Henri Joseph Francois Piraux was born on October 11, 1841, in Glimes, Belgium. He was the oldest of 10 children born to Jean Joseph Piraux and Adelaide Francoise Hellin.
He married Marie Chirese Paris on October 25, 1865, in Glimes, Belgium They had seven children. At some point between 1880 and 1890 they moved to Chatelineau in the Hainaut Province of Belgium.
Jean Joseph Piraux 1811–?
Francoise Hellin 1817–?
Marie Josephine Adelaide Piraux 1843–?
Melanie Marie Piraux 1845–?
Louis Justin Piraux 1848–?
Emile Francois Piraux 1849–?
Ferdinand Eugene Piraux 1851–?
Euphrasie Flore Piraux 1854–?
Charles Joseph Piraux 1856–?
Alfred Jean Baptiste Piraux 1858–?
Louis Camille Piraux 1860–?
Marie Chirese Paris 1848–1890
Camille Joseph Piraux 1866–?
Marcellin Eugene Joseph Piraux 1868–?
Emile Francois Joseph Piraux 1871–1929
Marie Flore Piraux 1873–1873
Flore Elisa Piraux 1875–1877
Auguste Joseph Piraux 1877–?
Helene Adeline Joseph Piraux 1880–?