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Joseph Marie JACQUARD

French Joseph Marie JACQUARD

born Joseph Marie CHARLES

French weaver and merchant

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Born: on July 07, 1752 in Lyon, France
Died: on August 07, 1834 in Oullins, France


Joseph Marie Charles’ family surname was “Jacquard”. In his grandfather’s generation, several branches of the Charles family lived in Lyon’s Couzon-Au-Mont d’Or suburb (on ”Lyon’s north side, along the Saône River). To distinguish the various branches, the community gave them nicknames; Joseph’s branch was called “Jacquard” Charles. Thus, Joseph’s grandfather was Bartholomew Charles dit [called] Jacquard.

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