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
1796 * estimated
Date of Death
1860 ** died before
Baptism Date and Sponsors
Place of Origin
Gender and Designation
Male Negro
Skills or Duties
Field Hand/Laborer
Sold to J.T Roman by Mark Davis of New Orleans. Possible relation to George Davis, slave trader.


Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima V33, Act 45, Year: 1841
Location: New Orleans
Value: $750.00

J.T Roman Succession, St. James Parish (County) Records, Probate 0683, Year: 1848
Location: Oak Alley Plantation
Value: $400.00

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