Sarah

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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Sarah

Date of birth: 
1813* (estimated)
Date of death: 
1860* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Uknown
Place of Origin: 
America/ US
Gender and Designation: 
Female (negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Children: Charlotte and Louise
Notes: 
Age 30 (R17.006); Age 35 (R8.198)
References: 

Primary documentation:

  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $200 (includes one daughter)
    • Gives Charlotte as Sarah's child
  • R17.006.47
    • Bill of Sale, Tulane University, Howard- Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Papers
    • Vendor: Mitchell Hagerty; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman
    • Purchase price: $500

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 Sarah as Louise's mother