Family History

Govaerts, Haumont, Severyns

 Family History

From Belgium to Custer Co, Nebraska 


Taken from the collection of Amber Thoma

and Peter Van Brabant

BIOGRAPHIES:  Three biographies are included in this collection
         Joseph I Haumont:31 May 1783 - 23 April 1848, 
married to Marie Catherine Cuvalier
         Lucien Brull:
son of Henri and Julie Theresa Haumont Brull
         Mina Mary Severyns Haumont: written by Lucille Kleeb McArthur
         Mina Mary Severyns: story taken from her personal diary, (authur unknown)
         Phylis Govaerts: written by daughter, Gladys Haumont Christensen
         Sophie Severyns Story:  written by Peter Van Brabant
Custer County Vigilantes, article found in The Grand Island Daily Independent
         Prairie Fire Remembered, told by Jules Luther Haumont
         Haumont Immigration, as told by Jules' Great Grand daughter
         Jules Haumont Recalled Pioneer Hardships and Many Early Events of Custer County
          Taken from The Custer County Chief Golden Anniversary Eddition, Section A, page 6