Leandre

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Leandre

Date of birth: 
1784* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Unknown
Place of Origin: 
Louisiana (Creole)
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Relationships: 
Wife: Thisbe; Children: Raphael, Mahomet and Chloe
Notes: 
Age 28 (R17.005.1); Age 31 (R5.194); Age 31 (R8.198); Age 74 (R5.239); Age 74 (R5.078); Age 74 (R5.079); Age 74 (R5.073); Age 74 (R5.074); Age 50 (R5.216); Age 51 (R5.217); Age 51 (R5.218)
References: 
  • R17.005.1
    • Jacques Etienne Roman Succession, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 600 Kuntz Collection
    • Value: $2,000
    • Listed as a cart driver, driver, and horse dealer* (*rough translation)
  • R5.194
    • Louise Patin Succession, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Theodore Seghers, v 18 act 521
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Listed as the driver
    • Value: $500
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Graim, v 46 act 173
    • Listed as "old negro driver"
  • R5.078
    • Release of Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima v 46 act 165
    • Listed as the former slave driver
  • R5.079
    • Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 167
    • Purchase price: $1,900 (Includes Julien)
    • Listed as being the slave driver
  • R5.073
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Lists Léandre as the "old driver"
  • R5.074
    • Transfer of Rights, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v45 act 107
    • Lists Léandre as the "old driver"
  • R5.216
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v 18 act 307
  • R5.217
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v18 act 459
  • R5.218
    • Mortgage, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Adolphe Mazareau, v19 act 653
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
    • Lists Leandré as the old driver
  • R17.006.1
    • Petition, Tulane University, Howard -Tilton Memorial University, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers
    • Lists Thisbe as the wife of Leandre
    • Lists Thisbe and Leandre as having children
  • R17.005.1
    • Jacques Etienne Roman Succession, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 600 Kuntz Collection
    • Value: $1,200 (incudes both children)
    • Lists Raphael and Mahomet as Thisbe's children; Estimated that Raphael and Mahomet are Leandre's children (sons); Estimated that Chloe is their child as well. 

 

* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 


 

 

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