Grand Joseph/ Joseph

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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Grand Joseph/ Joseph

Date of birth: 
1816* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Notes: 
Age 23 (R5.035); Age 30 (R8.198); Age 44 (R5.239); Age 41 (R5.073); Age 41 (R5. 074); Age 41 (R8.097);
References: 
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $500.00
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grims, v 46 act 173
  • R5.035
    • Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 25 act 256
    • Purchase price: $900.00
    • Vendor: Victoire Deau; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Gives Grand Joseph as being a field slave
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Gives Grand Joseph as being a field slave
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Gives Grand Joseph as a field slave