Raoul Emiel Van Overbeke

1902–1992 (Age 89)
Blankenberge, West Flanders, Belgium

The Life of Raoul Emiel

When Raoul Emiel Van Overbeke was born on 29 May 1902, in Blankenberge, West Flanders, Belgium, his father, Desiderius Henricus Vanoverbeke, was 36 and his mother, Alice Rosalie Cathérine Hilderson, was 30. He married Germana Magdalena Devlieghere on 16 October 1924, in Blankenberge, West Flanders, Belgium. He died on 3 March 1992, in Brugge, West Flanders, Belgium, at the age of 89, and was buried in Brugge, West Flanders, Belgium.

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Family Time Line

Raoul Emiel Van Overbeke
Germana Magdalena Devlieghere
Marriage: 16 October 1924

Spouse & Children

16 October 1924
Blankenberge, West Flanders, Belgium

Parents & Siblings



  • Maria Melania Alice Van Overbeke


  • Magdalena Rosalia Van Overbeke


  • Joanna Melania Van Overbeke


  • Cornelis Karel Van Overbeke


  • Male1902–1992Male

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World Events (6)


Age 12

Germany invades. The Belgian army holds position behind Yser river until 1918.

Age 18

Antwerp hosts the Summer Olympic Games.

Age 38

Germany invades Belgium. The Belgian government evacuates to London. King Leopold surrenders to German forces.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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