Source Information Netherlands, Birth Index, 1784-1917 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2016.
Original data: BS Geboorte. WieWasWie. accessed 24 May 2016.

About Netherlands, Birth Index, 1784-1917

About this collection

This collection consists of an index to birth records held at various archives throughout the Netherlands. The level of details may vary, but typically the following information may be available for each record.

  • child's name
  • gender
  • date of birth
  • place of birth
  • father's name and age
  • mother's name and age

Also included is the name of the archive where the original record can be found, as well as a link to the record on the source website. In most cases, additional information about the original record will be available via that link. In some cases, images of the original records may be available via that link as well.

Note: All data in this third-party database was obtained from WieWasWie. does not support or make corrections or changes to the original data. To learn more about these records, please refer to WieWasWie's website.

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