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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 1527 to 1907.

For a list of records by 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 the Record

To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Religion or Other Record Category"
⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type, Years, and Volume" 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, Zeeland items or FHL Keyword Netherlands, Zeeland 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.

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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, Zeeland Province, Church Records, 1527-1907

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, Zeeland Province Church Records, 1527-1907." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.

 

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