Dutch Genealogy News for February 2024

Here is an overview of the new sources, websites, and  other news from the Netherlands last month. Sources The notarial records of Hilvarenbeek, Geertruidenberg, Baarle-Nassau, Oisterwijk, and Raamsdonk from the 1700s have been automatically transcribed. The results can be searched on the Transkribus website. Various Utrecht tax records can now be searched at the Rijnstreek en Lopikerwaard archives. Court records of Berghem, Kessel, Lith, Oss, and Ravestein in North Brabant can now … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for January 2024

Here is an overview of the new sources and other news that was announced in the past month. Sources Gelderland birth records 1913-1922 have been digitized and indexed and are now availble via the Gelders Archief. Registers of mortgages from the districts of Arnhem and Zutphen 1818-1838 have been digitized. The records can be consulted via the finding aids for Arnhem and Zutphen. The records for the Tiel office were already online. With these new additions, all Gelderland mortgage … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for December 2023

Here is an overview of all the new sources, websites, and other news of the past month. Sources The Red Cross Archives about Forced Laborers in World War II have been scanned and indexed. The records can be searched via the Nationaal Archief. Unfortunately, not all records survived so the index does not include all Dutch persons who were forced to work in Germany during the war. 6000 photos of the water board De Dommel can now be viewed at the website of the Brabants Historisch … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for October 2023

This is an overview of the new sources, projects, and other news that was announced last month. Sources Regionaal  Archief Zutphen is indexing the church membership records of Brummen, Hall, Gorssel, Laren, Lochem, Warnsveld and Zutphen. Each Thursday, the newly entered entries are added to their ancestor database. The society Veluwse Geslachten has made 37 publications, mostly transcriptions of church records of various places in north-west Gelderland, available for free to their … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for September 2023

Here are the new sources, websites, projects, and other news announced last month. Sources The resolutions of the States-General from the 1700s have been transcribed and can be searched via a prototype of a search engine. Notarial records of Schiedam 1614-1771 have been automatically transcribed and can be searched at Transkribus. Court, notarial, and town records of Chaam and Terheijden have been automatically transcribed and can be searched at VerledenTekst. Various birth, … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for August 2023

Here are all the new sources, projects, and other news announced in the past month. Sources Hattinga's atlas of Gelderland, Overijssel, and Groningen from the 1740s has been digitized and can be consulted at the website of Collectie Overijssel. Cause of death notes from the east of North Brabant have been digitized and indexed. Check the index at the BHIC website. Verdicts of the Court Martial in 's-Hertogenbosch 1839-1919 have been indexed and scanned. See the BHIC website. Guid … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for July 2023

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects and other news announced last month. Sources The colonial records of Curacao, Bonaire and Aruba 1828-1845 have been digitized. Scans are available via the finding aid at the Nationaal Archief website. These records contain government, court, and notarial records and are crucial for researching ancestors who lived in the colony, encluding enslaved ancestors. Dutch documents from New Paltz in New York from the 1600s and early 1700s have … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for June 2023

Here is an overview of all the new sources, projects, websites and other news announced last month. Sources Residence cards of Voorburg 1922-1939 have been indexed and can be consulted at the Haags Gemeentearchief website. These cards list the residents per address. Several church records from the east of North Brabant have been added to the BHIC website. The photo collection of Johan van Eerd is now available via the BHIC website. These include photos from the 1930s-1970s, including … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for March 2023

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and other news announced last month. Sources The oldest Yearbooks of the Dutch Settlers Society of Albany (1924-1951) are now available on their website. These books contain many abstracts of early records of the town of Beverwijk/Albany in the current state of New York, including some from the period when it was part of the colony of New Netherland. Notarial records of Schouwen-Duiveland 1642-1810 are now available via Zeeuwen Gezocht, … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for February 2023

Here is an overview of the new sources, websites, and projects that were announced last month. Sources Arjan Buikstra is indexing records of crew members who sailed for the Rotterdam Admiralty (1763-1795). The indexed can be searched on his website. The West-Brabants Archief digitized records relating to the madder industry. Madder was a plant root that was used as red dye. See the announcement for links to the finding aids with the images. The Zeeuws Archief digitized the records of … [Read more...]