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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)[edit | edit source]
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%.
References[edit | edit source]
- 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.