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''[[The Netherlands Genealogy|Netherlands]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Caribbean]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''[[The_Netherlands_Antilles_Genealogy|Netherlands Antilles]]''' {{The Netherlands Antilles-sidebar}}Guide to '''The Netherlands Antilles ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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== Getting started with The Netherlands Antilles research  ==
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==Country Information==
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The Netherlands Antilles (The Nederlandse Antillen) was a former autonomous part of [[The Netherlands Genealogy|The Netherlands]], consisting of the West Indies islands of [[Curaçao Genealogy|Curaçao]], [[Bonaire Genealogy|Bonaire]], and formerly [[Aruba Genealogy|Aruba]]—all off the north coast of Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea—and [[Saba Genealogy|Saba]], [[Sint Eustatius Genealogy|Sint Eustatius]] and [[Sint Maarten Genealogy|Sint Maarten]] (part French)—east of the US Virgin Islands.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netherlands_Antilles Netherlands Antilles] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' accessed 21 July 2015.</ref><ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dissolution_of_the_Netherlands_Antilles Dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' accessed 21 July 2015.</ref>
  
The Nederlandse Antillen (The Netherlands Antilles) are part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of the West Indies islands of Curaçao, Bonaire, and formerly Aruba off the north coast of Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea, and Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten (part French), east of the US Virgin Islands. For more historical and geographical information see: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netherlands_Antilles Netherlands Antilles]  
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'''Sint Maarten/Saint Martin.''' The northern 60% of the island of Sint Maarten/Saint Martin is called [[Saint Martin Genealogy|Saint Martin]] and is a part of the French Antilles (of [[France]]). The southern 40% of the island of [[Sint Maarten Genealogy|Sint Maarten]] was formerly part of the Netherlands Antilles, since 2010 a constituent country of the [[Netherlands]].<ref>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sint_Maarten Sint Maarten] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' (accessed 21 July 2015).</ref>
  
The capital city of The Netherlands Antilles is [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willemstad,_Netherlands_Antilles Willemstad]
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<h3>Getting Started with The Netherlands Antilles Research</h3>
 
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Links to articles on getting started with The Netherlands Antilles research.
'''Islands'''
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*[[Introduction to Antilles Search Strategy|Introduction to Antilles Search Strategies]]  
 
 
*[[Aruba|Aruba]]
 
*[[Bonaire|Bonaire]]
 
*[[Curaçao|Curaçao]]
 
*[[Saba|Saba]]
 
*[[Sint Eustatius|Sint Eustatius]]
 
*[[Sint Maarten|Sint Maarten]]
 
 
 
== Research Tools  ==
 
 
 
'''Strategies'''
 
 
 
[[Introduction to Antilles Search Strategy|Introduction to Antilles Search Strategies]]
 
 
 
A wonderful web-site for doing research in the Antilles is:
 
 
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=oVpYKaynw5MC&pg=PA167&lpg=PA167&dq=%22churches+found+on+sint+eustatius%22&source=web&ots=Co6cLN4772&sig=tKY7zwTl6TyDS7G0tYmWfg8lTH4&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=6&ct=result#PPA167,M1 Genealogical Encyclopedia of the Colonial Americas]
 
 
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~antwgw/ Netherlands Antilles GenWeb]
 
 
 
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*[[Netherlands Antilles Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
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*[[Netherlands Antilles Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]  
 
*[[Netherlands Antilles Census|Census]]  
 
*[[Netherlands Antilles Church Records|Church Records]]  
 
*[[Netherlands Antilles Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]  
 
*[[Netherlands Antilles Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Netherlands Antilles Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Netherlands Antilles Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
 
*[[Netherlands Antilles Ethnic Groups|Ethnic Groups]]
 
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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Guide to The Netherlands Antilles ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

The Netherlands Antilles (The Nederlandse Antillen) was a former autonomous part of The Netherlands, consisting of the West Indies islands of Curaçao, Bonaire, and formerly Aruba—all off the north coast of Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea—and Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten (part French)—east of the US Virgin Islands.[1][2]

Sint Maarten/Saint Martin. The northern 60% of the island of Sint Maarten/Saint Martin is called Saint Martin and is a part of the French Antilles (of France). The southern 40% of the island of Sint Maarten was formerly part of the Netherlands Antilles, since 2010 a constituent country of the Netherlands.[3]

Getting Started

Getting Started with The Netherlands Antilles Research

Links to articles on getting started with The Netherlands Antilles research.

The Netherlands Antilles Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in The Netherlands Antilles research.

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The Netherlands Antilles Clickable Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in The Netherlands Antilles. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.


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Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in The Netherlands Antilles. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.

See also:

FamilySearch Resources

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References

  1. Netherlands Antilles in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, accessed 21 July 2015.
  2. Dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, accessed 21 July 2015.
  3. Sint Maarten in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia (accessed 21 July 2015).