Dutch term: stamboom

Stamboom of Jan van de Poll, 1749

Stamboom of Jan van de Poll, 1749

A stamboom is a family tree. Dutch genealogists will say that they practice stamboomonderzoek [family tree research] when they are asked about their hobbies.

Searching for your family name in combination with the word stamboom in a search engine may lead you to Dutch publications about your family.

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  1. This maybe a good starting point if you are looking for sources for a particular Dutch surname: http://www.stamboom.org/

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