Thomas

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Thomas

Date of birth: 
7/1784* (estimated)
Date of death: 
10/24/1843
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
West Africa (The Mandinka)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Notes: 
Age 28 (R17.005.1); Age 60 (R5.194); Age 60 (R5.216); Age 60 (R5.217); Age 60 (R5.218)
References: 
  • R17.005.1
    • Jacques Etienne Roman Succession, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 600 Kuntz Collection
    • Value: $800
    • Listed as a scieur de long and laborer
  • R5.194
    • Louise Patin Succession, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Theodore Seghers, v 18 act 521
  • R17.006.48
    • Bill of Internment, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Papers
    • Price of internment: $3.50
    • Bill also includes internment charges for Daque (enslaved man)
    • Death date is Thomas' date of internment
  • R5.216
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v 18 act 307
  • R5.217
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v18 act 459
  • R5.218
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v19 act 653

 

* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 


 

 

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