Wednesday, September 2, 2020

GenFriends: Genealogy in the Netherlands with John Boeren

Cheri and the panel Melissa Barker, Dan Earl, Laura Hedgecock, Shelley Murphey, and Mary Kircher Roddy welcome John Boeren who stayed up late to talk to us about genealogy in the Netherlands. John explains some of the basic records used in discovering ancestors from the Netherlands and gives advice on crossing the pond in search of your ancestor's town of origin.

Watch as John screen shares some amazing documents and the panel reacts to the wealth of records available to those with ancestry from the Netherlands.

Links Mentioned in This Episode: WieWasWie Dutch Family Name Bank Antecedentia Contact the Panelists: Melissa Barker -A Genealogists in the Archives Dan Earl-Family History Guy Laura Hedgecock-Treasure Chest of Memories Shelley Murphey-The Family Tree Girl Mary Kircher Roddy-MKR GenealogyCheri Hudson Passey-Carolina Girl Genealogy

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  1. We recently found out my husbands Great Grandfather was Johannes Fohr born in Kockegen Utrecht 1861 died 1889 Dutch East Indies. He served in the Dutch military