Charles

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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Charles

Date of birth: 
1838* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Mulatto)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Mother: Meanna; Siblings: Raphael, Rosalie, Elizabeth, and Genevieve;
Notes: 
Age 10 (R8.198); Age 20 (R5.239); Age 20 (R5.074); Age 20 (R5.073); Age 20 (R8.097);
References: 
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • "Maimed of both arms" 
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1500.00 (Includes mother and four siblings)
    • Gives Meanna as Charles mother
    • Gives Charles, Raphael, Rosalie, Elizabeth, and Genevieve as siblings
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Noted as having lost both hands
  • R5. 074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Noted as having lost both hands
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Lost both hands