Thomas

Thomas

Date of birth: 
7/1846
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
April 4, 1847; Sponsors: Avril (slave) and Francoise (slave)
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Mother: Flore; Siblings: Vincent, Manette, Fine, Azaire, and Marie
Notes: 
18 months (R8.198); Age 14 (R5.239); Age 14 (R5.073); Age 13 (R5.074); Age 40 (R8.097);
References: 

Primary documentation: 

  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,000 (Includes mother, and two siblings)
    • Gives Thomas, Vincent, and Manette as siblings
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v46 act 173
    • Listed as an apprentice blacksmith
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 60; Entry no. 12; PDF pg. 17;
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Listed as the apprentice blacksmith
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Listed as the apprentice blacksmith
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Gives Thomas as the apprentice blacksmith

Support documentation: 

  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Gives Marie (bn. 1856*) as Flore's child
    • Fine is listed under a woman named Floré. Due to her age being ten years old, it is estimated that Floré is her mother; Other children in this document of the same age are listed with their mothers; Estimated that Thomas and Fine are siblings;
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michel Catholic Church, Convent, La. 
    • Item No. 5; Page No. 181; Entry No. XXX; PDF pg.: 84
    • Gives Flore as Azaire's mother; Estimated that Thomas and Azaire are siblings;
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Gives Marie as Flore's child; Estimated that Thomas and Marie are siblings;