Therese/ Marie Therese

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Therese/ Marie Therese

Date of birth: 
1838* (estimated)
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Child: Roselia and Theophile
Notes: 
Age 10 (R8.198); Age 21 (R5.075); Age 21 (R5.240); Age 15 (R5.081);
References: 
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $400
    • Listed as a domestic
  • R5.075
    • Inventory of Jacques Telesphore Roman's New Orleans home (owned by Henri Roman and Marie Octavie Roman Buchanan); New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 132
    • Value: $1,900 (includes both children)
    • Gives Roselia and Theophile as children of Therese
  • R5.240
    • Settlement and Partition of Oak Alley Plantation, Felix Grima, v 46 act 174
    • Purchase price: $14,750 (includes a total of 14 people)
  • R5.081
    • Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima 46 act 175
    • Purchase price: $2,000 (includes both children)
    • Gives Roselia and Theophile as children of Therese
    • Lists Therese as a house servant and field hand
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Listed as being located at the Roman's home in New Orleans
    • Gives Roselia and Theophile as Thereze's child
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Listed as being located at the Roman's home in New Orleans
    • Gives Roselia and Theophile as Thereze's child