Thomassin

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Thomassin

Date of birth: 
1858* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Gender and Designation: 
Male (negro)
Relationships: 
Mother: Mathilde; Sibling: Adam, Victorine, and Hélène
Notes: 
Age 2 (R8.198); Age 2 (R5.073); Age 2 (R5.074);
References: 
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Gives Mathilde as Thomassin's mother
    • Gives Adam (bn. 1856*) as Thomassin's sibling
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Gives Mathilde as Thomassin's mother
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Records, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Gives Mathilde as Thomassin's mother
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Gives Mathilde as Thomassin's mother
    • Gives Adam as Thomassin's sibling
    • **The remainder of the line is cut off and impossible to read
    • Thomassin's name is written as "Thomas"

Support documentation: 

  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Gives Victorine as Mathilde's child; Estimated that Thomassin and Victorine are siblings
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $700 (includes her mother)
    • Gives Mathilde as Victorine's mother; Estimated that Thomassin and Victorine are siblings
  • R8.079
    • Release for Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, v 18 act 350
    • Gives Hélène as the child of Mathilde; Estimated that Thomassin and Hélène are siblings