burial

Maiden Names and Family Members[edit | edit source]

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Maiden name
Living relatives
Parents, children, and other family members

Immigration and Country of Origin[edit | edit source]

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Immigration date See the FamilySearch Wiki article for the country to which the ancestor immigrated.
Country and town of origin

Residences and Locations[edit | edit source]

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Residence

Personal Details and Affiliations[edit | edit source]

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Noblility
Occupation
Religion
Social activities
  • Social Life and Customs
Physical description

Reading Dutch Records[edit | edit source]

Vocabulary
Naming patterns
Online classes

Provinces[edit | edit source]

Dark thin font green pin Version 4.png The topic articles listed above give general background, record contents details, and research methods. More specific help is available in topic articles for each province, including links to actual records.