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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
Belgique, Anvers, registres d’état civil  
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*België, Antwerpen, burgerlijke stand (Dutch)
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*Belgique, Anvers, registres d’état civil (French)
  
== Record Description ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
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[[Image:Belgium high level.gif|right|200px|Belgium high level.gif]]
  
 
The collection consists of civil registration of births, marriages and deaths from the Belgian National Archives. The collection also includes marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and some original indexes. Additional images will be added as they become available.  
 
The collection consists of civil registration of births, marriages and deaths from the Belgian National Archives. The collection also includes marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and some original indexes. Additional images will be added as they become available.  
  
The events are recorded in Dutch, Flemish or French and cover the years 1609 to 1909.
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The events are recorded in [[Netherlands Language and Languages|Dutch, Flemish or French]] and cover the years 1588-1910
  
== Citation for This Collection&nbsp;  ==
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For information on the content and use of these records please see the wiki article [[Belgium, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
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== Collection Content ==
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=== Sample Images ===
  
{{Collection citation| text ="Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1609-1909." Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Rijksarchief te Antwerpen.}}
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[[Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration (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 and Use  ==
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Image:Belgium, Antwerpen, Civil Registration (13-0013) Birth Record DGS 4253585_320.jpg|Birth Record
 
Image:Belgium, Antwerpen, Civil Registration (13-0013) Birth Record DGS 4253585_320.jpg|Birth Record
 
Image:Belgium, Antwerpen, Civil Registration (13-0013) Marriage Record DGS 4253613_399.jpg|Marriage Record
 
Image:Belgium, Antwerpen, Civil Registration (13-0013) Marriage Record DGS 4253613_399.jpg|Marriage Record
Image:Belgium, Antwerpen, Civil Registration (13-0013) Death Record DGS 4167829_259.jpg|Death Record
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Image:Belgium, Antwerpen, Civil Registration (13-0013) Death Record DGS 4167829 259.jpg|Death Record
 
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For information on the content and use of these records please see the wiki article [[Belgium, General Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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'''Birth Records''' generally contain the following information:
  
==== For Help Reading These Records  ====
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*Birth date and place of birth
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*Name of child
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*If still-born, illegitimate, or twin
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*Gender
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*Names of parents, father's occupation and their residence
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*Birth place of father
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*Birth place of mother
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*Date and number of record
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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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== How to Use the Record  ==
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This section provides information on how to search the collection and read the records, what to do with information once found, and what to do if no record is found.
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'''When searching:'''<br> As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, as well as the region in which your ancestor lived.
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=== Search the Collection  ===
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'''To search this collection by name:'''<br> Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
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'''To browse by image:'''<br> To search the collection images, you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the "Place" category<br> ⇒Select the “Record Type" category which takes you to the images<br>
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Search the collection by image, 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.
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
  
 
These records are in Dutch, Flemish and French so you will need to be able to understand these written languages. For help with reading the records, see the wiki articles:  
 
These records are in Dutch, Flemish and French so you will need to be able to understand these written languages. For help with reading the records, see the wiki articles:  
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*[[Netherlands Language and Languages]]  
 
*[[Netherlands Language and Languages]]  
 
*[[Dutch Genealogical Word List]] <br>  
 
*[[Dutch Genealogical Word List]] <br>  
*[[French Wordlist]] <br>
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*[[French Wordlist|French Word List]] <br>  
 
*[[French Handwriting]] <br>
 
*[[French Handwriting]] <br>
  
You may also want to see the 3 FamilySearch Tutorials on [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Netherlands%22 "Reading Dutch Written Records"]  
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You may also want to see the 3 FamilySearch Tutorials on [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Netherlands%22 reading Dutch written records].
  
