Belgium Record Finder
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The FamilySearch moderator for Belgium is Daniel Jones.
This table can help you decide which records to search using the following steps:
Step 1. In column 1, find your goal.
Step 2. In column 2, find the types of records most likely to have the information you need.
Step 3. In column 3, find additional records that may be useful.
|What you are looking for:||Try these records first:||Other useful records:|
|Age||Civil Registration, Church Records, Notarial Records, Census||Cemeteries, Naturalization and Citizenship, Emigration and Immigration|
|Birth date and birthplace||Civil Registration, Church Records, Notarial Records||Census, Military Records, Cemeteries, Biography|
|Boundaries (parish, district, or county)||Gazetteers, Maps, History||Historical Geography, Church History|
|Death information||Civil Registration, Church Records, Notarial Records||Cemeteries, Probate Records, Biography|
|Emigration information||Emigration and Immigration||Societies, Minorities|
|Historical background||History, Church History||Maps, Minorities|
|Language helps||Language and Languages||Online Genealogy Records|
|Living relatives||Directories, Genealogy||Societies, Periodicals|
|Maiden name||Civil Registration, Church Records||Notarial Records|
|Marriage information||Civil Registration, Church Records||Notarial Records, Biography|
|Naming customs||Names, Personal||Genealogy, Periodicals|
|Noble families||Nobility, Heraldry||Genealogy|
|Occupations||Directories, Church Records, Census||Emigration and Immigration, Military Records|
|Parents, children, and other family members||Civil Registration, Church Records, Genealogy, Societies||Probate Records, Notarial Records, Biography|
|Physical description||Military Records, Biography||Online Genealogy Records|
|Place-finding aids||Gazetteers, Maps||Historical Geography|
|Places of residence||Civil Registration, Directories, Emigration and Immigration||Census, Voting Registers, Schools, Taxation|
|Previous research (compiled genealogy)||Genealogy, Periodicals, Societies||Biography, History, Nobility, Heraldry, Minorities|
|Record-finding aids||Archives and Libraries||Societies, Periodicals, Online indexes|
|Religion||Church Records, History||Minorities, Cemeteries|
|Social activities||Social Life and Customs||History|