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"The only thing noble about my parents was their character (1) a cook for the celebrated Cambacérès family p1. (1) a cook in the grande establishment of Mme. de Cazalès (1) an aristocratic lady p1. (1) attribute them uniquely to my talent." On deathbed M. Dublan told Sophie he was her father. Mother's name was in his desk drawer (1) but when she went to look it had already been looted. So no one knows matrilineal line (1) Francois (1) François Bonheur (1) Guillaume (1) Hippolyte Peyrol (fils) born (the grand nephew of Rosa's aunt "Tatan". -- son of Rosa's stepmother Mme. Peyrol) - he was a sculptor. (1) in good conscience (1) Jean Bonheur (father of Guillaume) a cook at Toulouse (1) married the daughter of an old invalided soldier that had warred in Germany under Louis XV. Her name was Eléonore Marie Pérard. They had 2 children - the father and aunt of Rosa Bonheur. The aunt was named Elizabeth ("Tatan") (probably 1780 - 1873 (1) near Hamburg. Orphaned. Raised by well-to-do Bordeaux family of M. Dublan de Lahet (1) never married) p1. (1) P2 (1) Raimond Bonheur and Sophie Marquis married p2. (1) Raimond Bonheur born. Grew up at Cambacérès's family Toulouse estate. Went to drawing school at Bordeaux (1) son of Guillaume (1) son of Jean Bonheur (1) son of the royal treasurer under Louis XV and had been a page to Queen Marie Antoinette p2. (1) Sophie Marquis (Mother of Rosa) born at Altona (1) studied under Lacour. Graduated. Had a student Sophie Marquis (Rosa's mother) p2. (1) the the capitale of Languedoc p1. (1) which is more than many so-called artists can boast." (according to M. Peyrol)(2) "A veil hangs over my birth which I have never been able to lift. The marks of esteem which I have received at different epochs from several crowned heads are such that I ca (1)
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