Relationship=Aunt of Leopold Joseph DeBacker.
Last Edited=24 Nov 2003
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 Vital Gervaise DeBacker on August 14, 1892 in Immaculate Conception Church, St Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.3 She was a nun.
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- [S3] Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery Listing (1998, http://22.214.171.124/genweb/pottawat/potcem7.html) ,.
- [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.
- [S2] Immaculate Conception Parish Records (Immaculate Conception Parish, St. Marys, Kansas) ,.
- [S1] 1900 Census, St. Marys, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas, Washington: National Archives And Records Administration, ED 148 sheet 8 (pg 16).
- [S9] 1910 United States Census, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas (Washington: National Archives And Records Administration) ,.
- [S197] 1920 United States Census, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas (Washington: National Archives And Records Administration) ,.