Rose

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Rose

Date of birth: 
1813* (estimated)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (mulatto)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Child: Armantine
Notes: 
Age 47 (R5.239); Age 47 (R5.073); Age 47 (R5.074); Age 47 (R8.097);
References: 

Primary documentation:

  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Gives Armantine as Rose's child
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Lists Rose as being a "mulatress"
    • Gives Armantine as Rose's child
    • Lists Rose as being the laundress
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Lists Rose as being a "mulatress"
    • Gives Armantine as Rose's child
    • Lists Rose as being the laundress
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Lists Rose as "mulatto" and a "laundress"
    • Gives Armantine as Rose's child

Support Documentation: 

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item No. 7; Page No. 114; Entry No. 68; PDF page 48
    • Gives Rosa as Armantine's mother