Shark in Pointe Coupee 1878 J. D. Vignes

Vignes search BLM GLO Records reveal three land patents with five owners, two of which were widows owning same property in Pointe Coupee – two dates pre-date the time range of 1878.

Patentee
VIGNES, G, widow
DECOUX, H widow 1/21/1845
Document 597 LA
Twp – Rng Aliquots Sec. # County
004S – 009E 29 Pointe Coupee

Patentee
VIGNES, VEGER 12/15/1846
Document 2941 LA
Twp – Rng Aliquots Sec. # County
004S – 008E Lot/Trct 2 70 Pointe Coupee

Vignes in Google Books
http://books.google.com/books?id=CLQEAAAAYAAJ&lpg=PA136&ots=M68SL8UNsP&dq=J.%20D.%20vignes&pg=PA136&output=embed

The above mention of land purchase in March 1868 by J. D. Vignes does not appear in BLM GLO records website. The BLM GLO site has been renovated.

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