André Orban's Family Tree

Here is my own family tree. It is still incomplete, but I'm working on it! The family comes from the province of Liège and has traditionally lived in the area of Amay, the second city in Belgium after Liège for the number of Orbans. If you have a genuine interest in this family tree, I can e-mail you a more complete gedcom file.



Two brothers, Philippe and Jacques Orban, left Amay around 1650 to settle in neighbouring village of Fize-Fontaine (currently part of Villers-le-Bouillet). Among their offspring was:

François-Gérard (?) Orban, farmer at Fize-Fontaine (?-1793?)
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|-Victor Orban
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| |-Nicolas Hubert Orban (Fize-Fontaine 25.05.1855-12.01.1916) + Clémence Isabelle Poleur (Amay 9.01.1849-31.03.1919) (Mar Amay 25.11.1880)
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|   |-Edgard Clément Orban (Amay 30.06.1881) + Aline Delcomminette
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|   | |-Albert Orban + Victoria Bonavita
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|   | | |-Ingrid Orban + Xavier Thomas
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|   | | | |-Alessandra Thomas
|   | | | |-Anne-Catherine Orban
|   | | | |-Isaline Orban
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|   | | |-Jean-Pierre Orban (2 children from 1st marriage and 1 from 2nd marriage)
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|   | |-Robert Orban + Odette Pirotte
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|   |   |-André Orban + ... Dethier
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|   |   | |-Olivier Orban (1.12.1972) + Axelle Lecloux (10.5.1972)
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|   |   | | |-Adrien Orban (23.10.1999)
|   |   | | |-Victor Orban (05.05.2002)
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|   |   | |-Caroline Orban (3.4.1974) + Philippe Mahaux (m. 01.04.2000)
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|   |   |   |-Gilles Mahaux (8.6.2001)
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|   |   |-Alain Orban + M.-L. Gervalle
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|   |     |-Paul Orban (21.1.1983)
|   |     |-Marie Orban (16.5.1990)
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|   |-Désiré Victor Orban (Amay 4.12.1882) + M. Delcomminette
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|   | |-Madeleine Orban + R. Pirlet
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|   |-Jeanne Antoinette Orban (Amay 7.07.1884-18.08.1911)(nun)
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|   |-Louis Orban
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|-Charles Orban
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|-Nicolas Orban
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|-Ferdinand Julien Orban (Fize-Fontaine ? -Fize-Fontaine 28.02.1875) + Henriette Docteur
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| |-Alphonse Joseph Orban (Jehay-Bodegnée 25.09.1851 - Huy ?) + ... Nihotte
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| |-Ferdinand Joseph Julien Orban (Fize-Fontaine ~1866) + Léonie Marguerite Marie de Simony (Brussels ~1872)
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| | |-Ferdinand Pierre Henry Englebert Orban (Professor of surgery at Liège University, Liège 9.05.1902) + Jeanne Englebert.
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| | |-Cécile Blanche Marie Henriette Orban (1900-7.6.1999) + Jean Winandy (1889-1940)
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| |   |-... Winandy + Jacques Grodent
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| |   | |-Jean-Jacques Grodent + Janine Delahaut
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| |   | | |-Aurélien Grodent
| |   | | |-Antoine Grodent
| |   | | |-Louis Grodent
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| |   | |-Patrick Grodent + Anne Beaujot
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| |   | | |-Aline Grodent
| |   | | |-Yves Grodent
| |   | | |-Pierre Grodent
| |   | | |-Emilie Grodent
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| |   | |-Olivier Grodent + Brigitte Pomes
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| |   | | |-Stéphanie Grodent
| |   | | |-Françoise Grodent
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| |   | |-Nathalie Grodent + Baudouin Litt
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| |   |   |-Simon Litt
| |   |   |-Marie Litt
| |   |   |-Virginie Litt
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| |   |-Jean Winandy + Marie Pirard
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| |     |-Colette Winandy + J. Wouters, Medical Doctor (5 children, 13 grandchildern)
| |     |-... Winandy + ... Legros
| |     |-Madeleine Winandy + P. Bonhomme
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| |     Jean Winandy + Marie-Madeleine Dabin
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| |     |-Martine Winandy + Jean-Claude Cavadino
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| |     | |-Ariane Cavadino + Cyril Chauvelle
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| |     | | |-Côme Chauvelle
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| |     | |-Marielle Cavadino + Loris Botto
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| |     |   |-Martin Botto
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| |     |-Jean-Jacques Winandy + Michèle Dambermont
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| |     | |-Estelle Winandy
| |     | |-Noémie Winandy
| |     | |-Alexia Winandy
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| |     |-Evelyne Winandy + Luc Papart
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| |       |-Raphaël Papart
| |       |-Séverine Papart
| |       |-Maxime Papart
| |       |-Victoire Papart
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| |-Amand Orban (engineer) + L. Collinet
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| | |-Madeleine Orban + Eugène Deleixhe (medical doctor)
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| | | |-Armand Deleixhe + ... Dieudonné
| | | |-Marcelle Deleixhe + Georges Baudinet; plusieurs enfants
| | | |-Gérard Deleixhe + ... Defawes
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| | |-Aline (Lily) Orban (Liège 29.09.1907-Walhain-St-Paul 11.12.2003) + Fernand Hamal
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| | | |-... Hamal + Jean-Baptiste Choquenet
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| | | | |-Jean-Louis Choquenet + ...
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| | | | | |-Baptiste Choquenet
| | | | | |-Charlotte Choquenet
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| | | | |-... Choquenet + Christophe Desbois
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| | | | | |-Adrien Desbois
