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.

List of Enslaved People - List of Recorded Transactions

Advanced Search - About this Project

Full Name
Jeffry/ Jeffery
Birthdate
1834 * estimated
Date of Death
Baptism Date and Sponsors
Place of Origin
Gender and Designation
Male Mulatto
Skills or Duties
Domestic and Ostler and Driver
Relationships
Notes


References:

Inventory of Celina Roman's New Orleans Residence, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima V46 Act 132, Year: 1860
Location: New Orleans
Value: $1600.00
          Listed as negro in this inventory

Settlement and Partition of Oak Alley, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima V46 Act 174, Year: 1860
Location: New Orleans
Value: $ (Not recorded)

Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima V46 Act 175, Year: 1860
Location: New Orleans
Value: $1800.00
          Listed as mulatto in this sale


Copyright 2014 - 2017 Oak Alley Foundation. All Rights Reserved.