Family History
                   

Govaerts, Haumont, Severyns

 Family History

From Belgium to Custer Co, Nebraska 

1875-2003

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
STORIES;
         
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
  NEWS ARTICLES:
         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