Alexis/ Alix

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Alexis/ Alix

Date of birth: 
1818* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Creole)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Sibling: Joseph (estimation)
Notes: 
Age 21 (R5.035); Age 21 (R17.006.48); Age 28 (R8.198); Age 39 (R5.239); Age 39 (R5.073); Age 39 (R5.074); Age 39 (R8.097); Age 21 (R17.006.47);
References: 
  • R5.035
    • Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima v25 act256 
    • Purchased with Joseph
    • Estimated from this document that Joseph is the sibling to Alexis/Alix
  • R17.006.48
    • Roman Family Papers, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane 179, box 3 folder 2
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $500.00
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, v46 act173 
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Gives Alexis as a field slave
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Gives Alexis as a field slave 
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Lists Alexis as a field slave
  • R17.006.47
    • Bill of Sale, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers
    • Vendor: Victoire Deau; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman
    • Purchase price: 1800 piasters
    • Dated: April 17, 1839
    • Sale also includes Joseph; Estimated that Alix and Joseph are siblings.