| | | | | |-Romane Desbois
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| | | | |-Alain-Pierre Choquenet + ...
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| | | | | |-Mathilde Choquenet
| | | | | |-Guillaume Choquenet
| | | | | |-Edouard Choquenet
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| | | | |-Laurent Choquenet + ...
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| | | | | |-Jade Choquenet
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| | | | |-... Choquenet + Jean-Marie Krzesinski (medical doctor)
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| | | |   |-François Krzesinski
| | | |   |-Amandine Krzesinski
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| | | |-... Hamal+ Marcel Janssens
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| | | | |-Philippe Janssens + ...
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| | | | | |-Clarisse Janssens
| | | | | |-Olivia Janssens
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| | | | |-Bruno Janssens + ...
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| | | | | |-Antoine Janssens
| | | | | |-Camille Janssens
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| | | | |-... Janssens + Bernard Dutilleux
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| | | |   |-Tanguy Dutilleux
| | | |   |-Astrid Dutilleux
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| | | |-... Hamal + Jean-Pierre Camerlynck
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| | |   |-Hervé Camerlynck+ Audrey De Wulf
| | |   |-Jérôme Camerlynck+ Marie de Ruyver
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| | |-Amand Orban (medical doctor) + ... Deloge
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| |-Clémentine Orban (1855-1905) + Gustave Danse
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| | |-Lucien Danse + Emilie Pirotte
| | |-Georges Danse + ... Maisse
| | |-Alfred Danse + M. Tassin
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| | | |-Paul Danse
| | | |-Nelly Danse
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| | |-Fernand Danse + ... Jockin
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| | | |-Fernand Danse
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| | |-Henriette Danse + V. Ferrière
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| | | |-Léonie Ferrière
| | | |-Michel Ferrière
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| | |-Amand Danse + ... Lawalrée (4 daughters)
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| |-Amandine Orban + Joseph Thioux
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| | |-Paul Thioux
| | |-Louis Thioux
| | |-Charles Thioux
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| |-Séraphine Orban (single)
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|-François Gérard Joseph Orban (1793-?) + Marie Joseph Rawsin (Fize-Fontaine)
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  |-Nicolas Joseph Julien Orban (~1813-1861) + Rosalie Anne Joseph Robert (1828)
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  | |-Eugénie Noëlle Orban (1846-1910) + Julien Rémont (1843-1912) mar. 1877
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  |-Marie Jeanne Julienne Orban (1817) + Théodore Joseph Hansotte (1808-1879) mar. 1837
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  |-Eugénie Joseph Orban (1822-1895) + Auguste Hubert Henrion
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  |-Dieudonné Joseph Orban (18.04.1828-28.11.1901) + Marie Victorine Likin (1828-1900)
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    |-Emile Nicolas Joseph Orban (25.07.1855-12.09.1925) + Marie Joseph Henrion (09.1858-1.11.1918)
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    | |-Ernest Orban (1880-1953) + Rose Wéra
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    | | |-Fernand Orban (1910-...)
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    | | |-Pol Orban (1911-2001) + Elise Larose (no offspring)
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    | |-Marcel Orban (1883-1947) + Laure Léonard (1886-...)
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    | | |-Emile Orban (12.2.1910-8.5.2006) + Marie-Louise Verwimp (11.6.1920)
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    | | | |-André Orban (14.11.1943) + 1) Antonietta Cesa (1.3.1943)
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    | | | | |-Nathalie Orban (8.2.1972) + Geoffroy Lemaire (mar. 8.09.2001)
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    | | | | | |-Camille Lemaire (13.1.2005)
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    | | | | |-Anne-Sophie Orban (24.11.1974) + Julio Gonzalez (mar. 29.05.2004)
    | | | | |-Thierry Orban (15.7.1976) + Anne Hotat
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    | | | |   |-Athéna Orban (3.4.1998)
    | | | |   |-Auxane Orban (26.5.1999)
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    | | | |                   + 2) Teresa Stepien (16.5.1956)
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    | | | |-Léon Orban (16.12.1944) + Annette Péters (14.1.1947)
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    | | | | |-Véronique Orban (27.8.1972) + Alain Lowette  (6.11.1970)
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    | | | | | |-Alexandre Lowette (26.1.2002)
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    | | | | |-Jean-Philippe Orban (21.7.1975) + Ann-Michelle Hoslet (mar. 3.06.2006 church 10.06.2006)
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    | | | |-Christiane Orban (21.11.1947) + Alejandro Diez-Rabago  (26.8.1936)
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    | | | | |-Stéphane Diez (30.10.1966) + Barbara Brixhe  (15.15.1966)
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    | | | | | |-Eléonore Diez (1992)
    | | | | | |-Adèle Diez (1994)
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    | | | | |-André-Michel Diez (11.2.1970)
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    | | | |-Marie-Paule Orban (5.9.1949)
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    | | |- Nelly Orban (1912-1987)
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    | |-Maria Orban + Lucien Masson
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    |   |- Marie-Louise Masson (11.11.1921-10.1.1998),the genealogist of the family who collected most of the data
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    |-Louise Orban (1860-1921) + Auguste Simon
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      |-Fernand Simon
      |-Camille Simon
      |-Marie Simon + ... Mercenier
      |-Lucie Simon + ... Havelange

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Thanks to Alain Orban, Axelle Orban-Lecloux, Paul Osterrieth, J Leroy and Estelle and Christian Winandy for many recent corrections and additions.

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