Paris

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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Paris

Date of birth: 
1814* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Notes: 
Age 46 (R5.239); Age 35 (R8.198); Age 22 (R5.194); Age 46 (R5.073); Age 46 (R5.074); Age 22 (R5.216); Age 22 (R5.217); Age 22 (R5.218); Age 46 (R8.097)
References: 
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v46 act 173
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,000
  • R5.194
    • Louise Patin Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Theodore Seghers, v 19 act 521
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Lists Paris as the current driver; Léandre was the preceeding driver
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Lists Paris as the current driver; Léandre was the preceeding driver
  • R5.216
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v 18 act 307
  • R5.217
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v18 act 459
  • R5.218
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v19 act 653
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Lists Paris as a driver
  • R17.006.1
    • List of Enslaved People Paid for Corn, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers
    • Paris was paid $7 for corn grown and sold. List is written in the hand writing of Jacques Telesphore Roman but the people are still owned by his mother, Louise Patin. 
    • Dated: 1833