Floré

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Floré

Date of birth: 
1817* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Female (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Children: Fine*, Marie, Vincent, Mannette, Thomas, and Azaire*
Notes: 
Age 19 (R5.197); Age 32 (R8.198); Age 43 (R5.239); Age 43 (R5.073); Age 43 (R5.074); Age 19 (R5.216); Age 19 (R5.217); Age 19 (R5.218); Age 43 (R8.097)
References: 
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Lists Marie (bn. 1856*) as Flore's child
    • Fine is listed under a woman named Floré. Due to her age being ten years old, it is estimated that Floré is her mother; Other children in this document of the same age are listed with their mothers
  • R5.194
    • Louise Patin Succession, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Theodore Seghers, v 19 act 521
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,000.00 (Includes Flore and three children)
    • Lists Vincent, Manette, and Thomas as Floré's children
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 107
    • Lists Marie as Flore's child
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 45 act 108
    • Lists Marie as Flore's child
  • R5.216
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v 18 act 207
  • R5.217
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v18 act 459
  • R5.218
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v 19 act 653
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Lists Marie as the child of Flore
  • Slave baptism records, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. Michael Catholic Church, Convent, La. 
    • Item No. 5; Page No. 181; Entry No. XXX
    • Lists Flore as Azaire's mother
  • Slave baptism record, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 9, Page no. 39, Entry no. 23
    • Floré is listed as Marie's mother;
    • See Marie (bn. 1856*) for a special notation on this record

 


 

 

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