Thank you for visiting cleenewerck.org! The purpose of this web site is twofold: to provide an official site for the work of Pr Laurent Cleenewerck (of USA, not to be confused with two other individuals by the same name in France), notably:

  • academic teaching work
  • publications (books and articles)
  • musical releases including a catalog of “Faith & Doubt” albums and future sacred music releases
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Above: Map of the North of France near Lille, home of 500 years of Cleenewerck generations!

The second purpose of this website is to provide genealogical and family information regarding the Cleenewerck last name, notably:

  • the main Cleenewerck branch (north of France)
  • the Cleenewerck de Crayencour branch (also north of France but also Belgium), made somewhat famous by Marguerite Yourcenar
  • the Cleenewerck (de Kiev) (now United States) branch with a focus on spiritual ancestry and Swiss genealogy .

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A disclaimer: this website is maintained with the kind technical support of EUCLID, but it is strictly personal and may contain inaccuracies and other opinions which only engage the author.

Last modified: November 24, 2019