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Sam, Sem, Seme (Fusilier) Family

From: "Harrison Thomas LaTour"
Date: Sun May 21, 2006 12:37 am
Subject: Jean Louis Sam latourresear...
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Document Date: 12/14/1811
Notary: OASM Volume 26:242
Depository: Glenn Conrad, Attakapas County Records.
Location: St. Martin (Attakapas Post). [St. Mary 1811, Lafayette 1823,
Vermillion 1844, Iberia 1868]
Master: Sem, Etienne FMC & Magdelaine free blac
Master's Gender: 3
Master's Race: black
Name: Louis
Gender: male
Race: missing
Age: 30
Freed: by living mistress
Slave was freed.
no prices at all
Comments: Given to her by her late husband in their marriage contract.
She lives in St. Landry parish. Ages given in 27:92, 1812.07.11

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From: "Harrison Thomas LaTour"
Date: Sun May 21, 2006 12:31 am
Subject: Antoine dit Esope latourresear...
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Document Date: 8/25/1797
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: Auguste Soileau
Master's Gender: 2
Name: Antoine dit Esope
Gender: male
Race: mulatto
Age Category: young
Birthplace: Louisiana Creole
Freed: purchase by other
Relationship of freer to the freed: father
Slave was freed.
Name Type of Freer: Sem
Freer: Etienne
Race of Freer: mulatto
Freer Gender: male
Reasons: sold on condition that father free him at once
sold or inventoried as an individual
Value of Sale: 400
Sale Common Price: 400
Family: Etienne,n.l.-f, Antoine-s
This slave's family relationships were indicated.
Comments: Emancipation letter same date as purchase

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From: "Harrison Thomas LaTour"
Date: Sun May 21, 2006 12:34 am
Subject: Pierre (Sam) Esope latourresear...
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Document Date: 12/14/1811
Notary: OASM Volume 26:242
Document Number: 242
Depository: Glenn Conrad, Attakapas County Records.
Location: St. Martin (Attakapas Post). [St. Mary 1811, Lafayette
1823, Vermillion 1844, Iberia 1868]
Master: Sem, Etienne FMC & Magdelaine free blac
Master's Gender: 3
Master's Race: black
Name: Pierre
Gender: male
Race: missing
Age: 30
Freed: by living mistress
Slave was freed.
no prices at all
Comments: Given to her by her late husband in their marriage
contract. She lives in St. Landry parish. Ages given in 27:92,
1812.07.11

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Sam, Sem, Seme (Fusilier) Family

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