Rachel Irma Depaepe

Female1 July 1899–22 September 1985

Brief Life History of Rachel Irma

When Rachel Irma Depaepe was born on 1 July 1899, her father, Cyrillus de Paepe, was 36 and her mother, Mathilde Moerman, was 27. She had at least 1 daughter with Firmin Vandenberghe. She died on 22 September 1985, in Kortrijk, West Flanders, Belgium, at the age of 86.

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Firmin Vandenberghe
Rachel Irma Depaepe
Gabrielle Vandenberghe

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    World Events (5)


    Age 15

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


    Age 21

    Antwerp hosts the Summer Olympic Games.


    Age 41

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

    Name Meaning

    Flemish: from Middle Dutch pape ‘priest’ + the definite article de ‘the’, applied as a nickname for someone who was pious or full of religious fervor, or as a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a priest.

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

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