Benedict

Benedict

Date of birth: 
1856* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male
Relationships: 
Mother: Celestine; Siblings: Alexandre, Celeste, & Cesarine
Notes: 
Age 4 (R5.239); Age 4 (R5.073); Age 4 (R5.074);
References: 

Primary documents:

  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima v 46 act 173
    • Gives Celestine as Benedict's mother
    • Gives Alexandre (b. 1852*) as Benedict's sibling
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Gives Celestine as Benedict's mother
    • Gives Alexandre as Benedict's sibling
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Gives Celestine as Benedict's mother
    • Gives Alexandre as Benedict's sibling

Support docuements:

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item No. 7; Page No. 156; Entry No. 96; PDF pg. 75
    • Lists Celestine as Celeste's mother; Estimated that Benedict and Celeste are siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item No. 6; Page No. 104; Entry No. 7; PDF Pg. 33;
    • Lists Celestine as Cesarine's mother; Estimated that Benedict and Cesarine are siblings