Bernard De La Sorte
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Bernard De La Sorte (1813)

Bernard De La Sorte
Born in Evergem, East Flanders, Belgiummap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 3 Jul 1834 in Evergem, Flandre-Orientale, Belgiquemap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] in Evergem, East Flanders, Belgiummap
Profile last modified | Created 5 Jul 2017
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Bernard De La Sorte was born on the 9th of September, 1813 in Evergem. His parents were Norbert De La Sorte and Colette Steijaert.

At the time of Bernard's birth his father Norbert De La Sorte is listed as being 38 years old, born in Evergem and a shoemaker. The son of Leonard De La Sorte and Marie Jacqueline Vereecke, both deceased in Evergem.

At the time of Bernard's birth his mother Colette Steijaert is listed as being 28 years old, resident in Evergem and daughter of Pierre Bernard Steijaert and Jeanne Therese De buck, both deceased in Evergem.[1]

"Bernard and Josephine De La Sorte had four daughters, all born and raised apparently in Evergem, East Flanders, Belgium:

Matilda, birthdate unknown. Matilda married Peter Criel of Belgium and they immigrated to Oconto, Wisconsin. Peter died in Oconto and Matilda then married Frank Vanderwert.

Pauline, birthdate unknown. Pauline married Louis Vermere in Belgium and then immigrated to Portland, Oregon sometime before 1900.

Justina, born in 1835. Justina married Petris Everaert, probably in Terdonck, Brabant, Belgium. Justina and Petris never moved to the United States; however, their son Karel Louis and his wife, Mary (D'hondt) immigrated to Scappoose, Oregon sometime before 1895.

Cordelia, born March 13, 1839. Cordelia married Joseph D'hondt in Belgium and immigrated to Oconto, Wisconsin in about 1881. "[2]





  1. "Belgique, Flandre-Orientale, registres d’état civil, 1541-1914," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 May 2016), Evergem > Geboorten 1812-1823 > image 101 of 725; België Staatsarchief, Oost-Vlaanderen (Belgium State Archives, Oost-Vlaanderen).
  2. "Bernard De La Sorte." Family Search. Accessed July 4, 2017.

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