Source Information

A.S.B.L. Geniwal, comp. Wallonia, Belgium Marriages, 1559-1934 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008.
Original data: A.S.B.L. Geniwal, comp. Index de naissances, mariages et décès de Wallonie. [Electronic data on CD]. Wavre, Belgique: A.S.B.L. Geniwal, 2008.

About Wallonia, Belgium Marriages, 1559-1934

This database contains marriage information extracted by the Belgian genealogical association, A.S.B.L. Geniwal, for the Walloon region of Belgium and covers the years 1559-1934. The Walloon region accounts for approximately one-third of the population of Belgium and represents the entire French-speaking portion of the country. It encompasses the provinces of:

  • Brabant

  • Namur

  • Hainaut

  • Liège

  • Luxembourg (not to be confused with the country of Luxembourg)

The fields listed in the database include:

  • Marriage place (city and province)

  • Marriage date (according to the French Republican Calendar)

  • Names of husband and wife

  • Places of origin

  • Birth dates

  • Ages

  • Occupations

  • Former spouse names

  • Parents’ names

  • Fathers’ occupations

  • Names of witnesses

  • Document source (parish registers (registre paroissiaux), or civil vital records (état civil)

  • Page number

  • Record number

  • Comments

For more information about this data and the society that extracted it, please visit the Geniwal website at

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