Codjo

4/6/20 

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Codjo

Date of birth: 
1805* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
African
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Notes: 
Age 40 (R8.198); Age 55 (R5.239); Age 55 (R5.073); Age 55 (R5.074);
References: 
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $100
    • Gives his nationality as African
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Gives his nationality as African
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Gives his nationality as African
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Gives his nationality as African
  • R17.006.1
    • List of Enslaved People Paid for Corn, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers
    • Codjo was paid $4.50 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