Dutch term – Hoedenmaker

A hoedenmaker is a hat maker.

Hat maker’s shop window, 1948. Credits: Ben Merk, collection Nationaal Archief (CC-0)

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Yvette Hoitink, CG®, QG™ is a professional genealogist in the Netherlands. She holds the Certified Genealogist credential from the Board for Certification of Genealogists and has a post-graduate diploma in Family and Local History from the University of Dundee. She has been doing genealogy for over 30 years and helps people from across the world find their ancestors in the Netherlands. Read about Yvette's professional genealogy services.


  1. Mary Nash says

    Where can I find the world map that you mentioned in your recent article Seven ways to find sources on FamilySearch.

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