Desiree

Desiree

Date of birth: 
1834* (estimated)
Gender and Designation: 
Female
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Children: Justine, Nathalie, Alia, Marie Augustine, and Rema
Notes: 
Age 2 (R5.194); Age 14 (R8.198); Age 25 (R5.239); Age 25 (R5.073); Age 25 (R5.074); Age 6 (R5.216); Age 6 (R5.217);
References: 

Primary documents: 

  • R5.194
    • Louise Patin Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Theodore Seghers, v 18 act 521
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $600
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Gives Justine (b. 1855*) and Nathalie as Désirée's children
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Gives Justine and Nathalie as Desirée's children
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Gives Justine and Nathalie as Desirée's children
  • 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

Supporting documents

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 7; Page no. 224; Entry no. 62; PDF pg. 71
    • Gives Désirée as Alia's mother;
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 7; Page no. 142; Entry no. 4; PDF pg. 52
    • Gives Désirée as Marie Angelina's mother
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 7; Page no. 217; Entry no. 19; PDF pg. 63
    • Gives Désirée as Rema's mother;