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Re: segers how immegraded from Belgium t
Posted by: gunter segers Date: May 14, 2001 at 02:59:39
In Reply to: segers how immegraded from Belgium to us by Benny Segers of 109

Hello, as you see my name is 'gunter segers' and i happen to be living in belgium, i don't have any family members who migrated to the US, however, in the beginning of the century (1920/1930) a brother of my grandfather (who himself, and my father, marked some remarkable events in the WOII resitence) went to the US with his family fot a couple of years to make great fortune and to return a wealthy man (altough nothing of that remains of that up to now). Mayby that family didn't all come back, ..., or left some traces of them ...
Anyhow, segers is a well known name in belgium, mostly in the flemish part of the country (wich is devided in a french speaking, flemisch speaking and german speaking part) its regarded to ome from 'segers son', which means as much as 'the son of seger', because 'seger 'was an ordinary fore-name. Seger as a name first appears in the 'book of Nibelungen', an ancient German book. So its rather difficult to trace back the original segers because there may be plenty of segers-sons. I have traced back my family just up to the 1740's but then all traces dissapear. There are plenty of segers /seghers/zegers and so on whom most of them don't have a common background. Only in looking geographically you might find links between linked segers family trees.
I might end by wishing you luck looking up the segersen,

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