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Letitia Proby

Letitia Proby

Female 1779 - 1821  (~ 42 years)

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  • Name Letitia Proby  [1
    Christened 15 Jun 1779  Monks Eleigh, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Alt. Birth 19 May 1780  [3
    Name Laetitia Proby  [4
    Name Latitia Proby  [2
    Name Letitia de Montmorency  [1
    Died 11 Aug 1821  Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Buried Old Churchyard, Powerscourt, County Wicklow, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I5926  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father Narcissus Charles Proby,   b. Abt 1738,   d. 1804  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Arabella Weller,   b. Abt 1752, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Settlement 2 Aug 1770  [6
    • Narcissus Proby settled his estates in Rathcoole, Co. Dublin on his wife, should she survive him. In return, the couple were to receive the interest and dividends on £2,116 in 3 per cent reduced bank annuities in the name of the Revd Thomas Dawson (presumably the bride's uncle or grandfather on her mother, Catherine Dawson's side), with the principal passing to their children on their decease. Narcissus subsequently, with his wife and Trustee's agreement, sold £1,037 10s of the annuities to pay off a mortgage incurred by his father on property in Ireland which descended to him.
    Married 6 Aug 1770  Stoke, Nayland, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F1519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Reymond Hervey de Montmorency,   b. 24 Mar 1778,   d. 4 Oct 1827, Naples, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1801  Stratford St Mary, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
    +1. Hervey Francis de Montmorency,   b. 20 Jul 1802,   d. 8 Aug 1883  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     2. Laetitia Emma de Montmorency,   b. 29 Aug 1804,   d. 18 Oct 1822  (Age 18 years)  [natural]
     3. Reymond Hervey Morres,   b. 14 Oct 1805,   d. 31 Mar 1806  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     4. Frederica Henrietta Arabella de Montmorency,   b. 18 Oct 1806,   d. 1827, Rome, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)  [natural]
    +5. Reymond Hervey de Montmorency,   b. 26 Apr 1808,   d. 10 Mar 1847, On board the "Monarch" Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)  [natural]
     6. William Ryves Morres,   b. 30 Jan 1810,   d. 3 Mar 1811  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     7. William Ryves Hervey de Montmorency,   b. 4 Jun 1813, St Germain en Laye, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1823  (Age 9 years)  [natural]
     8. Alberick Geoffrey Reymond de Montmorency,   b. 23 Sep 1814, St Germain en Laye, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1822  (Age 7 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F1717  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S420] Will, Arabella Proby, (written on 25 October 1839 and proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury on 3 February 1842, registered copy;), PROB 11/1958.

    2. [S195] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (www.familysearch.org;), baptism of Latitia Proby, daughter of N.C. Proby and Arabella, 15 Jun 1779, Monks Eleigh, Suffolk (extracted from registers) (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S341] Journal of the Association for the Preservation of the Memorials of the Dead in Ireland, Vol. 10, (Dublin, 1917-1920;), p.256 (Reliability: 2).
      Co. Wicklow, Powerscourt Old Churchyard (from the Rev R S Maffett BA)
      ...a very large round space, comprising the "south-east" corner of the churchyard, is marked off by railing in which there is no entrance gate. Inside, a large limestone slab, facing south-east, rests on supports, the ground underneath being flagged with granite; there are also some shrubs and a tall tree. The inscription has names, etc., in capitals:-
      Sacred to the Memory of
      LÆTITIA de MONTMORENCY:
      the beloved Wife of
      COLONEL
      REYMOND HERVEY de MONTMORENCY,
      H: M: Regt of YORK HUSSARS,
      (Daughter of the Revd N: C: PROBY of
      Boughton, Cheshire,) and their Children.
      Nat: 19: Mai: 1780. Nupt: Oct: 1801. Ob: 11: Aug: 1821.
      Vale, dilectissima Lætitia! vale, dilectissima
      mulierum; et nos ama, ut dixisti, in sepulchro.
      REYMOND HERVEY de MONTMORENCY
      Nat: 14: Oct: 1805. Ob: 31: Mar: 1806.
      WILLIAM RYVES de MONTMORENCY
      Nat: 30: Jan: 1810. Ob: 3 Mar: 1811.
      ALBERICK GEOFFREY REYMOND de MONTMORENCY
      Nat: 26: Sept: 1815. Ob: Mar: 1822.
      LÆTITIA EMMA de MONTMORENCY
      Nat: 29: Aug: 1803. Ob: 18: Oct: 1822.
      WILLIAM RYVES HERVEY de MONTMORENCY
      Nat: 4: Jun: 1813. Ob: 5: Mai: 1823.
      Tibi dilectissimae Lætitiæ:
      Vobis dulcissimis natis:
      Conjux et pater mœrens,
      Hoc testimonium,
      Benè commerentibus,
      Pro pietate posuit.
      MDCCCXXII.


    4. [S33] Burke's Peerage and Gentry Website, (http://www.burkes-landed-gentry.com;), 107th edition, De Montmorency lineage (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S396] The Gentleman's Magazine, September 1821, p.283 (Reliability: 3).
      DEATHS.
      Aug. 11. At Dublin, Laetitia, wife of Lieut.-col. R.H. De Montmorency, and sixth daughter of the late Rev. N.C. Proby, rector of Stratford St. Mary, and of Tuddenham in Suffolk.


    6. [S443] Will, Narcissus Charles Proby, (written on 10 October 1800, with three codicils written on 20 September 1802, 24 September 1802 and 10 November 1804, and proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury on 26 Jan 1805, registered copy;), PROB 11/1419.

    7. [S195] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (www.familysearch.org;), marriage of Narcissus Charles Proby and Arabella Weller, 6 Aug 1770, Stoke, Nayland, Suffolk (extracted from registers) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S195] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (www.familysearch.org;), marriage of Redmond Morres and Laetitia Proby, 8 Oct 1801, Stratford St Mary, Suffolk (extracted from registers) (Reliability: 3).