Desire De Backer

M, #36, (c 1875 - 1931)
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Last Edited=18 Oct 2008


Desire De Backer was born about 1875 in Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.2 He was the son of John B. De Backer.1 He married Margret Corcoran on November 18, 1906 in Kansas.2 He died in 1931 in Shawnee County, Kansas; (obituary appeared in Topeka State Journal 7/9/1931).

He emigrated in 1883 from Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium. He was a farmer in Shawnee County, Kansas, about 1910.


1900Tecumseh, Shawnee County, KansasDesire De Backer appeared on the census of 1900 in the household of John B. De Backer in Tecumseh, Shawnee County, Kansas.3
1910Soldier Twnshp, Shawnee County, KansasHe and Margret Corcoran appeared on the census of 1910 in Soldier Twnshp, Shawnee County, Kansas, - listed in the same household: John B. De Backer and Catherine Marie De Backer.

Children of Desire De Backer and Margret Corcoran

  • John B. De Backer (1908 - )
  • Catherine Marie De Backer (1909 - )


  1. [S194] William E. Connelley, A Standard History of Kansas And Kansans (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1918), Vol IV, page 1814.
  2. [S8] 1910 United States Census, Shawnee Co., Kansas (Washington: National Archives And Records Administration) ,.
  3. [S195] 1900 United States Census, Shawnee Co., Kansas, Washington: National Archives And Records Administration, Tecumseh Twnshp., ED 139.