I am searching for more information on the Nielens family From The Belgium End
Ferdinand Nielens is married to Theresa Petignot, I have no further info on Ferdinand. His wife and children imagrated to Rochester, New York, USA in the earley 1900s. Theresa was born in France abt 1855, she died in Rochester, N.Y. 11 Dec 1922., they had 6 children together.
Children 1. Edmond Phillip Nielens, Born 23 Feb 1882 in Blanden, Braband, Belgium, Died 17 Dec 1969 in Michigan, USA. 2. Alexander Louis Nielens, Born 06 May 1884 in Brussels, Belgium, Died 1960 in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada. 3. Marie Therese Nielens, Born abt 1887 in Louvain, Belgium, Died 19 Mar 1969 in Rochester, N.Y., When she arrived in The USA she came with her Husband Matthew Melchior, he was born abt 1885 in Heverle, Belgium. also their daughter, Jeanne Melchior, Born 03 Nov 1911 in Heverle, Belgium. 4. Marguerte Josephine Nielens, Born 09 Oct 1892 in Louvain, Belgium, Died 09 Mar 1929 in Rochester, N.Y. 5. Martha Josephine Nielens, Born 30 Jul 1896 in Belgium, Died Jul 1985 in Albany, New York . 6. Leonie Germaine Nielens, Born Abt. 1898 in Belgium Died 18 Oct 1968 in Rochester, N.Y.