Valentine van Overbeke

1884–1984 (Age 99)
Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Brussels, Belgium

The Life of Valentine

When Valentine van Overbeke was born on 3 March 1884, in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Brussels, Belgium, her father, Édouard van Overbeke, was 28 and her mother, Adèle Otto de Mentock, was 24. She married Emmanuel de Hennin de Boussu Walcourt in 1905. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1984, in her hometown, at the age of 100.

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Valentine van Overbeke
Emmanuel de Hennin de Boussu Walcourt
Marriage: 1905
Marguerite de Hennin de Boussu Walcourt

Spouse & Children

  • Female1884–1984Female

  • Emmanuel de Hennin de Boussu Walcourt




Parents & Siblings

  • Édouard van Overbeke


  • Adèle Otto de Mentock




World Events (6)


Age 30

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

Age 36

Antwerp hosts the Summer Olympic Games.

Age 56

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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