Title: RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project
Author: Families of Avoyelles Parish
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Note: Baptized by Father Paul Emile Simon. Godparents: Ludger Jeansonne & Marie R. Jeansonne. As a young man, is reputed to have ridden on horse back from home, across Texas to the western lands at the Texas border. Farmed the land he owned. Spoke little English. Was known to his neighbors as a "mean old man". He was quite a story teller, repeatedly using quaint french expressions in his tales. Chewed tobacco, spat in a can in later years, but during the winter spat into the fire burning in the fire place. According to his eldest son, Estine, he grew tobacco for his own consumption, either in cigars or as chewing tobacco.