Jean Michel “Michael” Curvers

Birth
Belgium
Death 1911 (aged 82–83)
Long Prairie, Todd County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Long Prairie, Todd County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 207853504 · View Source
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No birth record has been found in Belgium for Jean Michel “Michael” Curvers. The month and year of his birth was given on the 1900 census.

According to the Belgium, Liege, Civil Registration, 1621-1914, Jean Michel “Michael:, son of Lambert Curvers and Anne Gertrude Luyten, married Jeanne “Anne” Boelen, daughter of Gisbert Boelen and Jeanne Marie Codden, on 27 May 1857 in Liege, Belgium. They had 2 sons and 1 daughter.

In April, 1875, Michael Curvers (age 46) and his wife, Anne (age 48), and children, Leonhard (age 14), Maria (age 12) and John (11) sailed from Antwerp, Belgium on the ship “Nederland.” They arrived in Philadelphia on 23 April 1875 and were headed to Chicago, Illinois. By 1880, they were living in Long Prairie, Minnesota where Michel was a laborer.

In his will, dated 15 December 1909, Michel bequeathed to his son, Leonard, a tract of land (4.15 acres) in Long Prairie and $300 to be divided equally to the children of his deceased daughter, Mrs. William Stevens. The remainder of the property was to be divided between his two sons - Leonard & John.
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  • Created by: K. O'Brien
  • Added: 12 Mar 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 207853504
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jean Michel “Michael” Curvers (Sep 1828–1911), Find a Grave Memorial no. 207853504, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Long Prairie, Todd County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by K. O'Brien (contributor 47967225) .