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Prevost/Torres New Orleans, LA

I also managed to trace the descendants of Julia Atis using records I found online. I'm posting the records below and a link to the tree I posted online at Rootsweb.

1. Julia ATIS (b.1760)
sp: Salomon PREVOST (m.(nm) d.1817)
|-2. Honorato PREVOST (b.1777)
|-2. Josepha PREVOST (b.1780)
|-2. Rosalie Constance "Constanza" PREVOST (b.1782 d.1856)
| sp: Juan DE TORRES (b.1765 m.(nm) d.1818)
| |-3. Julia TORRES (b.1802 d.1870)
| |-3. Rosalie TORRES (b.1805 d.1880)
| | sp: Unknown HENO
| | |-4. Armand HENO (b.1831)
| | | sp: Elizabeth (b.1834 d.1870)
| | | |-5. George HENO (b.1863)
| | | |-5. Caesar HENO (b.1865)
| | | |-5. Lucinda HENO (b.1867)
| | | +-5. Charlotte HENO (b.1870)
| | sp: Charles Joseph DECOUDREAUX Sr. (b.1804 m.1835 d.1888)
| | |-4. Marguerite DECOUDREAUX (b.1835 d.1879)
| | |-4. Charles Joseph DECOUDREAUX Jr. (b.1837 d.1890)
| | | sp: Rosalia LEVASSEUR (b.1845)
| | | |-5. Hermina DECOUDREAUX (b.1869 d.1873)
| | | |-5. Joseph DECOUDREAUX (b.1871 d.1873)
| | | |-5. Joseph George DECOUDREAUX (b.1873)
| | | | sp: Alice EDMONSON (m.1899)
| | | |-5. Marguerite Marie DECOUDREAUX (b.1876)
| | | | sp: SLATER
| | | | |-6. Joseph SLATER (b.1891)
| | | | sp: Benjamin H. GOINS (b.1875 m.1905)
| | | +-5. Alice DECOUDREAUX (b.1889)
| | | sp: Felix EPPS (b.1887 m.1908)
| | |-4. Michel Joseph DECOUDREAUX (b.1839 d.1880)
| | | sp: Arthemise JOURDAN (b.1840 d.1919)
| | | |-5. Fernand DECOUDREAUX (b.1868 d.1900)
| | | | sp: Aline PIJAUD
| | | | +-6. Henry Ferdinand DECOUDREAUX (b.1894)
| | | |-5. Leon DECOUDREAUX (b.1870 d.1870)
| | | |-5. St. Clair DECOUDREAUX (b.1871 d.1875)
| | | +-5. Michel H. DECOUDREAUX (b.1874)
| | |-4. Marie Constance DECOUDREAUX (b.1844 d.1870)
| | +-4. Joseph Badie DECOUDREAUX (b.1847 d.1860)
| +-3. Justine TORRES (b.1814 d.1900)
| sp: Agapy Oscar DEBERQUE (b.1810 d.1858)
| |-4. Rosalie DEBERQUE (b.1843 d.1917)
| | sp: Simon THEVENOT Sr. (b.1839 d.1867)
| | |-5. Simon THEVENOT Jr. (b.1863)
| | |-5. Alfred Ambrose THEVENOT (b.1867 d.1867)
| | sp: Joseph COURSEAU
| | +-5. Marie Teneriere COURSEAU (b.1870 d.1943)
| | sp: Charles PERCY (b.1869 m.1888 d.1894)
| | |-6. Charles Hezaire PERCY (b.1888)
| | |-6. Manuel PERCY (b.1890)
| | +-6. Charles PERCY (b.1893)
| |-4. Alfred DEBERQUE (b.1843 d.1850)
| +-4. 3 Other Children DEBERQUE (d.1900)
+-2. Therance "Terencio" PREVOST (b.1787 d.1833)

sp: Jean Marie MARGUERITE (b.1811)

|-3. Jean Francois PREVOST (b.1826)

|-3. Salomon PREVOST (b.1828 d.1856)

+-3. Theophile PREVOST (b.1833 d.1852)

Source: Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, comp., Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy, 1718-1820 (Free) [database online], Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003. Original data: Hall, Gwendolyn Midlo, comp. Database downloaded from http://www.ibiblio.org/laslave/, 2003.

