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

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Full Name
Hyacinthe
Birthdate
1813 * estimated
Date of Death
Baptism Date and Sponsors
Place of Origin
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation
Male Negro
Skills or Duties
Cook
Relationships
Notes


References:

Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima V33 Act 130, Year: 1841
Location: New Orleans
Value: $1000.00

J.T Roman Succession, St. James Parish (County) Records, Probate 0683, Year: 1848
Location: Oak Alley Plantation
Value: $1000.00

Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima V46 Act 175, Year: 1860
Location: New Orleans
Value: $1500.00

Inventory of Celina Roman's New Orleans Residence, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima V46 Act 132, Year: 1860
Location: New Orleans
Value: $1250.00


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