Antwerp silversmith. Born in 1840 as the son of Ludovicus Degenaers and Maria Theresia Fagel. From 1852 to 1855 he took lessons in ornamental drawing at the Antwerp academy. C. 1863 he registered his maker's mark. In 1864 he married Constantia van de Loo, sister of goldsmith Albert van de Loo. He died in 1912. His brother Joannes Ludovicus Degenaers (°1858) was a goldsmith in Borgerhout.