Ursin

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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Ursin

Date of birth: 
1850* (estimated)
Date of death: 
1860* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Notes: 
Age 10 (R5.075); Age 10 (R5.073); Age 10 (R5.074); Age 10 (R5.082);
References: 
  • R5.075
    • Inventory of Jacques Telesphore Roman's New Orleans home (Owned by Henri Roman and Octavie Roman Buchanan), New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 132
    • Value: $800
  • R5.240
    • Settlement and Partition of Oak Alley Plantation, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 174
    • Purchase price: $1,225
    • Vendee: Sziminski Ignacius; Vendor: The estate of Jacques Telesphore Roman
  • 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
  • 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
  • R5.082
    • Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 176
    • Listed as a domestic
    • Purchase price: $1,225
    • Vendee: Sziminski Ignacius; Vendor: The estate of Jacques Telesphore Roman