Welcome to DutchGenealogy.nl. This website has over a 1,000 articles to help you research your ancestors from the Netherlands. Is the topic you need not on this page? Check the search function or suggest it as a future topic.
- Top 10 Dutch Genealogy websites
- My Favorite websites for finding photos
- Five places to find out-of-copyright books
- Free websites for finding Amsterdam ancestors
- Also check out the monthly overviews of Dutch sources that became available online.
- Cheat sheet – Sources after 1811
- Cheat sheet – Sources before 1811
- Sources for researching people in the 1900s
- Level 2 checklist – Vital Statistics
- Level 3 checklist – Occupations, Residence, Children, Spouses
- Level 4 checklist – Property Ownership, Military Service, Religion, Criminal Activity
- Articles about specific sources
- Six Levels of Ancestral Profiles: Level-up challenge
- How to find the father of an illegitimate child
- How to find out if your Dutch ancestor served in the army
- Finding maritime ancestors in the Netherlands
- Does my Family have a Coat of Arms?
- Was Eleanor of Aquitaine my Ancestor? Blog series tracing the line back eight centuries, demonstrating how to do research in different periods.
- The Origins of Jan Dirkse van Eps. New Netherland research example.
- Lambert Huybertse Brink. New Netherland research example tracing back the origins of a last name.
- Immigrant example: Researching Hiram Bauke Ferverda (1854-1925)
- Resolving conflicting evidence in early civil registration records.
- Using population registers to tell a story.
- Subtle clues in population registers.
- Top 10 most common Dutch surnames
- English versions of Dutch last names
- English versions of Dutch first names
- Farm names
- Prefixes in surnames
- Suffixes in surnames
Myths & Errors
- 11 myths about Dutch genealogy
- Was your ancestor born in Reusel-De Mierden, Noord-Brabant? Guess again!
- Why the little Dutch boy never put his finger in the dike.
- Pennsylvania Dutch – Not Dutch at all!