Tip Of The Week
This week it's the Dutch Week of Taste. During this week all kinds of activities are organized regarding Dutch cooking, food and culinary customs.
You can share in the spirit by cooking a hearty Dutch meal this week.
You can get inspired by our blogposts with Dutch recipes such as:
Buttocks In The grass" and "Dutch
Want to do some serious Dutch Cooking? Have a look at this nice English cooking book on Dutch cuisine.
Genetic Genealogy Event
Take your agendas and mark Saturday, October 16!
That day, the Texas
branch of the Holland
Society of New York, together with Family
Tree DNA and Dutch
will be organizing a Genetic Genealogy Workshop 101. We will be giving
a talk about how genetics relate to your sense of being Dutch.
Family Tree DNA will give talks on how genetic genealogy actually works
and what it can mean to your family history research.
You can join live in Houston Texas or by attending the webcast. Be a part
of it and sign
Family History Tale
When researching my own tree I stumbled upon an ancestor named Henri François Grivel that seemed to have disappeared into thin air after his birth. I could not find any records on him except for his birth certificate. I had the rest of his family complete. I knew the fate of his parents and his siblings. But nothing on him, and that was nagging me.
Then, the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (Royal Dutch Library) came to the rescue....
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Win A Free Family Tree!
Every week we raffle off a nice prize among the readers who send in
the right answer to a Dutch Ancestry question. This week's prize is
copy of the book "Dutch Cooking".
Go and have a look at this week's question!
Do you know the right answer? Then send it in
before next Wednesday!
Maybe you will be the lucky winner of that free
Dutch Cooking Book!
Free Quick Scan!
Would you like to know how far we can trace your Dutch roots back in time? Do you know of at least one Dutch ancestor?
Have us send you a Dutch Ancestry Quick Scan for free!
A Dutch Ancestry Quick Scan includes:
In short, the Dutch Ancestry Quick Scan gives you a starting point to unravel the mysteries of your Dutch descent.
- A short explanation of your name.
- The Dutch pronunciation of your name.
- How far we can trace your family back in time.
- Place(s) of origin in the Netherlands.
- Suggestions on how to pursue your family research.
It's free, so go ahead and
request a Quick Scan now!
Got stuck on your tree? Need help solving a family mystery? Just send me your question!
All questions are answered privately.
Last Week's winner
The correct answer to last week's contest was "Answer". The free Dutch Ancestry Mini Report was won by:
Barbara Behling, USA
Congratulations with your tree! You will receive a personal e-mail with further details.
Jurrie Bekker, you were our previous winner. Please contact us to
claim your prize. We tried to e-mail you, but your e-mail is not working!
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