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.

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Full Name
Katy/Kitty/Ketty
Birthdate
1838
Date of Death
Baptism Date and Sponsors
Was baptised. Year: 1838 Sponsors: Aryes(slave) and Sara(slave) possibly Louise Patin's slaves
Place of Origin
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation
Female Unknown
Skills or Duties
Relationships
Mother is Isabelle(Louise Patin's slave) Children are Marie Louise, Anne, Jean, Marie
Notes
bt. 29 Jan 1838 (SMI-9, 10)


References:

J.T Roman Succession, St. James Parish (County) Records, Probate 0683, Year: 1848
Location: Oak Alley Plantation
Value: $500.00

J.T.R Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Grima v46 173, Year: 1860
Location: (Not recorded)
Value: $ (Not recorded)
          Was inventoried with children.           Marie Louise #82 and Anne #83


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