Desideratus Engels

Male28 March 1896–13 February 1986

Brief Life History of Desideratus

When Desideratus Engels was born on 28 March 1896, in Wiekevorst, Antwerp, Belgium, his father, Judocus Engels, was 43 and his mother, Maria Theresia Papie, was 39. He married Francisca Ludovica Van Mensel on 30 January 1918, in Noorderwijk, Antwerp, Belgium. He died on 13 February 1986, in Herentals, Antwerp, Belgium, at the age of 89.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Desideratus? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Desideratus Engels
Francisca Ludovica Van Mensel
Marriage: 30 January 1918

Sources (0)


    There are no historical documents attached to Desideratus.

    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 January 1918Noorderwijk, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (5)


    Age 18

    Germany invades. The Belgian army holds position behind Yser river until 1918.


    Age 24

    Antwerp hosts the Summer Olympic Games.


    Age 24

    Belgium signs military alliance with France.

    Name Meaning

    German, Dutch, and Flemish: patronymic from Engel 1. This surname is also found in France (Nord, Alsace, and Lorraine).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.