Benoit

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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Benoit

Date of birth: 
12/26/1849
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
May 28, 1850; Sponsors: Arthur Roman and Mathilde Roman
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female
Relationships: 
Mother: Dorlise/ Doralize; Sibling: Rose
References: 

Primary documentation: 

  • Slave baptism record, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 109; Entry no. 34; PDF pg. 35
    • Gives Doralise as Benoit's mother; 

    Support documentation: 

    • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
      • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
      • Item no. 6; Page no. 77; Entry no. 25; PDF pg. 25
      • Gives Doralize as Rose's mother; Estimated that Benoit and Rose are siblings
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