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| title = Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records, 1580-1911
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| language = [[Netherlands Language and Languages|Dutch]], [[Belgium Language and Languages|Flemish]], Latin
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| title_language = {{Incomplete Title Translations}}
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| FS_URL_01 = [[Netherlands Church Records]]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Netherlands Church History]]
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
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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.
  
{{Incomplete Title Translations}}
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The collection covers the years 1580 to 1911, but most of the records do not go beyond 1811.
  
== 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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For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/2037882/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
  
The collection covers the years 1580 to 1911.  
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These records are in [[Denmark Language and Languages|Dutch]], Flemish  and Latin. [[Latin Genealogical Word List|Latin Genealogical Word List]] which will be a great asset in understanding Latin records.
  
For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/2037882/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page..
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
== Record Content, History and Use  ==
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{{Collection Browse Link
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| title = Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records, 1580-1911
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{{Incomplete Image Translations}}
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===Sample Images===
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Image:Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records DGS 5472307 9 Baptism.jpg|Baptism Record
 
Image:Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records DGS 5472307 9 Baptism.jpg|Baptism Record
 
Image:Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records DGS 5471350 1212 Marriage Record.jpg|Marriage Record
 
Image:Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records DGS 5471350 1212 Marriage Record.jpg|Marriage Record
 
Image:Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records DGS 5472308 361 Death.jpg|Death Records
 
Image:Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records DGS 5472308 361 Death.jpg|Death Records
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'''Baptism records''' may 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''' may 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''' may 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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For information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article [[Netherlands Church Records]].
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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{{Collection_Browse_Link
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== How to Use  ==
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'''To search by record:'''
  
To search the collection image by image: <br> ⇒Select Browse through images on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate Religion or Other Record Category <br> ⇒Select the appropriate Municipality <br> ⇒Select the appropriate Record Type, Years and Volume Which takes you to the images <br> Look at the images one by one 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. Keep in mind:
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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Religion or Other Record Category" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality" category<br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type, Years and Volume" category which takes you to the images <br>  
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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Search the collection images, 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.  
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
  
== 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.
  
*[http://www.genver.nl/indexdr.htm Genver] - This website can help simplify getting to the correct location in this collection. (Website is in Dutch.)
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2037882 Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records, 1580-1911]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
*[http://www.nationaalarchief.nl/ National Archives of the Netherlands]
 
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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===I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?===                         
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*Use the age in the citizen to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records.                           
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*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Netherlands_Vital_Records_Index vital records indexes] in the country.                 
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*When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.                         
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*[[Netherlands Church Records|Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.                         
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===I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?===                             
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*Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either Civil Registration records or Church Records may be more useful.                                 
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*While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the 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 an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.                         
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*Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.                         
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*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.                         
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*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.shtml nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well.                       
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*Search the indexes and records of [[Netherlands Societies|local genealogical societies]].
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*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
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*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.
  
*[[Netherlands|Netherlands]]
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite 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.
  
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'''Collection Citation'''<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records. 1580-1911." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst, Den Haag (Netherlands National Archives, The Hague).}}
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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/2037882/waypoints Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records, 1580-1911]
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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.
 
 
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
 
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
 
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
 
 
 
{{Collection citation | text= "Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records, 1580-1911." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}  
 
 
 
[[Netherlands, Drenthe 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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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
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Drenthe, Netherlands
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1580-1911
Languages: Dutch, Flemish, Latin
Title in the Language:
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
National Archives of the Netherlands



What is in the Collection?

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.

The collection covers the years 1580 to 1911, but most of the records do not go beyond 1811.

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

For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

These records are in Dutch, Flemish and Latin. Latin Genealogical Word List which will be a great asset in understanding Latin records.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records, 1580-1911.

Sample Images

Click on images for a larger view.

Baptism records may 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 may 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 may 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 Do I Search the Collection?

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records, 1580-1911.

To search by record:

⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Religion or Other Record Category"
⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality" category
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type, Years and Volume" category which takes you to the images

Search the collection images, 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.

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.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the age in the citizen to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching vital records indexes in the country.
  • When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either Civil Registration records or Church Records may be more useful.
  • While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the 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 an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
  • Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • Search the indexes and records of local genealogical societies.
  • Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.

Citing this Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite 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, Drenthe Province, Church Records. 1580-1911." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst, Den Haag (Netherlands National Archives, The Hague).

Image Citation:

When looking at an image, the citation is found 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 Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records 1580-1911.


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