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Nicolas Simon dit La Rouillie La Cour - Mulatto Son of Simon La Cour
Posted by: Harrison LaTour (ID *****8771) Date: May 23, 2007 at 03:17:26
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Document Date: 7/26/1779
Document Number: 1004
Location: Pointe Coupee
Master: Simon deceased La Cour
Master's Gender: 2
Name: Nicolas
Gender: male
Race: mulatto
Age Category: child
Birthplace: Louisiana Creole
Freed: under will
Relationship of freer to the freedb>: father
The manumission did not involve cash payment.
Slave was freed.
This slave's white father was certainly involved in the manumission process.
no prices at all
Members of Group: Mul. sis. and bro.
Family: Simon Lacour (white)-f,Genevieve-d,Nicolas-s
This slave's family relationships were indicated.
Comments: Freed by father master by will along with sibling. Recognized
Genevieve & Nicolas as his natural children. Widow & brother protested. Freedom
papers found in Spain AGI Cuba 206, fol. 657, on July 14, 1779. Marianne mulatto
woman also freed. Their mother?



Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy
1718-1820

Joseph

Gender: male
Race: black
Birthplace: Louisiana Creole
Age (when this record was documented): 24.0
Other comments: "creol de la Pointe Coupee;"

Selling Information
Name of the Seller: Francois Marcantel, pere
Name of the Buyer: Nicolas Simon dit la Rouille
Grouping: sold or inventoried as an individual
Selling Currency: g
Selling Value: 700
Selling Value: 1225

Document: Information of the document that these records were retrieved.
Document Location: St. Landry (Opelousas Post). [Calcasieu 1840, Cameron 1870,
Acadia 1886, Evangeline 1908, Allen 1910, Jefferson Davis 1912, beaureguard
1912]
Document Date: 1791-09-07
Document Number (from the document): 0
Type of document:
Any documents involving maroons, including reports of runaways, interrogation of
caputred runaways, and testimony by slaves about runaways: yes
Language: French
Is this document of linguistic interest?: no
Is this inventory or sale of an estate of a free person of African descent?: no

Skill and Trade Information

Personality

Family Information
Was this slave inventoried with his/her mother?: no
Was this slave sold with his/her mother?: no

Importation Information
Was this slave being emancipated?: no
Slave listed as dead?: no

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Document Date: 3/4/1819
Document Number: 2606
Notary: Notarial Acts Reel 4
Depository: housed in parish courthouses.
Location: St. Landry (Opelousas Post). [Calcasieu 1840, Cameron 1870, Acadia 1886, Evangeline 1908, Allen 1910, Jefferson Davis 1912, Beaureguard 1912]
Language of this record: English
Seller: Marie Castillon Simon
Buyer: Fontenot
Name: Rock
Name Type: Partilly coded, overwhelmingly European
Gender: male
Race: black
Age: 50
sold or inventoried as an individual
Value of Sale: 600
Sale Common Price: 600

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Document Date: 12/8/1778
Document Number: 1
Inventory Date: 12/8/1778
Date of Sale: 12/8/1778
Depository: Louisiana Historical Center, New Orleans.
Locationb>: Orleans (including Chapitoulas).
Language of this record: Spanish
Deceased: Pedro Durocher d Castillon
Estate: 03-S-041-010-1778
Buyer: Simon Durocher
Name: Mariana Maria
Name Type: Could be African or European
Gender: female
Race: mulatto
Age: 19
Birthplace: Louisiana Creole
sold or inventoried in a group
Members of Group: mother and son
Currency Type: piastre = 1 p
Inventory Value: 500
Common Price: 500
Currency Type: piastre = 1 p
Value of Sale: 500
Sale Common Price: 500
Member of a family group
Family: Mariana-m,Augusto-s
Children: 1
Males: 1
Number of children under 5 years old: 1

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Document Date: 12/8/1778
Document Number: 1
Inventory Date: 12/8/1778
Date of Sale: 12/8/1778
Depository: Louisiana Historical Center, New Orleans.
Locationb>: Orleans (including Chapitoulas).
Language of this record: Spanish
Deceased: Pedro Durocher d Castillon
Estate: 03-S-041-010-1778
Buyer: Simon Durocher
Name: Augusto
Name Type: Partilly coded, overwhelmingly European
Gender: male
Race: missing
Age Category: nursing
Birthplace: Louisiana Creole
sold or inventoried in a group
Members of Group: mother and son
Currency Type: piastre = 1 p
Inventory Value: 500
Common Price: 500
Member of a family group
Family: Mariana-m,Augusto-s
Slave's mother is listed in the document
Mother's Age: 19
Mother's Race: mulatto
This slave inventoried with his or her mother.
Birthplace of Mother: Louisiana Creole
Comments: Augusto does not seem to appear on the est sale

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DIGITIAL LIBRARY ON AMERICAN SLAVERY

Petition 20882406 Details
Location: St. Landry, Louisiana
Salutation: To the Honorable the Judge of the District Court in and for
the Parish of St. Landry (, )
Filing Court and Date: District, 1824-March-18
Ending Court and Date: District, 1824-May-21


General Petition Information

Abstract: Eulalie Simon and her husband, Michel Papillon, free people of
color, petition to recover a debt from Charles Simon, also a free person of
color. Charles borrowed $716.14 from Eulalie on 22 November 1822,
providing a mortgage on a tract of land in the "Grand Prairie of Opelousas"
as security. While Charles has paid one installment of the debt, he has
"wholly refused to pay" the remaining $616.14. Therefore, Eulalie asks that
Charles be condemned to repay the debt and that the mortgaged land be
seized and sold to satisfy the debt.
Result: granted
# of Petition Pages: 4
Related Documents: Judgment, 21 May 1824
Pages of Related Documents: 1

People Associated with Petition 20882406
Slaves: 0
Free Persons of Color: 3
Defendants: 1
Petitioners: 2



Citation Information
Repository: St. Landry Parish Courthouse, Opelousas, Louisiana

Records of the Fifth Judicial District Court
Record Group:
Document Number 845
Box:
Folder:
Book:
Volume:
Page:
Microfilm:


Processing Information
Transcribed?: No
Book Edition?: No
Record Created: 10/5/1996
Record Final Edited: 3/30/2004
Record Last Updated on: 12/20/2005 10:27:00 AM

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Document Date: 1/1/1799
Document Number: 9
Depository: Louisiana State Archives, Baton Rouge
Location: St. Landry (Opelousas Post). [Calcasieu 1840, Cameron
1870, Acadia 1886, Evangeline 1908, Allen 1910, Jefferson Davis
1912, Beaureguard 1912]
Master: 9 9
Master's Gender: 9
Name: Miguel Papillon
Gender: male
Race: mulatto
Age Category: adult
Birthplace: Louisiana Creole
Freed: self-purchase
Slave was freed.
no prices at all
Comments: No information, cover sheet ""Liberte' de Miguel Papillon,
Mulatre"" doc has various figures but no information on the
emancipation


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Document Date: 12/4/1804
Notary: Pedesclaux, Pierre
Document Number: 1123
Location: Orleans (including Chapitoulas).
Master: Luis Dessalles
Master's Gender: 2
Name: Papillon
Gender: male
Race: black
Age: 60
Freed: self-purchase
Slave was freed.
sold or inventoried as an individual
Value of Sale: 225
Sale Common Price: 225
Comments: Freer bought this slave from Francisco Dutillet before
Pedesclaux 4 years ago.

http://boards.rootsweb.com/surnames.papillion/24.2/mb.ashx

Harrison Thomas LaTour
LaTour Genealogical Research Services






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