Document Date: 8/1/1807
Notary: Quinones
Document Number: 386
Location: Orleans (including Chapitoulas).
Master: Salomon Prevost
Master's Gender: 2
Name: Honorato
Gender: male
Race: mulatto
Age: 30
Birthplace: Louisiana Creole
Freed: self-purchase
Relationship of freer to the freed: probably father
Slave was freed.
This slave's white father was probably involved in the manumission process.
Reasons: he asked to buy his freedom
sold or inventoried as an individual
Value of Sale: 500
Sale Common Price: 500
Family: Julia-m,Honorato-s,Josfa.-d,Constanza-d,Terencio-s
This slave's family relationships were indicated.
Comments: Mother is Julia Atis, black female slave of Prevost, & not Juliana as erroneously put in the baptismal document of the said Josepha, ""como por equivocacion se puso en la partida de bautismo de dha Josepha...""
Slave's mother is listed in the document
Mother's Race: black

Document Date: 8/1/1807
Notary: Quinones
Document Number: 386
Location: Orleans (including Chapitoulas).
Master: Salomon Prevost
Master's Gender: 2
Name: Josepha
Gender: female
Race: mulatto
Age: 27
Birthplace: Louisiana Creole
Freed: self-purchase
Relationship of freer to the freed: probably father
Slave was freed.
This slave's white father was probably involved in the manumission process.
Reasons: she asked to buy her freedom
sold or inventoried as an individual
Value of Sale: 500
Sale Common Price: 500
Family: Julia-m,Honorato-s,Josfa.-d,Constanza-d,Terencio-s
This slave's family relationships were indicated.
Comments: Mother is Julia Atis, black female slave of Prevost, & not Juliana as erroneously put in the baptismal document of the said Josepha, ""como por equivocacion se puso en la partida de bautismo de dha Josepha...""
Slave's mother is listed in the document
Mother's Race: black

Document Date: 8/1/1807
Notary: Quinones
Document Number: 387
Location: Orleans (including Chapitoulas).
Master: Salomon Prevost
Master's Gender: 2
Name: Constanza
Gender: female
Race: mulatto
Age: 23
Birthplace: Louisiana Creole
Freed: self-purchase
Relationship of freer to the freed: probably father
Slave was freed.
This slave's white father was probably involved in the manumission process.
Reasons: she asked to buy her freedom
sold or inventoried as an individual
Value of Sale: 500
Sale Common Price: 500
Family: Julia-m,Honorato-s,Josfa.-d,Constanza-d,Terencio-s
This slave's family relationships were indicated.
Comments: Mother is Julia Atis, black female slave of Prevost, & not Juliana as erroneously put in the baptismal document of the said Josepha, ""como por equivocacion se puso en la partida de bautismo de dha Josepha...""
Slave's mother is listed in the document
Mother's Race: black

Document Date: 8/1/1807
Notary: Quinones
Document Number: 388
Location: Orleans (including Chapitoulas).
Master: Salomon Prevost
Master's Gender: 2
Name: Terencio
Gender: male
Race: mulatto
Age: 20
Birthplace: Louisiana Creole
Freed: self-purchase
Relationship of freer to the freed: probably father
Slave was freed.
This slave's white father was probably involved in the manumission process.
Reasons: he asked to buy his freedom
sold or inventoried as an individual
Value of Sale: 500
Sale Common Price: 500
Family: Julia-m,Honorato-s,Josfa.-d,Constanza-d,Terencio-s
This slave's family relationships were indicated.
Comments: Mother is Julia Atis, black female slave of Prevost, & not Juliana as erroneously put in the baptismal document of the said Josepha, ""como por equivocacion se puso en la partida de bautismo de dha Josepha...""
Slave's mother is listed in the document
Mother's Race: black

Document Date: 8/29/1807
Notary: Quinones
Document Number: 416
Location: Orleans (including Chapitoulas).
Master: Salomon Prevost
Master's Gender: 2
Name: Julia
Gender: female
Race: mulatto
Age: 4
Birthplace: Louisiana Creole
Freed: purchase by other
Relationship of freer to the freed: probably father
Slave was freed.
Name Type of Freer: Torres
Freer: Juan de
Freer Gender: male
This slave's white father was probably involved in the manumission process.
Reasons: Juan de Torres asked to buy this slave's freedom
sold or inventoried as an individual
Value of Sale: 200
Sale Common Price: 200
Family: Julia-gm,Constanza-m,Julia-d,Rosalia-d
This slave's family relationships were indicated.
Comments: This slave was born in the master's house, mother is Constanza Atis, former mulatto slave of Prevost, Juan de Torres, gives her her freedom, ""le otorgue su libertad.""
Slave's mother is listed in the document
Mother's Race: mulatto
Mother's Birthplace: Louisiana Creole

