Pierre

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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Pierre

Date of birth: 
10/4/1844
Date of death: 
1848* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
February 18, 1844; Sponsors: Francis (slave) and Marie (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Negro)
Relationships: 
Mother: Angel/Angelique; Siblings: Marie Angelina, Marie, and Augustine
References: 

Primary documentation: 

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 33; PDF pg. 9
    • Gives Angel as Pierre's mother; Estimated that 'Angel' and 'Angele/Angelique' are the same woman

Support documentation:

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 110; Entry no. 41; PDF pg. 37
    • Gives Angelique as Marie's mother; Estimated that Pierre and Marie are siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana 
    • Item no. 7; Page no. 95; Entry no. 44; PDF pg. 45
    • Gives Angele as Marie Angelina's mother; Estimated that Pierre and Marie Angelina are siblings
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 7; Page no. 142; Entry no. 7; PDF pg. 51
    • Augustine (b. Sept 1854) is listed as being the child of Angel; Estimated that Pierre and Augustine are siblings
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