Antoine

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.

 LEARN MORE

Antoine

Date of birth: 
1809* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Mother: Zaire; Father: Zephyr; Sibling: Bacchaus
Notes: 
Grafted the Papershell Pecan; Age 4 (R17.005.1); Age 26 (R5.194); Age 38 (R8.198); Age 49 (R5.239); Age 49 (R5.073); Age 49 (R5.074); Age 26 (R5.216); Age 26 (R5.217); Age 26 (R5.218); Age 49 (R8.097);
References: 

Primary documents:

  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima v46 act173
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,000
    • Lists Antoine as the gardener
  • R17.005.1
    • Jacques Etienne Roman Succession, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 600 Kuntz Collection
    • Value: $1,200.00 (includes mother and brother)
    • Gives Zaire as Antoine's mother
    • Gives Bacchus as Antoine's sibling
  • R17.006.1
    • List of Enslaved People Paid for Corn, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers
    • Antoine was paid $14 for corn grown and sold. List is written in the hand writing of Jacques Telesphore Roman but the people are still owned by his mother, Louise Patin.  
    • Dated: 1833
  • R5.194
    • Louise Patin Succession, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Seghers, v 18 act 521
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Gives Antoine as the gardener
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Gives Antoine as the gardener
  • 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
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Gives Antoine as the gardener

Support documents:

  • R8.177
    • Bill of Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance Record, v 24 act 168
    • States that Zephyr purchased his wife, Zaire; It is estimated that Zephyr is Antoine's father.