Avril

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND:

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

Date of birth: 
1806* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Mother: Theotis
Notes: 
Age 9 (R17.005.1-2); Age 30 (R5.194); Age 42 (R5.239); Age 53 (R8.198); Age 53 (R5.073); Age 53 (R5.074); Age 53 (R8.097)
References: 
  •  R17.005.1-2
    • Inventory of Jacques Etienne Roman's Estate, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 600 Kuntz Collection
    • Value: $1,000 (Includes mother)
    • Theotis is listed as Avril's mother
  • R5.194
    • Louise Patin Succession, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Theodore Seghers, v 18 act 521
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,000.00
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Lists Avril as the cart driver
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Lists Avril as the cart driver
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Lists Avril as the ox cart driver

 

* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 

 


 

 

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