Pierre Aubrey Aubry De Gouges (b. - 1802)

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Death: Died in Guyana
Occupation: Officer in the royal guard in the court of Louis XVI
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About Pierre Aubrey Aubry De Gouges

Pierre de Gouges was an officer in the royal guard in the court of Louis XVI, his sister was

maid of honour to Marie Antoinette. Pierre and his wife, along with their daughter Marie Hyacinthe Genevieve, fled to England during the French Revolution, but his sister was guillotined with the queen. Marie Hyacinthe married the English army officer Captain William Wood after a whirlwind romance in Guadeloupe, eventually settling in Tasmania

After his mothers execution 3 November 1793 (Olympe De Gouges) General Pierre Aubry de Gouges went to Guyana with his wife and five children. He died in 1802, after which his widow attempted to return to France but died on the boat. In Guadeloupe the two young daughters were married, Geneviève de Gouges to an English officer (Captain William Wood), and Charlotte de Gouges to an American politician, Robert Selden Garnett, member of the Congress, who had plantations in Virginia. Now, many English and American families have Olympe de Gouges as their ancestor (Olivier Blanc).