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==Title in the Language of the Record ==
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== Title in the Language of the Record ==
  
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Suid-Afrika, Vrystaat Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk Rekords
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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This collection will include records from 1848 to 1956.
  
 
Index and images of christenings, marriages and memberships.  
 
Index and images of christenings, marriages and memberships.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The Dutch Reform Church records have been maintained in good condition. Records are found in different registration formats, most written in Dutch and others in Afrikaans and English.
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
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From 1652 to 1862, all church records are in the Dutch Reformed Church's Cape Archives. From 1862 to the present, records are in individual churches and the church's provincial archives. From 1632 to 1780, this was the only established church, and it recorded other denominational baptisms. Forty-three percent of the white population are members of the Dutch Reformed Church.
  
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To learn more about the Dutch Reformed Church Records, see the wiki article, [[South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] for more information.  
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
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For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1910846/waypoints Browse].  
  
[[South Africa, Free State Dutch Reformed Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_a_Historical_Record_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
== Record Content  ==
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
  
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{{Collection citation | text= "South Africa, Free State Dutch Reformed Church Records, 1848-1956" Index and Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk Sinodale Sentrum, Bloemfontein.}}  
  
[Images]  
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[[South Africa, Free State Dutch Reformed Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
  
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
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== Record Content and Use  ==
  
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For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the wiki article: [[South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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==== Search the Collection ====
  
To search these records, you should already know the following information:
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
  
*Ancestor's Name
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To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:<br> ⇒Select the appropriate “Town/Municipality”<br> ⇒Select the appropriate “Event Type” which will take you to the images.
*Parent's names
 
*Approximate date for birth, marriage or death (for example: abt 1841)
 
  
If you cannot find the information that you are looking for:
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.  
 
 
*Try searching for the nickname, such as George for Geo
 
*Try looking through the estate files for the last residence of the deceased OR for the birth of a child.
 
 
 
'''To search through the index in the collection:'''
 
 
 
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
 
 
 
'''To search the images in the collection:'''
 
 
 
Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “Province” ⇒Select the “Town/Municipality” ⇒Select the “Event Type” which takes you to the images.
 
 
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
 
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
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*[http://southafricanfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2006/08/04/genealogical-institute-of-south-africa/ Genealogical Institute of South Africa]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
Include at least one link to an existing wiki article.
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*[[Afrikaans Word List]]
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*[[South Africa Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[South Africa]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection  ===
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
 
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“Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; citing Delaware, State Marriage Records, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover. When the citation has been replaced with a citation specific to the collection being described, the heading should be changed to “Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection” in heading style 3.  
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
 
 
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Title in the Language of the Record

Suid-Afrika, Vrystaat Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk Rekords

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1848 to 1956.

Index and images of christenings, marriages and memberships.

The Dutch Reform Church records have been maintained in good condition. Records are found in different registration formats, most written in Dutch and others in Afrikaans and English.

From 1652 to 1862, all church records are in the Dutch Reformed Church's Cape Archives. From 1862 to the present, records are in individual churches and the church's provincial archives. From 1632 to 1780, this was the only established church, and it recorded other denominational baptisms. Forty-three percent of the white population are members of the Dutch Reformed Church.

To learn more about the Dutch Reformed Church Records, see the wiki article, South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records) for more information.

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"South Africa, Free State Dutch Reformed Church Records, 1848-1956" Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk Sinodale Sentrum, Bloemfontein.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the wiki article: South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Search the Collection

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the appropriate “Town/Municipality”
⇒Select the appropriate “Event Type” which will take you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.