Justine

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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Justine

Date of birth: 
1/1851
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
April 6, 1851; Sponsors: Pierre (slave) and Anna (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female
Relationships: 
Mother: Bertheline/ Berteline/ Berthe; Sister: Celeste
Notes: 
References: 
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 118; Entry no. 19; PDF pg. 41
    • Gives Bertheline as Justine's mother; 

Support documentation: 

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item No. 6; Page No. 92; Entry No. 29; PDF No. 27
    • Gives Bertheline as Celeste's (be. 1848) mother; Estimated that Justine and Bertheline are siblings
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