Relationship=Aunt of Leopold Joseph DeBacker.
Last Edited=4 Nov 2001
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 Her married name was Pessemier. She witnessed the baptism of Camille DeBacker on September 26, 1905 in Immaculate Conception Church, St Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.3
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Children of Marie DeBacker and Camille Pessemier
- [S10] Joan Emert, compiler Siegert, The Pessemier Portfolio: ancestors and descendants of Charles Louis Pessemier and his wife, Marie Justine Vallez (Garland, Texas : J. E. Siegert) , 929.2 P475s.
- [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) ,.