Belgium Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Belgium Deaths and Burials, 1564-1900
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Record Description
Record Type: Deaths and Burials
Collection years: 1564-1900
Languages: Dutch, Flemish
Title in the Language: België Sterfgevallen en begrafenissen, 1564-1900
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What is in This Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1564 to 1900. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index

Collection Content

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Baptisms, 1560-1890 Marriages, 1563-1890 Deaths and Burials, 1564-1900
Antwerpen 0 515 2,012
Belgium 66,994 10,266 5,818
Brabant 1,515 125 1,058
Hainaut 8,556 1,868 0
Liège 105,493 19,254 51,851
Luxembourg 82,201 16,541 3,622
Namur 88,993 10,758 2,821
Totals 354,038 59,327 67,182

How Do I Search This Collection?

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  • Name of the person
  • Approximate date of the event

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  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
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How Do I Analyze the Results?

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What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Use the information found in the deaths and burials to locate funeral home, obituary or cemetery records
  • Continue to search the index for family members
  • Use the information found to search other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, land and probate records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • Consult the Belgium Record Finder to find other records
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
  • Check for variants of given names and surnames. It was not uncommon for an individual to be listed under a nickname, middle name, or abbreviation of their given name.

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Citing This Collection

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Collection Citation
"Belgique décès et sépultres, 1564-1900." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
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