Dr. John Montanee

A New Orleans Voodoo Grimoire

Two Pages (click image to enlarge)
July 12th,1860… “SCHEDULE I -- Free Inhabitants in ? New
Orleans…”
Recalled By: ???
Source: United States Census of 1860, microfilm, New Orleans Public Library

Selected Transcriptions:

The twelve columns at the top of page:
1. Dwelling-houses--- numbered in the order of visitation.
2. Families numbered in the order of visitation.
3. The name of every person whose normal place of abode on the first day of June, 1860, was in this family.
4. Age
5. Sex
6. Color: White, black, or mulatto
7. Profession, Occupation, or Trade of each person, male and female, over 15 years of age.
8. Value of Real Estate.
9. Value of Personal Estate.
10. Place of Birth, Naming the State, Territory, or Country.
11. Married within the year.
12. Attended School within the year.
13. Free(?) over (?) of age who cannot read & write.
14. Whether deaf and dumb, blind, insane, idiot, pauper, convict.

Selected Entries:

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Line Number 21
Column 1, 1182
Column 2, 1827
Column 3, J Montane
Column 4, ?2
Column 5, m
Column 6, B
Column 7, Physician (under “Physician” appears to be the word “Quack”)
Column 8, 12,000
Column 9, 750
Column 10, Africa
Line Number 21
Column 1,
Column 2,
Column 3, Mathilde Montane
Column 4, 37?
Column 5, f
Column 6, B
Column 7, No occupation is listed
Column 8,
Column 9,
Column 10, Maryland
Lines 23 through 29
These lines list the children living in the household with the surname Montane. Three are male and four are female.
Two females and one male attended school within the year.
All of the children were born in Louisiana.

Comments:
Column 7 now records the Profession, Occupation, or
Trade of free males and females. In 1850 only free males
were recorded.

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