WELCOME TO THE BELGIAN RESEARCHERS

Founded in 1976 by

Micheline Gaudette and Ardiena Stegen

Data Bases  now available :

- Belgian records :
Births, Deaths, Marriages records. Lists of emigrants by date and/or area. General information concerning Belgium, etc.  

- American  records :
Belgian families and individuals in the Federal Censuses, etc.

- Various records :
Concerning Belgians in other countries as France, Luxemburg, Holland, Mexico, Canada, South America, etc.

- Emigrants ships :
Belgians arrivals in US harbors

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Censuses 1880-1900-1910 (partial)
Census 1890 :
Over 99 percent of the 1890 population schedules were destroyed in a fire which took place in January 1921 at the Commerce Building in Washington, D.C. From statistics, the number of Belgians was 22 639.
There is a table for 1890 but for Belgium and Luxemburg combined at Open Library giving the total at 25 521.

Alabama

1880 1900 1910

Alaska

  1900 1910

Arizona

1880 1900 1910

Arkansas

1880 1900 1910

California

1880 1900 1910

Colorado

1880 1900 1910

Connecticut

1880 1900 1910

Dakota (North)

1880 1900 1910
Dakota (South) 1900 1910

Delaware

1880 1900 1910

Dist. of Columbia

1880 1900 1910

Florida

1880 1900 1910

Georgia

1880 1900 1910
Hawaii   1900 1910

Idaho

1880 1900 1910

Illinois

1880 1900 1910

Indiana

1880 1900 1910

Iowa

1880 1900 1910

Kansas

1880 1900 1910

Kentucky

1880 1900 1910

Louisiana

1880 1900 1910

Maine

1880 1900 1910

Maryland

1880 1900 1910

Massachusetts

1880 1900 1910

Michigan

1880 1900 1910

Minnesota

1880 1900 1910

Mississippi

1880 1900 1910

Missouri

1880 1900 1910

Montana

1880 1900 1910

Nebraska

1880 1900 1910

Nevada

1880 1900 1910

New Jersey

1880 1900 1910

New Mexico

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New York

1880 1900 1910

New Hampshire

1880 1900 1910

North Carolina

1880 1900 1910

Ohio

1880 1900 1910
Oklahoma(Indian ter.)   1900 1910

Oregon

1880 1900 1910

Pennsylvania

1880 1900 1910
Puerto Rico     1910

Rhode Island

1880 1900 1910

South-Carolina

1880 1900 1910

Tennessee

1880 1900 1910

Texas

1880 1900 1910

Utah

1880 1900 1910

Vermont

1880 1900 1910

Virginia

1880 1900 1910

Washington

1880 1900 1910
West Virginia 1880 1900 1910

Wisconsin

1880 1900 1910
Wyoming 1880 1900 1910
Military & Naval   1900 1910

1880 = with indexes only or partially transcribed     1880 = transcribed

potential(*) number of Belgians by State :

Census 1880 : 14 866 (or 15 535)
Alabama 10
Arizona 14
Arkansas 22
California 1092
Colorado 49
Connecticut 76
Dakota Territory 41
Delaware 1
District of Columbia 22
Florida 13
Georgia 31
Idaho 11
Illinois 1464
Indiana 503
Iowa 357
Kansas 432
Kentucky 105
Louisiana 193
Maine 14
Maryland 44
Massachusetts 219
Michigan 979
Minnesota 615
Mississippi 11
Missouri 505
Montana 20
Nebraska 208
Nevada 25
New Hampshire 5
New Jersey 255
New Mexico 6
New York 1288
North Carolina 14
Ohio 754
Oregon 95
Pennsylvania 552
Rhode Island 20
South Carolina 9
Tennessee 12
Texas 109
Utah 5
Vermont 9
Virginia 9
Washington 35
West Virginia 8
Wisconsin 5267
Wyoming 7

Census 1900 : 29 848 (or 29 757)
Alabama 45
Alaska 26
Arizona 33
Arkansas 14
California 785
Colorado 170
Connecticut 209
Delaware 9
District of Columbia 32
Florida 18
Georgia 25
Hawaii 18
Idaho 42
Illinois 4394
IndianTerritory 43
Indiana 2576
Iowa 491
Kansas 985
Kentucky 77
Louisiana 315
Maine 23
Maryland 40
Massachusetts 510
Michigan 2647
Military and Naval 47
Minnesota 957
Mississippi 24
Missouri 864
Montana 145
Nebraska 272
Nevada 9
New Hampshire 25
New Jersey 1197
New Mexico 25
New York 1787
North Carolina 16
North Dakota 154
Ohio 600
Oklahoma 54
Oregon 298
Pennsylvania 4132
Rhode Island 383
South Carolina 10
South Dakota 126
Tennessee 26
Texas 244
Utah 29
Vermont 18
Virginia 19
Washington 340
West Virginia 79
Wisconsin 4412
Wyoming 29
Census 1910 : 49 400
Alabama 45
Alaska 150
Arizona 50
Arkansas 111
California 1464
Colorado 375
Connecticut 330
Delaware 8
District of Columbia 41
Florida 50
Georgia 27
Hawaii 22
Idaho 94
Illinois 9399
Indiana 2298
Iowa 929
Kansas 1703
Kentucky 73
Louisiana 292
Maine 30
Maryland 59
Massachusetts 1745
Michigan 5683
Military and Naval 30
Minnesota 1557
Mississippi 17
Missouri 1000
Montana 235
Nebraska 491
Nevada 26
New Hampshire 175
New Jersey 1867
New Mexico 44
New York 3484
North Carolina 5
North Dakota 229
Ohio 1525
Oklahoma 191
Oregon 573
Pennsylvania 5250
Puerto Rico 12
Rhode Island 959
South Carolina 97
South Dakota 237
Tennessee 27
Texas 328
Utah 74
Vermont 25
Virginia 48
Washington 1228
West Virginia 800
Wisconsin 4020
Wyoming 82

(*) definitive number of Belgians will be adapted when transcribed
1880 source: compendium of the tenth census (June 1, 1880) Open Library
1900 source: abstract of the twelfth census of the United States 1900 Open Library

1910 source: Thirteenth census of the United States taken in the year 1910 Open Library