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 Settler                                             Claim No            Property Bound              Occupation     Inhabitation    Cultivation    Parish         Acrerage     Assignee              Confimation                                             Location
Henry Quirk                                            1        Thomas Wilson                        PT2-22-1819                      25-30       Natchitoches       640                  Louis Latham/JMM                    Bayou of three prairies-Natchitoches
Louis Latham                                           2                                                                                                                                                                      Bayou of three prairies
Antonio le Rue                                         3        w. by John Galmond/F. "Galmond"                                                                   abt 1 acre              Jose Maria Prosel/Jose Strother     Bayou Sie or See
Francisco Grammon "Galmond"                            4        Antonio LeRue (#3)                                                      6         Natchitoches       640                  Jose Maria Prosel/Jose Strother     Bayou Sie or See
Henry Stoker                                           5        Vacant                                                                25-30       Natichitoches      640                  Louis Latham/John Lum               Bayou Pedro
Latney Parrot "Parrot, Latting"                        6        vacant                                                                15-20                          640                  Louis Latham/John Lum               Bayou Buena Vista
John Lum                                               7        n. Bodia Flores/w. Laplace/s.vacant/e.partly Andrew Chamadre          15-20                          640                  Latney Parrot/Louis Latham          Bayou Pedro and Bayou Buena Vista
John Wadill                                            8        Vacant                                                                 20         Natchitoches       640                  Absolum Winfree/Jacob Winfree       Eastside River Sabine
Joel Leakey                                            9        Vacant                                                                 20                            640                  Jacob Winfree/Jessie Yocum          Bayou Negreit
Samuel Norris                                          10       w.Francois Porrio/s Lake/e.Leonard Dyson                               15         Natchitoches       489                  Leonard Dyson/Leonard Murphy        Red River
Hugh McNeley                                           11       vacant                                                                 10                            640                  Joel Leaky/Jacob Winfree            Bayou Torro
Christopher Anthony                                    12       vacant                                                                 35         Natchitoches       640                  Jessie Yocum/Jessie Winfree         Bayou Negreit
Samuel Norris, aassignee of Peter Murphy               13       e. Baptist Porrio & children/s. vacant/w.Janes Pares                    5                          296.66                 Leonard Dyson/Peter Murphy          Red River (southwest bank)
Leonard Dyson, assignee of Edw McGlaughlin             14       Vacant                                                                  5                            640                  Samuel Norris/Peter Murphy          Red River (on se side of a cutoff which forms a Norris Island
Nathaniel Norris                                       15       Vacant                                                                  6         Natchitoches       640                  Samuel Norris/Jean Baptist Poiret   Peach Tree Bayou
Nathaniel Norris and brothers                          16       vacant                                                                 15         Natchitoches       640                  Samuel Norris/Jean Baptist Poiret   Peach Tree Bayou
Thomas Hicks                                           17       vacant                                                                 20         Natchitoches       640                  Joel Leaky/Jessi Yocum              Hickory Woods within 1 mile of Sabine River abt 3 m below mouth of Nigriet Bayou
Leonard Dyson                                          18       n. Henry Stockman/nw Samuel Noriss/s. vacant/e.Baptist Porrio, dr       5         Natchitoches       575                  Samuel Norris/John McLaughlin       Red River
Baptist Poiret, brothers and sisters                   19       nw. Samuel Norris/vacant                                                7         Natchitoches       640                  Leonard Dyson/John McLaughlin       Red River
Baptist Poiret, sr                                     20       vacant                                                                  2                           351.8                 Peter Murphy/John McLaughlin        Lake of Red River
Moses Robinson                                         21       Island                                                                  8         Natchitoches      435.5                 James Pharis/Peter Murphy           Red River (sw bank on an island contained on survey Jno. Dinsmore
Peter Stockman                                         22       vacant exept w by B. Poiret, sr.                                        6         Natchitoches                            Samuel Norris/John McLaughlin       Red River (sw bank)
Jacob Winfree                                          23       vacant                                                                 10         Natchitoches       640                  George Stewart/John Waddill         Hickory Woods (branch of Negriet)
James Pharis                                           24                                                                                                                                                                     Red River
Jose Rues                                              25                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Santa Barbara
Antonio Debaserda                                      26                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Sie or See
Jose Estrader                                          27                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Sie or See
Peter Patterson                                        28                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Sie or See
David Waltman                                          29                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Sie or See
John Maximillien                                       30                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Sie or See
Henry Stockman                                         31                                                                                                                                                                     Red River
John Gordon                                            32                                                                                                                                                                     River Sabine
