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Title in the Language of the Records

Groningen Burgerlijke Stand

Record Description

The collection covers the years 1811 to 1940 but the years vary within each municipality and record type.

The collection consists of civil registrations of births, marriages, and deaths for the province of Overijssel. Indexes, marriage intentions, marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and divorces are also included.

For information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article Netherlands Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Record Content

Marriage Records generally contain the following information:

  • Date and Place of Event
  • Name of Bride and Groom
  • Residence, Marital Status, and Age
  • Names of Parents
  • Names of Witnesses

Birth Records generally contain the following information:

  • Birth date and place of birth
  • Name of child
  • If still-born, illegitimate, or twin
  • Gender
  • Names of parents, father's occupation and their residence
  • Birth place of father
  • Birth place of mother
  • Date and number of record

Death Records generally contain the following information:

  • Date and Place of Death
  • Name of Deceased Person
  • Age or Birth Date
  • Residence Place and sometimes the Place of Origin
  • Cause of Death
  • Marital Status
  • If Married, the Name of the Spouse and sometimes the Names of Children
  • Sometimes Names of Parents
  • Names of Witnesses

Civil Registrations in Nearby Localities

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images. Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

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Don't overlook FHL Place Netherlands, Groningen items or FHL Keyword Netherlands, Groningen items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Netherlands Archives and Libraries.

Known Issues with This Collection

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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Dutch or Flemish. For help with reading the records, see the following resources:

Related Websites

  • AlleGroningers in Dutch - This website provides an excellent search interface to Burgerlijke Staand for all of Groningen Province and to selected parrish records pre-1811
  • Zoekakten - This website is in Dutch. It narrows down this collection by different regions and records.
  • Trace Your Dutch Roots

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Contributions to This Article

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Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information (often called citing your sources). This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection citation:

"Netherlands, Groningen Province, Civil Registration." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing archive Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst [Netherlands National Archives, Groningen].

Image citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Netherlands, Groningen Province, Civil Registration.

 

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