George

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George

Date of birth: 
1/1838
Date of death: 
1848* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
April 15, 1838; Edmond (slave) & Francoise (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Mother: Cybele; Siblings: André, Jessy, Michel, Edmond, and Julienne
Notes: 
Age 20 (R5.239); Age 9 (R8.198); 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, v46 act 173
    • Labeled as a Cooper
    • Gives Edmond and Julienne as the children of Meanna; Estimated that George, Edmond, and Julienne are siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michel Catholic Church, Convent, Louisiana
    • Item No. 9; Page No. 16; PDF page 89
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,100 (includes mother and three siblings)
    • Gives Cybelle as George's mother
    • Gives André, Jessy, and Michel as George's siblings
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Lists George as a cooper
  • R5. 074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Lists George as a cooper
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Gives George as a cooper