Manette

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The Historic Site & Exhibits will be open daily from 8:30am-5pm.
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Manette

Date of birth: 
1845* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
April 4, 1847; Sponsors Pierre (slave) and Louise (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (Unknown)
Relationships: 
Mother: Flore; Siblings: Vincent, Thomas, Azaire, Fine*, Marie
Notes: 
Age 4 (R8.198); Age 15 (R5.239); Age 15 (R5.073); Age 15 (R5.074); Age 15 (R8.097)
References: 
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, Felix Grima, v 19 act 521
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,000 (Includes mother and two brothers: Vincent and Thomas)
    • Lists Flore as Manette's mother
    • Lists Vincent and Thomas as Manette's brothers
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michael Catholic Church, Convent, La. 
    • Item No. 5; Page No. 181; Entry No. XXX
    • Lists Flore as Azaire's mother; Estimated that Manette and Azaire are siblings
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v46 act 173
    • Fine is listed under a woman named Franćoise. Due to her age being ten years old, it is estimated that Franćoise is her mother; Other children in this document of the same age are listed with mothers
    • If Flore is Fine's mother, it is estimated that Fine and Manette are siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 33; Entry no. 13
    • Lists Flore as Marie's mother; Estimated that Manette and Flore are siblings
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Lists Marie as Flore's child; Estimated that Manette and Marie are siblings
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Lists Marie as Flore's child; Estimated that Manette and Marie are siblings

 

* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 


 

 

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