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Date of birth: 
4/1804* (estimated)
Date of death: 
1860* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Place of Origin: 
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Age 35 (R17.006.47); Age 55 (R8.198); Age 35 (R5.249)
  • R17.006.47
    • Bill of Sale, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers, Box 3 Folder 1
    • Purchase price: $425
    • Vendor: David W. Patterson, of Smithland, Kentucky; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman
    • Notary: William Lewis Young
    • Dated: February 11, 1839
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $300
  • R5.249
    • Bil of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, William Young Lewis, v 5 act 269


* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 



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