Date of birth: 
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
September 28, 1845; Sponsors: George (slave of Edmund Forestal) & Mathilde (slave of A.B. Roman)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Mulatto);
Mother: Rose (mulatto); Sibling: Marie Celeste;
Age 3 (R8.198); Age 15 (R5.239);

Primary 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' mother
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,000 (includes mother and sibling)
    • Gives Celeste as Nicholas' sibling

Support 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; Estimated that 'Celeste' and 'Marie Celeste' are the same person;