Adam

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Adam

Date of birth: 
3/1855* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
September 16, 1855; Sponsors: Joseph (slave) & Marie (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male; Mulatto
Relationships: 
Mother: Emilia; Siblings: Jean Louis, Pauline, Nancy, and Victor
Notes: 
Age 4 (R5.239)
References: 
  • Slave Baptism Records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish
    • Item No. 7; Page No. 156; Entry No. 92
    • Lists Emilia as Adam's mother
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Lists Nancy and Pauline as also having Emilia as a mother; Adam, Nancy, and Pauline are estimated to be siblings
  • Slave Baptism Record, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church
    • Item no. 6, Page no. 60, Entry no. 13
    • Lists Victor as also having Emilia as a mother; Adam and Victor are estimated to be siblings
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima, v 46 act 173 number 73
    • Lists Jean Louis as also having Emilia aas a mother; Adam and Jean Louis are estimated to be siblings

 

* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 

 


 

 

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