Henry DeVos

Henry DeVos (1865 - 1925)

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Henry DeVos
Born in Belgiummap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1887 in Belgiummap
Descendants descendants
Died in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 6 Dec 2018 | Created 29 Oct 2017
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Biography

On 16 Feb 1865, Henry De Vos was born in Belgium. [1] [2]

At the time of the 1900 US Census, head of household Henry De Vos (age 35, born in Feb 1865 in Belgium) was living on 613 Kendall in Portage South Bend City Ward 3, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States with his wife, Mary De Vos (age 37, born in Aug 1863 in Belgium), their son Canael De Vos (age 12, born in Oct 1888 in Belgium), their son August De Vos (age 8, born in Feb 1892 in Belgium), and their son Arthur De Vos (age 6, born in Aug 1894 in Indiana). Also living with the De Vos family were two boarders: Edward Verga (age 41, born in Belgium), and Alfphasus Fauser (age 20, born in Belgium). Henry and Mary had been married 13 years at the time of this census, and they both indicated that all of their parents had been born in Belgium. Both Henry and Mary immigrated to the United States of America in 1892, along with their two eldest sons, Canael and August. [3]

On 12 Sep 1911, Henry De Vos filed naturalization papers in South Bend, Illinois, USA. Henry was living at 142 N. Birdsell, South Bend, Illinois at the time. [4]

On 20 Mar 1913, August DeVos married Mary VanAntreve in St. Joseph, Indiana, United States. August's parents were Henry De Vos and Mary Baecke, both born in Belgium. August was born on 3 Feb 1892 in Belgium, was employed as a Bookeeper, and his residence was 142 No. Birdsell Street, South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana. [5]

At the time of the 1920 US Census, head of household Henri DeVos (age 55, born in Belgium) was living in a home he owned free of mortgage at 142 Birdsell Street in South Bend, Indiana with his wife Mary DeVos (age 56, born in Belgium), son Achiel DeVos (age 17, born in IN), and son Charlie DeVos (age 15, born in IN). Henri immigrated to the USA from Belgium in 1893, was naturalized in 1915, and both of his parents were born in Belgium. Mary immigrated to the USA from Belgium in 1893, and both of her parents were born in Belgium. [6]

Death and Legacy

On 28 Mar 1925, Henry De Vos died at 60 years of age in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA. Henry was buried at Highland Cemetery in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA in the Graceland plot. [7]

Sources

  1. Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 05 December 2018), memorial page for Henry DeVos (16 Feb 1865–28 Mar 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 171902696, citing Highland Cemetery, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Darren DePoy (contributor 48179236) .
  2. "Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XKLK-19M : 12 March 2018), Henry De Vos, 1911; citing South Bend, Illinois, NARA microfilm publication M1285 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 39; FHL microfilm 1,432,039.
  3. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M99M-NNJ : accessed 29 October 2017), Henry De Vos, Portage South Bend city Ward 3, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 124, sheet 12B, family 251, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,402.
  4. "Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XKLK-19M : 12 March 2018), Henry De Vos, 1911; citing South Bend, Illinois, NARA microfilm publication M1285 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 39; FHL microfilm 1,432,039.
  5. "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZCR-N6Y : 10 December 2017), Henry Devos in entry for August Devos and Mary Vanantreve, ; citing St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, various county clerk offices, Indiana; FHL microfilm 1,503,532.
  6. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MF4X-GXV : accessed 6 December 2018), Mary De Vos in household of Henri De Vos, South Bend Ward 2, St Joseph, Indiana, United States; citing ED 232, sheet 5B, line 89, family 107, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 463; FHL microfilm 1,820,463.
  7. Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 05 December 2018), memorial page for Henry DeVos (16 Feb 1865–28 Mar 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 171902696, citing Highland Cemetery, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Darren DePoy (contributor 48179236) .


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