Charles Ferdinand Banzet, son of Theophile and Heureuse Delivrance (Scheidecker) Banzet, was born in Bellefosse, France.Information on Charles Ferdinand and his nine siblings follows:
1.Frederic Auguste, b. Sept. 24, 1825 in France. d. Dec.
23, 1886 in Illinois
2.Sophie Frederique, b. Nov. 18, 1826 in France, d. in
3.Henriette Caroline, b. Feb. 15, 1828 in France;
married a man whose surname was Neale; lived for many
years in London, England and probably died there.
4.Charles Ferdinand, b. March 8, 1830 in Bellefosse,
France; d. Aug. 22, 1902 in Tonkawa, Kay County, OK;
Buried in Lucas Cemetery, Edna, KS.
5.Louise Adelaide, b. Mar. 17, 1832 in France; d. March
30, 1836 in France
6.Christine Melanie, b. Nov. 11, 1833 in France; d. May
24, 1925 in Rothau, Alsace, France;
7.Emile Gustave, b. Mar. 8, 1835 in France; d. in
Prairie City, OR
8.Louise Fidelite, b. April 16, 1837 in France
9.Albert Theophile, b. July 14, 1839 in Fouday, Alsace,
France; d. in Prairie City, OR
10.Marie Clementine, b. Dec. 25, 1843 in Fouday, Alsace,
France; d. Dec. 5, 1879 in Somonauk, IL; married
Charles Ferdinand Banzet came to America about 1850.He arrived at Port of New Orleans.There, he worked for about a year before joining his brother, Frederic Auguste, who lived in IL with his family.
Charles Ferdinand married Catherine Louise Kastler on January 24, 1853 in LaSalle County, IL.Catherine Louise's parents were John David and Paisable Charity (Muller) Banzet who also had come to America from France.
Charles Ferdinand and Catherine Louise (Kastler) Banzet had nine children as follow:
1.Rosanna, b. Feb. 10, 1854; d. Oct 13, 1870
2.Emma, b. Feb. 10, 1854; d. Dec. 18, 1944 in Labette
3.Charles Albert, b. Sept 29, 1856, Marshall County, IA;
d. April 29, 1951, Edna, KS
4.Mary Louise, b. Nov. 26, 1858 in Marshall County, IA;
d. August 6, 1946, Jonesboro, AR; buried in Wiles
Cemetery, Ash Flat, AR
5.Henry Gustavus Banzet, b. June 15, 1861 in Marchall
County, IA;d. Dec. 31, 1943, Kansas City, KS
6.Edward Banzet, b. July 26, 1863; d. April 1, 1935
7.Josephine Elizabeth Banzet; b. Feb. 26, 1865 in
Marshall County, IA; she married Thonas Hubert Dehaven
8.Francis William Banzet; b. Dec. 9 1868 in Iowa; d.
February 19, 1948 in Bartlett, KS
0.Augustus Banzet; b. Dec. 13, 1870in Storey County,
IA; d. Nov. 14, 1955 in Edna, KS