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Date of birth: 
1856* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Mother: Flore; Siblings: Vincent, Manette, Thomas, Fine, and Azaire
Age 4 (R5.239); Age 4 (R8.097)
  • Slave baptism record, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • Item no. 9; Page no. 39; Entry no. 23
    • Record is for a child named Marie and lists her mother as Flore. The birthdate given is 1838, however, Jacques Telesphore Roman's succession taken in 1860 lists Flore's daughter Marie as being 4 years old
  • R5.194
    • Louise Patin Succession, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Theodore Seghers, v 19 act 521
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Lists Marie as Flore's child
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Lists Marie as Flore's child
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Lists Marie as the child of Flore
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,000.00 (Includes Flore and three children)
    • Lists Vincent, Manette, and Thomas as Floré's children; Estimated that Marie, Vincent, Manette, and Thomas are siblings
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Fine is listed under a woman named Floré. Due to her age being ten years old, it is estimated that Floré is her mother; Other children in this document of the same age are listed with their mothers; Estimated that Marie and Fine are siblings
  • 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 Maire and Azaire are siblings


* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 



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