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From: Johan Kamperman< >
Subject: Re: Belgian Locations - Where are they?
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 97 22:51:18 GMT
References: <33249207.647A@MONSANTO.COM> <>

>Anyone know of Galpenberg? According to sources, it existed in 1880 in
>East Flanders in the department of Ophassalt. The population then was
>only a couple hundred people. On a similar note, is there any surname
>derived from the town still living in Belgium?

I think that your spelling "Galpenberg" is wrong.
Gapenberg is a little village (still today) just west from the village of
Ophasselt. About 8 km north from Geraardsbergen.

Johan Kamperman (NL)


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