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
1806 * estimated
Date of Death
Baptism Date and Sponsors
Place of Origin
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation
Male Negro
Skills or Duties
Ox Cart Driver and Teamster
Son of Theotis


J.E. Roman Succession, Tulane University, LaRC 600, Year: 1812
Location: St. James Parish
Value: $1000.00
          Was inventoried with children.           inventoried with mother Theotis

Louise Patin Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Seghers V19, Act 521, Year: 1836
Location: (Not recorded)
Value: $ (Not recorded)

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

J.T.R Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima v46 173, Year: 1860
Location: (Not recorded)
Value: $ (Not recorded)

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