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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying a translation of the title in '''Dutch''' or '''Flemish''' here.
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Belgique, Brabant, registres d’état civil
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
The events are recorded either in Dutch or Flemish totally by hand or in partially pre-printed books where the information is then entered by hand. The name of a child not registered when born will not be given in the death record, but the gender of that child will be. The record also states if the child was stillborn, although sometimes this term was applied to children who died shortly after birth.  
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== Citation for This Collection  ==
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The collection consists of civil registration of births, marriages and deaths from the Belgian National Archives between 1582 and 1914. The collection also includes marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and some original indexes. Additional images will be added as they become available.
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
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Find out more about these records at [[Belgium, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->Belgium. Brabant. Registers van de Burgerlijke Stand (civil registration), 1796-1910. Rijksarchief te Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. FHL microfilm. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->
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[[Belgium, Brabant National Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)    #Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Record Content  ==
  
=== Record Content  ===
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<gallery caption="Belgium, Brabant National Civil Registration Record Examples" widths="160px" heights="120px" perrow="3">
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Image:Belgium Brabant National Civil Registration Birth.jpg|'''Birth Record'''
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Image:Belgium Brabant National Civil Registration Marriage.jpg|'''Marriage Record'''
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Image:Belgium Civil Death Registration (Dutch).jpg|'''Death Record''' (Dutch)
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Image:Belgium Civil Death Registration (French).jpg|'''Death Record''' (French)
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[[Image:Belgium Brabant National Civil Registration Birth.jpg|thumb|right|Belgium Brabant National Civil Registration Birth.jpg]]
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A '''birth record''' may provide the following information:  
 
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'''A birth record may provide the following information:<br>'''
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*Day and hour of birth  
 
*Day and hour of birth  
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*Birthplace of the child
 
*Birthplace of the child
  
[[Image:Belgium Brabant National Civil Registration Marriage.jpg|thumb|right|Belgium Brabant National Civil Registration Marriage.jpg]]
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A '''marriage record''' may provide the following information:  
 
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'''A marriage record may provide the following information:'''
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*Names of the couple  
 
*Names of the couple  
*Their birthplace and place of currant residence  
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*Their birthplace and place of residence  
 
*Birthdates and ages of the couple  
 
*Birthdates and ages of the couple  
 
*Names and consent of parents  
 
*Names and consent of parents  
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*Place of residence and occupations of parents
 
*Place of residence and occupations of parents
  
[[Image:Belgium Brabant National Civil Registration Death.jpg|thumb|right|Belgium Brabant National Civil Registration Death.jpg]]
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A '''death record''' may provide the following information:  
 
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'''A death record provides the following information:'''
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*Day and hour of death  
 
*Day and hour of death  
 
*Age or birth date of the deceased  
 
*Age or birth date of the deceased  
 
*Birthplace of the deceased  
 
*Birthplace of the deceased  
*Full names of the deceased person, as recollected by those who registered the event. In case of the death of a child who has not been registered as born, no name will be given, but the gender of that child will be. If the child was stillborn it will state that, although sometimes this term was applied to children who died shortly after birth.
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*Name of the deceased person  
 
*Marital status of the deceased and former occupation (when applicable)  
 
*Marital status of the deceased and former occupation (when applicable)  
 
*Name of the spouse (when applicable) and may give the date and place of that spouse’s death  
 
*Name of the spouse (when applicable) and may give the date and place of that spouse’s death  
*Indicates if parents are deceased or gives their residence if they are still living. When they are deceased, it may state where.
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*Indicates if parents are deceased or gives their residence if they are still living. When they are deceased, it may give their burial location
 
*Witnesses may be members of the family
 
*Witnesses may be members of the family
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
Use civil records, depending on the record, to find the birth, marriage or death date of a person, and also where he was born, his age, name of spouse (if applicable) and name of parents. The records contain even more information than those found in church records. The details presented go far beyond the typical information about the event taking place.  
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This section provides information on how to search the collection, such as how to view or read the records.  
  
