She was a
Lady-in-Waiting in Louis' court. The story goes that she had a
gold lace petticoat which she sold to pay for her husband and son to go
to America in 1751-1753. She ran away from her family and wed
Jacob De Tar (they changed their names often: to De Tarre, DeToit,
Tetoit. Sometimes he went by David (their son Jacob De Tar born
ca. 1743). Marianne (born ca. 1721-died 1806) wed Anthony Altman
after Jacob's death in the French and Indian war. Jacob was a
worked in the Tower (hence the name De La Tour). It has been
passed down the the JOGHS family crest was a Crowing Cock, with the
legend "Dum Vivo Gloriar" ("While I live, I will crow."
They settled in
Weissenberg Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Jacob's
estate was turned over to his widow on 19 June 1754, and at that time
she signed the papers as "Marianne Joghs De Tar. She and Jacob had
the one son Jacob and a daughter, Catherine. As Mrs. Anthony
Altman, she had 3 more children.
Any one with more
information on this line of Jacques, please let me know.