Cesarine

Cesarine

Date of birth: 
1849* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
February 10, 1850; Sponsors: Sylvester (slave) & Anne (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female
Relationships: 
Mother: Celestine; Siblings: Celeste, Benedict, & Alexandre
References: 

Primary documents:

  • 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;
    • Celestine is listed as Cesarine's mother

Support documents: 

  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v46 act 173
    • Gives Celestine as the mother of Alexandre and Benedict; Estimated that Cesarine, Alexandre, and Benedict are siblings
  • 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
    • Gives Celestine as Celeste's (1855) mother; Estimated that Cesarine and Celeste are siblings