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Sophia "Fien" Peeters Debot
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1848
Antwerp (Antwerpen), Belgium
Death: May 17, 1935
Marinette County
Wisconsin, USA

"Mrs. Sophie Debot Buried at Wausaukee - Mrs. Sophie Debot died at 2 p.m. Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Emile Everix, in this city, where she had been seriously ill for the past month. Mrs. Debot, nee Sophie Peeters, was born Aug. 18, 1848, in Pulderbosch (Pulderbos), Province of Antwerp, Belgium. Her marriage to Victor Debot took place Apr. 13, 1871. She arrived with her husband in America Apr. 6, 1887, and settled at Mastodon, Mich. where they lived one year before going to Wausaukee, Wisconsin. Her husband passed away Dec. 8, 1923. Mrs. Debot spent the past eleven winters at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Emile Everix, in this city and the summers at her home at Wausaukee. She had many friends here. Mrs. Debot is survived by five children: Mrs. Emile Everix, Chilton; Mrs. A. J. DeRoeck, Chicago; Edward Debot, Stevens Point; Mrs. John DeGroot, Wausaukee; Mrs. Clarence Lindstrum, Marinette; 29 grandchildren; and 22 great grandchildren. All of her children were with her at her death. Mrs. Debot was a member of the Christian Mothers' society of St. Augustine congregation, Wausaukee. The body was taken to Wausaukee were the funeral was held at 9 a.m. Monday, from St. Augustine church of which she was a devout member. Burial was made in Wausaukee cemetery. Rev. Louis Schorn officiated. Present at the funeral from here were: Mr. And Mrs. Emile Everix and son Mark, Mr. And Mrs. Roland Miller and Mr. And Mrs. John Harlow. Mr. And Mrs. Victor Everix and son, and Mr. And Mrs. Richard Everix and Mrs. Elizabeth McHugh and Mrs. Anna Welsh were unable to attend. They called at the Mrs. Debot home Sunday."
(Chilton Times Journal, May 23, 1935) 
Family links: 
  Victor Nicholas Debot (1848 - 1923)
  Mary DeBot Everix (1872 - 1965)*
  Josephus Franciscus L. Debot (1876 - 1906)*
  Edmund L DeBot (1878 - 1972)*
  Justine DeBot DeGroot (1885 - 1975)*
  Agnes DeBot Lindstrum (1892 - 1977)*
*Calculated relationship
Wausaukee Evergreen Cemetery
Marinette County
Wisconsin, USA
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Record added: Jun 05, 2006
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Sophia Fien <i>Peeters</i> Debot
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