I am looking for anyone with knowledge, in particular, of the GILMAND family who lived in Berchem and Mortsel, but also of the VERDONCK or MARX families.
Rosalia Wilhelmina Josephina VERDONCK was born in Antwerp 07-05-1904 and died in Mortsel on 28-11-1996. She married in Berchem on 07-05-1927 Jules Antoine Arthur GILMAND, born in Zinnik 30-06-1903 and died in Mortsel 06-03-1979.
This couple had one child Frederic Louis Alphonse Jules GILMAND, born in Berchem 14-07-1928 / no further information. Frederic Gilmand moved to Vilvoorde on 12-11-1946.
Rosalia [known as Rosa]had a sister, Anna Henrietta Louisa VERDONCK who was born in Mortsel on 16-02-1906 and died on 03-11-1937 in Berchem.Both girls were daughters of Ludovicus Jacobus Eduardus VERDONCK born in Antwerp 05-07-1876 / date of death unknown, and of Josephina Francisca VERDONCK [nee OOMS] who was born in Antwerp 19-03-1879 and died in Mortsel 09-07-1932.
Anna married a British born man, Frederick John Alfred MARX on 16 June 1934 in Antwerp and they had a son, Gordon Joseph Christian MARX born on 10 June 1935.