SURNAMES: Jeansonne/Johnson, Clark, Hebert, Dorris, White, Buchan

From the Yahoo! Group:

I am searching surnames for both paternal and maternal sides of my
family lineage.

-paternal is JEANSONNE(JOHNSON)[Clark] and HEBERT
-maternal is DORRIS and WHITE [BUCHAN]
Paternal: Charles Frank & Malinda (Jeansonne) HEBERT
and Maternal: William Edward & Mary Josephine (White) DORRIS
Paternal: Flournoy (Flamoy, “Bug”) & Azelie (Jeansonne) HEBERT
and: Benoit & Louise Jane (Clark) Johnson/Jeansonne
Maternal: John & “Miss” (Painter) DORRIS
and: Greenberry & Elizabeth (Buchan) WHITE
I believe the following so far: White, Buchan’s and Dorris line came
to LA in mid (White & Buchan) and late (Doris) 1800s from Alabama,
county(ies) unknown. Heberts came to LA from Bourgonne region of
France via French colony in Alabama in 1760s, following 1763 Treaty
of Paris. Jeansonne/Johnson came to LA from Acadia (Canada) in 1760s
after the expulsion.
Any input or recommendations appreciated.

You can contact Russ through the Louisiana Genealogy Blog Yahoo! Group


About Louisiana Genealogy Admin

I manage several RootsWeb mailing lists and message boards, support Louisiana Cemetery Preservation, am a former Louisiana and Mississippi librarian, have been researching genealogy of my family since 1988, and write and promote several blogs supporting either Louisiana genealogy or Louisiana cemeteries.
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