In recognition of the men and women who worked as slaves at San Francisco Plantation, we list the inventories shown in the succession of Edmond Marmillion’s wife in 1843 and also those shown in the succession of Edmond Marmillion in 1856.

Slave Inventory – 1843

Richard, American Mulatto, 35, commander, supervision, foreman
Big George, American negro, 45, sugar-maker
Small George,  American negro, 45, ploughman, laborer
Tom, American negro, engineer, 40
John, American negro, 35, ploughman, laborer
Big Daniel, American negro of the field, 35
Small Daniel, American negro of the field, 35
Ben, American negro, 45, good blacksmith
Aaron, American negro, 40, ploughman, laborer
Sam, American negro of the field, 30
Lovelace, American negro, 30, ploughman, laborer
Henry, Creole negro of the field, 30
Phillip, Congo negro of the field, 50
Albert, American Negro, ploughman, laborer, 30
??, Creole negro, 30, ploughman, & laborer
Big David, American negro, 30, ploughman & laborer
Small David, American negro, 23, ploughman, laborer
Big William, American negro of the field, 55
Small William, American negro, 30, ploughman & laborer
Lawson, American negro, 35, cooper
Kyer, American negro, 35, cooper
James, American negro of the field, 30
Enoch, American negro of the field, 25
Anderson, American negro of the field, 30
Jack, American negro of the field, 40
Ned, American negro, 28, ploughman & laborer
James, Creole mulatto, 35, mason, painter, glazier, sugar-maker
James, American negro, 45, groom
Joe, American negro, 45, groom
Romulus, American negro of the field, 25
Long Lewis, American negro, 35,   ploughman, laborer
Louis, Creole negro, 30 Cook, & Mason
Edward, American negro of the field, 30 (runaway?)
Alexis, Creole negro, 36 ploughman
Billy, American negro of the field, 30
West, American negro, 40, ploughman, laborer
Smith, American negro, 36 one-eyed, ploughman, laborer
Mellon, American mulatto, 30 a little carpentry
Marseille, African negro of the field, 69
Issac, American negro of the field, 69
Stephan, American negro, 20, ploughman, laborer
Mingo, American mulatto of the field, 18
Jacob, American negro of the field, 39
Sam, American negro of the field, 30
Little Louis, Creole negro, 14
Caroline,  American negress, 38 & her 4 infants   Marguerite 12,  Henrietta 10,  Cleste 8,   Drauzin 12 months
Lucille, American negress of the field, 26 & 2 children Helene 6, John 4
Marie Gally,  Creole mulatto, domestic  22 & 2  children Euphrasie 4, Henry 2 months
Mary  Edwards, American   negress of the field  25  &  daughter  Persilla 14 months
Campy, American negress of the field 30 & 2 children Jonasse 3, Daniel 1
Louise, American negress of the field 35
Louisa, American negress of the field 35 & 2 children Gustave 3, Aimie 6 months
Francois, Creole negress 37, domestic
Caroline American negress of the field, 25
Anna, American negress, 30 domestic laundress
Old Francis, Creole negress of the field, 55
Small Marie, Creole negress of the field, 16
Eliza, American mulatto, 35 domestic, laundress & son Jules mulatto 8
Marianne, Creole negress, 30 cook and 2 children Rosette 8,  Theodore 7
Sally, American Negress, 50 domestic
Gracy, Creole mulatto, 15
Jean Pierre, Creole negro 7, Sally Creole negro 3 were Orphans
Lisa (Griffone)orpan, 8
Eliza Kyer, American negress of the field, 30 & son Stephen 5 months

 

Slave Inventory – 1856

Adam, American negro, 24, ploughman, laborer
Albert, American negro ploughman & laborer, 50*
Alexander, Creole negro, 35
Alexis, Creole negro, 50, ploughman*
Anderson, American negro, 50
Annie, Creole negress, 14
Ben, American negro, 60 blacksmith*
Benjamin, American negro, 25
Big Daniel, American negro of the field, 50 ploughman*
Big Davis,  American negro, 47, ploughman, laborer
Celeste (Griffonne) Creole, 16**
Cesar, American negro, 30
Cornelius, Creole negro, 20
Daniel, Creole negro, 14
Daniel, Vickner, American negro, 35
Davis, American mulatto, 36, ploughman, laborer
Edward, Creole, negro, 9, orphan
Edward, American negro ploughman & laborer, 22
Eliza, American negress, 55, & her daughter Marie Joseph, 8
Eliza, American mulatto creole, 50, laundress & ironer**
Eliza, American negress, 30
Eliza, Creole mulatto, 20
Etienne, (Griffe), Creole, 53 commander (supervisor, foreman)
Etienne Vickner, Creole negro, 35
Field, American negro, 36
Francois, Creole, mulatto, 18*
Frank, American negro, 30
Gustave, Creole negro, 16 (Louisa’s son)
George Bloston (?) American negro, 73
George Drew, American negro, 24
George Jones, American negro, 24
Gressy, mulatto creole, domestic, deal (?) and her infants Amedie, 10 years and Ernest 3 years
Helene,  Creole negress, 21 (could be Lucy’s daughter)
Henriette,Creole mulatto, 18, asthmatic **
& her infant Richard, 3 months
Henry, American negro, 50, cooper*
(Illegible), American negro, 50, cooper
(Illegible), Creole negress, 6, orphan
Jack, American negro of the field, 50*
Jacob, American negro of the field, 50*
James, Creole,  mulatto,   mason,  painter,  glazier & sugar-maker, 48*
James Dufilho, American, negro, 40
Jean Louis, Creole, negro, 30
Jean Pierre, Creole negro, 18, orphan*
John Lee, American negro, 28
John, Creole negro, 16 (could be Lucy’s son)
Jonas, Creole negro, (illegible)
Lewis Hellmann, Creole negro, 25
Linda, American negress, 50
Long Lewis, American negro ploughman & laborer, 50*
Louis, Creole negro, cook & mason, 45*
Louisa, American negress of the field, 36, hospital worker**
Lovelace, American negro, 40, ploughman & laborer*
Lucy, American negress of the field, 40, ** & her infant Theodore (?),  7
Marguerite (Griffonne), creole, aged 20**
Marie Gally, mulatto creole, 35 cook domestic**
Marseilles, Creole negro, 70
Mary Sally, American negress, 26 & her infant, Adam, 2
Mathilde, Creole negress, 10
Mengo, American negro, 40
Michel, Creole negro, 12
Ned, American negro, 30, ploughman & laborer, one-eyed*
Old Louise, Creole negress, 60
Paul, Creole negro, 18 mos., orphan
Phroisine (?), Creole negress, 3, orphan
Prisilla, Creole negress, 15
Robert, American negro, 24
Romulus, American negro of the field, 40, (listed on 1843 Inventory)*
Robert, Creole mulatto, 20
Sally, Creole negress, 13, orphan*
Sam, American negro of the field, 55*
Small John, American negro, 54, ploughman
Smith, American negro, 55 one-eyed ploughman & laborer *
Stevens, American negro, 34
Tampey, American negress, 40 & her infant Shedreck, 1
Theodule, Creole mulatto, 18
Tolleux, Creole negro, 30
Tom,  American negro, 65
Trotter, American mulatto, 25, carpenter
Washington, American negro, 25
West, American negro, ploughman & laborer, 60 *
William, American negro ploughman & laborer, 48 *