Mar. 12, 1839 Maldegem East Flanders (Oost-Vlaanderen), Belgium
Feb. 8, 1929 Millwood Lincoln County Missouri, USA
Came to America with his wife Nathalie Dhaenens shortly after their wedding (23-4-1880) in Maldegem, Belgium. They first settled in Jim Henry Township, Miller Co.; MO. he was the father of Eduard,Frank, Helena, William, Leo, Lizzie, Susan and Clara.