Search the genealogical data of Dutch and Belgian archives and societies

and automatically find linked records and additional information about people and context

Today, exactly 200 years ago, was born in , view the record of birth.

Examples of how to use the search function of Open Archives:
  • Kriek - search for people with the name Kriek
  • Frederik van Kan - search for persons with nameparts Frederik, Van and Kan
  • "Eduard de Jonge" - search (exact) for persons named Eduard de Jong
  • Kool & Blokland - search for persons with name part Kool related to persons with name part Blokland = search for two people
  • K*sper - search for persons with the name parts Kysper, Kijsper, Keijsper, etc. = wildcard search (* and ?)
  • Groot 1822 - search for persons with namepart Groot related to an event in 1822
  • Dijkstra 1905-1910 - search for persons with namepart Dijkstra related to an event in the period 1905 to 1910
  • Rodenburg -Catharina - search for persons with namepart Rodenburg and not namepart Catharina
  • Wiggers $ - search for persons with namepart Wiggers related to a scanned record
  • ~Doek - search for people with a name part that sounds like Cloth = phonetic search
  • >Vincent - search for persons with surname Vincent
  • %directeur - search for persons who were director (directeur) by profession

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