Hélène (Devos) Cuvellier

Marie Hélène (Devos) Cuvellier (1887 - 1965)

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Marie Hélène (Hélène) Cuvellier formerly Devos
Born in Flobecq, Hainaut, Belgiquemap
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Wife of — married 31 Dec 1907 in Saint-Denis, Seine, Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States of Americamap
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Biography

Marie Hélène was born 10 p.m. on 11 January 1887 in Flobecq, Belgium to Louis Adolphe Devos and Léopoldine Frarain.[1]

Hélène married Georges Cuvellier on 31 December 1907 in Saint-Denis, France. As part of the marriage, Georges legitimated Hélène's son, Gilbert, who had been born 14 September 1907. The timing of the marriage was influenced by George's military service, as he accepted leave from his post as part of France's 54th Infantry Regiment in order to marry Hélène.[2] Georges and Hélène later had another son, named René, who was born in 1909 in Brussels, Belgium.[3]

Hélène and her family left for Canada in the early 1910s.[4] The family lived for a time at 313 Dalhousie Street in Ottawa, Ontario.[5] After a stay in Canada, the Cuvellier family attempted to immigrate to the United States in 1915, but they were debarred at the border.[6] They were able to successfully immigrate to the United States in January 1917, with the family settling in Manchester, New Hampshire.[7]

Hélène died 10 August 1965 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Her cause of death was a pulmonary embolism. She was buried four days later at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Manchester, New Hampshire.[8]

Sources

  1. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-XXC3-KCP?mode=g&i=954&wc=QZL7-V42%3A1055968301%2C1055996601%3Fcc%3D2138500&cc=2138500&cat=292535
  2. Mariages: Ville de Saint-Denis: Mariages: 10/08/1907-31/12/1907, Tome 2, Cote E 351, vues 139-140. Lien permanent: http://archives.ville-saint-denis.fr/ark:/15391/vta54a1f7076c34ebc8/daogrp/0/layout:table/idsearch:RECH_d18b42a5ddd6671a92d92d1e9560d388#id:972441631
  3. René's marriage record to Gertrude Lust, accessed via New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947 on ancestry.com
  4. Her mother-in-law and father-in-law as well her children are known to have travelled to Canada on the Mount Temple in February 1912, see https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6PB9-1QT?i=17&cc=1823240
  5. Canada, WW1 CEF Personnel Files, 1914-1918 for Georges Cuvellier
  6. "Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKQS-9RTK : 9 October 2015), Helen Cuvellier, 1915; citing M1464, Soundex Index to Canadian Border Entries through the St. Albans, Vermont, District, 1895-1924, 293, NARA microfilm publications M1461, M1463, M1464, and M1465 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, publication year); FHL microfilm 1,561,379.
  7. "Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKQS-4GMX : 9 October 2015), Ellen Cuvellier, 1916-1917; citing M1464, Soundex Index to Canadian Border Entries through the St. Albans, Vermont, District, 1895-1924, 328, NARA microfilm publications M1461, M1463, M1464, and M1465 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, publication year); FHL microfilm 1,561,414.
  8. Death Certificate.


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