PenBelGen: 19th Century Belgian Residents of Door Peninsula, Wisconsin

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PeninsulaBelgianGenealogy (PenBelGen) is a data base of genealogical source information presented in family tree format. Included are persons of Belgian origin (plus spouses) who resided in Door, Kewaunee, or NE Brown County, Wisconsin, prior to 1 January 1901.

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  • ID: I08680
  • Name: Henry Gyrion
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: Henri Joseph /Girion/
  • Birth: OCT 1862 in Warisoulx, Namur Province, Belgium 1 2 3
  • Death: 1950 2
  • Residence: 1900 1415 S. Broadway, Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin 1
  • Residence: 1880 With Father and Siblings, Union Township, Door County, Wisconsin 4
  • Occupation: 1900 Contractor in Mill Yards, Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin 1
  • Emigration: 14 AUG 1878 Departed from Warisoulx/Villers-lez-Heest, Namur Province, Belgium, with Parents and Five Siblings 5 6
  • Burial: Allouez Cemetery, Allouez/Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin 2
  • Immigration: 1 MAY 1878 Aboard the "Nederland", departing Antwerp arriving at Philadelphia on 1 May 1878 7
  • Reference Number: 8681



    Father: Casimir Girion b: 4 MAR 1829 in Namur, Namur Province, Belgium
    Mother: Désirée Columb b: ABT 1830 in Dhuey, Namur Province, Belgium

    Marriage 1 Marie Octavie Lancelle b: 7 MAY 1845 in Beauvechain, Brabant Wallon, Belgium
    • Married: 16 MAY 1891 in Fort Howard, Brown County, Wisconsin 8 9

    Sources:
    1. U.S. Census, 1900, City of Green Bay (8th Ward), 22nd Enumeration District, Brown County, Wisconsin; Dwelling 19.
    2. Title: Allouez Cemetery Transcription
      Author: Bay Area Genealogical Society
      Publication: 1977 Reading
      Note: also online at http://www.bayareagenealogicalsociety.org/gravesite-search/
      Repository:
      Note: Brown County Library, Green Bay, Wisconsin
      Media: Book
    3. GeniWal website at http://geniwalactes.be/actes/index.php (research done by and provided curtsey of Ruth Pokorny).
    4. Title: U.S. Census, 1880, Union Township, Door County, Wisconsin
      Repository:
      Media: Census
      Page: Dwelling 58
    5. Title: Emigration Lists
      Publication: Compiled Principally from Belgian Population Registers by Mary Ann Defnet, and Published in "Belgian Laces"
      Repository:
      Media: Book
    6. Title: Book: "Namurois dans le Nouveau Monde"
      Author: Jean Ducat
      Publication: Contribution a l'etude de l'emigration de Belgique meridionale vers les Ameriques au 19th siecle. Biesme-Mettet, Belgique, 1995
      Repository:
      Media: Book
    7. Ancestry.com Data Set : "Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1800-1945"; Manifest of the ship "Nederland", arrival May 1878 -- Note discrepancy with emigration date.
    8. Title: WorldConnect Family File
      Publication: online at http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/
      Repository:
      Media: Electronic
      Page: titled "Lancelle-Durdu", Compiled and Submitted by Chris Osborn
    9. Title: Vital Records Index, Marriages Pre-1907
      Author: Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services
      Publication: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/vitalrecords/
      Repository:
      Media: Civil Registry

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