THE DU PONT FAMILY AND ARCHITECTURE

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This genealogy is limited to the du Ponts mentioned in Buildings of Delaware, down to the sixth generation in America numbered 1–6. In parentheses appear the names of homes or other edifices associated with them, as builders or residents plus a key decade of construction or alteration. Buildings that are *starred have entries in the book; demolished ones have a †dagger. Some du Ponts became architects or married one, as indicated.

1 Pierre Samuel d P de Nemours

2 Victor Marie d P (Lower Louviers 1810s)

3 Charles I. d P (“C.I.D.” house 1820s; Lower Louviers)

4 Victor d P Renaud 1880s†

3 Adm. Samuel Francis D P (Upper Louviers 1830s†)

2 Eleuthère Irénée (E.I.) d P (*Eleutherian Mills 1800s, *Hagley Yard 1820s)

3 Victorine d P (*Brandywine Manufacturers' Sunday School 1810s)

3 Evelina d P m. James A. Bidermann (*Winterthur 1830s)

3 Alfred Victor d P (first Nemours 1820s; *First Office 1830s) m. Margaretta Lammot (*Goodstay 1860s)

4 E. I. d P (Swamp Hall†)

5 Alfred I. d P (*Nemours 1900s) m. Bessie Gardner (*Chevannes 1920s)

6 Alfred Victor d P (architect)

4 Lammot d P (first Nemours) m. Mary Belin (*St. Amour 1890s†)

5 Louisa d P m. Charles (Copeland Colonial Revival house†)

6 Lammot d P Copeland m. Pamela Cunningham (*Mt. Cuba 1930s)

5 Pierre S. d P (Longwood, PA; *many Del. schools, etc., 1920s)

5 Henry Belin d P

5 William K. d P (Still Pond 1890s†)

6 S. Hallock d P (Squirrel Run 1920s)

5 Irénée d P (Square House 1900s, later called St. Giles†; *Granogue 1920s)

5 Lammot d P (first Iris Brook 1900s†; *St. Amour 1910s†)

6 P. S. d P III (Bois-Des-Fosses 1930s, today's *Brantwyn)

5 Isabella d P (Meown 1930s) m. H. Rodney Sharp (*Gibraltar 1910s, *U. Del. 1910s)

4 A. Bidermann d P

5 T. Coleman d P (Du Pont Highway 1910s)

6 Ellen d P (*Goodstay 1920s) m. Robert Wheelwright (landscape architect)

6 Alice d P m. C. Douglass Buck (*Buena Vista 1930s)

6 Francis V. d P (U. S. highways 1950s)

5 A. B. d P

6 Victorine d P (architect) m. Samuel Homsey (architect) (*Homsey Architects)

3 “Boss Henry” d P (*Eleutherian Mills 1850s)

4 Col. Henry Algernon d P (*Winterthur 1870s)

5 Louise d P m. Francis B. Crowninshield (*Eleutherian Mills 1920s)

5 Henry Francis d P (*Winterthur 1920s)

4 Sophie d P m. Theophilus P. Chandler (architect)

4 William d P (Pelleport 1870s†; Montpelier, VA)

5 William d P (*Bellevue Hall 1930s)

3 Alexis Irénée d P (second Hagley house†; *Christ Church C. H. 1850s; *Cath. Church of St. John 1850s)

4 Eugene d P (Pelleport†)

5 Eugene d P (*Owl's Nest 1910s)

5 Amy d P (Pelleport†; Dauneport 1930s)

4 Alexis I. d P (Rencourt 1880s†)

5 Philip F. d P

6 Jane d P m. Harry Lunger (*Oberod 1930s)

5 Eugene d P (Dogwood†)

4 Francis G. d P (current Hagley house; today's *A. I. d P Middle School 1890s)

5 Eleanor d P m. Robeson Lea Perot (architect)

5 A. Felix d P (*St. Andrew's School 1920s) m. Mary Chichester (Elton 1920s†)

5 Ernest d P (Spanish House 1910s†)

5 E. Paul d P (*E. Paul d P House 1910s)

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W. Barksdale Maynard
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W. Barksdale Maynard, "THE DU PONT FAMILY AND ARCHITECTURE", SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/essays/DE-01-ART18.

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Cover: Buildings of Delaware

Buildings of Delaware, W. Barksdale Maynard. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2008, 18-18.

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