Honorine

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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Honorine

Date of birth: 
1852* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female
Relationships: 
Mother: Euphrosine/ Frosine; Siblings: Paul, Bazile, Ursule, and Marie Louise
Notes: 
Age 8 (R8.198); Age 8 (R5.073); Age 8 (R5.074); Age 8 (R8.097);
References: 
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Gives Trosine as Honorine's mother
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Gives Frosine as Honorine's mother
  • R5. 074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Gives Frosine as Honorine's mother
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Gives Frosine as the mother of Honorine

Support documentation: 

  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,000.00 (Listed with three children: Paul, Bazile, and Ursule); Estimated that Honorine, Paul, Bazile, and Ursule are siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michel Catholic Church, Convent, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 9; Page no. 39; Entry no. 22; PDF pg. 93
    • Gives Euphrosine as Marie Louise's mother; Estimated that Honorine and Marie Louise are siblings