Marie (Grosholtz) Tussaud
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Anne Marie (Grosholtz) Tussaud (1761 - 1850)

Anne Marie (Marie) Tussaud formerly Grosholtz
Born in Strasbourg, Basse-Alsace, Francemap
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Wife of — married 26 Oct 1795 in Paris, Seine, Francemap
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Died in London, Englandmap
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Anne Marie Grosholtz, the future Madame Tussaud, was baptised on 7 December 1761 in Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux church in Strasbourg. The baby was born on the day of the baptism. She was the daughter of Anne Marie Walder, of Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux parish. According to the midwife's report, the mother declared, while in labour, that the father of the child was Johan Grosholtz of Frankfurt (this implies that the parents were not married). The godparents were Jean Trappler and Anne Marie Logler[1].



Date of birth

Marie Grosholtz's baptism took place on 7 December 1761, and the register states that she was born on the same day. Though she has a reported birth date of 1 December on several sites (including English Wikipedia and Find A Grave), the date found on her baptism, a primary source, is preferred and assumed to be correct. Rassinot-1 19:08, 11 November 2019 (UTC)


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Anne-Marie Grosholtz a été baptisée le 7 décembre 1761 dans l'église Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux, à Strasbourg. L'acte de baptême précise que l'enfant est née le même jour. Selon la déclaration faite par la mère "dans les douleurs de l'enfantement" et rapportée par la sage-femme, Marie Barbe Müller, l'enfant est la fille de Jean Grosholtz, de Francfort, et d'Anne Marie Walder, de la paroisse de Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux. Ceci sous-entend que les parents de l'enfant ne sont pas mariés. Son parrain était Jean Trappler et sa marraine Anne Marie Logler[1].


  1. 1.0 1.1 Acte de baptême: Strasbourg - Registres Paroissiaux (Avant 1793) - Paroisse catholique (Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux) (Avant 1793) - Registre de baptêmes 1760-1767 - Original aux AM Strasbourg, Archives du Bas-Rhin en ligne - vue 39. consulté le 13 mars 2018

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