Benedicte

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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Benedicte

Date of birth: 
1801* (estimated)
Date of death: 
1848* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Unknown
Gender and Designation: 
Female
Notes: 
Age 35 (R5.194); Age 17 (R17.005.1); Age 35 (R5.216); Age 35 (R5.217); Age 35 (R5.218);
References: 
  • R5.194
    • Louise Patin's Succession, New Orleans Notarial Archives, v 18 act 521
  • R17.005.1
    • Jacques Etienne Roman Succession, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 600 Kutz Collection
    • Value: $800
  • R17.006.1
    • List of Enslaved People Paid for Corn, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers
    • Benedicte was paid $11 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
  • R5.216
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v 18 act 207
  • R5.217
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v18 act 459
  • R5.218
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v19 act 653