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

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  • ID: I08681
  • Name: Desire George Girion
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: Desire /Gyrion/
  • Birth: ABT 1864 in Belgium 1
  • Emigration: 14 AUG 1878 Departed from Warisoulx/Villers-lez-Heest, Namur Province, Belgium, with Parents and Five Siblings 2 3
  • Residence: 1880 With Father and Siblings, Union Township, Door County, Wisconsin 1
  • Immigration: 1 MAY 1878 Aboard the "Nederland", departing Antwerp arriving at Philadelphia on 1 May 1878 4
  • Reference Number: 8682



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

    Sources:
    1. Title: U.S. Census, 1880, Union Township, Door County, Wisconsin
      Repository:
      Media: Census
      Page: Dwelling 58
    2. Title: Emigration Lists
      Publication: Compiled Principally from Belgian Population Registers by Mary Ann Defnet, and Published in "Belgian Laces"
      Repository:
      Media: Book
    3. 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
    4. Ancestry.com Data Set : "Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1800-1945"; Manifest of the ship "Nederland", arrival May 1878 -- Note discrepancy with emigration date.
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