Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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|CID=CID2037001
 
|CID=CID2037001
|title=Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records, 1562-1908
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|title=Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records, 1542-1910
 
|location=Netherlands
 
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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
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== Record Description ==
  
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The collection consists of church records of baptisms, marriages, memberships, deaths and burials. Some civil births, marriages, deaths, and wills before the advent of Napoleonic Civil Registration in 1795-1801 are also included. Not all places or denominations are represented. The collection contains some indexes. The collection covers the years 1542 to 1910 although most of the records do not go beyond 1801.
  
== Record Description  ==
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For information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article [[Netherlands Church Records]].
  
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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== Record Content  ==
  
The collection covers the years 1562 to 1908.  
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{{Incomplete Image Translations}} <gallery caption="Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records example images">
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Image:Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records DGS 5472326 35 Baptism Records.jpg|Baptism Record
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Image:Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records DGS 5472326 68 Marriages.jpg|Marriage Record
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Image:Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records DGS 5472326 76 Death.jpg|Death Record
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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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
  
{{Collection citation
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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
  
[[Netherlands, Limburg 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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=== Search the Collection  ===
  
== Record Content, History and Use  ==
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To search the collection image by image <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate&nbsp; "Religion or Other Record Category" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate&nbsp; "Municipality" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate&nbsp; "Record Type, Years and Volume" which takes you to the images.
  
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Search the collection by image. Again you will need to compare the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor.  
<gallery caption="Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records example images">
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Image:Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records DGS 5472326 35 Baptism Records.jpg
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Image:Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records DGS 5472326 68 Marriages.jpg
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Image:Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records DGS 5472326 76 Death.jpg
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</gallery>
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</center>
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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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Be aware that with either search you may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
  
== Related Websites  ==
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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.
  
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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These records are in Dutch or Flemish. For help with reading the records, see the following resources:
  
*[[Netherlands|Netherlands]]
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*[[Netherlands Language and Languages]]
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*[[Dutch Genealogical Word List]]
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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{{FHL Search Tip
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|level1=Netherlands
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|level2=Limburg
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== Related Websites  ==
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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.geneaknowhow.net/digi/limbnl-ei.html Netherlands Province Links]
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*[http://www.familylink.com/place/netherlands/1600/religious Family Link]
  
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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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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*[[Netherlands|Netherlands]]
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*[[Netherlands Church Records]]
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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== Contributions to This Article ==
  
{{Incomplete Citations}}  
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{{Contributor_invite}}  
  
'''Example for an Indexed Collection:'''
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==Citations for This Collection==
  
“Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; citing Delaware, State Marriage Records, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.  
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information (often called [[Transfer_the_Information#Cite_Your_Sources|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.
  
'''Example for a Browsed Collection:'''  
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'''Collection citation''':<br>
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{{Collection citation | text= "Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst [Netherlands National Archives, The Hague].}}<br>
  
“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 Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.
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'''Image citation''':<br>
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{{Image Citation Link
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|title=Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records
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Revision as of 22:14, 13 August 2014

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

Contents

Record Description

The collection consists of church records of baptisms, marriages, memberships, deaths and burials. Some civil births, marriages, deaths, and wills before the advent of Napoleonic Civil Registration in 1795-1801 are also included. Not all places or denominations are represented. The collection contains some indexes. The collection covers the years 1542 to 1910 although most of the records do not go beyond 1801.

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

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

Search the Collection

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. Again you will need to compare the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor.

Be aware that with either search you may need to compare the information about more than one person 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, Limburg items or FHL Keyword Netherlands, Limburg 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 (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:

"Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. 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, Limburg Province Church Records.