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Father: DE LA ROCHE

Marie Celestine DE LA ROCHE (*1766 +20 Jun 1846)

Husband 1 : TONDEUR

Husband 2 : Pierre Simon DE LA ROCHE
Children
  1. +Mary Celestine DE LA ROCHE (*15 Sep 1801 +28 Nov 1883)
Husband 3 : Richard KENNING
Children
  1.  Richard KENNING (*10 Aug 1804 +Apr 1807)
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[7634]

[7634] a lady in waiting to Marie Antoinette.

Escaped to England at some time during the French Revolution. She was reputedly a lady of title, possibly Belgian.
One story is that she was smuggled aboard a fishing boat, dressed in fishermen's clothes, and that her brother, Peter DE LA Roche, a member of the King's Guard , was not so lucky and was captured and guillotined.

At some point, she was known as the "widow TONDEUR" and then after she married a Richard Kenning. -- Caroline Scott research

Believed to be a cousin of Pierre Simon de la Roche, then his mistress. Later she married Kenning


Marie was engaged as the governess to raise Louis (an infant smuggled out of France into England by Pierre and his wife).
Pierre and Marie Celestine had a baby together - Mary Celestine de la Roche.
Marie Celestine raised Louis along with her own child.

[7640] Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Marie-Antoinette

[7643] Paris

[7646] Brussels

[7649] Governess to Louis de la Roche

[7652] England - Escaped from France during the Revolution

[7654] Spanish Place, London

[7657] Mile End Road, Mile End Old Town, London

[7662] Culford Road, London

[7635] Brussels

[7659] Brussels

[NF1130] [commonrelatives.FTW]

Simon de la Roche and Marie Celestine were not married.

[7641] [S230] Madeleine B Ellis

[7642] [S206] Kate Keens

[7644] [S230] Madeleine B Ellis

[7645] [S206] Kate Keens

[7647] [S230] Madeleine B Ellis

[7648] [S206] Kate Keens

[7650] [S230] Madeleine B Ellis

[7651] [S206] Kate Keens

[7653] [S206] Kate Keens

[7655] [S230] Madeleine B Ellis

[7656] [S206] Kate Keens

[7658] [S206] Kate Keens

[7663] [S206] Kate Keens

[7628] [S15] Song of Lilia

[7629] [S230] Madeleine B Ellis

[7630] [S206] Kate Keens

[7631] [S68] Death Certificate

[7632] [S230] Madeleine B Ellis

[7633] [S206] Kate Keens

[7636] [S22] 1841 Census

[7637] [S230] Madeleine B Ellis

[7638] [S206] Kate Keens

[7639] [S68] Death Certificate

[7660] [S230] Madeleine B Ellis

[7661] [S206] Kate Keens

[15995] [S8] Madeleine Ellis

[15996] [S36] Banns