Mary

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND:

The Historic Site & Exhibits will be open daily from 8:30am-5pm.
Please note that we stop selling tickets at 4pm and expect a higher volume of visitors so we recommend you purchase your admissions in advance. Please pay close attention to the details as you make your reservation and on your confirmation regarding arriving 30 minutes prior to the selected time. Late arrivals are not guaranteed access to the "Big House" exhibit if that is the ticket you purchase. We look forward to your visit.

To purchase your admission in advance, please click HERE

 

Mary

Date of birth: 
1823* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
America/ US
Gender and Designation: 
Female (mulatto)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Child: Marie Louise
Notes: 
Age 25 (R8.198); Age 36 (R5.075); Age 26 (R17.006.48); Age 36 (R5.240); Age 36 (R5.073); Age 36 (R5.074); Age 36 (R5.081); Age 40 (R5.225)
References: 
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $900
  • R5.075
    • Inventory of Jacques Telesphore Roman's New Orleans Home (owned by Henri Roman and Marie Octavie Roman Buchanan), New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46, act 132
    • Value: $1,100
  • R17.006.48
    • Bill of Sale, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179, Box 3 Folder 2
    • Dated: December 21, 1846
    • Purchase price: $700
    • Vendor: Louis Henry Pilie; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman (Represented by Charles Roman)
  • R5.240
    • Settlement and Partition of Oak Alley Plantation, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v46 act 174
    • Purchase price: $14,750
    • Vendor: Estate of Jacques Telesphore Roman; Vendee: Henri Jacques Roman
  • R5.081
    • Bill of sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 175
    • Purchase Price: $1,300
    • Listed as being mulatto
    • Listed as being a domestic
  • 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 Mary 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 Mary as being mulatto
  • R5.225
    • Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Andre Ducatel, v 82 act 294
    • Lists Mary as being mulatto 
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 118; Entry no. 18
    • Lists Mary (bn. 1823) as Marie Louise's (bn. 1849) mother

 

* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 


 

 

All people        All transactions       All References

 

sl/o- slaveowner