John Armstrong, assignee Charles Curtis                33                                                                                                                                                                     Cassa Lake
Cezare Wallace                                         34                                                                                                                                                                     Cassa Lake
James Kirkham                                          35                                                                                                                                                                     Waters of Petrevo
John Laplace                                           36                                                                                                                                                                     Road to Gaines' Ferry
James Kirkham, assignee of Thomas Cartwright           37                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Chacon
Benjamin Winfree                                       38                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Negriet
Marian Sanchez                                         39                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Piedro
Banjamin Morris                                        40                                                                                                                                                                     Hickory Woods
Absoleum J. Winfree                                    41                                                                                                                                                                     Hickory Woods
Henry Stoker, assignee of Alexander Calhoun            42                                                                                                                                                                     Dividing Ridge
Badio Flores                                           43                                                                                                                                                                     Town of Adais
Thomas Arthur                                          44                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Negreit
Andres Galindo                                         45                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Sie or See
Fracois Poiret                                         46                                                                                                                                                                     Red River
Michael Early                                          47                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Sie or See
John Armstrong, assignee of James Anderson             48                                                                                                                                                                     Red River
David Case, assignee of John Euney                     49                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Sie or See
Henry Berger                                           50                                                                                                                                                                     Cane Bayou
Henry Berger                                           51                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Adais (Adaize)
Rebecca McLaughlin                                     52                                                                                                                                                                     Southwest Branch Red River
Andres Valentine, assignee of Marian Sanchez           53                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Sacatchie
Firmin Poissot                                         54                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Lapoint
Andrea Adley, Baptiste Prudhomme and Jose                                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Sie or See
                                                       55
Locabeach
Cezarr Wallace, assignee of Pierre Wallace,
                                                       56                                                                                                                                                                     A Small Bayou
deceased
Andre Valentine                                        58                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Sie or See
Edmund Quirk                                           59                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou la Nan
William Quirk                                          60                                                                                                                                                                     Road to Gaines' Ferry
Manuel Cherino                                         61                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Pedro
Guillaume Bebe                                         62                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Sie or See
Widow Laleno Padea                                     63                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Sie or See
John Freeman                                           64                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou St Jean
Rasimo Gagnie                                          65                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou la Bonne Chasse
James Skackleford, assignee of John Stein              66                                                                                                                                                                     Laurel Springs
Eli Smith                                              67                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Kisatchie
David Wrinkles                                         68                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Kisatchie
John Montgomery, jr                                    69                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Kisatchie
Eli Smith, assignee of Archibald Thompson              70                                                                                                                                                                     Bayou Centerburb
John Sheridan, assignee of Pedro Guiardo               71                                                                                                                                                                     A Spanish Village
James Tate, assignee of Cubaza                         72                                                                                                                                                                     A Spanish Village
James Tate, assignee of Maria Mora                     73                                                                                                                                                                     A Spanish Village
James Tate, assignee of Pablo Libras                   74                                                                                                                                                                     A Spanish Village

