Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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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.  
 
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 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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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
  
 
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== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.myheritage.com/search-records/Church-Records?trn=ppc_google&trp=USA_SuperSearch_Search&trl=Ancestry_Church&keyword=church%20records&gclid=CLrr-quVnLYCFSHZQgoduhcAng My Heritage]
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*[http://zoekakten.nl Zoekakten] - This website is in Dutch. It narrows down this collection by different regions and records.
 
*[http://www.geneaknowhow.net/digi/limbnl-ei.html Netherlands Province Links]  
 
*[http://www.geneaknowhow.net/digi/limbnl-ei.html Netherlands Province Links]  
 
*[http://www.familylink.com/place/netherlands/1600/religious Family Link]
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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==Citations for This Collection==
 
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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/2037001/waypoints Netherlands, Limburg Province, Church Records, 1542-1910]
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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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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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.
  
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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{{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>
  
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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.

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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.