Marie Augustine


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Marie Augustine

Date of birth: 
4/1854* (estimated)
Date of death: 
1860* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
January 27, 1855; Sponsor: Zepherin (slave) & Felicie (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Mother: Desiree; Sibling: Alia, Nathalia, and Justine

Primary documentation:

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 7; Page no. 142; Entry no. 4; PDF pg. 52
    • Gives Désirée as Marie Augustine's mother

Support documentation: 

  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 43 act 173
    • Gives Désirée as the mother of Nathalia and Justine; Estimated that Marie Augustine, Nathalia, and Justine are siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 7; Page no. 224; Entry no. 62; PDF pg. 71
    • Gives Désirée as Alia's mother; Estimated that Marie Augustine and Alia are siblings