Document Date: 8/29/1807
Notary: Quinones
Document Number: 418
Location: Orleans (including Chapitoulas).
Master: Salomon Prevost
Master's Gender: 2
Name: Rosalia
Gender: female
Race: mulatto
Age: 1.80
Birthplace: Louisiana Creole
Freed: purchase by other
Relationship of freer to the freed: probably father
Slave was freed.
Name Type of Freer: Torres
Freer: Juan de
Freer Gender: male
This slave's white father was probably involved in the manumission process.
Reasons: Juan de Torres asked to buy this slave's freedom
sold or inventoried as an individual
Value of Sale: 200
Sale Common Price: 200
Family: Julia-gm,Constanza-m,Julia-d,Rosalia-d
This slave's family relationships were indicated.
Comments: This slave was born in the master's house, mother is Constanza Atis, former mulatto slave of Prevost, Juan de Torres, gives her her freedom, ""le otorgue su libertad.""
Slave's mother is listed in the document
Mother's Race: mulatto
Mother's Birthplace: Louisiana Creole

Louisiana Census, 1810-90 Record
about JUAN DE TORRES
Name: JUAN DE TORRES
State: LA
County: Orleans Parish
Township: 01001-00000-34
Year: 1810
Record Type: Petitioner's List
Page: 248
Database: LA Early Census

1850 Census New Orleans Ward 3, Orleans Parish, LA
Rosalie Prevost 65 F Mul $1000 b. LA
Julie Torres 46 F Mul b. LA
Justine Torres 35 F Mul b. LA
Armand Heno 19 M MUl Sail Maker b. LA
A Bachemin 14 M Mul b. LA
Rosalie Deberque 9 F Mul b. LA
Hermina Bachemin 14 F Mul b. LA

New Orleans, Louisiana Death Records Index, 1804-1949
Name: Rosalie Constance Provost
Age: 74 yrs
Death Date: 21 Jun 1856
Color: C
Page: 409
Volume: 14

1860 Census New Orleans Ward 7, Orleans Parish, LA
Julie Carpe?** 59 F Mul b. New Orleans
Just. Carpe?** 43 F Mul Property $1000 Personal $0 b. New Orleans
Alfred Bachemine 26 M Mul Cigar Maker b. New Orleans
Hermina Bachemine 22 F Mul b. New Orleans
RosaLee Deberque 16 F Mul b. New Orleans

1870 Census New Orleans Ward 7, Orleans Parish, LA
Michel Decoudro 29 M Mul House Carpenter b. LA
Artemise Decoudro 25 F Mul Keeping House b. LA
Fernand Decodro 2 M Mul b. LA
Leon Decoudro 2mon M Mul b. LA

next-door

Mrs. Oscar Deberque* 54 F Mul Keeping House Property $900 Personal $150 b. LA
Mrs Simon Thurvinotte** 25 F Mul Keeping House b. LA
Simon Thurvinotte 7 M Mul b. LA
Aristide Cassine 20 M Mul Cigar Maker b. LA
Julia Torres 68 F Mul At Home b. LA

* Justine Torres
**Rosalie Deberque

1880 Census New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
Rosalie THEVENANT Self W Female MU 34 LOUISIANA Keeping House LOUISIANA

LOUISIANA
Justine DESBERQUES Mother W Female MU 54 LOUISIANA LOUISIANA LOUISIANA
Simon THEVENANT Son S Male MU 16 LOUISIANA Apprentice Cooper LOUISIANA

LOUISIANA
Marie THEVENANT Dau S Female MU 9 LOUISIANA At School LOUISIANA LOUISIANA

1900 Census New Orleans Ward 7, Orleans Parish, LA
Justine Deberque Head B F b. Jan 1814 age 86 widow 5 children born 1 still living b. LA Father

Spain Mother LA No Occupation
Rosalie Tevenot Daughter B F b. Apr 1850 age 50 widow 5 children born 2 still living b. LA Father

LA Mother LA

New Orleans, Louisiana Birth Records Index, 1790-1899
Given: Alfred
Surname: Debergue
Father: Agapy Oscar
Mother: Justine Tores
Sex: M
Color: C
Birth Date: 17 Apr 1843
Volume: 6
Page: 370

New Orleans, Louisiana Birth Records Index, 1790-1899
Given: Rosalie
Surname: Debergue
Father: Agapy Oscar
Mother: Justine Fores
Sex: F
Color: C
Birth Date: 17 Apr 1843
Volume: 6
Page: 371

