Mary

Mary

Date of birth: 
1823* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
America/ US
Gender and Designation: 
Female (mulatto)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Child: Marie Louise
Notes: 
Age 25 (R8.198); Age 36 (R5.075); Age 26 (R17.006.48); Age 36 (R5.240); Age 36 (R5.073); Age 36 (R5.074); Age 36 (R5.081); Age 40 (R5.225);
References: 

Primary documentation: 

  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $900
  • R5.075
    • Inventory of Jacques Telesphore Roman's New Orleans Home (owned by Henri Roman and Marie Octavie Roman Buchanan), New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46, act 132
    • Value: $1,100
  • R17.006.48
    • Bill of Sale, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179, Box 3 Folder 2
    • Dated: December 21, 1846
    • Purchase price: $700
    • Vendor: Louis Henry Pilie; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman (Represented by Charles Roman)
  • R5.240
    • Settlement and Partition of Oak Alley Plantation, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v46 act 174
    • Purchase price: $14,750
    • Vendor: Estate of Jacques Telesphore Roman; Vendee: Henri Jacques Roman
  • R5.081
    • Bill of sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 175
    • Purchase Price: $1,300
    • Listed as being mulatto
    • Listed as being a domestic
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Listed as being located at the Roman's home in New Orleans
    • Lists Mary as being mulatto
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Listed as being located at the Roman's home in New Orleans
    • Lists Mary as being mulatto
  • R5.225
    • Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Andre Ducatel, v 82 act 294
    • Lists Mary as being mulatto

Support documentation: 

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 118; Entry no. 18; PDF pg. 4
    • Gives Mary (bn. 1823) as Marie Louise's (bn. 1849) mother;