Du Ponceau, Louise-Geneviève (c. 1759-1839)


Engaged to an officer in the French Army who was killed in a duel, she never married.

Without remaining family in France, she sought Franklin’s help in forwarding letters to her brother, Pierre-Etienne (Peter Stephen) Du Ponceau.

Sister of Jean-Michel Du Ponceau, who served with Rochambeau in America.