Theophile DeBacker

M, #125, (1896 - 1906)
Theophile DeBacker|b. Nov 1896\nd. Jan 1906|p125.htm|August Vital Francois Joseph DeBacker|b. 12 Aug 1863\nd. 23 Jun 1921|p21.htm|Della Gaume|b. 21 May 1868\nd. 3 Oct 1923|p444.htm|Vital E. L. DeBacker|b. 28 Nov 1835\nd. 2 Jan 1918|p32.htm|Hortence DeDonder|b. 31 Mar 1840\nd. 25 Jan 1923|p33.htm|Francis Gaume|b. 12 Mar 1843\nd. 9 Oct 1917|p445.htm|Della Pickering|b. c 1848\nd. 2 Jun 1868|p446.htm|

Relationship=Brother of Leopold Joseph DeBacker.
Last Edited=24 Nov 2003


RelationshipSibling of Ancestor
Theophile DeBacker was born in November, 1896 in St Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. He was the son of August Vital Francois Joseph DeBacker and Della Gaume. He died in January, 1906 in St Marys at age 9.

Theophile died when he was about 12 years old. The cause of death was reported in the St. Mary Star as apoplexy, but the story is that he was hit in the head by a rock in a snowball while playing with other children. He appeared in a group photo with others about 1914 in St Marys, Kansas. See exhibit.


1900St Marys, Pottawatomie County, KansasTheophile DeBacker appeared on the census of 1900 in the household of August Vital Francois Joseph DeBacker and Della DeBacker in St Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.1
Family Background
My French Connection
Small World, Isn't?
Descendants of Adrianus DeBacker
Descendants of Pierre Haustraete
Descendants of Claude Etienne Gaume
Descendants of Perrin Lachat


  1. [S1] 1900 Census, St. Marys, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas, Washington: National Archives And Records Administration, ED 148, Sheet 7 (pg 15).