New Orleans, Louisiana Death Records Index, 1804-1949 Record
Name: Rosalie Deberge Thevenot
Age: 62
Death Date: Oct 1917
Page: 279
Volume: 170

New Orleans, Louisiana Birth Records Index, 1790-1899
Given: Marie Teneriere
Surname: Courso
Father: Joseph
Mother: Rosalie Debergue
Sex: F
Color:
Birth Date: 03 Dec 1870
Volume: 57
Page: 38

1840 Census New Orleans Ward 3, Orleans Parish, LA
Jos Decout????

No Whites

Free People of Color

Males
0-10 1
10-24 2
24-36 1
36-55 1

Females
0-10 1
10-24 1
24-36 1
36-55 3
55-100 1

No Slaves

1850 Census New Orleans Ward 3, Orleans Parish, LA
Joseph Decoutrat 45 M Mul Carpenter $2000 b. LA
Rosalie Decoutrat 54 F Mul b. LA
Michel Decoutrat 8 M Mul b. LA
Charles Decoutrat 11 M Mul b. LA
Margaret Decoutrat 15 F Mul b. LA
????? Decoutrat 5 F Mul b. LA

1860 Census New Orleans Ward 7, Orleans Parish, LA
Joseph Decoudot 35 M MUl Carpenter Property $1200 Personal $0 b. LA
Rosalie Decoudot 54 F Mul b. New Orleans
Marguerite Decoudot 23 F Mul b. New Orleans
Charles Decoudot 23 M Mul b. New Orleans
Michel Decoudor 19 M Mul b. New Orleans
Marie Decoudot 14 F Mul b. New Orleans
Jos. Badie Decoudot 12 M Mul b. New Orleans

1870 Census New Orleans Ward 7, Orleans Parish, LA
Joseph Decondreaux 64 M Mul Home Carpenter Property $1050 Personal $300 b. LA
Rosalia T. Decondreaux 56 F Mul Keeping House b. LA
Margaret Decondreaux 35 F Mul At Home b. LA
Mary Decondreaux 28 F Mul At Home b. LA
Charles Decondreaux 33 M Mul Sigar(sic) Maker b. LA
Rosalia Decondreaux 24 F Mul At Home b. LA
Ermina Decondreaux 3mon F Mul b. LA born in March
Joseph** Heno 38 M Mul Sail Maker b. LA
Elizabeth Heno 35 F Mul Keeping House b. LA
George Heno 6 M Mul b. LA
Caesar Heno 4 M Mul b. LA
Lucinda Heno 2 F Mul b. LA
Charlotte Heno 5mon F Mul b. LA

** I Think this is actually Armand Heno.

1880 Census New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA
Josephine DECROU Self W Female MU 75 LA Keeping House LA LA
Rosalie DECROU Sister W Female MU 72 LA At Home LA LA
Charles DECROU Son S Male MU 43 LA Cigar Maker LA LA
Michel DECROU Son S Male MU 38 LA Carpenter LA LA
Armand DECROU Son S Male MU 30 LA Sail Maker LA LA
George DECROU Son S Male MU 16 LA Baker LA LA
Louis DECROU Son S Male MU 14 LA At School LA LA
Jo George DECROU Son S Male MU 8 LA At School LA LA
Victor DECROU Son S Male MU 4 LA At Home LA LA
Lucie DECROU Dau S Female MU 9 LA At School LA LA
Elgie DECROU Dau S Female MU 5 LA At Home LA LA

** I think this is actually the family of Joseph Decondreaux. Look at the names and occupations.

New Orleans, Louisiana Birth Records Index, 1790-1899
Given: Armand
Surname: Heno
Father:
Mother: Rosalie Torres
Sex: M
Color: C
Birth Date: 27 Jan 1831
Volume: 4
Page: 2

New Orleans, Louisiana Birth Records Index, 1790-1899
Given: Marguerite
Surname: Decoudreaux
Father: Charles
Mother: Rosalie Prevost **
Sex: F
Color: C
Birth Date: 27 Apr 1835
Volume: 4
Page: 103

**Actually Rosalie Torres.

New Orleans, Louisiana Death Records Index, 1804-1949
Name: Joseph Decoudro
Age: 83 yrs
Death Date: 30 Mar 1888
Color: C
Page: 978
Volume: 92

New Orleans, Louisiana Birth Records Index, 1790-1899
Name: Charles Decoudreaux
Age: 55 yrs
Death Date: 12 Nov 1890
Color: C
Page: 268
Volume: 98

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