Pierre

Holiday Hours

HOLIDAY HOURS:

Oak Alley Foundation's historic grounds and exhibits are open daily from 9am-5pm, but will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020.  Admissions are required to enter the historic site and may be purchased upon arrival (no advance sales).  Visitors should allow 2 hours to visit the open spaces and exhibits but we do encourage you to arrive early to avoid longer waits for "Big House" exhibit.  Social distancing is highly encouraged and face coverings are required in all buildings and exhibits.  

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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