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[[Netherlands Genealogy|Netherlands]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Utrecht, The Netherlands Genealogy|Utrecht]]
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| title = Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1950
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| LOC_01 = Utrecht
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| record_type = Church
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| start_year = 1811
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| end_year = 1950
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| language = [[Netherlands Language and Languages|Dutch]], [[Belgium Language and Languages|Flemish]]
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| title_language = Utrecht Burgerlijke Stand
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| FS_URL_01 = [[Netherlands Church Records]]
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| FS_URL_02 = [[The Netherlands Genealogy|The Netherlands]]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Netherlands Church History]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Netherlands%22 Reading Dutch Written Records]
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.dutchgenealogy.nl/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=64&Itemid=70 Dutch Genealogy]
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| RW_URL_02 = [http://zoekakten.nl Zoekakten]
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| RW_URL_03 = [http://www.traceyourdutchroots.com/ Trace Your Dutch Roots]
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| RW_URL_04 = [http://www.hetutrechtsarchief.nl/ Utrecht Digital Archive]
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| custodian = [http://en.nationaalarchief.nl/ Netherlands National Archive]
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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
  
Utrecht Burgerlijke Stand
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
== Record Description  ==
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The collection covers the years 1811 to 1950, but the exact years vary within each municipality and record type.  
 
 
The collection covers the years 1811 to 1950 but the years vary within each municipality and record type.  
 
  
 
The collection consists of civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths for the province of Utrecht. Indexes, marriage intentions, marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and divorces are also included.  
 
The collection consists of civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths for the province of Utrecht. Indexes, marriage intentions, marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and divorces are also included.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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)]].  
 
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
 
  
{{Collection citation
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===Sample Images===
| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Civil Authorities for the Individual Municipalities of Utrecht. "Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1950." National Archives of The Netherlands, The Hague, The Netherlands.<!--bibdescend-->
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Click on images for a larger view.
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[[Netherlands, Utrecht 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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<gallery ="widths="360px" heights="220px" perrow="4">  
 
 
A full bibliographic record is available in the Family History Library Catalog.
 
 
 
== Record Content, History and Use  ==
 
 
 
{{Incomplete Image Translations}}
 
 
 
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Image:Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration DGS 4557731 9 Baptism.jpg|Baptism Record
 
Image:Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration DGS 4557731 9 Baptism.jpg|Baptism Record
 
Image:Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration DGS 4557737 9 Marriage.jpg|Marriage Record
 
Image:Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration DGS 4557737 9 Marriage.jpg|Marriage Record
 
Image:Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration DGS 4557759 9 Death.jpg|Death Record
 
Image:Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration DGS 4557759 9 Death.jpg|Death Record
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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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|style=" vertical-align:top; width:25%;"|
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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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*Names of Witnesses
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|style=" vertical-align:top; width:25%;"|
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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 Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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|title=Netherlands, Utrecht Province Church Records, 1542-1955
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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 "Municipality" category<br>⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images
  
== Civil Registrations in Nearby Localities  ==
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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.
  
*[[Netherlands Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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===I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?===                         
*[[Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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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.                           
*[[Netherlands, Friesland Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical 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.                 
*[[Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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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.                         
*[[Netherlands, Groningen Province, 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.                         
*[[Netherlands, Limburg Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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===I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?===                             
*[[Netherlands, Noord-Brabant Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical 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.                                 
*[[Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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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.                         
*[[Netherlands, Overijssel, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.                         
*[[Netherlands, Zeeland Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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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.                         
*[[Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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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.                       
*[[Netherlands Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*Search the indexes and records of [[Netherlands Societies|local genealogical societies]].
*[[Netherlands Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
*[[Netherlands Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.
  
== Known Issues with This Collection ==
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== Known Issues with This Collection ==
  
 
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki 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.  
 
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki 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 Websites  ==
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
*[http://www.genver.nl/indexut.htm Genver - This website can help simplify 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://wikimapia.org/1211421/Civil-registry-office Civil Registry Office]
 
*[http://www.dutchgenealogy.nl/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=83&Itemid=1 Dutch Genealogy]
 
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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'''Collection Citation'''<br>{{Collection citation | text= "Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration1811-1950." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst [Netherlands National Archives, The Hague].}}
  
*[[The Netherlands]]
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'''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
*[[Netherlands Civil Registration- Vital Records]]
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
 
 
{{Incomplete Citations}}
 
 
 
'''Example for an Indexed Collection:'''  
 
 
 
“Delaware Marriage Records,” database and digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; citing Delaware, State Marriage Records, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
 
 
 
'''Example for a Browsed Collection:'''
 
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.
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== How You Can Contribute ==
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Utrecht, Netherlands
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Location of Utrecht, Netherlands
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1811-1950
Languages: Dutch, Flemish
Title in the Languages: Utrecht Burgerlijke Stand
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Netherlands National Archive



What is in the Collection?

The collection covers the years 1811 to 1950, but the exact years vary within each municipality and record type.

The collection consists of civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths for the province of Utrecht. Indexes, marriage intentions, marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and divorces are also included.

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:

  • 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
  • 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, Utrecht Province Church Records, 1542-1955.

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 "Municipality" category
⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" 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.

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 Wiki 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, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration1811-1950." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst [Netherlands National Archives, The Hague].

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, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration 1811-1950.

How You Can Contribute

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