Agnès Gilles







Soeur Agnès Gilles

Postcard sent from Door County in Wisconsin (USA) Green Bay Lake to Namur in Belgium,

and arrived in Brussels on August 15, 1979.

Transmitted to:

Soeur Agnès Gilles
27, Boulevard d'Herbatte
5000 Namur

The postcard itself dates from 1966 or earlier.

On the stamp:

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower, October 14, 1890 -March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th president of the United States from 1953 to 1961.

The dark blue gray 6-cent stamp was issued in sheets, horizontal coils, and horizontal booklets panes on August 6, 1970, in Washington, District of Columbia.


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Armand Gilles (her brother) (1928-2016) and his wife Marie Louise Degive
27, Boulevard d'Herbatte
5000 Namur

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Marie Agnès Gilles

Soeur Marie Agnès Gilles

Fille de Marie de Pesche

Geboren te Matagne-la-Grande, Namur op 25 februari 1920

Overleden te Pesche, Namur op 11 mei 2014

Dochter van Damien Arthur (1888-) en van Léopoldine Hurion (1889-)

Kleindochter van Charles Joseph (1838-1925) en van Rosine Joseph Dalmagne (1846-1635)

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L'Arche d'Alliance, La Volière en Les Trois Portes

Oprichter van het Maison d'Accueil "L'Arche d'Alliance" en de crèche "La Volière".

La maison d’accueil  werd in 1972 opgericht door zuster Agnès Gilles, dochter van Marie de Pesche, met de financiële steun van Abbé Gendebien die op dat moment een herenhuis beheerde aan de Boulevard d'Herbatte 55 te Namur in België.

The "L'Arche d'Alliance" non-profit organization, a hostel, which was created in 1972 by Sister Agnes Gilles, daughter of Marie de Pesche, with the financial support of Abbé Gendebien, who ran a house himself located at this time at 55 boulevard d'Herbatte at Namur in Belgium.

Stamboom van Marie Agnès Gilles

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Les Trois Portes

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