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Delphine LaLaurie Born Marie Delphine Macarty 19 March 1787[1] New OrleansSpanish Louisiana Territory Died 7 December 1849 (aged 62)[2] Paris, France Other names Marie Delphine LaLaurie, Marie Delphine Macarty LaLaurie, Delphine Macarty LaLaurie , Delphine Maccarthy LaLaurie, Madame LaLaurie Occupation Socialite Known for Torturing and killing of numerous black slaves, discovered in 1834 Spouse(s) Don Ramón de Lopez y Angulo (married 1800 – died 1804) Jean Blanque (married 1808 – died 1816) Dr. Leonard Louis Nicolas LaLaurie (married 1825) Children Marie-Borja/Borgia Delphine Lopez y Angulo de la Candelaria, nicknamed "Borquita" (daughter by Don Ramón de Lopez y Angulo) Marie Louise Pauline Blanque (daughter by Jean Blanque) Louise Marie Laure Blanque (daughter by Jean Blanque) Marie Louise Jeanne Blanque (daughter by Jean Blanque) Jeanne Pierre Paulin Blanque (son by Jean Blanque) The LaLaurie mansion, from a 1906 postcard

Marie Delphine Macarty or MacCarthy (March 19, 1787 – December 7, 1849), more commonly known as Madame Blanque, until her third marriage, when she became known as Madame LaLaurie, was a New OrleansCreole socialite and murderer, noted for torturing and murdering slaves in her household.

 


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