Small World, Isn’t?

et66 My research efforts regarding the DeBacker family are described in Small World, Isn’t It…

The Search Overseas

Perhaps for the family genealogist with his own site it means, for example, that someone in Belgium could visit the website just as easily as someone in Kansas. There are, of course, language differences and whatever difficulties there are in tracing one’s family history through the myriad of archives available in the United States becomes [...]

A History of the Flemish

I had always known that my DeBacker family was from Belgium, but I did not know specifically which part of Belgium they had come from. It was not until 1996 that I learned from a cousin of my father that our DeBacker family came from the town of Ronse (Renaix), Belgium. Narrowing it down to [...]