Hendrik Reynecke from Cape Town South Africa helped his grandmother Joan retrace her family history. Thanks to the foreigners files Joan finally saw an image of her father who had died when she was a young girl. Read more about this amazing roots-search on the website of the Belgian State archives. Click here for the Dutch version, and here for the French version.
How to use foreigners files for local history research
May 8, 2017
Case Study: Clara Andres,a sixteen-year-old servant from Germany