Jean Louis

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Jean Louis

Date of birth: 
1856* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Mulatto)
Relationships: 
Mother: Emilia; Siblings: Adam, Victor, Pauline, and Nancy
Notes: 
Age 2 (R5.194); Age 4 (R5.073); Age 4 (R5.074); Age 4 (R8.097);
References: 

Primary documentation

  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Gives Emelia as Jean Louis' mother
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Gives Emelia as Jean Louis' mother
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Gives Emelia as Jean Louis' mother
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Gives Emelia as the mother of Jean Louis

Support documentation:

  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Gives Emelia as the mother of Pauline and Nancy; Estimated that Jean Louis, Nancy, and Pauline are siblings
  • Slave Baptism Records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge, 
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish
    • Item No. 7; Page No. 156; Entry No. 92; PDF Pg.: 55
    • Gives Emilia as Adam's mother; Estimated that Jean Louis and Adam are siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no 6; Page no. 60; Entry no. 13; PDF pg. 17
    • Gives Emelia as Victor's mother; Estimated that Jean Louis and Emelia are siblings