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COCHET-COCHET, Charles Pierre Marie
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[From "Roses et Roseraies", Bulletin of the Association "Les Amis de la Roseraie du Val-de-Marne" , No. 68, July 2007]
COCHET, Pierre Christophe (1777-1819), head gardener of Amiral de Bougainville
COCHET, Pierre-Philémon (père) (1796-1853), son of Christophe
COCHET, Pierre-Philémon (fils) (1823-1898), first son of Pierre-Philémon (père)
COCHET, Scipion (1833 -1896), second son of Pierre-Philémon (père): started "le Jounal des Roses" in 1877
COCHET, Pierre (son of Scipion Cochet) (1858 -1911): co-author of "Nomenclature de tous les nioms de roses" and "Lesplus belles roses au début de XXe siècle"
COCHET-COCHET, Charles Pierre Marie (son of Pierre-Philémon (fils))(1866-1936), married his cousin Clara Cochet in 1889
Cochet Frères/Cochet Bros., Scipion & Pierre fils

[From The Old Rose Advisor, by Brent Dickerson, p. 110:] Scipion Cochet was one of the founders of the 1877-1914 Journal des Roses... born at Suisnes October 1, 1833 (died at the age of 62)... His ancestors were gardeners. His grandfather and father were horticulturalist-nurserymen... The vast works which he directed at Suisnes... were created in 1799 by Christophe Cochet, encouraged and advised by Admiral Count Bourgainville, for whom he was chief gardener...

[Ibid, p. 64:] Mons. Petit-Coq

[From The Old Rose Adventurer, by Brent C. Dickerson, p. 241:] Christophe Cochet stocked his rose garden from Descemet's nursery prior to 1814.

[Ibid, p. 242:] Kamschatika Alba Simpex [the Cochet's] usual pod-parent

[From The Ultimate Rose Book, by Stirling Macoboy, p. 459:] A leading turn-of-the-century French rosarian, consultant to the formation of the Roseraie de l'Hay and noteworthy for many of the best Rosa rugosa hybrids, among them 'Roseraie de l'Hay' and 'Blanc Double de Coubert'.

[From Old Roses, by Ethelyn Emery Keays, p. 93, Cochet and Laffay] led the progress of the Hybrid Perpetual...

[From Roll Call: The Old Rose Breeder, p. 87:]
Scipion Cochet
Grisy-Suisnes, France
Lived 1861-1896
Younger brother of Pierre Cochet fils

[Ibid, p. 86:]
Cochet Bros. [Scipion & Pierre fils]
Grisy-Suisnes, France
Sones of Pierre-Philémon Cochet

Pierre-Philémon Cochet [Pierre fils]
Grisy-Suisnes, France
Edler brother of Scipion Cochet. Chevalier and Châtelain de Plouy. Nom de plume: Pierre de Plouy.
Lived 1821-1898
His widow released several of his roses after his death.

[Ibid, p. 85:]
Pierre-Philémon Cochet [père]
Grisy-Suisnes, France
Son of Christophe Cochet
Worked for the Admiral Comte de Bougainville at the Château de Suisnes where the Comtesse had a collection of roses [said to rival] that of Empress Joséphine at Malmaison.

Charles Pierre Marie Cochet (1866-1936), son of Philémon Cochet (fils), married his cousin Clara Cochet (daughter of Scipion Cochet) in 1889 and took the name of Charles Cochet-Cochet. He directed the "Journal de Roses" from 1912-1914.
See the firm Cochet-Cochet as hybridizers.

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