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: I08682
  • Name: Oscar Girion
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: Oscar /Gyrion/
  • Birth: ABT 1868 in Belgium 1
  • Emigration: 14 AUG 1878 Departed from Warisoulx/Villers-lez-Heest, Namur Province, Belgium, with Parents and Five Siblings 2 3
  • Immigration: 1 MAY 1878 Aboard the "Nederland", departing Antwerp arriving at Philadelphia on 1 May 1878 4
  • Reference Number: 8683



    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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