The Netherlands Online Genealogy Records

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The Netherlands Online Genealogy Records
These are genealogy links to The Netherlands online databases to assist in researching your family history. This online collection has links to online databases and indexes that may include birth records, marriage records, death records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records, land records, maps, military records, newspapers, obituaries, or probate records.
Ancestry.com, FindMyPast.com, and MyHeritage.com can be searched free of charge at your local Family History Center or the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Church Records and Vital Records

Births, Baptisms, or Christenings; Marriages; Deaths or Burials Church Records and Civil Registration

The following records have their own index.  These are growing collections, and should be searched again in the future. Ancestry.com and MyHeritage.com can be searched free of charge at your local Family History Center or the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Large Databases With Many Record Types
  • Digital Resources Netherlands and Belgium, geneaknowhow.net. Click on the folder titled “Digital Resources Netherlands and Belgium”. The left-hand navigation bar includes general information, passenger lists, and then names each province in both countries with the sections.
  • Digitale Stamboom. Indexed births, marriages, deaths,and other records from Gemmentearchief Delt, Archief Emland, Regionaal Historisch Centrum Eindhoven, Gemeentearchief Rotterdam, Haags Gemeentearchief.
  • Archivenet, website for the Dutch archive system]. If searching for a specific locality, click on “Nederland” in the top left and choose either “plaats” (place) or “provincie” (province). Click on the locality in which you want to search, and a list of all the archives, by type and town, comes up with automatic links.English is available for
  • Surname Navigator The Netherlands. Megasearch engines by province.
  • Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records — index

Biographies
Cemeteries
Population Registers and Censuses
Citizenship
Compiled Genealogies
Emigration, Immigration, and Passenger Lists
Jewish Records
Military Records
Newspapers
Population

For translating vocabulary typically found on websites, see Dutch Websites- Vocabulary List.