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The Acoe Family

 
Most information on the earliest generations of the Accoe (Acoe) family is taken from a narrative from Mary-Louise Accoe as told to Paul Beirnaert in 1968.  The earliest known members of the Accoe family are Pieter Acoe and Anna Catharina Welvaert.  They became the common ancestors of the families contained within these pages. 
 
 
Generation (1) - Pieter Acoe
1 Pieter Acoe: ~1732/7 - Unknown
  +Anna Catharina Welvaert: ~1739 - 1806
  2 Jan (Joannes) Acoe: 1768 - Unknown
  2 Karel Acoe: 1771 - Unknown
 
Pieter Acoe was born around 1735.  Pieter and Anna Catharina Welvaert were married and had two sons, Joannes (Jan) and Karel, who became the ancestors of the families contained within these pages. 
 
Anna Catharina Welvaert - wife of Pieter Acoe
Anna Catharina Welvaert was born around 1739.  She married Pieter Acoe and had two sons.  Anna died in 1806. 

 
Generation (1) - Francisca Acoe
1 Francisca Acoe: 1733 - 8 Apr 1801
 
A death certificate has been located for Francisca Acoe.  Francisca was born in 1733 in Oedelem, Belgium and died on April 8, 1801.  Her parents are listed as Andres (Acoe?) and Petronella DeMeyer.  There have been no records located of an Andres Acoe within the family of Pieter Acoe at this time so it is unclear if Francisca was a sister, sister-in-law, or cousin to Pieter Acoe.

 
Generation (2) - Jan (Joannes) Acoe
1 Pieter Acoe: ~1732/7 - Unknown
  +Anna Catharina Welvaert: ~1739 - 1806
  2 Jan (Joannes) Acoe: 1768 - Unknown
     +Francisca Dhondt: Unknown
     3 Albert Acoe: 11 Nov 1799 - Unknown
     3 Sophie Acoe: 25 Dec 1800 - Unknown
     3 Xxxalie Acoe: 13 Nov 1804 - Unknown
     3 Marie Acoe: 28 Oct 1806 - Unknown
 
The eldest son of Pieter and Anna Acoe was Jan (Joannes) Acoe, who was born in 1768.  Jan was married to Francisca Dhondt and they had four children.  Jan lived in Oedelem and was listed as a weaver and the village policeman.  After assisting with the wedding of his nephew, Pieter Jan Acoe, Jan, Francisca and the children seem to have disappeared from all public records. 
 
Francisca Dhondt - wife of Pieter Acoe
Not much is known about Francisca Dhondt.  She married Jan Acoe and had a son and three daughters. 

 
Generation (2) - Karel Acoe
1 Pieter Acoe: ~1732/7 - Unknown
  +Anna Catharina Welvaert: ~1739 - 1806
  2 Karel Acoe: 1771 - Unknown
     +Isabella Verhaeghe: ~1773 - 1826
     3 Brigitta Acoe: 16 Jul 1800 - Unknown
     3 Carolus Acoe: ~1801 - Unknown
     3 Robert Acoe: 31 Aug 1802 - Unknown
     3 Pieter Jan Acoe: 20 Jan 1805 - 26 Aug 1875
     3 Seraphinus Acoe: ~1808 - Unknown
     3 Rosalia Acoe: ~1810 - 18 Mar 1853
     3 Pius Acoe: 24 Feb 1813 - 12 Aug 1886
     3 Godelieve Acoe: ~1818 - ~1853
 
Karel Acoe was born in 1771.  Karel married Isabella Verhaeghe and had eight children, including Pieter Jan Acoe. 
 
Isabella Verhaeghe - wife of Karel Acoe
Not much is known about Isabella Verhaeghe.  She was born around 1773 and married Karel Acoe.  She died in 1826.

 
Generation (3) - Pieter Jan Acoe
2 Karel Acoe: 1771 - Unknown
  +Isabella Verhaeghe: ~1773 - 1826
  3 Pieter Jan Acoe: 20 Jan 1805 - 26 Aug 1875
     +Marie Bernarde Dierkens: 1805 - 1885
     4 Eduard Francies Accoe: 8 Apr 1835 - 6 Apr 1903
     4 Seraphin Accoe: 1837 - 1839
     4 Ferdinand Accoe: 1 Dec 1838 - 27 Mar 1917
     4 Seraphin Accoe: 1841 - 1868
     4 Julie Accoe: 1845 - 1861
 
Pieter Jan Acoe was born in 1805.  He married Marie Bernarde Dierkens and they had five children. 
 
Marie Bernarde Dierkens - wife of Pieter Jan Acoe
Marie Bernarde Dierkens was born around 1805 and married Pieter Jan Acoe.  She died in 1885.
 
