Adam

Adam

Date of birth: 
1855* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
April 8, 1856; Sponsors: Celestin (slave) & Rosalie (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male Negro
Relationships: 
Mother: Mathilde; Siblings: Thomassin and Victorine;
Notes: 
Age 4 (R5.239);
References: 

Primary documents:

  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima v46 173, Year: 1860 
    • Gives Mathilde has Adam's mother
    • Gives Thomassin as Adam's brother
  • Slave Baptism Records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 7, page no. 147, entry no. 37, PDF pg. 53
    • Gives Mathilde as Adam's mother

Supporting documents:

  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Lists Adam's mother with another child named Victorine; Victorine is estimated to be Adam's sibling