Cecile

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Cecile

Date of birth: 
1858* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Mother: Francoise; Siblings: Eve, Joseph, Jules, Laviolette, Josephine, Francoise, Marie, and Pierre
Notes: 
Age 2 (R5.239); Age 2 (R8.097)
References: 
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Lists  Francoise (b. 1821) as Cecile's mother
    • Lists Eve and an unnamed infant as Cecile's siblings
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Lists Cecile as the child of Françoisé
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Lists Cecile as the child of Françoisé
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Lists  Françoise as the mother of Cecile
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Lists Francoise (b. 1821) as the mother to Lezin, Laviolette, and Jules; Estimated that Cecile, Lezin, Laviolette, and Jules are siblings
  • Slave baptism record, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 97; Entry no. 79
    • Francoise (b. 1821) is listed as Francoise's (b. 1848) mother; Estimated that Cecile and Francoise are siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 7; Page no. 199; Entry no. 14
    • Francoise is listed as Josephine's mother; Estimated that Cecile and Josephine are siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michael Catholic Church, Convent, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 9; Page no. 53; Entry no. 9
    • Lists Françoise as Marie's mother; Estimated that Cecile and Francoise are siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michael Catholic Church, Convent, Louisiana
    • Item no. 9; Page no. 80; Entry no. 8
    • Lists Francoise as Pierre's mother; Estimated that Cecile and Pierre are siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item No. 6; Page No. 60; Entry No. 11
    • Lists Francoise as Joseph's mother; Estimated that Cecile and Joseph are siblings

 

* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 

***See note on Francoise's page regarding additional information on all children.

 


 

 

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