Celeste

Celeste

Date of birth: 
7/1848
Date of death: 
1860* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
February 25, 1849; Sponsors: Pierre (slave) & Susanne (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (Negro)
Relationships: 
Mother: Bertheline
Notes: 
Age 12 (R5.239); Age 12 (R5.073); Age 12 (R5.074); Age 12 (R8.097);
References: 

Primary documents:

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item No. 6; Page No. 92; Entry No. 29; PDF No. 27
    • Gives Bertheline as Celeste's mother
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima v46 act 173
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
  • R8.097 
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, vol. 36 act 1

Support documents:

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 118; Entry no. 19; PDF pg. 41
    • Bertheline is listed as Justine's mother; Estimated that Celeste and Justine are siblings