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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
Belgique, Hainaut, registres d’état civil, 1795-1912
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Belgique, Hainaut, registres d’état civil  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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[[Image:GEO Belgium Map lg.jpg|right|200px|GEO Belgium Map lg.jpg]]
  
 
The collection consists of civil registration of births, marriages and deaths from the Belgian National Archives. The collection also includes marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and some original indexes. Additional images will be added as they become available.  
 
The collection consists of civil registration of births, marriages and deaths from the Belgian National Archives. The collection also includes marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and some original indexes. Additional images will be added as they become available.  
  
The events are recorded in Dutch, Flemish or French and cover the years 1795 to 1912.  
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The events are recorded in Dutch, Flemish or French and cover the years 1600-1913.  
  
== Citation for This Collection  ==
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Hainaut (Dutch: Henegouwen, Frech: Hainaut) is the westernmost province of Wallonia. The name comes from the river Haine which runs between Anderlues and Condé-sur-l'Escaut.
  
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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For information on the content of the records please see the wiki article [[Belgium, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Registers van de Burgerlijke Stand (civil registration), 1795-1912. Rijksarchief te Hainaut, Hainaut, Belgium.<!--bibdescend-->}}  
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[[Belgium, Hainaut, 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  ==
 
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== Record Content and Use ==
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{{Incomplete Image Translations}}  
 
{{Incomplete Image Translations}}  
  
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<gallery caption="Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration Record Examples" widths="160px" heights="120px" perrow="3">
 
Image:Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1792-1900 DGS 4312011_100.jpg|Birth Record
 
Image:Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1792-1900 DGS 4312011_100.jpg|Birth Record
 
Image:Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration (13-0116) Marriage Record DGS 4311907_499.jpg|Marriage Record
 
Image:Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration (13-0116) Marriage Record DGS 4311907_499.jpg|Marriage Record
Image:Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration (13-0116) Death Record DGS 4216397_509.jpg|Death Record</gallery>  
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Image:Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration (13-0116) Death Record DGS 4216397_509.jpg|Death Record
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Image:Belgium, Hainaut, Arrondissement Tournai, Civil Registration, 1911-1920 DGS 100352900 00003.jpg|
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Image:Belgium, Hainaut, Arrondissement Tournai, Civil Registration, 1911-1920 DGS 100352990 00004.jpg|
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</gallery>  
  
For information on the content and use of these records please see the wiki article [[Belgium, General Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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'''Birth Records''' generally contain the following information:
  
==== For Help Reading These Records  ====
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*Birth date and place of birth
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*Name of child
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*If still-born, illegitimate, or twin
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*Gender
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*Names of parents, father's occupation and their residence
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*Birth place of father
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*Birth place of mother
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*Date and number of record
  
These records are in Dutch, Flemish and French so you will need to be able to understand these written languages. For help with reading the records, see the wiki articles:  
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'''Marriage Records''' generally contain the following information:
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*Date and Place of Event
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*Name of Bride and Groom
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*Residence, Marital Status, and Age
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*Names of Parents
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*Names of Witnesses
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'''Death Records''' generally contain the following information:
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*Date and Place of Death
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*Name of Deceased Person
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*Age or Birth Date
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*Residence Place and sometimes the Place of Origin
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*Cause of Death
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*Marital Status
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*If Married, the Name of the Spouse and sometimes the Names of Children
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*Sometimes Names of Parents
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*Names of Witnesses
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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'''When searching:'''<br> As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, as well as some identifying information such as residence, 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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=== Search the Collection  ===
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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 ancestors 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.
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'''To search 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 appropriate "Place" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.
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Look at the 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 there to your ancestors to make this determination.
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
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These records are in Dutch, Flemish and French so you will need to be able to read the handwriting and understand certain words these written languages. For help with reading the records, see the wiki articles:  
  
 
*[[Netherlands Language and Languages]]  
 
*[[Netherlands Language and Languages]]  
 
*[[French Wordlist]]
 
*[[French Wordlist]]
  
You may also want to see the 3 FamilySearch Tutorials on [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Netherlands%22 "Reading Dutch Written Records"]== Related Websites ==
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You may also want to see the 3 FamilySearch Tutorials on [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Netherlands%22 "Reading Dutch Written Records"]  
  
[https://sites.google.com/site/belgiumancestry/ Belgium Ancestry]  
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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, Hainaut, 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.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
[https://sites.google.com/site/belgiumancestry/ Belgium Ancestry]  
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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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*[https://sites.google.com/site/belgiumancestry/ Belgium Ancestry]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
 
*[[Belgium Civil Registers]]  
 
*[[Belgium Civil Registers]]  
*[[Belgium, General Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Belgium Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
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*[[Belgium Genealogy|Belgium]]
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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{{Contributor invite}}
  
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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== Citations for This Collection  ==
  
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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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.  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation| text ="Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913." Index and Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Rijksarchief te Hainaut [Belgium National Archives, Hainaut].}}<br><br>
  
{{Incomplete Citations}}  
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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|title=Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
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'''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image_Citation_Link
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Latest revision as of 02:50, 22 May 2015

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Belgique, Hainaut, registres d’état civil

Record Description

GEO Belgium Map lg.jpg

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

The events are recorded in Dutch, Flemish or French and cover the years 1600-1913.

Hainaut (Dutch: Henegouwen, Frech: Hainaut) is the westernmost province of Wallonia. The name comes from the river Haine which runs between Anderlues and Condé-sur-l'Escaut.

For information on the content of the records please see the wiki article Belgium, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913.

Record Content

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

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

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

How to Use the Record

When searching:
As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, as well as some identifying information such as residence, 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.

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 ancestors 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 search 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 appropriate "Place"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.

Look at the 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 there to your ancestors to make this determination.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Dutch, Flemish and French so you will need to be able to read the handwriting and understand certain words these written languages. For help with reading the records, see the wiki articles:

You may also want to see the 3 FamilySearch Tutorials on "Reading Dutch Written Records"

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Don't overlook FHL Place Belgium, Hainaut items or FHL Keyword Belgium, Hainaut 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 especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or 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 (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:

"Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913." Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Rijksarchief te Hainaut [Belgium National Archives, Hainaut].

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, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913.

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, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913.

 

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