Jeanne Dufour

Brief Life History of Jeanne

When Jeanne Dufour was born in 1814, in Tournai, Hainaut, Belgium, her father, François Antoine Joseph Dufour, was 26 and her mother, Marie Charlotte Joseph Dernÿ, was 26. She had at least 1 son and 6 daughters with Maximilien Joseph Nef. She died on 3 October 1884, in her hometown, at the age of 70.

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Maximilien Joseph Nef
Jeanne Dufour
Sophie Nef
Amélie Nef
Adèle Nef
Charlotte Nef
Célestine Nef
Jeanne Nef
Cyprien Nef

Sources (11)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Jeanne Dufour - Government record: birth-name: Jeanne Dufour
  • Jeanne Dufour in entry for Maximilien Joseph Nef, "Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913"
  • Jeanne Dufour in entry for Pierre Monchain and Adèle Nef, "Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913"

World Events (1)


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

Some characteristic forenames: French Emile, Jacques, Normand, Andre, Armand, Gaston, Pierre, Yvon, Donat, Fernand, Julien, Marcel.


nickname for a baker, from du four ‘of the oven’.

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

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