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Title in the Language of the Record

Nederland, Provincie Utrecht, Kerk Records, 1542-1955

Record Description

The collection consists of church records of baptisms, marriages, memberships, deaths and burials. Civil births, marriages, and deaths before the advent of Napoleonic Civil Registration in 1811 are also included. Not all places or denominations are represented. The collection contains many indexes. Most of the records do not go beyond 1811.

The collection covers the years 1542 to 1902.

For a list of records by religion, localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record Content, History and Use

For information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article Netherlands Church Records.

How to Use

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Religion or Other Record Category" category
⇒ Select the "Municipality" category
⇒ Select the "Record Type, Years and Volume" category which takes you to the images

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person 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, Utrecht items or FHL Keyword Netherlands, Utrecht 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.

Related Websites

  • Dutch Genealogy
  • Zoekakten - This website can help simplify getting to the correct location in this collection. The website is in Dutch and its name simply means to "search deeds." A web translator such as Google Translate should help in using the website.

Related Wiki Articles

Netherlands Church Records

Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Church Records, 1542-1902

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.


Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Church Records, 1542-1902." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing National Archives, The Hague, Netherlands.

 

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