Celestine

Celestine

Date of birth: 
1834* (estimated)
Date of death: 
1860* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Mother: Celeste (Not owned by JTR); Siblings: Pierre and Antoine; Children: Celeste, Alexandre, Benedict, and Cesarine
Notes: 
Age 2 (R5.194); Age 29 (R5.239); Age 18 (R8.198); Age 29 (R5.073); Age 29 (R5.074); Age 8 (R5.216); Age 8 (R5.217);
References: 

Primary documents:

  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $600
    • Listed as a Feild hand
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Gives Alexandre and Benedict as Celestine's children
  • R5.194
    • Louise Patin Succession, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Theodore Seghers, v18 act 521
  • R5.195
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v18 act 163
    • Gives Celeste as Celestine's mother
    • Gives Pierre and Antoine as her brothers
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • States "three" children but only two children are actually listed: Alexandre and Benedict
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • States "three" children but only two children are actually listed: Alexandre and Benedict
  • R5.216
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v 18 act 207
  • R5.217
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v18 act 459

Support documents: 

  • R17.005.1
    • Jacques Etienne Roman's Succession, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 600 Kuntz Collection
    • Gives Celeste (Not owned by JTR) as Celestine's mother; 
  • 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
    • Celestine is listed as the mother of Celeste (b.7/1855)
  • Slave baptism record, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item No. 6; Page No. 104; Entry No. 7; PDF Pg. 33;
    • Celestine is listed as the mother of Cesarine