Ida

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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Ida

Date of birth: 
1856* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
No
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (Mulatto)
Relationships: 
Mother: Pognon
Notes: 
Age 4 (R5.238); Age 4 (R5.073); Age 4 (R5.074);
References: 
  • R5.238
    • Bill of sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 171
    • Purchase Price: $1,900.00 (includes mother and daughter)
    • Pognon, Ida's mom, is listed as a seamstrees, hair-dresser, and house servant. 
  • R5.075
    • Inventory of Jacques Telesphore Roman's New Orleans home (owned by Henri Jacques Roman and Marie Octavie Roman Buchanan), New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 132
    • Value: $1,800 (Includes two people)
    • Gives Pognon as Ida's mother
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Listed as being located at the Roman's home in New Orleans
    • Gives Pognon as Ida's mother
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Listed as being located at the Roman's home in New Orleans
    • Gives Pognon as Ida's mother