Hortence DeDonder

F, #33, (1840 - 1923)
Hortence DeDonder|b. 31 Mar 1840\nd. 25 Jan 1923|p33.htm|Philippe Antoine DeDonder|b. 17 Jul 1800\nd. 16 Apr 1869|p451.htm|Rosalie Derodere|b. 1805\nd. 20 Sep 1879|p452.htm|Jean B. DeDonder|b. 1771\nd. 31 Mar 1847|p570.htm|Marie T. Vandercaille|b. 1762\nd. 16 Apr 1810|p571.htm|||||||

Relationship=Grandmother of Leopold Joseph DeBacker.
Last Edited=2 Sep 2009

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OriginBelgian
RelationshipAncestor
Hortence DeDonder was born on March 31, 1840 in Renaix (Ronse), Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium. She was the daughter of Philippe Antoine DeDonder and Rosalie Derodere. She married Vital Eugene Louis DeBacker, son of Arnauld Francois De Backer and Sophie Françoise Callewaert, on April 17, 1861 in Renaix (Ronse). She died on January 25, 1923 in St Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, at age 82. She was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetary, St Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.1

Her married name was DeBacker. She was found on a passenger list with Vital Eugene Louis DeBacker on October 29, 1883 in New York City, New York; The family arrived aboard the SS Nederland from Antwerp, Belgium on October 29, 1883 in at New York City, New York. Their place of origin is shown as France – a mistake made by the Dutch captain probably because the parents and the children all spoke French. From New York, the DeBacker’s next destination was the remote corner of northeast Kansas some 1400 miles away. There is little doubt that in 1883 that they would have traveled by any other means than by way of the railroads.2 She witnessed the baptism of Francis DeBacker on October 15, 1890 in Immaculate Conception Church, St Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.3

Census

1895Rossville, Shawnee County, KansasHortence DeBacker and Vital Eugene Louis DeBacker appeared on the census of 1895 in Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas, - listed in the same household: Pauline F. DeBacker.4
1900St Marys, Pottawatomie County, KansasShe and Vital Eugene Louis DeBacker appeared on the census of 1900 in St Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, - listed in the same household: Vitalia DeBacker, Pauline F. DeBacker and Willis E. Miller.5
1910St Marys, Pottawatomie County, KansasShe and Vital Eugene Louis DeBacker appeared on the census of 1910 in St Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, - listed in the same household: Vitalia DeBacker and Achille F. DeBacker.6
1920St Marys, Pottawatomie County, KansasShe appeared on the census of 1920 in St Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, - listed in the same household: Vitalia DeBacker.7
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Descendants of Adrianus DeBacker
Descendants of Pierre Haustraete

Children of Hortence DeDonder and Vital Eugene Louis DeBacker

Citations

  1. [S3] Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery Listing (1998, http://169.147.169.151/genweb/pottawat/potcem7.html) ,.
  2. [S270] New York. Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957. Micropublication T715. Rolls # 5592-6267. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  3. [S2] Immaculate Conception Parish Records (Immaculate Conception Parish, St. Marys, Kansas) ,.
  4. [S196] 1895 Kansas State Census, Shawnee Co., Kansas Topeka: Kansas State Historical Society,.
  5. [S1] 1900 Census, St. Marys, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas, Washington: National Archives And Records Administration, ED 148 sheet 8 (pg 16).
  6. [S9] 1910 United States Census, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas (Washington: National Archives And Records Administration) ,.
  7. [S197] 1920 United States Census, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas (Washington: National Archives And Records Administration) ,.
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