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Research: Dutch Ancestors in the Netherlands
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Researching Dutch ancestors in the Netherlands is very exciting because of the wealth of information available to the genealogist. Even if you are unfamiliar with the Dutch language, this course will assist you and guide you through the records that contain details about your ancestors'' lives. This course will cover some historical information about the Netherlands and its provinces, an understanding of the Dutch language in genealogical documents, archives and repositories in the Netherlands and, the types of records available for your research. You will study, in more detail, census-type records, civil registration and searching the internet for Dutch genealogical information.


Historical Information
  • The Land
  • Jurisdictions
    The Provinces
  • Groningen
  • Friesland
  • Drenthe
  • Overijssel
  • Gelderland
  • North Holland
  • South Holland
  • Zeeland
  • Flevoland
  • Utrecht
  • North Brabant
  • Limburg
    The Language
  • Days of the Week
  • Months
  • Numbers
  • Ordinals
  • Dates
  • Time
  • Calendar Changes
    About Names
  • Naming Patterns
  • Given Names
  • Patronymic Names
  • Surnames
  • Surnames in the Provinces

    WEEK 2

    Archives and Repositories
    Dutch Records for Genealogical Research
    Census Records
    Population Records
  • Population Registers
  • Family Cards
  • Person Cards
  • Person Lists

    WEEK 3

    Civil Registration
  • One-Year and Ten-Year Tables
  • Births
  • Marriage Registrations & Other Related Documents
  • Marriage Intention
  • Marriage Proclamation
  • Marriage Consents
  • Marriage Supplements
  • Marriages
  • Divorce Records
  • Death Registrations

    WEEK 4

    Research on the Internet
  • Dutch Only Database Search Engines
  • Searching The Internet
  • General Genealogy Websites
  • Genealogy Databases and Tools
    National Archives
    Provincial Archives
  • Drenthe
  • Flevoland
  • Friesland
  • Gelderland
  • Groningen
  • Limburg
  • North Holland
  • Overijssel
  • Utrecht
  • Zeeland
  • South Holland
    Search Engines
    Other Websites of Interest


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