Belgium, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Content ==
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== Record Content and Use ==
  
 
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A birth record may provide the following information:
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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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*Day and hour of birth
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*Name of parents
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*Occupation and age of parents
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*Names of witnesses to the birth
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*Birthplace of the child
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A marriage record may provide the following information:
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*Names of the couple
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*Their birthplace and place of residence
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*Birthdates and ages of the couple
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*Names and consent of parents
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*Occupations of the couple to be married
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*Place of residence and occupations of parents
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A death record may provide the following information:
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*Day and hour of death
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*Age or birth date of the deceased
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*Birthplace of the deceased
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*Name of the deceased person
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*Marital status of the deceased and former occupation (when applicable)
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*Name of the spouse (when applicable) and may give the date and place of that spouse’s death
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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
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*Witnesses may be members of the family
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== How to Use the Records  ==
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'''To search this collection using the 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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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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== Known Issues in This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues in This Collection  ==

Revision as of 19:13, 13 February 2013

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Les Registres d'Etat Civil de Belgique

Record Description

This collection is index only and includes records from 1795 to 1910.

Citation for This Collection

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

Rijksarchief te Beveren,Belgium. Belgium, Civil Registration. National Archives of Belgium, Brussels.


Record Content and Use

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

Known Issues in This Collection

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Related Websites

Belgium National Civil Registration

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