Louis Joseph Vandervest

9 October 1813–
Tourinnes-Saint-Lambert, Brabant, Belgium

The Life of Louis Joseph

When Louis Joseph Vandervest was born on 9 October 1813, in Tourinnes-Saint-Lambert, Brabant, Belgium, his father, Noel Joseph Vandervest, was 44 and his mother, Anne Joseph Limelette, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Noel Joseph Vandervest
1769–1836
Anne Joseph Limelette
1777–
Cooper Vandervest
1798–
Noel Vandervest
1799–
Theophil Joseph Vandervest
1820–
Antoine Joseph Vandervest
1800–
Joseph Antoine Vandervest
1804–
Josephine Vandervest
1804–
Joseph Vandervest
1806–
Marc Joseph Vandervest
1810–1814
Louis Joseph Vandervest
1813–
Noël Joseph Vandervest
1819–

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World Events (3)

1830

Age 17

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.
1914

Age 101

Germany invades. The Belgian army holds position behind Yser river until 1918.
1920

Age 107

Antwerp hosts the Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained; possibly an altered form of Van der Vecht, a topographic name for someone living by the river Vecht.

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

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