Marie Celeste

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Marie Celeste

Date of birth: 
Date of death: 
1860* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
January 9, 1848; No sponsors listed
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (Mulatto)
Mother: Rose; Sibling: Nicholas
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 74; Entry no. 42 
    • Lists Rose as the mother of Marie Celeste
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Lists Rose as Celeste's mother; Presumes that 'Marie Celeste' and 'Celeste' are the same person
    • Lists Nicholas as Celeste's sibling
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 41; Entry no. 60
    • Lists Rose as Nicholas's mother; Presumes that Marie Celeste and Nicholas are siblings


* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 



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