Albert Jones

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Albert Jones

Date of birth: 
1823* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
America/ US
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Siblings: Cary Jones
Notes: 
Age 25 (R8.198); Age 23 (R17.006.48); Age 39 (R5.239); Age 39 (R5.073); Age 39 (R5.074); Age 39 (R8.097);
References: 

Primary documents:

  • R17.006.48
    • Roman Family Papers, Tulane University, Howard- Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179, Box 3 Folder 2
    • Vendor: Hugh Hagan; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman
    • Purchase price: $800 each
    • Purchased with his brother, Cary Jones
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $800
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Listed as a field hand
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Gives "Albert" as Albert Jones' name
    • Lists Albert as a cart driver and laborer
    • Document also lists "Cary" as Cary Jones
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Gives "Albert" as Albert Jones' name
    • Lists Albert as a cart driver and laborer
    • Document also lists "Cary" as Cary Jones
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Gives Albert as a teamster and laborer