DESCENDANTS OF JEAN BAPTISTE BAVIER (1800-1843) & CLEMENTINE LETE’ (1803-1843)
- Son: (only child) Fidele Bavier (1835-1898) and Angelique Quesnoy (1840-?)
- Fidele Bavier (1859-1929)
- Zelia Bavier (1862-1936)
- Marie Bavier (1864-?)
- Clementine Bavier (1866-?)
- Desire Bavier (1868-1891)
- Jean Baptiste Bavier (1871-1952)
Fidel Bavier and Angelique Quesnoy were married on June 30, 1883 in Mazingarbe, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Fidel was a Mineur (Miner) and Angelique was a Couturiere (Dressmaker).
Fidele Bavier and Angelique Quesnoy marriage record from Wazier marriage record book
Birth records of Fidele Bavier and Zelia Flores Bavier (children of Fidele and Angelique)
Death Certificate of Fidele Bavier – June 21, 1898
Siblings Jean Baptiste Bavier, Marie Bavier and Zelia Flores Bavier Daniaux
Siblings Jean Baptiste Bavier, Marie Bavier and Zelia Flores Bavier (along with Zelia’s family, husband Henri Daniaux and children Henry, Alexedie?, and Fidele) departed from the port at Antwerpen, Belgium aboard the steamship SS Illinois bound for America. They arrived at the port in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 11, 1892 with their ultimate destination as Weir City, Kansas. Note: Marie Bavier was traveling as a “domestic” with the Daniaux family. This designation would give her a purpose to come to America.
The Family of Jean Baptiste Bavier (1871-1952) and Sidonie Blond Bavier
Jean Baptiste Bavier and Sidonie (Sadie) Blond Bavier
The Family of Jean Baptiste and Sidonie (Sadie) Blond (seated), children standing: Eva Bavier Salingue, John Bavier, Angeline Bavier Kafka, Sophie Bavier Dejaifre Stalker
John Bavier and wife Nina Laird Bavier (in the previous photo John is the young man standing behind his mother, Sidonie Blond Bavier) – grandson of Fidele and Angelique
Angeline Bavier Kafka, Achille Dejaifre (husband of) Sophie Bavier Dejaifre (granddaughters of Fidele and Angelique)
Sophie Bavier Dejaifre, Lenora Dejaifre, Lorena Kafka Swindell, Angeline Bavier Kafka (granddaughters and great-granddaughters of Fidele and Angelique)
Eva Bavier Salingue (granddaughter of Fidele and Angelique) and husband Louis Salingue
Seated: Sophie Sydonie Joseph Francois Blond (aka Sophie Blond), standing left to right: Sidonie Blond Bavier (aka Sadie Bavier), Sophie Bavier Dejaifre Stalker, Lorena Kafka Swindell and baby Judy Swindell Eden
The Zelia Flores Bavier (1862-1936) and Henri Daniaux Family
Zelia Flores Bavier
The Henri Daniaux Farm in Kansas
Zelia Bavier Daniaux and Florence Daniaux
Zelia Bavier Daniaux and “Grandma” Longerot
Daniaux Family Photo
Angelique Daniaux and husband Frank Vanduker (granddaughter of Fidele Bavier and Angelique Quesnoy)
Sadie (Alcidie) Daniaux and Emile Longerot, Jr. – 50th Wedding Anniversary (granddaughter of Fidele Bavier and Angelique Quesnoy)
Zelia Bavier Obituary
The Family of Fedell Bavier (1859-1929) and Alodia Crombez
Burial site of Fedell and Alodia (Crombez) Bavier in Pittsburg, Kansas
Thanks to Judy Eden for the photo!
Fernie Bavier and wife Goldie Ruth Burge – 50th Wedding Anniversary (grandson of Fidele Bavier and Angelique Quesnoy)
Charles Bavier and wife Anita – 44th Wedding Anniversary 2010 (2nd great grandson of Fidele and Angelique)
Many thanks to those descendants who have generously shared their photos and family history.
I’m always looking for more – if you would like to contribute photos of the Bavier family and descendants, please message me!