Magdeline

   
 
                                       
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            The historic grounds & exhibits will be closed on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.  
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Magdeline

Date of birth: 
9/1846
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
April 4, 1847; Sponsors: Janvier (slave) and Jeanne (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (negro)
Relationships: 
Mother: Marie
Notes: 
Age 12 (R5.081);
References: 
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rogue
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 61; Entry no. 15; PDF pg. 21
    • Gives Marie as Magdeline's mother
  • R5.081
    • Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v46 act 175
    • Purchase price: $1,575
    • Lists Genevieve as a domestic and "negro"
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