This section of the test includes 50 multiple choice questions to be completed within 55 minutes. The questions focus on English grammar and usage, with an emphasis on capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
The photograph on the English side of the Visa was pasted over an area where Jelly Roll had written his year of birth.
Jelly Roll filled out the hand-written parts in English with a steel nib pen and black ink, which was the usual procedure in those days. The ink writing was generally visible from the other side of the paper, but in mirror reverse.
In an attempt to see what Jelly Roll wrote for the year he was born, Mike Meddings hit upon a brilliant method of forensic investigation. Phil Pastras had supplied him with full size photographs of both the front and the back of the Visa.
Taking the full size of the back of the Visa written in Spanishhe made a mirror image of it, and selected the area on the back where the birth year would be, underneath the photograph on the front of the Visa. The image of this small area was then enlarged by a magnification of 2.
A scan of the small section, where the date was written, was immediately sent to Prof. Both agreed with Mike that what Jelly Roll wrote on the Visa as his birth year contained the following: The variable speed of the original recording may also have something to do with it.
What Jelly Roll says on the issued Library of Congress recording is this: But my real name is Ferdinand Lamonthe. My mother also married one of the French settlers in New Orleans, out of a French family, being a contractor.
Census 25 million plus names. Roger Richard has searched the New Orleans telephone directory and the French Minitel directory and found no listing for the surname.
If he was being devious, why did he mention it at all? It is unlikely that Jelly Roll would remember when he was referred to as a Lamothe. His mother married William Mouton in February when he was only just over three years of age, and he would have been known as Mouton from that time onwards until he adopted the anglicised form of Morton, probably about or There is no evidence, other than the Certificate of Baptism, that he ever went by the name of Lamothe, Lamenthe or any of its derivatives.
In any event, there seemed to be no love lost between the Monettes and the Lamothes. The present church, constructed between andwas consecrated on 18th December and opened for parochial services on 1st January It is not the church where Jelly Roll was baptised.
Jelly Roll was baptised in the original St. The original church served the African-American community. After the opening of the new St.
Joseph Church inthe original church was renamed St. Katherine Church, and it continued to serve the African-American community until when it was demolished. The records of the original St. The photocopy I have of the Certificate of Baptism, extracted from the original entry in the Baptismal Register, is dated 15th March Lawrence Gushee discovered the existence of these records inand later obtained a photocopy of the original entry in the Baptismal Register, which verify the facts as set out in the certificate.
The original data was entered by Father J. Downing, the curate at St. Almost everything he entered in the records is wrong, from the names of the parties — Lemott, Monett and Haco — to the month of birth.Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey (later known as Frederick Douglass) was born a slave in Talbot County, Maryland around the year He was an African American reformer, writer, and orator.
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