Ferdinand, Joseph Wilfart

1827–1892 (Age 65)
Templeuve, Hainaut, Belgium

The Life of Ferdinand Joseph

When Ferdinand, Joseph Wilfart was born on 8 May 1827, in Templeuve, Hainaut, Belgium, his father, Louis Joseph Wilfart, was 31 and his mother, Maria Anne Delplanque, was 29. He married Hortense Loge on 3 November 1863, in Roubaix, Nord, France. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 26 November 1892, in Roubaix, Nord, France, at the age of 65.

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Ferdinand, Joseph Wilfart
Hortense Loge
Marriage: 3 November 1863
Louis Joseph Wilfart
Jeanne Wilfart Loge
Gabrielle Hortense Wilfart
Ferdinand Wilfart Loge
Valentine Wilfart

Spouse and Children

3 November 1863
Roubaix, Nord, France


    Louis Joseph Wilfart


    Jeanne Wilfart Loge


    Gabrielle Hortense Wilfart


    Ferdinand Wilfart Loge


    Valentine Wilfart


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

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.
1836 · Arc de Triomphe

Age 9

The Arc de Triomphe was made specifically right before Napoleon I victory in Austerlitz in 1806 and took 30 years to build. Sadly Napoleon I would not live to see the creation finished. It’s name means triumphal arch. Assassination attempts were made on both Charles De Gaulle and Jacques Chirac from this location. Even though its name means triumph it has seen many times where Germans triumphally marched under it after winning battles.

Age 21

Revolution. Second Republic. First laws on labor, the press and education.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch:1. from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wolf ‘wolf’ + hart ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. 2. from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wille ‘will’, ‘wish’ + fridu ‘peace’. 3. nickname for a wild or wily man, from Middle High German wülven ‘to behave like a wolf’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ferdinand Joseph Wilfart, "France, Nord, Parish and Civil Registration, 1524-1893"
  • Ferdinand Joseph Wilfart in entry for Louis Joseph Wilfart, "France, Nord, Parish and Civil Registration, 1524-1893"
  • Ferdinand Joseph Wilfart in entry for Jeanne Marie Wilfart, "France, Nord, Parish and Civil Registration, 1524-1893"

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