Hoitink, Yvette


Hoitink, Yvette

Professional Genealogist

  • Broadcasting, Buildings/Locations research, Communities research, Individuals/Families research, Mentoring/Tutoring, Speaking, Writing
  • Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands
  • Updated 1 year ago


Yvette Hoitink, CG®, QG  is a professional genealogist in the Netherlands who helps people find their Dutch ancestors. She is certified by the Board for Certification of Genealogists and is working towards a MLitt in Family and Local History from the University of Dundee.

Yvette can provide the following services for you:

  • Researching ancestors from the Netherlands
  • Researching ancestors from former Dutch colonies, including New Netherland, Suriname, the Netherlands Antilles, and the Dutch East Indies.
  • Online research in Dutch and international websites.
  • Ordering scans of records that are not online.
  • Transcribing, abstracting or translating original documents
  • Analyzing records for evidence and clues
  • Creating research plans
  • Creating research reports, including detailed source citations
  • Authoring or co-authoring of genealogical publications
  • Consulting and mentoring on how to break through those brick walls
  • Giving virtual presentations in Dutch or English about topics such as Dutch genealogy, internet genealogy, emigration from the Netherlands in the 19th century, or local history


  • 2012-present
    Professional Genealogist at Dutch Genealogy Services
    Self-employed genealogist.
  • 2006-2014
    IT consultant and project manager at National Archives of the Netherlands
  • 1997-2006
    IT consultant and project manager at Heritas


  • 2020-2023
    PgDip at University of Dundee
    Family and Local History, working towards the MLitt.
  • 2021
    - at Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research
    Writing and Publishing for Genealogists
  • 2020
    - at Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research
    Advanced Methodology and Evidence Analysis
  • 2016-2021
    - at Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy
    Advanced Evidence Analysis Practicum as student (2016-2020) and teacher (2020)
  • 1993-1998
    - at University of Twente
    Computer Science and Business Information Technology


To contact this candidate email y.hoitink@dutchgenealogy.nl

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