Jacobus Huys

Brief Life History of Jacobus

When Jacobus Huys was born on 16 February 1823, in Oedelem, West Flanders, Belgium, his father, Charles Louis Huys, was 46 and his mother, Regina Daveloose, was 41. He married Joanna Theresia Rijs on 9 February 1855, in Oedelem, West Flanders, Belgium. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 4 September 1907, in his hometown, at the age of 84.

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Jacobus Huys
Joanna Theresia Rijs
Marriage: 9 February 1855
Amelia Cecilia Huys
Nathalie Huys
Joannes Fredericus Huys
Hypolitus Huys
Augustus Huys
Amatus Huys

Sources (4)

  • Belgium, West Flanders, Civil Marriage Registration, 1582-1910; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9GKM-XY3?cc=2139860&wc=QZ9J-P3S%3A1009520801%2C1009551201
  • Jacobus in entry for Frederic Joannes Huys, "Belgium, West Flanders, Civil Registration, 1582-1910"
  • Jacobus Huys in entry for Fredericus Joannes Huys and Leonia Ballegeer, "Belgium, West Flanders, Civil Registration, 1582-1910"

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The Netherlands declare independence. The outbreak of a revolution in France in July 1830 inspire a Belgian uprising in August. Dutch troops are driven from Brussels, and on October 4th a unique coalition of Catholics and Liberals proclaim Belgian independence. The great powers--Austria, France, Great Britain, Prussia, and Russia--accept Belgian independence from the Netherlands.

Name Meaning

Dutch and Flemish: variant of Buis . This surname is also established in South Africa. Compare Bice , Bise , and Byce .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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