Bacchus

3/30/20 

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Bacchus

Date of birth: 
1808* (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: Antoine
Notes: 
Age 2 (R17.005.1); Age 22 (R2.239); Age 36 (R8.198); Age 47 (R5.194); Age 47 (R5.073); Age 47 (R5.074); Age 22 (R5.216); Age 22 (R5.217); R5.218 (R5.218); Age 47 (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: $1,000.00
  • R17.005.1
    • Jacques Etienne Roman Succession, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 600 Kuntz Collection
    • Value: $1,200 (Includes mother and brother)
    • Gives Zaire as Bacchus' mother
    • Gives Antoine as Bacchus' brother
  • R17.006.1
    • List of Enslaved People Paid for Corn, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers
    • Bacchus was paid $17.50 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 Bacchus as an ox cart driver
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Gives Bacchus as an ox cart driver
  • 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 Bacchus as an ox cart driver

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 Bacchus' father.