Ursule

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Ursule

Date of birth: 
1847* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (Mulatto)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Mother: Frosine; Sibling: Bazile, Paul, Marie Louise, and Honorine
Notes: 
Age 13 (R5.239); 15 months (R8.198); Age 13 (R5.073); Age 13 (R5.074); Age 13 (R8.097)
References: 
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,000 (Includes mother and two siblings)
    • Lists Frosine as Ursule's mother; 
    • Lists Bazile and Paul as Ursule's siblings
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archive, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
  • 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
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michel Catholic Church, Convent, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 9; Page no. 39; Entry no. 22
    • Lists Euphrosine as Marie Louise's (bn. 1838) mother; Estimated that Ursule and Marie Louise are siblings
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Lists Honorine as the child of Frosine; Estimated that Ursule and Honorine are siblings
  • R5. 074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Lists Honorine as the child of Frosine; Estimated that Ursule and Honorine are siblings

 

* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 


 

 

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