Maria Conception de Lion, assignee of M. Rodrigues     75                                                                                                                                                                     A Spanish Village
Antonio Rodriques                                      76                                                                                                                                                                     A Spanish Village
Asa Bekum, assignee of Maria San Miquel                77                                                                                                                                                                     "Near" A Spanish Village
James M. Gibson, assignee of J Montgomery              78                                                                                                                                                                     McKimm's Creek
Charles Noyrit                                         79                                                                                                                                                                     Isle a Bolieu
Francois Prudhomme                                  80               Bayou of Praiarie Winsey
Alexander Germieul                                  81               Isle a Bolieu
Pierre & Baptiste Laffitt                           82     1784      Bayou Nadier (Bayou Pierre) & Nabancha (Nanticole)
Hugh McGuffin                                       83               Bayou Pedro
Harriet W.M. Cable, assignee of J. Cable            84               Young's Bayou
Athanasse Poissot                                   85               Bayou Cantamaman
Mary E.. Case. Wife of William M. Rivers            86               On road to Gaines's Ferry




Joseph Valentine                                    87    1791 TID   Settlement of Bayou Pierre (Branch of Red River in settlement of Bayou Pierre south side of river Bayou Ma




John Baptiste Trezzeni, assignee of F. Serpentine   88               Settlement of Bayou Pierre
Jose Maria Procelia                                 89               Tres y Llanos
James Wilson                                        90               Spring Branch
Philip Winfree                                      91               Near Sabine River
Abraham Winfree                                     92               Near Sabine River
John Waddle/Waddill                                 93               Not Stated
James Walker, assignee of James Dollohide           94               Bayou Torro
Joseph Grubb, assignee of G. Johnson                95               Bayou Kisatchie
Joseph Grubb, assignee of Thomas Nash               96               Bayou Kisatchie
Manuel Gonzles                                      97               Road to Ormegas
Azor Mathis                                         98               Mill Creek
Henry Sheridan                                      99               Near Spanish Village
James McKim, elder                                  100              Bayou Provincal
Asa Hickman, assignee of Theodore Hickman           101              Bayou Santaburb
James McKim, jr                                     102              Bayou Provincal
Henry Wrinkles                                      103              East Side of Bayou Kisatchie
Etheired Smith                                      104              Bayou Santaburb
James Hickman                                       105              Bayou Santaburb
William Cummings                                    106              Bayou Santaburb
William Hickman                                     107              Bayou Santaburb




George Schamp and Pelag. Schamp                     108              Aroya de la Deesa in settlement Bayou Pierre




Santiago Ruiz                                       109              Near Spanish Village
Emanuel Prudehomme                                  110              Adais, and around the village of Adais
Augustin T. San Miguel                              111   Spanish Village




John Cortes, (merchant,) assignee of Trenk Tarwin   112   Bayou Terre Blanche
John Litton                                         114   Bayou San Miguel
Asa Backum                                          115   Bayou San Miguel
Hannah McKimm                                       116   Southwest Fork of Bayou Provincial
Nancy R. Hays                                       117   Bayou San Miguel
John Sibley                                         118   Bayou Wallace
Heirs of Michael Quinn                              119   Bayou Bain
John Sibley                                         120   Both sides and in the forks of Bayou Durasmus or Bayou Morvan
John Sibley, assignee of Ounette Boudin             121   Both Sides Bayou St John
John Sibley, assignee of Littlepage Robinson        122   Bayou Bain
John Sibley, assignee of John L Petit               123   Frontage on rd from Natchitoches to Sabine, crossing Bayou Bain runnning up Bayous Adaise and Chacta
John Sibley                                         124   Bayou Adais
John Baptiste Perot                                 125   Tres y Llanos
Green Cook, assignee of Henry Shabino               126   River Sabine
George Slaughter, assignee of Louis Warren          127   Saline Bayou
Remy Christie                                       128   Bayou Sie or See
William P. Davidson, assignee of John Humphreys     129   Bayou of Three Prairies
Thomas Wilson                                       130   Bayou of Three Prairies
Thomas Wilson, assignee of Poudio Morales           131   Bayou of Three Prairies
Thomas Gray, assignee of James Bridges              132   Bayou Negreit
Thomas Gray, assignee of John Makey                 133   Bayou Negreit
Polly Lemmons                                       134   Cow Bayou
Macedonia Grammon                                   135   Bayou Sie or See
John Cortes, of Bayou Sie                           136   Bayou Sie or See
Letreus Alrio                                       137   Bayou Sie or See
Simon Montalbo                                      138   Bayou Sie or See
Widow Ganasien Parrira                              139   Bayou Sie or See
John Grammon                                        140   Bayou Sie or See
Widown Intereste Toval                              141   Bayou Sie or See
Estevan Bascus                                      142   Bayou Sie or See




