Charley

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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Charley

Date of birth: 
1790* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
America/ US (creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Notes: 
Age 22 (R17.005.1); Age 54 (R8.198);
References: 
  • R17.005.1-2
    • Inventory of Jacques Etienne Roman's Estate, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 600 Kuntz Collection
    • Value: $800
    • "Charles"
  • R17.006.1
    • List of Enslaved People Paid for Corn, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers
    • "Charles" was paid $15 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
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $600.00