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Date of birth: 
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
March 25, 1865; Sponsors: Alfred (slave) & Pognon (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Mother: Kitty/Katy; Siblings: Marie Louise, Marie, and Anne
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rogue
    • Baptized at the "house of Henry Roman", St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item No. 9, Page No. 20; Entry No. 9
    • Lists Kitty/Katy as Jeans' mother
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Lists Katy as Anne and Maire Louise's mother; Estimated that Jean, Anne, and Marie Louise are siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 7; Page no. 235; Entry no. 16
    • Lists Ketty as Marie's (bn. 1859) mother; Estimated that Jean and Marie are siblings




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