Madeline

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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Madeline

Date of birth: 
4/1846* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Mother: Cloe; Siblings: Maurice, Thisbe, and Henriette
Notes: 
Age 2 (R8.198); Age 12 (R5.075); Age 12 (R5.081); Age 12 (R5.073); Age 12 (R5.074);
References: 
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,300 (Listed with mother and three siblings)
    • Gives Cloé as Madeline's mother
    • Gives Thisbe, Henriette, and Maurice as Madeline's siblings
  • R5.075
    • Inventory of Jacques Telesphore Roman's New Orleans home (owned by Henri Roman and Marie Octavie Roman Buchanan), New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 132
    • Value: $1,000
  • R5.081
    • Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 175
    • Value: $1,575
  • R5.240
    • Settlement and Partition of Oak Alley Plantation, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v46 act 174
    • Purchase price: $14,750 (includes a total of 14 people)
    • Vendor: Estate of Jacques Telesphore Roman; Vendee: Henri Jacques Roman
  • 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
  • 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