Quick tip – Netherlands featured at Western European Family History Conference

Next week, the Family History Library presents a week-long free conference about Western European Research. Each day focuses on a different country:

Yvette at the Family History Library (2016)

  • Monday 15 May: Germany
  • Tuesday 16 May: France
  • Wednesday 17 May: The Low Countries
  • Thursday 18 May: The Netherlands
  • Friday 19 May: Switzerland.

You can either attend in person in Salt Lake City or virtually by attending the webinar.

Some of these lectures are especially interesting for those of us researching Dutch ancestors:

  • Latin for researchers (Wednesday 17 May)
  • Calendar changes in France, Germany, Switzerland and the Low Countries (Wednesday 17 May)
  • Gazetteers and Maps for Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands (Wednesday 17 May)
  • Names in Belgium and the Netherlands (Thursday 18 May)
  • WieWasWie, Past the Index: What to do Next (Thursday 18 May)
  • Dutch Provincial and City Research (Thursday 18 May)
  • Dutch Research before 1811 (Thursday 18 May)
  • Finding Your Family in the Amazing Online Amsterdam Archives (Thursday 18 May)

For more information and to register for the in-person event or for the webinar, go to:

Western European Family History Conference

About Yvette Hoitink

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. Cath van de Pavert says

    Thank you for pointing out the Western European Family History Conference.
    I followed several webinars.
    Especially the one on the Amsterdam Archives. A very thorough lecture with many examples.
    After they also made several class handouts.
    My compliments to all the lecturers.

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