Louis

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Louis

Date of birth: 
1786* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Africa (Congo)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Mother: Francoise; Siblings: Pierre, Jules, and Laviolette
Notes: 
Age 55 (R5.239); Age 62 (R8.198); Age 25 (R17.005.1); Age 55 (R5.073); Age 55 (R5.074); Age 55 (R8.097)
References: 
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $50 
    • Listed as only having one hand
  • R17.005.1
    • Jacques Etienne Roman Succession, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 600 Kuntz Collection
    • Value: $500
    • Lists "Jean Louis" as his name
    • States that he is from the nation of Congo, Africa
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Lists Louis as being African
    • His age given in this document does not line up with the given birthdate in other documents
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Lists Louis as being African
    • His age given in this document does not line up with the given birthdate in other documents
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Lists Louis as being from Africa

 

* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 


 

 

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