——————————————————— The Reunion T-shirts have been ordered. Some extras in the various sizes were also ordered and will be available at the Reunion. This is the image (click to enlarge): Photos from the Reunion on Saturday, October 28, 2017 are here:
Author Archives: Fr. J. Vidrine
275th Anniversary – The Life of Alcin Vidrine By Mardell Sibley The following is a sketch of the life of my second great grandfather, Alcin Vidrine. Alcin was born in Old Grand Prairie on October 21, 1845, the tenth child born to Antoine VIdrine and Josephine Ortego (Antoine’s second wife).
This is a presentation I gave this morning to the Evangeline Genealogical and Historical Society in Ville Platte about the 275th Anniversary of Jean Baptiste Lapaise de Védrines’ Departure from France and Arrival in LA. Unfortunately, the text and photos are backwards because of the live video capture on the
On this Memorial Day, the national holiday in America which remembers those who died while serving in our Nation’s Armed Forces, we remember those from the Vidrine Family who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom: Herman Vidrine (1920-1943) son of Joseph Ladie Vidrine and Liliian Marie Soileau died on
TODAY – MAY 10, 2018 – is the 275th anniversary of Jean Baptiste Lapaise de Védrines’ arrival in in New Orleans, LA! He departed France on January 1, 1743 on the royal ship La Charente with the newly-appointed Governor of Louisiana, Pierre de Rigaud de Vaudreuil. During the subsequent four-month
The Vidrine Family in LA celebrates the 275th anniversary of Jean Baptiste Lapaise de Védrines’ departure from France and arrival of LA in 2018. It’s a great time to remember and reflect on the 275 years of history of his descendants and the life and family he established in LA. Josien Vidrine was the third