Sources of the ancestral tree of the families Kempeneers-Baldewijns
from Kelsbeek ,Lowel-Vantilt from Wijer(Belgian province of Limburg)
Devroy-Stessens and Reynaerts-Janssens from Leuven (Flemish-Brabant)
     
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On this page you can find all sources that we searched through in our quest.

Data before 1890 was collected at the State Archives in the cities of Hasselt, Leuven and Antwerp. More recent information was gathered from obituaries, family archives, ...

Pictures of Nieuwerkerken, with the permission of the mayor of Nieuwerkerken. More information on my village of birth can be found on the link Nieuwerkerken on the left.

Data from the book"Sint-Truiden in de 18e Eeuw", publication for the 1300th anniversary of Sint-Truiden with ther permission of mr. Fernand Duchateau, Sint-Truiden (The book is for sale at the Tourist Service of Sint-Truiden at the Grand Place. Sint-Truiden in de 18e Eeuw, D/1993/3885/2) .

Charles de Kempeneer "annobli" in 'Listes des Titres de Noblesse, Chevalerie et autres marques d'honneur accordées par les Souverains des Pays-Bas, depuis 1659 jusqu'à 1794 (1847)'.

Oude Brabantse Geslachten
by Jan Lindemans, nr. 23 De Kempeneer 1949 printed by A. Hessens.

Definition "Genealogy" : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genealogy

Ferrariskaarten derived from The Royal Library

Coat of Arms Waltherus Kempeneers : From teh book bt Baron Léon de Herckenrode "Collection de tombes, épitaphes et blasons, recueillis dans les églises et couvents de la Hesbaye" Ghent , 1846

Adress information Antwerp: Pierre Kempeneers (1780-1835) moved to Antwerp and lived at "2e wijk huisnr 1227". To find out which street and housenumber is meant, a reference table has been composed that can be found at the Felix Archives of Antwerp. 2e wijk nr 1227 corresponds with Blindenstraat 20 (rue des Aveugles 20, street of the Blind) as one can see here (bottom left). In the mariage record with Carolina Robberechts there are 4 more such references: 3-SN 1626 or rue d'Aremberg 17, 3-SN 1041 or rue des Tanneurs 38, 3-SN 1415 or rue du jardin des Arbalétiers 39 and 3-SN 417 or rue de la Musette bleue 12

Religieuze Archiefkaart Sint-Truiden : all information on religious archives in Sint-Truiden

Digitalised of civil records and parish records of Sint-Truiden: http://www.pallas.be/sast/pr.htm

Inventaris onroerend erfgoed : inventory of the Flemish heritage: http://inventaris.vioe.be/

Civilian and parochial records*:

For the Kempeneers family:
For the Baldewijns family:

State Archives Hasselt, parochial records Sint-Truiden
State Archives Hasselt, civil records of Sint-Truiden
City archives of Sint-Truiden
State Archives Antwerp, parochial records of Antwerp
State Archives Antwerp, civil records of Antwerp
Regional Historic Centre Limburg at Maastricht (NL)

Village archives of Othee (at Awans)
State Archives Hasselt, parochial records of Hendrieken and Broekom
State Archives Hasselt, parochial records of Hendrieken and Broekom
For the Luwel-Lowel family:
For the Vantilt family:
State Archives Leuven, parochial records of Zoutleeuw
State Archives Leuven, civil records of Zoutleeuw
State Archives Hasselt, parochial record of Wijer
State Archives Hasselt, civil records of Wijer
For the Devroy family:
For the Stessens family:

State Archives Leuven, parochial records of Leuven
State Archives Leuven, civil records of Leuven

City Archives of Geel
State Archives Antwerp, parochial records of Antwerp
State Archives Antwerp, civil records of Antwerp
For the Reynaerts family:
For the Janssens family:

State Archives Leuven, parochial records of Leuven
State Archives Leuven, civil records of Leuven
State Archives Leuven, parochial records of Tienen
State Archives Leuven, civil records of Tienen
City Archives Tienen

State Archives Leuven, civil records of Leuven
State Archives Leuven, parochial records of Nederokkerzeel
State Archives Leuven, civil records of Nederokkerzeel

* the links for the records refer to the list made by the Mormones betweeb 1950 and 1970. A complete overview of all available records can be found on the website of the Mormons

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