Date of birth: 
1831* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Mother: Antoinette; Sibling: Roselia
Age 18 (R8.198); Age 29 (R5.239)

Primary documentation: 

  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,000
    • Listed as a Domestic 
    • Gives 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 feild hand
  • R5.016
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman and Celina Pilie Marriage Contract, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v2 act 185
    • Gives Antoinette as Simon's mother
    • Gives Roselia as Simon's sibling

Support documentation: 

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michael Catholic Church, Convent, Louisiana
    • Item no. 5; Page no. 159; Entry no. XXX; PDF pg. 79
    • Gives Antoinette as Roselia's mother; Estimated that Simon and Roselia are siblings