Marie Celeste

Marie Celeste

Date of birth: 
10/5/1847
Date of death: 
1860* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
January 9, 1848; No sponsors listed
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (Mulatto)
Relationships: 
Mother: Rose; Sibling: Nicholas
References: 

Primary documentation: 

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 74; Entry no. 42; PDF pg. 23 
    • Gives Rose as the mother of Marie Celeste
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Gives Rose as Celeste's mother; Estimated that 'Marie Celeste' and 'Celeste' are the same person
    • Gives Nicholas as Celeste's sibling;

Support documentation: 

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 41; Entry no. 60; PDF pg. 15
    • Gives Rose as Nicholas's mother; Estimated that Marie Celeste and Nicholas are siblings
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