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| title = Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1800-1952
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| record_type = Civil Registration
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| end_year = 1952
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| title_language = Nederland, Gelderland Provincie burgerlijke stand
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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
Nederland, Gelderland Provincie burgerlijke stand
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This collection contains records from 1800 to 1952.
 
 
== Record Description  ==
 
 
 
This collection contains records from 1811 to 1950.<br>
 
  
 
Civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths for the province of Gelderland. Indexes, marriage intentions, marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and divorces are also included. Time period of the records varies by locality and record type.  
 
Civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths for the province of Gelderland. Indexes, marriage intentions, marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and divorces are also included. Time period of the records varies by locality and record type.  
  
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in the Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1811-1950 collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1554394/waypoints Browse].
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For information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article [[Netherlands Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
For a list of film numbers currently published in the Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1811-1950 (includes index) collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1949343/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page..  
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===Sample Images===
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Click on images for a larger view.
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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Image:Netherlands Gelderland Province Civil Registration (08-0516) (08-0538) DGS 4432613 26 Birth.jpg|Birth Record
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Image:Netherlands Gelderland Province Civil Registration (08-0516) (08-0538) DGS 4432587 31 32 Marriage.jpg|Marriage Record  
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Image:Netherlands Gelderland Province Civil Registration (08-0516) (08-0538) DGS 4432618 177 Death.jpg|Death Record 
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'''Baptism records''' may contain the following information:
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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''' 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 
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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 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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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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{{Collection citation | text= "Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1811-1950." Index and Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Burgerlijke Stand.}}
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'''To browse by image:'''<br>
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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br>
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⇒Select the "Municipality" <br>  
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⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.  
  
[[Netherlands, Gelderland Province 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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'''To search by index:'''<br>
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the people in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person.  
  
== Record Content, History and Use  ==
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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.                           
[[Image:Netherlands Gelderland Province Civil Registration (08-0516) (08-0538) DGS 4432613 26 Birth.jpg|thumb|right|Netherlands Gelderland Province Civil Registration (08-0516) (08-0538) DGS 4432613 26 Birth.jpg]] [[Image:Netherlands Gelderland Province Civil Registration (08-0516) (08-0538) DGS 4432587 31 32 Marriage.jpg|thumb|right|Netherlands Gelderland Province Civil Registration (08-0516) (08-0538) DGS 4432587 31 32 Marriage.jpg]] [[Image:Netherlands Gelderland Province Civil Registration (08-0516) (08-0538) DGS 4432618 177 Death.jpg|thumb|right|Netherlands Gelderland Province Civil Registration (08-0516) (08-0538) DGS 4432618 177 Death.jpg]]
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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.                         
For information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article [[Netherlands Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
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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?===                              
=== How to Search the Records  ===
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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.                         
To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒ Select the Municipality ⇒ Select the Record type and date range which takes you to the images.  
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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.
  
 
== Known Issues with this Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with this Collection  ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection, please read the attached [[Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, feel free to report them at [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.&nbsp;
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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=Netherlands-Gelderland-Province-Civil-Registration-1800-1952-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.
  
== Related Web Sites  ==
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
[http://www.genver2.nl/ Genver 2] - To combate difficulties getting to the correct location in this collection. (Website is in Dutch.)
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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.
  
[http://www.genlias.nl/en/page0.jsp Genlias] There is also a site call which is a compilation of indexed records from the Netherlands, including some from Dutch colonies, mostly dating from 1811 until the mid-1900s. (Website is in Dutch, but with an option to view and search in English.) Currently incomplete, but extensive and with records being added.  
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'''Collection Citation'''<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1800-1952." Database with Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Rijksarchief de Gelderland, Arnhem (Gelders Archive, Arnhem).}}
  
Images for many of the indexed records on Genlias can be found in the collections on Familysearch.org.
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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== How You Can Contribute ==
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
 
 
When you copy information from a record, you should also 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 Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
 
 
"Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1811-1950 (includes index)," index and images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VR8X-GND&nbsp;: accessed 23 May 2012), Johannes Franciscus Antonius De Haan, 1879; citing Zaltbommel (Gelderland), Burgerlijke Stand, Civil Registration of Zaltbommel (Gelderland), FHL 211746, Rijke Archive, Gelderland, Arnhem, The Netherlands.
 

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Record Type: Civil Registration
Collection years: 1800-1952
Languages: Dutch, Flemish
Title in the Languages: Nederland, Gelderland Provincie burgerlijke stand
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What is in the Collection?

This collection contains records from 1800 to 1952.

Civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths for the province of Gelderland. Indexes, marriage intentions, marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and divorces are also included. Time period of the records varies by locality and record type.

For information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article Netherlands Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Sample Images

Click on images for a larger view.

Baptism records may 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 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
  • Age or birth date
  • Residence place and sometimes the place of origin
  • Cause of death
  • Marital status
  • If married: the name of 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, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1800-1952.

To browse by image:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the "Municipality"
⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.

To search by index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the people in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person.

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.

Known Issues with this Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
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.

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, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1800-1952." Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Rijksarchief de Gelderland, Arnhem (Gelders Archive, Arnhem).

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 Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration 1800-1952.

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 Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration 1800-1952.

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