== Related Websites &nbsp; ==
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=== Tips to Keep in Mind ===
  
*[http://www.genver.be/be/indexaw.htm Genver - This website can help simplify getting to the correct location in this collection. (Website is in Dutch.) ]
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*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct. There may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor, and your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times. Check for variant spellings of names.
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*Continue to search the index and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have lived nearby.
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*Search the records of nearby localities (counties, parishes, etc.).
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=== Other Searches  ===
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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| bgcolor="#fff3e7" style="vertical-align:top; line-height:125%; padding-top:8px" | '''Problems with this collection?'''<br>[https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Belgium-Antwerp-Civil-Registration-1609-1909-known-issues&lang=en See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.]
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Belgium-Antwerp-Civil-Registration-1609-1909-known-issues&lang=en article]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
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== Related Websites  ==
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*[http://zoekakten.nl Zoekakten] - This website is in Dutch. It narrows down this collection by different regions and records.
 
*[https://sites.google.com/site/belgiumancestry/ Belgium Ancestry]  
 
*[https://sites.google.com/site/belgiumancestry/ Belgium Ancestry]  
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/ppc/?ss=belgium%20genealogy&pagename=ppcg&eng=ga&ft=1&camp=wsGen_US&adgp=NatGgy&gclid=CNeq4uGRh7gCFdB7Qgod2D8AyQ World Vital Records - Belgium]
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*[http://belgium.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ Belgium Rootsweb]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[Belgium]]
 
 
*[[Belgium Civil Registers]]  
 
*[[Belgium Civil Registers]]  
*[[Belgium, General Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
 
*[[Belgium Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Belgium Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[[Belgium, Brabant Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Belgium Genealogy|Belgium]]  
*[[Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Belgium, Limburg, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Belgium, Luxembourg, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Belgium, Namur, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Belgium, West Flanders, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Belgium Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Belgium Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Belgium Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Belgium Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Belgium Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Belgium Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
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== Citing This Collection  ==
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.
  
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/2138481/waypoints Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1609-1909]
 
  
<br> When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation| text ="Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1910." Database with Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. België Staatsarchief, Beveren (Belgium State Archives, Beveren).}}<br><br>
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched in found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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Title in the Language of the Record

  • België, Antwerpen, burgerlijke stand (Dutch)
  • Belgique, Anvers, registres d’état civil (French)

What is in the Collection?

Belgium high level.gif

The collection consists of civil registration of births, marriages and deaths from the Belgian National Archives. The collection also includes marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and some original indexes. Additional images will be added as they become available.

The events are recorded in Dutch, Flemish or French and cover the years 1588-1910

For information on the content and use of these records please see the wiki article Belgium, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records).

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1910.

Collection Content

Sample Images

Incomplete Image Translations}}

Birth Records generally contain the following information:

  • Birth date and place of birth
  • Name of child
  • If still-born, illegitimate, or twin
  • Gender
  • Names of parents, father's occupation and their residence
  • Birth place of father
  • Birth place of mother
  • Date and number of record

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 the Record

This section provides information on how to search the collection and read the records, what to do with information once found, and what to do if no record is found.

When searching:
As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, as well as the region in which your ancestor lived.

Search the Collection

To search this collection by name:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

To browse by image:
To search the collection images, you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the "Place" category
⇒Select the “Record Type" category which takes you to the images

Search the collection by image, 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.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Dutch, Flemish and French so you will need to be able to understand these written languages. For help with reading the records, see the wiki articles:

You may also want to see the 3 FamilySearch Tutorials on reading Dutch written records.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct. There may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor, and your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times. Check for variant spellings of names.
  • Continue to search the index and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have lived nearby.
  • Search the records of nearby localities (counties, parishes, etc.).

Other Searches

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Don't overlook FHL Place Belgium, Antwerpen items or FHL Keyword Belgium, Antwerpen items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.

Known Issues with This Collection

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See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

How You Can Contribute

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.


Citing This Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.


Collection Citation:

"Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1910." Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. België Staatsarchief, Beveren (Belgium State Archives, Beveren).

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1910.

Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1910.