Genevieve

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Genevieve

Date of birth: 
10/4/1847
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
January 9, 1848; Sponsors unknown
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (Mulatto)
Relationships: 
Mother: Meana; Siblings: Charles, Rosalie, Raphael, & Elizabeth
Notes: 
5 months (R8.198); Age 12 (R5.075); Age 13 (R5.081); Age 13 (R5.240); Age 12 (R
References: 
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,500.00 (listed with mother, Meana, and four siblings)
    • Lists Meana as Genevieve's mother
    • Lists Elizabeth, Rosalie, Raphael, and Charles as Genevieve's siblings
    • Meana is listed as being mulatto. Her children would be considered similarily 
  • R5.075
    • Inventory of Jacques Telesphore Roman's New Orleans Home (Owned by Henri and Octavie), New Olreans Notarial Archives, v 46 act 132
    • Value: $1,000.00
    • Listed as Mulatto
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item No. 6; Page No. 74; Entry No. 3
    • Lists Meana as Genevieve's mother
  • R5.081
    • Bill of sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 175
    • Purchase price: $1,200
    • Lists Genevieve as mulatto
    • Lists Genevieve as a domestic
  • R5.240
    • Settlement and Partition of Oak Alley Plantation, Felix Grima, v 46 act 174
    • Total: $14,750 (includes a total of 14 people)
    • Vendor: Estate of Jacques Telesphore Roman; Vendee: Henri Jacques Roman
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Listed as being located at the Roman's home in New Orleans
    • Lists Genevieve as being mulatto
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Listed as being located at the Roman's home in New Orleans
    • Lists Genevieve as being mulatto

 


 

 

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