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Date of birth: 
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
March 7, 1841; Sponsors: Maurice (slave) and Eleanor
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Mother: Rosine; Jean/ John Cary

Primary documentation

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michel Catholic Church, Convent, Louisiana
    • Item no. 9; Page no. 80; Entry no. 9; PDF pg. 100
    • Gives Rosine as Louise's mother

Support documentation:

  • Slave baptism record, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item No. 7; Page No. 232; Entry No. 3; PDF pg. 66
    • Gives Rosine as Jean's mother; Estimated that Louise and Jean are siblings
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