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Date of birth: 
1796* (estimated)
Date of death: 
1860* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Place of Origin: 
America/ US
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Age 40 (R8.198); Age 45 (R17.006.48 & R5.040)
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $400.00
  • R17.006.48
    • Bill of sale, Roman Family Papers, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179, Box 3 Folder 2
    • Repeat act of R5.040 but dated February 5, 1841
  • R5.040
    • Bill of sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v33 act 45
    • Vendor: Mark Davis; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman
    • Purchase price: $750
    • Dated: February 1, 1841


* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 




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