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=== Overview  ===
 
=== Overview  ===
  
Genlias is the premier site for Dutch records. The information from this site was taken directly from the Netherlands Civil Register. Some church records are also included. This site contains almost 9 million records with over 36 million names. The index is not complete; records are continuously being added. Most notably missing are records from Amsterdam, 's-Gravenhage (The Hague), Rotterdam, Leiden, Delft, etc.
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Genlias is now offline and has been replaced with WieWasWie.nl
  
Records for Amsterdam baptisms before 1811 can be found at:
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Genlias is the premier site for Dutch records. The information from this site was taken directly from the Netherlands Civil Register. Some church records are also included. This site contains almost 10.5 million records with over 44 million names. The index is not complete; records are continuously being added. Most notably missing are records from Amsterdam, 's-Gravenhage (The Hague)(Genlias does have marriage records for The Hague from 1811-1842), Rotterdam, Leiden, Delft, etc.  
https://stadsarchief.amsterdam.nl/archieven/archiefbank/indexen/doopregisters/zoek/index.nl.html
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Some records for The Hague can be found at:
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If you want to see what is currently included in Genlias, go to the web-site http://www.genlias.nl/ and click on "What is in Genlias". Scroll down till you find "Current database status" and click on the orange(!) link. Then choose the province and then the town you are looking for. If the town is not there, no records are as yet available. If there are records, it will tell you which time period and what type of records are covered.  
http://www.denhaag.nl/smartsite.html?id=37609
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The web-site for Rotterdam is:
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There are also records included from some of the Dutch colonies.  
http://www.gemeentearchief.rotterdam.nl
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=== Content ===
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Another incredible site is: http://geneaknowhow.net/digi/bronnen.html
  
This site includes:
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Records for Amsterdam baptisms before 1811 can be found at: https://stadsarchief.amsterdam.nl/archieven/archiefbank/indexen/doopregisters/zoek/index.nl.html
  
* Births (prior to 1903)
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Some records for The Hague can be found at: http://www.denhaag.nl/smartsite.html?id=37609
* Baptisms
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* Marriages (prior to 1923)
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* Deaths (prior to 1953)
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* Burials
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* Death duties - statements of succession
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'''According to the Genlias site'''<nowiki>:</nowiki>
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The web-site for Rotterdam is: http://www.gemeentearchief.rotterdam.nl
  
A '''record of birth''' provides you with the following information:
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Leiden's web-site is found here: http://www.leidenarchief.nl/index.php?option=com_wrapper&amp;Itemid=8
  
* The name of the child
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And Delft: http://www.archief.delft.nl/
* The names of the parents
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* The exact date of birth
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* In most cases, the parents' address
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A '''record of marriage''' provides you with the following information:
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http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/netherlands-vital-records.htm
  
* The names and ages of the bride and groom
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=== Content  ===
* In most cases, the names of the bride's and the groom's parents
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* In most cases, the places of birth of the bride and groom
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* Whether the bride is a widow or the groom a widower
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* In most cases, ages and professions
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A '''record of death''' provides you with the following information:
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This Genlias site includes:  
  
* The name of the deceased
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*Births (1811 to 1903)
* The exact date of death
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*Marriages (1811 to 1923)
* In most cases, the name of the deceased's parents
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*Deaths (1811 to 1953)
* In most cases, the age of the deceased
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*Death duties - statements of succession
* In some cases, the deceased's place of birt
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* In some cases, the name of the deceased's spouse
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* In most cases, the address of the deceased
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=== Internet Address ===
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'''According to the Genlias site'''<nowiki>:</nowiki>
  
[http://www.genlias.nl/ www.genlias.nl]
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A '''record of birth''' provides you with the following information:  
  
or do a [http://www.google.com/ Google] search for '''Genlias'''
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*The name of the child
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*The names of the parents
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*The exact date of birth
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*In most cases, the parents' address
  
=== Using the Site ===
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A '''record of marriage''' provides you with the following information:
  
The site initially comes up in Dutch. If you want to see it in English, click '''English''' at the top of the initial screen.
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*The names and ages of the bride and groom
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*In most cases, the names of the bride's and the groom's parents
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*In most cases, the places of birth of the bride and groom
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*Whether the bride is a widow or the groom a widower
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*In most cases the profession of groom and/or bride
  
=== Cost ===
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A '''record of death''' provides you with the following information:
  
Free
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*The name of the deceased
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*The exact date of death
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*In most cases, the name of the deceased's parents
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*In most cases, the age of the deceased
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*In some cases, the deceased's place of birth
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*In some cases, the name of the deceased's spouse
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*In most cases, the address of the deceased
  
[[Category:Netherlands]]<br>
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=== Using the Site  ===
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The site initially comes up in Dutch. If you want to see it in English, click '''English''' at the top of the home page.
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=== Cost  ===
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Most web-sites in the Netherlands are free<br>
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[[Category:Netherlands]]

Revision as of 02:44, 3 June 2013

Contents

Overview

Genlias is now offline and has been replaced with WieWasWie.nl

Genlias is the premier site for Dutch records. The information from this site was taken directly from the Netherlands Civil Register. Some church records are also included. This site contains almost 10.5 million records with over 44 million names. The index is not complete; records are continuously being added. Most notably missing are records from Amsterdam, 's-Gravenhage (The Hague)(Genlias does have marriage records for The Hague from 1811-1842), Rotterdam, Leiden, Delft, etc.

If you want to see what is currently included in Genlias, go to the web-site http://www.genlias.nl/ and click on "What is in Genlias". Scroll down till you find "Current database status" and click on the orange(!) link. Then choose the province and then the town you are looking for. If the town is not there, no records are as yet available. If there are records, it will tell you which time period and what type of records are covered.

There are also records included from some of the Dutch colonies.

Another incredible site is: http://geneaknowhow.net/digi/bronnen.html

Records for Amsterdam baptisms before 1811 can be found at: https://stadsarchief.amsterdam.nl/archieven/archiefbank/indexen/doopregisters/zoek/index.nl.html

Some records for The Hague can be found at: http://www.denhaag.nl/smartsite.html?id=37609

The web-site for Rotterdam is: http://www.gemeentearchief.rotterdam.nl

Leiden's web-site is found here: http://www.leidenarchief.nl/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=8

And Delft: http://www.archief.delft.nl/

http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/netherlands-vital-records.htm

Content

This Genlias site includes:

  • Births (1811 to 1903)
  • Marriages (1811 to 1923)
  • Deaths (1811 to 1953)
  • Death duties - statements of succession

According to the Genlias site:

A record of birth provides you with the following information:

  • The name of the child
  • The names of the parents
  • The exact date of birth
  • In most cases, the parents' address

A record of marriage provides you with the following information:

  • The names and ages of the bride and groom
  • In most cases, the names of the bride's and the groom's parents
  • In most cases, the places of birth of the bride and groom
  • Whether the bride is a widow or the groom a widower
  • In most cases the profession of groom and/or bride

A record of death provides you with the following information:

  • The name of the deceased
  • The exact date of death
  • In most cases, the name of the deceased's parents
  • In most cases, the age of the deceased
  • In some cases, the deceased's place of birth
  • In some cases, the name of the deceased's spouse
  • In most cases, the address of the deceased

Using the Site

The site initially comes up in Dutch. If you want to see it in English, click English at the top of the home page.

Cost

Most web-sites in the Netherlands are free