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Amelie Joseph "Emily" Delforge Thiry
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1827
Hainaut, Belgium
Death: Sep. 13, 1898
Lincoln
Kewaunee County
Wisconsin, USA

Constant Jean Baptiste Thiry was one of the first of the Belgian settlers in Red River, WI coming in 1856. He bought 80 acres of swampland from the State of Wisconsin on July 10, 1857 at 50 cents an acre. He returned to Belgium for his wife, Amelia and their three children. Records show them returning to the USA in July 1959 with son Ernest, landing at the Port of New York. Constant's brother Celestine accompanied them in their journey. When they returned, they built a cedar log cabin that expanded to 16 x 20-foot to house more children.

Amelia Joseph Deforge married Constant Jean Baptiste Thiry, Sr. on August 5 or 25, 1852 in Monseau-sur-Sambre, Hainant, West of Charlerori, Belgium. Their children include: Eliza, Jule, Ernest, Emma, Edmond, Justine, Juliette, and Constant Jr.

Emily died of stomach trouble. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Constant Jean Baptiste Thiry (1827 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  Alice Thiry Brabant (1852 - 1932)*
  Jule Constant Thiry (1853 - 1880)*
  Ernest L. Thiry (1855 - 1918)*
  Irma Thiry Andre (1858 - 1927)*
  Edmund F. Thiry (1860 - 1922)*
  Juliette Thiry Petry (1865 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Odile's Cemetery
Thiry Daems
Kewaunee County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Traci
Record added: May 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69802149
Amelie Joseph Emily <i>Delforge</i> Thiry
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Amelie Joseph Emily <i>Delforge</i> Thiry
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Amelie Joseph Emily <i>Delforge</i> Thiry
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