Marie

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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Marie

Date of birth: 
3/31/1844
Date of death: 
1848* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
February 16, 1845; Sponsors: Zephyr (free) & Clementine (slave of Robin de Logny)
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female
Relationships: 
Mother: Flore; Siblings: Azaire, Fine*, Vincent, Nanette, and Thomas.
References: 

Primary documentation:

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 33; Entry no. 13; PDF pg. 9
    • Gives Flore as Marie's mother

Support documentation:

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michel Catholic Church, Convent, La. 
    • Item No. 5; Page No. 181; Entry No. XXX; PDF pg.: 84
    • Gives Flore as Azaire's mother; Estimated that Marie and Azaire are siblings
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Fine is listed under a woman named Floré. Due to her age being ten years old, it is estimated that Floré is her mother; Other children in this document of the same age are listed with their mothers; Estimated that Marie and Fine are siblings
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Gives Vincent, Manette, and Thomas as the children of Flore; Estimated that Marie, Vincent, Manette, and Thomas are siblings