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
Celeste
Birthdate
1849 * estimated
Date of Death
1860 ** died before
Baptism Date and Sponsors
Was baptised. Year: 1849 Sponsors: Pierre (slave) and Susanne (slave)
Place of Origin
Oak Alley (Creole)
Gender and Designation
Female Negro
Skills or Duties
Relationships
Mother is Bertheline
Notes


References:

Roman Family Papers SJA-6,92


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