Questions pertaining about ancestors living or visiting or related records in the European Nation of Belgium. Belgium is located on the northwest coast of continental Europe and is on the English Channel. It is bordered by France, Germany, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.
So far I have found quite a bit of information on related family trees on myheritage.com (basically it got added automatically to my tree after filling in a couple) and on the following website: ...
Thanks to Napoleon, a lot of registration regarding births, baptisms, deaths, marriages, etc started to happen in Belgium from 1796 on. This helped me get to a point where I know all names (and often ...
I am referring to the record marked with an arrow. Can someone tell me what do the numbers or letters in parenthesis after his name and before his birth date mean ? Also on the extracted info on ...
My grandfather was born in Belgium, emigrated to the U.S. in 1906 through Ellis Island, then moved to Pennsylvania. He later moved to Detroit, Michigan and started a family. In 1917 he went to Canada ...