About this Database:
This database makes accessible to the public all available information pertaining to the enslaved men and women who built and sustained Oak Alley. It brings to light attributes of personhood including names, origins and relationships, and presents them simultaneously with the marks of slavery that dehumanized--such as appraised value. Together, it is our aim to offer a resource for students and researchers, and enable them to better understand the people of one specific sugar plantation.
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1818 * estimated
Date of Death
1860 ** died before
Baptism Date and Sponsors
Place of Origin
Gender and Designation
Skills or Duties
Mother of Charles, Raphael, Rosalie, Marie Josephine Elizabeth and Genevieve
J.T Roman Succession, St. James Parish (County) Records, Probate 0683, Year: 1848
Location: Oak Alley Plantation
Was inventoried with children. Inventoried with Charles age 10, Raphael age 7, Rosalie age 5, Elizabeth age 2 and Genevieve 10 months.
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