Rosine

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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Rosine

Date of birth: 
1835* (estimated)
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (mulatto)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Child: Jean/John Cary and Louise
Notes: 
Age 1 (R5.194); Age 15 (R8.198); Age 26 (R5.239); Age 26 (R5.073); Age 26 (R5.074); Age 4 (R5.216); Age 4 (R5.217); Age 4 (R5.218); Age 26 (R8.097);
References: 
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $800
    • Listed as a "domestic"
  • R5.194
    • Louise Patin Succession, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Theodore Seghers, v18 act 521
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
  • Listed as a baptism sponsor for an enslaved child named Joseph, owned by Joseph Sylvere Roman
    • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 18; Entry no. 8; PDF pg. 7
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Gives John Cary as Rosine's child
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Gives John Cary as Rosine's child
  • R5.216
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v 18 act 207
  • R5.217
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v18 act 459
  • R5.218
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v 19 act 653
  • R8.097 
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, vol. 36 act 1
    • Gives John Cary as the child of Rosine

Support documentation: 

  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michel Catholic Church, Convent, Louisiana
    • Item no. 9; Page no. 18; Entry no. 9; PDF pg. 102; 
    • Gives Rosine as Jean Cary's mother
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michel Catholic Church, Convent, Louisiana
    • Item no. 9; Page no. 80; Entry no. 9; PDF pg. 100
    • Gives Rosine as Louise's (bn. 1840) mother