Nancy

Nancy

Date of birth: 
4/1/1844
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
February 16, 1845; Sponsors: Zephyr (free) & Marianne (slave of Joseph Silver Roman)
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (mulatto)
Relationships: 
Mother: Emelia (mulatto); Siblings: Pauline, Victor, Adam, and Jean Louis
Notes: 
Age 3 (R8.198); Age 15 (R5.239); Age 15 (R5.073); Age 15 (R5.074); Age 15 (R8.097);
References: 

Primary documentation: 

  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    •  Value: $900 (includes mom and Pauline)
    • Gives Emelia as Nancy's mother
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 33; Entry no. 12; PDF pg. 9
    • Gives Mélia as Nancy's mother; Estimated that 'Mélia' and Emelia are the same woman
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1

Support documentation: 

  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima v 46 act 173
    • Gives Emelia as the mother to Jean Louis; Estimated that Nancy and Jean Louis are siblings
  • Slave Baptism Records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge, 
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish
    • Item No. 7; Page No. 156; Entry No. 92; PDF Pg.: 55
    • Gives Emilia as Adam's mother; Estimated that Nancy and Adam (bn. 1855) are siblings;
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no 6; Page no. 60; Entry no. 13; PDF pg. 17
    • Gives Emelia as Victor's mother; Estimated that Nancy and Victor are siblings