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The FamilySearch moderator for Belgium is Daniel Jones.
The eggsa library has some photos of gravestones from cemeteries in Belgium.
Cemetery inscriptions and death memorials (Begraafplaats inschrijvingen, Inscriptions mortuaires, obituaires)
Research use: Often death information in early parish registers is very meager. Used to identify adults and surviving children in parish registers.
Record type: Lists of gravestone burial inscriptions, sextons records, obituaries.
Time Period: 1350-present.
Content: Names, ages, death and burial dates and places, birth dates and places, sometimes relatives.
Location: City and municipal archives.
Population coverage: 20%.
- The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Belgium,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-1999.