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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
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==Title in the Language of the Record==
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
The collection covers the years 1595 to 1864.  
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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.  
  
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.  
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Although the collection covers the years 1595 to 1864, most of the records do not go beyond 1811.
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For information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article [[Netherlands Church Records]].  
  
 
For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2037901/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
 
For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2037901/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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== Record Content  ==
 
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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.
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{{Collection citation | text= “Netherlands, Groningen Province, Church Records, 1595-1864.” Images. ''FamilySearch.'' http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Rijksarchiefdienst. }}
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[[Netherlands, Groningen Province, Church Records (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, History and Use ==
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For information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article [[Netherlands Church Records]].
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'''Baptism Records''' generally contain the following information:
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*Date and Place of Event
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*Name of Child
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*Age or Birth Date
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*Legitimacy
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*Names of Parents
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*Residence Place
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*Witnesses or Godparents
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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
  
 
== How to Use  ==
 
== How to Use  ==
  
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Religion or Other Record Category" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type, Years and Volume" Which takes you to the images <br> 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 in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
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To search the collection image by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page. Then: <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Religion or Other Record Category" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type, Years and Volume" Which takes you to the images <br> 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 in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.  
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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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.
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
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These records are in Dutch or Flemish. For help with reading the records, see the following resources:
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*[[Netherlands Language and Languages]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Netherlands%22 Dutch Language Tutorial]
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.genver.nl/indexgr.htm Genver] - This website can help simplify getting to the correct location in this collection. (Website is in Dutch.)
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*[http://zoekakten.nl Zoekakten] - This website is in Dutch. It narrows down this collection by different regions and records.  
*[http://jesusmediaministry.com/mychurch/index.php?city_advance=yes&country=Netherlands&city=Groningen Churches in Groningan]
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*[http://www.traceyourdutchroots.com/prov/gr.html Trace your Dutch Roots]
 
*[http://www.traceyourdutchroots.com/prov/gr.html Trace your Dutch Roots]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[[Netherlands|Netherlands]]  
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*[[The Netherlands Genealogy]]
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*[[Netherlands Church Records]]
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*[[Netherlands Church History]]
  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citations for This Collection ==
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/2037901/waypoints Netherlands, Groningen Province, Church Records, 1595-1864]
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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.  
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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. <br><br> '''Collection citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= “Netherlands, Groningen Province, Church Records, 1595-1864.” Images. ''FamilySearch.'' http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst [Netherlands National Archives, The Hague].}} <br> '''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
 
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Latest revision as of 18:30, 15 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

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.

Although the collection covers the years 1595 to 1864, most of the records do not go beyond 1811.

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

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

Baptism Records generally contain the following information:

  • Date and Place of Event
  • Name of Child
  • Age or Birth Date
  • Legitimacy
  • Names of Parents
  • Residence Place
  • Witnesses or Godparents

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

To search the collection image by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page. Then:
⇒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
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 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.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Dutch or Flemish. For help with reading the records, see the following resources:

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Don't overlook FHL Place Netherlands, Groningen items or FHL Keyword Netherlands, Groningen 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.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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:

“Netherlands, Groningen Province, Church Records, 1595-1864.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst [Netherlands National Archives, The Hague].
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 Netherlands, Groningen Province, Church Records 1595-1864.

 

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