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Official site: Site Officiel de la Province de Hainaut (French)
This entity has been created as the French departement Jemappes in 1793, suppressed during the Austrian restauration of 1794, recreated 1 October 1975 and transformed in the Dutch province Hainaut (Henegouwen in Dutch) from 24 Augustus 1815 on. The administrative transformation in a Belgian province with the same name was finished in 1836.
It was from 17 Februari 1800 composed of the administrative districts of Mons, Charleroi and Tournai. Those of Ath, Thuin and Soignies have been created in 1818. And the district of Mouscron in 1963.
List of districts from 1963 on
Ancien RégimeSee mainly the history of the County of Hainaut.
- Province de Hainaut Pratique (French)
- Cemeteries of Hainaut, Belgium - Cemetery Records - Genealogy (1 record for 1 cemetery)
- Association Généalogique du Hainaut Belge (AGHB)
- Section "Commission Histoire des Familles de CHARLEROI" (AGHB - Section CHFC)
- Section "Mons - Borinage - Centre" (AGHB - Section MBC)
- Section "Hainaut Occidental" (AGHB - Section HTO)
- MSN group: Belgian Glassworkers
- This site is for descendents of Belgian glassworkers who came to the US from Charleroi and the Hainaut area, Belgium.
- Site: Hainaut-Louisiana
- In 1720, over 100 colonists, many with their families, left Hainaut and migrated to Louisiana, where they became among the first families of Louisiana. These families have been linked to the Mayflower of Louisiana, according to Lambremont descendant Jack Pastorek, as they were among the very first permanent working families to stay in Louisiana.
- Site: DeCuir family - Hainaut to Louisiana
- The DeCuir family of the United States is descended from our common ancestor, Albert deCuire (1673-1750), native of Macon , Hainaut (now Belgium), who migrated as one of the earliest colonists to Louisiana in 1720.
- Plans Popp pour la Province de Hainaut (French) List of land owners on the municipal level around 1860