Bazile

Bazile

Date of birth: 
1842* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Mulatto)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Mother: Euphrosine/ Frosine (Mulatto); Sibling: Paul, Ursule, Marie Louise, and Honorine
Notes: 
Age 6 (R8.198); Age 18 (R5.075); Age 18 (R5.073); Age 18 (R5.074); Age 18 (R5.213);
References: 
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,000 (price includes mother and two siblings)
    • Gives Frosine as Bazile's mother
    • Gives Paul and Ursule as Bazile's brother
  • R5.075
    • Inventory of Jacques Telesphore Romans New Orleans home (owned by Henri Jacques Roman and Marie Octavie Roman Buchanan), New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v46 act 132
    • Value: $1,800
  • R5.240
    • Settlement and Partition of Oak Alley Plantation, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v46 act 174
    • Purchase price: $2,000
    • Vendor: Estate of Jacques Telesphore Roman; Vendee: Sosthene Roman
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Listed as being located at the Roman's home in New Orleans
    • Listed as a cook
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Listed as being located at the Roman's home in New Orleans
    • Listed as a cook
  • R5.213
    • Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 170
    • Gives Bazile as a cook

Support documentation:

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michel Catholic Church, Convent, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 9; Page no. 39; Entry no. 22; PDF pg. 93
    • Gives Frosine as Marie Louise's (bn. 1838) mother; Estimated that Bazile and Marie Louise are siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michel Catholic Church, Convent, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 9; Page no. 39; Entry no. 22; PDF pg. 93
    • Gives Euphrosine as Marie Louise's mother; Estimated that Bazile and Mary Louise are siblings
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Gives Frosine as Honorine's mother; Estimated that Bazile and Honorine are siblings
    • Frosine and Honorine are listed as being located at the Roman's family plantation in St. James Parish
  • R5. 074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Gives Frosine as Honorine's mother; Estimated that Bazile and Honorine are siblings
    • Frosine and Honorine are listed as being located at the Roman's family plantation in St. James Parish