Place:Friesland, Netherlands

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NameFriesland
Alt namesFryslânsource: Family History Library Catalog
Vrieslandsource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 315
FRsource: Abbreviation
Provincie Friesland
Fsource: alternate abbreviation
TypeProvincie
Coordinates53.05°N 5.75°E
Located inNetherlands
Contained Places
Cemetery
Algemene Begraafplaats Haulerwijk
Dorp
De Tike
Former county
Mairie Haske
Gemeente
Achtkarspelen ( 1816 - )
Ameland
Boarnsterhim ( 1984 - 2014 )
Dantumadeel ( 1816 - )
De Friese Meren ( 2014 - )
Dongeradeel ( 1984 - )
Ferwerderadeel ( 1816 - )
Franekeradeel ( 1816 - )
Gaasterlân-Sleat ( 1985 - 2014 )
Harlingen
Heerenveen ( 1934 - )
Het Bildt
Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland
Leeuwarden
Leeuwarderadeel ( 1816 - )
Lemsterland ( 1816 - 2014 )
Littenseradiel ( 1984 - )
Menaldumadeel
Ooststellingwerf
Opsterland
Schiermonnikoog
Skarsterlân ( 1984 - 2014 )
Smallingerland ( 1816 - )
Súdwest Fryslân ( 2011 - )
Terschelling
Tietjerksteradeel ( 1816 - )
Vlieland
Weststellingwerf
General region
Oostergo
Westergo
Zevenwouden
Stad
Dokkum ( - 1984 )
Franeker ( - 1984 )
Leeuwarden
Unknown
Speers
Zevenwolden
Voormalige gemeente
Aengwirden ( 1816 - 1934 )
Baarderadeel ( 1816 - 1984 )
Barradeel ( 1816 - 1984 )
Bolsward ( - 2011 )
Dokkum ( - 1984 )
Doniawerstal ( 1816 - 1984 )
Franeker ( - 1984 )
Gaasterland ( 1816 - 1985 )
Haskerland ( 1816 - 1984 )
Hemelumer Oldeferd ( 1816 - 1984 )
Hennaarderadeel ( 1816 - 1984 )
Hindeloopen ( - 1984 )
IJlst ( - 1984 )
Idaarderadeel ( 1816 - 1984 )
Nijefurd ( 1984 - 2011 )
Oostdongeradeel ( 1816 - 1984 )
Rauwerderhem ( 1816 - 1984 )
Schoterland ( 1816 - 1934 )
Sloten ( - 1984 )
Sneek
Stavoren ( - 1984 )
Utingeradeel ( 1816 - 1984 )
Westdongeradeel ( 1816 - 1984 )
Wonseradeel ( 1816 - 2011 )
Workum ( 1984 - )
Wymbritseradeel ( 1816 - 2011 )

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General Info

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Friesland or Frisia is a province in the north of the European country Netherlands.

Its capital is Leeuwarden (West Frisian: Ljouwert), a city with 91,817 inhabitants, situated in the centre of the province.

The province itself, of which the north western area once was part of the ancient, larger region of Frisia, has 646,000 inhabitants (2010).

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Records after 1811

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Records before 1811

Birth records, Marriage records, and Death records before 1811 are available at Tresoar

Family Names Register of 1811

In 1811, families were required to choose a surname. Prior to this, families generally used the system of patronymics. http://www.ristenbatt.com/genealogy/dutch_sn.htm and http://home.earthlink.net/~gverver/dnc.htm offer detailed explanations of this naming practice.

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