The Week in Review for 29 Oct 2010
Fri. 29 Oct 2010. 7:17 am
What did we do and find out this week?
- We talked about Flavia Maria Poelman’s birth certificate. This gives us verification of several things
- The real name of my grandmother is Flavia Maria Poelman.
- Flavia was born on Vrouw Street in Ghent on 11 Jan 1893.
- Flavia’s mother is Octavie Marie Poelman who married Julius Constantinus Goens in 1904.
- Flavia’s surname became Goens when her mother married Julius.
- Flavia’s grandfather, Benedict Poelman had passed away and her grandmother, Maria Theresia Verstuyft, was still alive and living in Ghent on Vrouw Street.
- We finally got the “Big Secret” done and over with.
What’s planned for next week?
- Continue to add and update the family tree for the secure website.
- If there are any connections to the names Hubert F. Borie or F. De Groote on Flavia’s birth certificate.
- New posts scheduled are
- Odilon’s mother and father.
- The area in Ghent where Flavia Maria Poelman was born.
- Revisit one of the older posts to see what has changed.
- Added Flavia (Maria Poelman) Goen’s birth certificate and adoption record.
- Updated The Side Isle secure website.
- Revised the “read posts about” widget from a “cloud” list to a drop-down menu.
- Added a new link to the website for Cyndi’s List.
- Added a new link to Robert Baker’s website for the Newport Family.
- The week’s updates for the family tree data and the number of The SIde Isle visitors:
A special thanks to the following people for providing links, information, comments, suggestions and other contributions for this blog site during the last week.
- Antoine Verstuyft
- For the copy of Flavia Maria Poelman’s Goens’ birth certificate.
- Kris Newport
- For his generous donation of $150.
I would like to make the following special requests for your help.
- If someone could find any information about Odilon’s WWI records, commendations or photographs. Maybe even take a digital photograph of the one picture where he is standing there in his uniform. Yeah the one that Aunt Louise has
- Do you have any vintage (pre-1975) photographs of the Delcourt family you could provide so that I can include them in future posts?
- Do you have any vintage photographs of the Marocco family – particularly when Joseph or Clelia were in their 20′s – you could send me?