Celeste Louise Revillon1,2
#2159, b. 1828, d. after 14 March 1861
Celeste Louise Revillon|b. 1828\nd. a 14 Mar 1861|p2159.htm|G. Revillon|b. 1801|p2250.htm||||||||||||||||
- Father*: G. Revillon3 b. 1801
- Charts: Descendant Chart for Ross Winans
- Birth*: Celeste Louise Revillon was born in 1828 at France; mother is unknown, George was described as her step-brother in Ross R. Winans' will (should actually be half-brother since they appear to share the same father).4,5,6,7
- She was the daughter of G. Revillon.3
- Married Name: Her married name was Winans.1
- Marriage*: Celeste Louise Revillon married Thomas DeKay Winans, son of Ross Winans and Julia DeKay, on 23 August 1847 at Alexandroffsky, Russia.2
- Immigration*: Celeste Louise Revillon and Thomas DeKay Winans immigrated on 5 December 1850 to New York, New York, NY, US; aboard the Arctic from Liverpool, England
Thomas Winans 30, engineer, US
Mrs. Celeste Winans, 22, France
George Winans, 1 yr 10 mos, US
Ross Winans, 5 mos, US
Travelling with A.M. Eastwick, 40, engineer.6
- Residence: Celeste Louise Revillon and Thomas DeKay Winans resided between 1852 and 1878 at Alexandroffsky, Baltimore, MD, US; located at 838 Hollins Street, named after the town where his locomotive works were located in Russia. He purchased the "old McHenry property" in 1835 for $52,000. The house was designed and built by Neirsee and Neilson for a total cost of $2,200 (worth about $54,000 in 2004), and was completed on Feb. 25, 1952 less than a year after construction began. Thomas' sister Julia and her husband George William Whistler, elder half-brother to James Abbott McNeil Whistler, lived with them after 1854. James Whistler stayed with them as well for a time and Thomas Winans became his first patron, purchasing Wapping which hung in the house until its closing. His daughter, Celeste Hutton, inherited the house after his death and lived there until her own death in 1925. The house was razed in Dec. 1928. An oil painting of the house by Thomas Hicks circa 1870 may be seen here.8,9,10,11
- Residence: Celeste Louise Revillon and Thomas DeKay Winans resided after 1857 at Orianda House at Crimea Estate, Baltimore, MD, US; designed by John R. Niernsee completed at a cost of $9,710. The gothic-style chapel, built in memory of his wife, was added in 1861.8
- Census*: Celeste Louise Revillon and Thomas DeKay Winans appeared on the census of 1860 at 30 Hollins Street, Baltimore, MD, US, ;
Winans, Thos 39 320k, 720k NJ
Mrs. 32 France
Ross 9 MD
William 7 MD
Celestia 5 MD
Revillons, Mathilda 20 Russia
Marie 18 Russia
3 Irish servants, 6 Md-born servants.7
- Death*: Celeste Louise Revillon died after 14 March 1861.1,12
- Burial*: She was buried after 21 March 1861 at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, MD, US; presumably in the Winans' vault.12
Family: Thomas DeKay Winans b. 6 Dec 1820, d. 10 Jun 1878
- Marriage*: She married Thomas DeKay Winans, son of Ross Winans and Julia DeKay, on 23 August 1847 at Alexandroffsky, Russia.2
- [S578] Whistler Family Biographies (http://www.whistler.arts.gla.ac.uk/correspondence/people.htm: Centre for Whistler Studies, 2007).
- [S297] One World Tree, Family Trees (Database online: Provo, Utah: http://www.ancestry.com), ID: I146 - no souce given.
- [S507] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com The Generations Network, 2006),10 Dec 1855; Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah, UT, US.
- [S578] Whistler Family Biographies (http://www.whistler.arts.gla.ac.uk/correspondence/people.htm: Centre for Whistler Studies, 2007), says 1823.
- [S610] New York Times Archives 1851 - 1980, New York Times, http://query.nytimes.com/search/query?srchst=p, 2007, Apr. 30, 1912; http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=940DE7DD153CE633A25752C0A9639C946396D6CF
- [S507] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com The Generations Network, 2006),05 Dec 1850; Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah, UT, US.
- [S553] 1860 US Federal Census (Population Schedule), MD, Baltimore City (Database online, Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, 2004), Ward 18, sheet 634, dwelling 4162, family 4402; http://www.ancestry.com, subscription database, (Digital scan of original records in the National Archives, Washington, DC).
- [S586] Wayne's Guide to Walks, Talks, and Tours of Baltimore (http://home.earthlink.net/~wschaumburg/: kingston.com).
- [S633] Philadelphia Architects and Buildings (http://www.philadelphiabuildings.org/pab/app/pj_display.cfm/871375: The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 2007).
- [S650] Randolph W. Chalfant and Charles Belfoure, Niernsee and Neilson Architects of Baltimore (1016 Morton Street Baltimore, MD 21201: Baltimore Architecture Foundation, 2006).
- [S659] Submissions, Winans Papers, 1828 - 1963, Special Collections MS 916 (201 W. Monument St. Baltimore, MD 21201: Maryland Historical Society), Box 4, folder 101, McHenry property; Maryland Historical Society Library.
- [S659] Submissions, Winans Papers, 1828 - 1963, Special Collections MS 916 (201 W. Monument St. Baltimore, MD 21201: Maryland Historical Society), Box 4, folder 107, letter from the Proprietors of Green Mount Cemetery dated 19 Jan. 1934 to Mr. W. R. Hubner of Safe Deposit and Trust Co.; Maryland Historical Society Library.