Suggested Titles for Researching Dutch Family History


Histories of the Dutch in America

Dutch Emigration to America, 1624-1860. New York: Arno Press, 1944.

Currer-Briggs, Noel. Colonial Settlers and English Adventurers. Genealogical Publishing Co., 1971.

De Jong, G.F. The Dutch in America, 1609-1974. Boston, Twayne, 1975.

Fiske, John. The Dutch and Quaker Colonies in America. Houghton Mifflin Co., 1899.

Lucas, Henry S. Netherlands in America: Dutch Immigration to the United States and Canada, 1789-1950. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1955.

Smit, J.W. The Dutch in America, 1609-1970. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, 1972

Swierenga, Robert W..Faith and Family: Dutch Immigration and Settlement in the United States, 1820-1920. Holmes & Meier Publishing, Inc., PLACE 2000.

_____. The Forerunners: Dutch Jewry in the North American Diaspora. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1994.


Sources for Genealogical Research

Doezema, Linda Pegman. Dutch-Americans: A Guide to Manuscript Sources. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1979

Fernow, Berthold. Records of New Amsterdam, 1653-1674. Reprint. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978.

Franklin, Charles M. Dutch Genealogical Research. Indianapolis, Ind.: Ye Olde Genealogie Shoppe, 1982.

Rupp, I. Daniel. A Collection of Upwards of 30,000 Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1726-1776. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Leary, Steward, 1927.

Swierenga, Robert P. Dutch Emigrants to the United States, South Africa, South America, and Southeast Asia, 1835-1880. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1983.

_____. Dutch Immigrants in the U.S. Passenger Manifests 1820-1880: An Alphabetical Listing by Household Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1983.

_____. "Dutch Immigrant Demography, 1820-1880." Journal of Family History 5 (Winter 1980): 390-405

_____. Dutch Immigrants in Federal Population Censuses, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1900. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University, 1992.

_____. The Dutch in America: Immigration, Settlement, and Cultural Change. NEED BIB DATA

_____, comp. Dutch Households in U.S. Population Censuses, 1850, 1860, 1870: An Alphabetical Listing by Household Heads and Independent Persons. 3 vols. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1987.

Szucs, Loretto Dennis. They Became Americans : Finding Naturalization Records and Ethnic Origins. PUB: Ancestry, Inc., 1998.

Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking. The Source. Revised edition. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry Inc.1997.
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The Dutch Immigrant Experience:

Brinks, Herbert J., ed. Dutch American Voices : Letters from the United States, 1850-1930 (Documents in American Social History). PLACE, Cornell University Press, 1995.

_____. Guide to the Dutch-American Historical Collections of Western Michigan. Grand Rapids: Dutch-American Historical Commission, 1967. CHECK CITE

_____. Write Back Soon: Letters From Immigrants in America.

Keuning, J., The Man in Bearskin A Fascinating Story of Dutch Settlers in Western Michigan of the Van Raalte Colony of 1847 Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1942 H

Lucas, Henry Stephen, ed. Dutch Immigrant Memoirs and Related Writings. Assen, Netherlands: Van Gorcum & Co., 1955.

Swierenga, Robert, The Dutch Transplanting in Michigan