Anna

REOPENING MAY 30, 2020

Oak Alley Plantation Historic Grounds and Gardens will reopen its doors to the public beginning Saturday, May 30, 2020.  The grounds and exhibits will open at 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with the first visit of the "Big House" exhibit beginning at 9:30m and the last visit at 5pm.

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Anna

Date of birth: 
1803* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Gender and Designation: 
Female (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Mother: Louise
Notes: 
Age 56 (R5.073); Age 45 (R8.198); Age 56 (R5.239); Age 56 (R5.074); Age 56 (R8.097);
References: 

Primary documentation: 

  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $900.00
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima v46 act173
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Lists Anna as a laundress
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Lists Anna as a laundress
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Lists Anna as a laundress
  • R17.006.11
    • Account for Widow Celina Pilie Roman, Widow J.T. Roman, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers
    • Lists bill for the passage of Anna to from St. James to New Orleans (dated: December. 19, 1849)

Support documentation: 

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 104; Entry no. 6; PDF pg. 33
    • Gives Anne as Louis' mother