Edward Murphy, assignees of                         143   Bayou Hondo
Maria Flores                                        144   Bayou Sie or See
Malchore Mountsoul                                  145   Bayou Sie or See
Manuel Grammon                                      146   Bayou Sie or See
Domingo Gonzales                                    147   Bayou Sie or See
Ignatio Curtinas                                    148   Bayou Sie or See
John Burdan                                         149   Bayou Sie or See
John Pierre Burdan                                  150   Bayou Sie or See
John Baptiste Burdan                                151   Bayou Sie or See
Thoms McNeily, assignee of John Gardner             152   Bayou Mill Creek
John Dinsmore, jr., assignee of S. Lafitt           153   Bayou Grand Cannes
Robert McDonald, assignee of Stephen Moore          154   Bayou of Three Prairies
Andrew Bassum                                       155   Bayou of Three Prairies
Juan Colas Burdan                                     156                                      Bayou Sie or See
Jose Arriole                                          157                                      Bayou Sie or See
Regoria Shernack                                      158                                      Bayou Sie or See
Felecian Gonzales                                     159                                      Cany Bayou
Francisco Rosales                                     160                                      Bayou Sie or See
Jose Bascus                                           161                                      Bayou Sie or See
Portevent Bludworth                                   162                                      Bayou Kisatchie
John Warrick                                          163                                      Bayou Kisatchie
John Wrinkle                                          164                                      Bayou Kisatchie
Humphrey Yarborough                                   165                                      Bayou Kisatchie
Jose Antonio Manchae                                  166                                      Bayou Sie or See
Martin Dios                                           167                                      Bayou of Three Prairies
Jose Antonio Rodrigues                                168                                      Bayou Sie or See
Trinidado Candada                                     169                                      Village of Adais
Manuel Bustamente                                     170                                      Village of Adais
Miguel Pugar                                          171                                      Village of Adais
Sylvestre Poissot                                     172                                      On a chain of lakes
Sylvestre Poissot, assignee of A. Poissot, deceased   173                                      On a chain of lakes
Firmin Poissot                                        174   Cesar Lafitte, Sylvester Poissot   On a Coulee known as Bayou La Vacharie
Cesar Lafitte                                         175                                      Bayou LePoint
Denise Dios                                           176                                      Lake Juan de Mora
Jose Dehoras                                          177                                      Bayou of Three Prairies
Domingo Santa Cruz                                    178                                      Adais
Jose Maria Soto, assignee of Baptiste Cherino         179                                      Adais

Samuel Davenport, the heirs and reps.                 180                                      River Sabine




Samuel Davenport, the heirs and reps.                 181                                      River Sabine




Widow and heirs of Isaac Crow, deceased               182                                      East bank Sabine on the road Natchitoches to Nacogdoches
Sarah Sheridan, now wife of William Carrel            183                                      Bayou le Bain
Thoms Wallace, assignee of David Minsey               184                                      Red River
Thomas Wallace                                        185                                      Terre Noir Creek
Heirs and representatives of Basil Gagnie             186                                      La Royo Nabonchas district of Bayou Pierre
Michael Chamard                                       187                                      Lake Fordache
Pavie and Noyrit, assignees of Jose An. Sepulvado     188                                      Bayou Piedra
Benjamin Bullitt, assignee of John Jameson            189                                      Bayou St . John
James Madden, assignee of Enos Withers                190                                      Bayou Kisatchie
Andre Valentine                                       191                                      Bayou Adaise in Settlement of Bayou Pierre
Francois Rambin                                       192                                      A large Bayou
Andre Rambin                                          193                                      Branch of Red River
Christian Hesser                                      194                                      A large Bayou
Antoine Hesser                                        195                                      Branch of Red River
Charles Myers and Joseph Robinson                     196                                      Southwest bank Red River
Benjamin Biles, assignee of Tertise Henson            197                                      Bayou Harpoon
Raimond Dailey                                        198                                      Bayou Harpoon
William Stafford, assignee of Lewis Warren            199                                      Saline Prairie




Cezar Lafitte & Louis Lafitt                          200                                      Las Ormegas




