Michel

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.

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Michel

Date of birth: 
12/1836* (estimated)
Date of death: 
1848* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
March 26, 1837; Sponsors: Jean (slave) & Francoise (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male
Relationships: 
Mother: Louise/Louisa
Notes: 
Age 13 (R5.073); Age 13 (R5.074)
References: 
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michael Catholic Church, Convent, Louisiana
    • Item no. 5; Page no. 180; Entry no. xxx
    • Lists Louise/Louisa as Michel's mother
  • 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

 

* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 

 


 

 

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