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Biver Family History

The surname Biver seems to be a variant of the Beaver surname, according to Geneanet. Name spellings often change over the centuries, so it is common to see different variants of a surname.  The listed variants include: BEAVER | BEAVERS | BEVER | BEVERE | BEVEREN | BEVERT | BIVERE | BIVVIERE. According to the House of Names website, the Beaver surname originated in Beauvoir, several locations in Normandy. It is composed of Old French roots beu, meaning fair or […]

Nicolas Biver

Nicolas Biver was born on 2 February 1833 in Launstroff, France according to the Declaration of Citizenship from France.  His name was spelled Nicolas, according to that document. In 1872, Nicolas received his Déclarations de Citoyenneté (Declaration of Citizenship) from France.  He was 39 years old at the time. On 3 April 1892, Nicolas Biver married Mathilde Eugénie Gaillard according to Publications des bans de mariage de Paris et Ancienne Seine, 1860 à 1902.  Nicolas’ father was Jean Pierre Biver […]

Mary Augusta Piquet

Documented History Mary Augusta Piquet was born 10 January 1903, according to Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014. She arrived to the United States via ship from Le Havre, France to New York, New York on 1 October 1921 according to New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957.  She was 18 years old at the time and arrived with her husband, Clemens Clarence Biver.  The ship they arrived on was named Paris. Death According to Virginia, […]

Clemens Clarence Biver

Documented History Clemens Clarence Biver was born on 7 November 1892 according to his U.S. Passport Application. He was born in Bushingen, Lorraine, France. His father was Nikolaus Biver and was also born in Bushingen, Lorraine, France. According to U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, Clemens enlisted into the Army, Company K, 8th Infantry Regiment on 15 November 1919 for World War I. He was a Corporal in the Army. He was Honorably discharged on 15 November 1920. Clemens […]

Lucette Clementine Biver

Documented History According to Virginia, Birth Records, 1912-2014, Delayed Birth Records, 1854-1911, Lucette Clementine Biver was born 21 May 1924 in Elizabeth City, Virginia, USA. In 1930, per the United States Federal Census, Lucette lived with her parents and sister at 53 Kelly Ave, . Her parents were Clemens Biver, age 37, and Mary A., age 27. Clemens and his parents were born in Lorraine, France. He immigrated to the United States in 1911 and was naturalized. Clemens was a […]

Muguette Kathern Biver

Documented History Muguette Kathern Lucy Biver was born 30 August 1922 in Elizabeth City, Virginia according to Virginia, Birth Records, 1912-2014, Delayed Birth Records, 1854-1911. In 1930, per the United States Federal Census, Muguette lived with her parents and sister at 53 Kelly Ave. Her parents were Clemens Biver, age 37, and Mary A., age 27. Clemens and his parents were born in Lorraine, France. He immigrated to the United States in 1911 and was naturalized. Clemens was a carrier […]

Yolande Annie Biver

Documented History Yolande Anne Biver was born on 26 August 1933 according to U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 and Virginia, Birth Records, 1912-2014, Delayed Birth Records, 1854-1911.  She is the first ancestor I am studying for the Biver family. In 1940, Yolande lived at 53 North Kelly, in Phoebus, Elizabeth City, Virginia according to the 1940 Census. She lived with her parents, Clarence age 47 and Mary age 37 Biver, as well as her sisters, Muguette age 18 and […]