Processing Mode

This page describes the processing mode of all the sources. There are two kinds of sources to process:

  1. the one with DTB (and limb) data based on which you really can create family trees
  2. other archive entries that you use as a reference and to check in the various family trees

First there was mainly searched on DTB and gradually other archives were added:

  • First the Steenwijk family tree based on the written children in the Bible (1820) has been defined
  • Supplemented with the knowledge of family members and the archive of Steenwijk, found back to 1748
  • Everything completed with all the administrations in the meanwhile put on the Internet
  • With a digital search action the ancestors have been found in Dalfsen back to 1683
  • Looked for more information around Van Dorsten and found the Chronicle and an article in the Navorscher
  • On this basis, all known family trees have been developed in Excel sheets
  • The family tree of Steenwijk put on MyHeritage, temporarily subscribed to MyHeritage and looked there for all on Van Dorsten (e.g. via a Match function) and checked on this
  • At the same time started to run through all digital sources (electronic readable) based on the structure of Especially searched on Durs* and Dors* before 1811 (introduction BS). This was inclusive Van Dorst, except in the archives of Breda, there only till 1700 (too much for now)
  • Anything registered: BDM data in the family trees (remaining as loose data) otherwise as archive reference
  • For the archive messages also everything processed for Belgium, Lower Saxony and North Rhine Westphalia, initially via, later also via other archives
  • In MyHeritage found the family trees for Zwartsluis and Neuenhaus, duplicated and complemented
  • With conflicting data in different sources, everything is registered (unless clearly mistakes) with source reference
  • Wherever possible, the data is checked on the original sources (DTB registers, original archives)
  • Via and urban, regional and national archives also looked everywhere
  • Via WieWasWie, GaHetNa and OpenArch also collected all data after 1811 (if possible because of privacy laws)
  • Became a member of for their transcriptions and monthly updates (West of the Netherlands)
  • Mail exchanges started with found descendants, some visited, for further additions
  • Via found Pedigrees of Van Dorssen, duplicated and aligned with that administrator
  • The collection Wolters (soldiers) completely analysed from different points of view for additions
  • The subscriptions of relevant ancient universities processed as far as available online
  • Processed all other digital available found archives on possible references
  • Any other pedigree registration programs searched, checked on additions, contacted the administrator
  • Time analysis of all BDM information (search for similarity with concurrent living people)
  • Time analysis of the Archive mentions (among themselves and with the BDM information)
  • Monthly track of all additions coming available and new transcriptions
  • Find the currently living people with the name through companies (on the internet), telephone books and other administrations and contact them to find out which family tree it concerns.
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