Generation (4) - Eduard Francies Accoe
3 Pieter Jan Acoe: 20 Jan 1805 - 26 Aug 1875
  +Marie Bernarde Dierkens: 1805 - 1885
  4 Eduard Francies Accoe: 8 Apr 1835 - 6 Apr 1903
     +Philomena Willems: 3 Oct 1840 - 18 Oct 1900
     5 August Accoe: 13 Aug 1864 - 15 Jun 1950
     5 Seraphien Accoe: 17 Sep 1866 - 08 Oct 1960
     5 Alphonsius Accoe: 18 Dec 1868 - 16 Dec 1969
     5 Philmon Accoe: 20 Mar 1871 - 29 Jul 1941
     5 Leonie Euphrasie Accoe: 24 Jul 1873 - 31 Oct 1912
     5 Marie-Louise Accoe: 29 Nov 1875 - Unknown
     5 Ida Accoe: 30 Jan 1878 - 26 Feb 1973
     5 Emiel Accoe: 11 Jul 1881 - 12 Nov 1946
     5 Erma Accoe: 23 Sep 1884 - 1970
 
Eduard Francies Accoe was born on April 8, 1835.  He is the patriarch of the Accoe families described in these pages.  Eduard was the first member of the family to spell his surname with two o's.  He married Philomena Willems and they had nine children. 
 
Philomena Willems - wife of Eduard Francies Accoe
Philomena Willems was born around 1805 and married Eduard Francies Accoe.  She was the mother of August, Seraphien, Alponsius, Philmon, Leonie, Ida, Emiel, and Erma Accoe.  Philomena died in 1900.
 
Generation (4) - Seraphin Accoe
3 Pieter Jan Acoe: 20 Jan 1805 - 26 Aug 1875
  +Marie Bernarde Dierkens: 1805 - 1885
  4 Seraphin Accoe: 13 Feb 1837 - 24 Aug 1839
 
Seraphin Accoe was born on February 13, 1837 in Sint-Laureins.  He died on August 24, 1839. 
 
Generation (4) - Ferdinand Accoe
3 Pieter Jan Acoe: 20 Jan 1805 - 26 Aug 1875
  +Marie Bernarde Dierkens: 1805 - 1885
  4 Ferdinand Accoe: 1 Dec 1838 - 27 Mar 1917
     +Amelia Van De Walle: 22 Jan 1842 - 1871
     5 Romanie Accoe: 10 Aug 1869 - 15 May 1927
     5 Leonie Accoe: 11 Mar 1871 - 13 Apr 1964
     +Julie De Clerck: 1 Jul 1847 - 5 Sep 1887
     5 Eulalle Accoe: Unknown
     5 Andre Accoe: 2 Apr 1877 - 19 Sep 1968
     5 Edward Accoe: 21 Dec 1878 - 28 Oct 1957
     5 Emma "Sister Agnes" Accoe: 28 Mar 1881 - 1957
     5 Eulalie Accoe: 7 Feb 1876 - 10 Mar 1876
     5 Marie-Louise Accoe: 6 May 1883 - 1974
     5 Julius Accoe: 6 Jun 1886 - Unknown
     +Rosalie Thienpondt: 8 Apr 1838 - 15 Nov 1904
 
Ferdinand Accoe was born in 1838.  He married Amelia Van De Walle and they had two children.  He married Julie De Clerck and they had seven children.  He later married Rosalie Thienpondt.
 
Generation (4) - Seraphin Accoe
3 Pieter Jan Acoe: 20 Jan 1805 - 26 Aug 1875
  +Marie Bernarde Dierkens: 1805 - 1885
  4 Seraphin Accoe: 1841 - 1868
 
Seraphin Accoe was born in 1841.  He died in 1868. 
 
Generation (4) - Julie Accoe
3 Pieter Jan Acoe: 20 Jan 1805 - 26 Aug 1875
  +Marie Bernarde Dierkens: 1805 - 1885
  4 Julie Accoe: 1845 - 1861
 
Julie Accoe was born in 1845.  She died in 1861. 

 
Generation (3) - Rosalia Acoe
2 Karel Acoe: 1771 - Unknown
  +Isabella Verhaeghe: ~1773 - 1826
  3 Rosalia Acoe: ~1810 - 18 Mar 1853
     +Livinus Termont: Unknown
 
Rosalia Acoe was born around 1810.  She married Livinus Termont and they lived in Sint Laureins.  Rosalia died on March 18, 1853.  No other information has been located on their lives.
 
Livinus Termont - husband of Rosalia Acoe
Livinus Termont married Rosalia Acoe.  No other information about Livinus Termont has been located.

 
Generation (3) - Godelieve Acoe
2 Karel Acoe: 1771 - Unknown
  +Isabella Verhaeghe: ~1773 - 1826
  3 Godelieve Acoe: ~1813 - ~1853
     +Petrus Seghers: ~1810 - 2 Jun 1853
 
Godelieve Acoe was born around 1813.  She married Petrus Seghers.  Godelieve died around 1853.  No other information about her life has been located.
 
Petrus Seghers - husband of Godelieve Acoe
According to the Civil Registration records pertaining to his death, Petrus Seghers was born around 1810 in Sysssele to Emmanuel and Joanna (Acket)Seghers.  According to Wikipedia, Syssel is a historical type of country subdivision in Scandinavia or Denmark.  Petrus was married to Godelieve Acoe.  He died on June 2, 1853 in Brugge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium .

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NOTE - This compilation of family history is an ongoing endeavor. Some of it has been translated from the original Flemish language and is prone to error.  If you have verifiable corrections to any mistakes or omissions in my findings, or information you wish to share, please contact me at the email address provided below.
 


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