Genealogy Projects tagged with Belgium on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Mechelen/Malines (Kazerne Dossin) to Auschwitz

    Mechelen/Malines In the summer of 1942, the Germans made preparations to deport the Jews of Belgium. They converted the Dossin de St. Georges military barracks in the city of Mechelen (Mechelen is the Dutch variant and Malines is the French variant) into a transit camp. Mechelen, a city of 60,000, was considered an ideal location for this purpose. Located halfway between Antwerp and Brussels,...

  • Portail français

    Bienvenue sur le portail français de Geni ! For an introduction in English, please go to the International French Portal . Objectif L’objectif du portail se résume en quatre points… Faciliter la coopération entre francophones dans la recherche généalogique L’amorce de nouveaux projets communs qui concernent la communaut...

  • SA French Huguenot Settlers

    Fleeing religious persecution of Protestants in France after the 1685 revocation of the Edict of Nantes (which had guaranteed their rights), 200 000 French Huguenots emigrated to countries such as Switzerland. Germany, England, America, and South Africa. Amongst the first Huguenots to come were Francois Villion (Viljoen) and the du Toit brothers, François and Guillaume . Actually, the ...

  • Mayors of Brussels

    Maires de Bruxelles • Burgemeesters van Brussel • Mayors of Brussels alfabetisch A • Gielis Van AELST ‧ ‧ • Adriaan van ASSCHE ‧ ‧ B • H. de BERINGEN ‧ ‧ • J. BERNAIGE ‧ ‧ • J. BERNSIGE ‧ ‧ • Guill. Van BITTERSWYCK ‧ ‧ • J...

  • Raad van Vlaanderen (1330-1795)

    Council of Flanders - Conseil de Flandre . . . (Under construction) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Achtergrond (Background) De Raad van Vlaanderen was het hoogste rechtscollege in het graafschap Vlaanderen. Het werd rond 1330 ingesteld door Filips de Stoute de naam Raad waarbij de zetel werd ingesteld te Rijsel. In 1405 werd de ze...

  • Rulers in the Low Countries

    Work in Progress (if you want to contribute to this page, please ask to collaborate first so that we can build a dialogue and get this structure right) . The Low Countries are historically the region that comprises the current countries of the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxemburg - as well as the current French départements Nord and Pas de Calais, and small areas in current Germany (i...