Friday, January 1, 1971

Charles Joseph Lemarchand (1795-1872)

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Charles Joseph Lemarchand
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Charles-Joseph Lemarchand was the son of Antoine-Adrien, a postmaster in Dieppe, where he was born. He had one brother and three sisters, one of whom married a craftsman-carpenter and another a cabinet-maker, the son of the famous P. Roussel.
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He was received as a master on the eve of the French Revolution, on 17 May 1789. On 4 March 1795, he married Radegonde Fouquet, daughter of a merchant of pins, and had two sons, one of them being Louis-Edouard who worked for his father from 1815 onwards.
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Louis-Edouard Lemarchand (1795-1872), son of Charles-Joseph and of Radegonde Fouquet, was born in Paris on 9 October 1795 in the house on Rue du Pas de Mule where his parents lived at the time, before they moved their cabinet-making workshop into it. He first studied architecture, a knowledge which was considered to be very useful for furniture-making. 
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DENISE LEDOUX-LEBARD 
Les Ebénistes du XIX° siècle 
Les éditonds de l'amateur réédition 1984