The genealogy is a compilation of all persons from the same family, starting from the oldest known ancestor in the male line (generation I), which is called progenitor. These persons may have different surnames (with variants).

Funeral cards

The Kinrooi History and Heritage Circle has more than 53,000 mourning cards from Kinrooi and the surrounding area.

These funeral cards are entered into the computer and posted on the website.
Currently, there are 53,324 of them. This webpage will be updated regularly.
The last update happened on 21/03/2022.

Letters of condolence

The Kinrooi History and Heritage Circle has more than 12,000 obituaries from Kinrooi and the surrounding area.

These obituaries are entered into the computer and posted on the website.
Currently, there are 12,299 of them. This webpage will be updated regularly.
The last update happened on 21/03/2022.

Civil Registry + Parish Registers

These are the data from the Parish Registers , Civil Registry and Kruisheer Drost Sybrandus osc.
A total of 320,000 persons and 84,960 relations of Kinrooi and the surrounding area.
You can find this information here .

The list of these Parish Registers and Civil Registry can be found here .

Drost Sybrandus o.s.c. (1871 – 1945) copied the parish registers of Maaseik and its surroundings. These copies are in the archives of the Maaseik Crusaders. The Kinrooi historical and heritage society was allowed to make a copy.
More information about Drost osc can be found here .

Please note that this data was entered by volunteers. This means that errors may have crept in. We are constantly working to improve these errors. You can of course consult the correct data at our secretariat.
If you discover errors: please report them to: Bittremieux Chris, email: chrisbit@telenet.be , mobile: 0496/34 37 55. We thank you for this.