Alexandre

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND:

The Historic Site & Exhibits will be open daily from 8:30am-5pm.
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Alexandre

Date of birth: 
1852* (estimated)
Date of death: 
1860* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Mulatto)
Relationships: 
Mother: Celestine; Siblings: Benedict, Celeste, & Cesarine
Notes: 
Age 8 (R5.239); Age 8 (R5.073); Age 8 (R5.074); Age 8 (R8.097)
References: 
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, v46 act 173 
    • Lists Celestine as Alexandre's mother
    • Lists Benedict (born 1856*) as Alexandre's sibling
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Lists Celestine as Alexandre's mother
    • Lists Benedict as Alexandre's sibling
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Lists Celestine as Alexandre's mother
    • Lists Benedict as Alexandre's sibling
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, vol. 36 act 1
    • Lists Celestine as Alexandre's mother
    • Lists Benedict as Alexandre's sibling
  • Slave baptism record, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge

    • St. James Catholic Church
    • Item no. 7, Page no. 156, Entry no. 96
    • Lists Celeste's mother also as Celestine; Alexandre and Celeste are estimated to be siblings
  • Slave baptism record, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge

    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6, Page no. 104, Entry no. 7
    • Lists Cesarine's mother also as Celestine; Alexandre and Cesarine are estimated to be siblings

 

* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 

 


 

 

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