Zoekakten (The site is currently not working, but this is the URL http://www.zoekakten.nl/) is a website that assists you in searching for Dutch and Belgian records on FamilySearch. Many of the Dutch records on FamilySearch are images you can browse, but not search (in indexes).

Zoekakten is a search tool that helps you locate baptism, marriage and burial records (BDM) prior to 1811 on scans at FamilySearch or links you indexed records at FamilySearch.


Use the top menu bar to select the province you need

  • beneath the menu bar and above the municipalities, select a name index and go directly to indexed records at FamilySearch


  • Use the menu prompt to select the municipality

  • Select a record from the list provided and the link takes you to scanned records at FamilySearch.




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