Paul

Paul

Date of birth: 
9/1844
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
February 2, 1845; Sponsor: Zephyr (free) & Bertheline (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (mulatto)
Relationships: 
Mother: Euphrosine/ Frosine (mulatto); Siblings: Bazile, Ursule, Mary Louise, and Honorine
Notes: 
Age 15 (R5.239); Age 3 (R8.198); Age 15 (R5.073); Age 15 (R5.074); Age 40 (R8.097);
References: 

Primary documentation:

  • 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 (includes mother and two siblings)
    • Gives Frosine as Paul's mother
    • Gives Ursule and Bazile as Paul's siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 33; Entry no. 14; PDF pg. 9
    • Gives Euphrosine as Paul's mother
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Lists Paul as being a field slave
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Lists Paul as being a field slave
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Lists Paul as a field slave

Support documentation:

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michel Catholic Church, Convent, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 9; Page no. 39; Entry no. 22; PDF pg. 93
    • Gives Euphrosine as Marie Louise's mother; Estimated that Paul and Mary Louise are siblings
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Gives Frosine as Honorine's mother; Estimated that Paul and Honorine are siblings
  • R5. 074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Gives Frosine as Honorine's mother; Estimated that Paul and Honorine are siblings