Tom

3/30/20 

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Oak Alley Plantation's historic grounds & exhibits will temporarily close through April 12, 2020 at which time we will re-evaluate the COVID-19 situation.  

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Tom

Date of birth: 
1824* (estimated)
Date of death: 
1860* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Gender and Designation: 
Male (negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Notes: 
Age 12 (R5.194); Age 24 (R8.198); Age 35 (R5.239); Age 35 (R5.073); Age 35 (R5.074); Age 15 (R5.216); Age 15 (R5.217); Age 15 (R5.218); Age 35 (R8.097);
References: 
  • R5.194
    • Louise Patin Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Theodore Seghers, v 18 act 521
  • R17.006.1
    • List of Enslaved People Paid for Corn, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers
    • Tom was paid $1 for corn grown and sold. List is written in the hand writing of Jacques Telesphore Roman but the people are still owned by his mother, Louise Patin.  
    • Dated: 1833
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,000
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima v 46 act 173
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Gives Tom as a cart driver/ laborer 
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Lists Tom as a cart driver/ laborer 
  • R5.216
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v 18 act 307
  • R5.217
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v18 act 459
  • R5.218
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v19 act 653
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Lists Tom as a teamster and laborer