== Related Websites  ==
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'''When searching:''' <br>
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It is helpful to know your ancestor's given name and surname, along with some other identifying information such as the general area where your ancestor lived and estimated event year.
  
[http://www.freesurnamesearch.com/search/belgium.html Belgium National Civil Registration]
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=== Search the Collection  ===
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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'''To search by index:'''<br> Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the individuals in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
  
[[Belgium Civil Registers|Belgium Civil Registers]]
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'''To browse by image:'''<br> To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the "Place" category<br> ⇒Select the “Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images<br>
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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Search the collection images one by one, 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.
  
{{Contributor invite}}
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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These records are in Dutch, Flemish or French. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
  
When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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*[[Netherlands Language and Languages]] <br>
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*[[Dutch Genealogical Word List]] <br>
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*[[French Wordlist|French Word List]] <br>
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*[[French Handwriting]] <br>
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched in found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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=== Other Searches  ===
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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{{FHL Search Tip
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"Belgium Civil Registration, 1795-1910." index and images, [https://www.familysearch.org/ ''FamilySearch''] (accessed April 15, 2011). entry for Maria Theresia Lowette, died 3 September 1886; citing Civil Records, FHL microfilm 1,979,956: Rijksarchienven, Belgium.
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
   
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org 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.
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== Related Websites ==
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*[http://zoekakten.nl Zoekakten] - This website is in Dutch. It narrows down this collection by different regions and records.
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*[http://www.freesurnamesearch.com/search/belgium.html Belgium National Civil Registration]
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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*[[Belgium Civil Registers]]
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*[[Belgium Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Belgium Genealogy|Belgium]]
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== How You Can Contribute ==
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{{Contributor invite}}
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== Citations for This Collection  ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite 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.
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation| text =Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1914. Database with Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Rijksarchief te Leuven [Belgium State Archives, Brussels].}}<br><br>
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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[[Category:Belgium|Brabant]]
 
[[Category:Belgium|Brabant]]

Latest revision as of 19:54, 31 July 2015

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

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Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Belgique, Brabant, registres d’état civil

Record Description

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The collection consists of civil registration of births, marriages and deaths from the Belgian National Archives between 1582 and 1914. The collection also includes marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and some original indexes. Additional images will be added as they become available.

Find out more about these records at Belgium, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records).

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1914.

Record Content

A birth record may provide the following information:

  • Day and hour of birth
  • Name of parents
  • Occupation and age of parents
  • Names of witnesses to the birth
  • Birthplace of the child

A marriage record may provide the following information:

  • Names of the couple
  • Their birthplace and place of residence
  • Birthdates and ages of the couple
  • Names and consent of parents
  • Occupations of the couple to be married
  • Place of residence and occupations of parents

A death record may provide the following information:

  • Day and hour of death
  • Age or birth date of the deceased
  • Birthplace of the deceased
  • Name of the deceased person
  • Marital status of the deceased and former occupation (when applicable)
  • Name of the spouse (when applicable) and may give the date and place of that spouse’s death
  • Indicates if parents are deceased or gives their residence if they are still living. When they are deceased, it may give their burial location
  • Witnesses may be members of the family

How to Use the Record

This section provides information on how to search the collection, such as how to view or read the records.

When searching:
It is helpful to know your ancestor's given name and surname, along with some other identifying information such as the general area where your ancestor lived and estimated event year.

Search the Collection

To search by index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the individuals in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

To browse by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the "Place" category
⇒Select the “Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images

Search the collection images one by one, 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.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Dutch, Flemish or French. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Other Searches

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Don't overlook FHL Place Belgium, Brabant items or FHL Keyword Belgium, Brabant items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.

Known Issues with This Collection

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See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

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

Related Wiki Articles

How You Can Contribute

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.

Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite 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:

Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1914. Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Rijksarchief te Leuven [Belgium State Archives, Brussels].

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1914.

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 Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1914.

 

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