Simon

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Simon

Date of birth: 
1831* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Uknown
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Mother: Antoinette; Sibling: Roselia
Notes: 
Age 18 (R8.198); Age 29 (R5.239); Age 29 (R5.073); Age 29 (R5.074); Age 29 (R8.097)
References: 
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,000
    • Listed as a Domestic 
    • Lists Antoinette as Simon's mother
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archive, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Listed as a field hand
  • R5.016
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman and Celina Pilie Marriage Contract, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v2 act 185
    • Lists Antoinette as Simon's mother
    • Lists Roselia as Simon's sibling
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Lists Simon as a field slave
  • R5. 074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Lists Simon as a field slave
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Lists Simon as a field slave 
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michael Catholic Church, Convent, Louisiana
    • Item no. 5; Page no. 159; Entry no. XXX
    • Lists Antoinette as Roselia's mother; Estimated that Simon and Roselia are siblings

 

 

* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 


 

 

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