Rose

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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Rose

Date of birth: 
7/3/1847
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
April 2, 1848; Sponsors: Jean Baptiste (slave) and Melie (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female
Relationships: 
Mother: Doralise; Sibling: Benoit
References: 

Primary documentation: 

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 77; Entry no. 25; PDF pg. 25
    • Gives Doralize as Rose's mother; 

Support documentation: 

  • Slave baptism record, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 109; Entry no. 34; PDF pg. 35
    • Gives Doralise as Benoit's mother; Estimated that Rose and Benoit are siblings

     

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