It was in Haguenau that the Lorrain Nicolas Badenot married in 1750, on the Saint-Nicolas church. Till then, he was an teacher sergeant within the Saxony regiment, presumably that of Marshal Maurice de Saxe who was buried the identical 12 months in Saint-Thomas de Strasbourg. He has simply left the military there and is searching for to settle. The farm of his father, who died in Montreux, and of his mom Sébastienne Sayer, has undoubtedly already been devolved to a brother. The son of a plowman, he doesn’t know another commerce and can’t afford to purchase a farm. He joins an orphan, Catherine Baetsch, herself the daughter of a laborer from the Godfridshof. The couple instantly arrange store as a farmer on the Hüttenhof property, later referred to as Hundshof, north of Haguenau, owned by Godefroi Walter, a witness to the wedding. It’s about three and a half hectares of meadows and poor land. We then domesticate within the rye and barley sector, lately additionally potatoes, we strive the asparagus, however Haguenau is especially specialised within the manufacturing of madder, plant from which we extract the pink coloration of woolen materials woven in Bischwiller, particularly for the military.
A surname borne by a single household on the earth
Nicolas and Catherine Badenot elevate eight kids, three of whom survive them and go away a posterity. This second era is already seeing its title remodeled into Badino. With the third, from the eldest son Joseph (1757-1785) and Odile Buchler, the entire household will now be referred to as Badina. Shortly after, the title is fastened by the civil standing, in order that, a uncommon phenomenon, this patronym is simply worn by one household on the earth! Joseph is described as a day laborer, however his grandsons Joseph (1804-1842) and Philippe (1809-1892) are stated, in 1831 and 1838, respectively, plowmen, which implies that they domesticate their very own land. Their exploitation continues to be in Hundshof. In 1850, they requested the city corridor to drill a second properly with a pump. In 1907, the water high quality was polluted, to the purpose that instances of typhus had been declared within the hamlet.
From the XIXe century, the household is split into a number of branches, typically loyal to Haguenau. The patronymic and particularly feminine descendants are diversifying and growing and new trades seem: craftsmen, tradesmen within the clothes business, the butchery-delicatessen, liberal professions, medical doctors, academics, which interprets a social elevation. On the identical time, a few of its members moved to Paris, Lorraine, Corrèze, Berlin, and even to Algeria, Greece and, from the 1890s, to the USA.
Excellent figures and anecdotes
By frowning, we study that in 1907 on the Hundshof, a workforce of six boys, together with a number of sons of Badina farmers, jealously attacked a younger apprentice butcher from the town who got here to courtroom a lady within the hamlet, their protect. Justice was seized: fines and compensation had been required and imposed.
Extra critical, Louis Philippe Badina, born in Algeria in 1898, made frequent trigger with André Marty, nice determine of the Communist Occasion after the struggle of 1914, to hitch the Mutineers of the Black Sea. They took command of the destroyer “Le Protet”. Captured and incarcerated, he was pardoned by the Cartel des Gauches in 1924 and ended his life throughout a brawl in Marseille.
In far America, Antoine Badina, a local of Biblisheim in 1888, grew to become a priest and, after a life dedicated to others within the parish of Mischawaka, Indiana, was honored with the title of “Monsignor”.
In Alsace, the destinies of one another comply with each other, in lots of respects of a terrific variety, divided between the work of the land, the trades of the forest, the craft business and assorted companies, city corridor secretaries … We has the reminiscence of Anne Badina (1899-1989), the elegant milliner, of Robert Badina (1904-1965), founding father of a development firm, and of his brother Théodore (1900-1950), sawmill proprietor. In Erstein, Philippe Badina (1896-1986) settled in 1922, the primary household physician, a person held in excessive esteem in his metropolis.
In the course of the struggle of 1940-1945, a number of family members sheltered and rescued troopers and took part with theirs in clandestine networks: Madeleine Badina, spouse Weislocker (1881-1966), Madeleine Badina, spouse Weber (1892-1968) , Berthe Badina, spouse Fiege (1926-1966). For his or her braveness and dedication, they had been all honored after the Liberation.
And the youth of at this time? Multiform and in tune with the instances, with the French champions of Physique Browsing Joël Badina (1987) and his brother Yann (1992), established within the Basque Nation, and Samuel Badina (1993), distinctive photographer, acknowledged in Brittany , and plenty of others that should be cited right here.
The inspiration and co-signer of this text, Jean-Marie Badina was ordained a priest in 1968 and devoted most of his ministry to youth. It’s nonetheless current at this time with younger migrants from the Attic, the youth reception and help construction, opened in 1974 on the Lined Bridges in Strasbourg.
Intrigued by the originality of his patronymic, he spent his leisure time in affected person genealogical and historic analysis to reconstruct the eleven generations of the descendants, each female and male, of Joseph Badina (1757-1785). The fruits of those ten years was the primary cousin, bringing collectively in 1997 in Haguenau 380 listed descendants, typically coming from distant, pleased to satisfy, get to know one another and discover themselves and discover their bearings on the big genealogical desk uncovered. This household communion has been renewed three extra instances, the final in 2018. Is it not the best reward for the organizers of those conferences to handle to create fraternal hyperlinks between the dwelling, after making an attempt to commemorate those that preceded them?
The Cercle Genealogique d'Alsace is organizing its second Alsatian family tree honest on February eight and 9, 2020 in Châtenois. With many exhibitors, ten conferences, all with free entry. Chance of lunch by reservation on 03 67 07 03 70.
Genealogical Circle of Alsace, 41 rue Schweighaeuser, 67000 Strasbourg – 03 67 07 03 70 – www.alsace-genealogie.com