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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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Full Name
Jean Louis
1856 * estimated
Date of Death
Baptism Date and Sponsors
Place of Origin
Gender and Designation
Male Mulatto
Skills or Duties
Mother is Emelia(mulatto) Siblings are Victor, Pauline, Nancy and Adam.


J.T.R Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima v46 173, Year: 1860
Location: (Not recorded)
Value: $ (Not recorded)
          Was inventoried with children.           Inventoried with mother Emelia

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