I tried to
'construct' the story of the family of my father to the best of my
knowledge. As all persons directly involved are no longer among
least not in the flesh, I had to make use of what I was told by their
offspring, and things I could find on the net or otherwise. While
talking to cousins I never made notes, only listened to what they had
So writing down of any of the info was done later, from what I
Therefore I apologize for any factual incorrectnesses. If anyone feels
the need to correct me on certain facts given here, please do not
do so by sending me an email. I'd be very grateful for that.
I also apologize for any faulty expressions or spelling in English, as
it's not my native language. I just chose it in order to have the
possibility to reach as many people interested as possible. My wife
said, she could 'read the Dutch between the English lines', especially
in expressions.. I'm very grateful for her corrections and support. As
for the rest: I'm not ashamed, I did my best.
If you care, you understood. If not, send me an email at
email@example.com. Whe can try to
work it out.
Nevertheless, I do not apologize for going public with the stories as
such. I just followed a certain 'itch' to do so. And to deal with the
truth as respectful as possible.
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