Heirs of James Denny, who was assignee of J.
Y'Barvo                                               201                                      Bayou of Three Prairies
Andre Chamard, assignee of Miguel Delgardo            202                                      Village of Adais
George McTier                                         203                                      Bayou Depont
Gaspard Fiolle, widow and heirs                       204                                      Bayou La Gloria
Mary E. Case, wife of W.M. Rivers, assignee of W.
Stockman                                              205                                      Spanish Lake
George McTier                                         206                                      Spanish Lake (on a)
David Case, assignee of John Armor                    207                                      Red River
Heirs and representatives of George Dawson            208                                      Bayou Piedra
Gaspard Fiolle (Heirs and representatives of)         209                                      Bayou Goutiere (six legues from Natchitoches on the road to Opelousas 1787 sig Estevan Miro)
Joseph T Montgomery, assignee of Abr'm Dinton         210                                      Bayou Negreit
Baptisto Adley                                        211                                      Sacanario Bayou Cypre
Thomas Gray, assignee of Dominque Gonzales            212                                      Bayou Negreit
Jacques Lapine                                        213                                      Bayou Sie or See
Absolem Winfree, assignee of Johns Waddill            214                                      River Sabine
Nicholas Jacks, assignee of Needum Alford             215                                      Branch of Bayou Toro
Manuel Flores                                         216                                      Bayou Terre Blanche
The heirs of Andrew Franks                            217                                      Bayou Piedra
John Yocum, assignee of Thomas Thompson               218                                      Ewany Prairie
Thomas D Yocum                                        219                                      Ewany Prairie
John Yocum, assignee of Jesse Yocum                   220                                      Ewany Prairie
Mathias Yocum, assignee of Louis Chabinaud         221          Ewany Prairie
Samuel S Carnes, assignee of Richard Simms         222          Branch of Bayou Toro
John Palvadore                                     223          Bayou la Bonne Chasse
Ed Murphy, heirs by Commandant of Nacogdoches      224          Lake Juan de Mora
Bernard Pantalions, Representatives of             225          Spanish Lake (east) Bayou Terre Blanche (north) Bayou Durasmus (west)
Francois Robin                                     226          Old river
Remy Totan                                         227          Bayou Tapalcat
Mary Routh Booker                                  228          Bayou Provincal
Ambroise Lecomte                                   229          Bayou Lianacucu
John Baptiste Lecomte, incomplete                  230          Lianacucu "todo el nano de Lianacucu"
Emanuel Trichel                                    231          Prairie Chatidana
James Bludworth, assignee of John Bennett          232          Bayou Lac Petite Embarras @ junction w/ Old River
Asa Hickman, assignee of John Mayhew               233          Bayou Santaburb
Francis Rouquier, heirs of                         234   1786   Red River (west bank)
Jean Marie Francois Rouquier                       235   1786   Red River called Old River (imm. Below Petit Ecor)
James Kirkman, assignee of Juan Segine             236          Bayou Pedro, or Piedro
Michael Rambin                                     237          Bayou Pierre settlements
Marcel de Soto                                     238          Bayou Pierre
Louis Procella                                     239          Bayou Pierre
Pavie and Noyrit                                   240          Las res Llanos
Vincent Jackson, assignee of William Ash           241          River Sabine (east bank) (2 miles below Cashata Village)
Pierre Roblot                                      242          Bayou La Bonne Chasse
Philip Flores                                      243          Bayou la Bonne Chasse
Claude Antonie Choppin                             244          L'Isle a Bolieu
Pierre Bolieu                                      245          L'Isle a Bolieu
Laurent Meillieu                                   246          L'Isle a Bolieu
Edward Bolieu                                      247          L'Isle a Bolieu
Heirs of Louis Soligne                             248          L'Isle a Bolieu
Pierre Roblot, assignee of Jose Antonio Skiewell   249          Bayou la Bonne Chasse
Jacques Grappe                                     230          Bayou Sicicacachia
Martha Andrus                                      251          River Quelqueshue
Dempsey Isles                                      252          River Quelqueshue
Elias Blunt, assignee of Archibald Smith           253          River Quelqueshue
Hardy Coward, assignee of Aaron Cherry             254          River Quelqueshue
Archibald Thompson                                 255          Bayou d'Inde
George Fogleman                                    256          River Quelqueshue (west side)on Spanish Trace, 2 miles above Lake Charles
James Going                                        257          Bayou Chou Pique
James Ashworth, jr                                 258          Bayou Chou Pique
James Banett, assignee of G. Orr and A. Terill     259          River Sabine
Jacob E Self, assignee of Rezin Bowie, sr          260          River Quelqueshue
Rees Perkins, assignee of G Johnson                261          River Quelqueshue (north side of the west branch about 4 miles above improvements by John Gilchris @ fi
Rees Perkins, assignee of David Choat              262          River Quelqueshue
Rees Perkins, assignee of John Gilchris            263          River Quelqueshue
Drury Bunch                                        264          River Quelqueshue
James Barnett, assignee of Joshua Johnson          265          River Quelqueshue
Hardy Coward, assignee of William Isles            266          River Quelqueshue
Michel Neil                                        267          River Quelqueshue
John Henderson                                     268          River Quelqueshue
Burrell Franks                                     269          Hackberry island
Jaob Ryan                                          270          River Quelqueshue
Hiram Ours                                         271          Bayou d'Inde
Henry Moss                                         272          Bayou d'Inde
Jacob Ryan, assignee of Joseph Cornow              273          River Quelqueshue
George King and John B Hamilton                    274          Mill Creek
Joseph Clark                                       275          River Quelqueshue
Rees Perkins, assignee of Philip P Dever           276          River Quelqueshue
Isaac Foster                                       277          River Quelqueshue
William Smith                                      278          River Quelqueshue
George Smith                                       279          River Quelqueshue
George Orr                                         280          River Quelqueshue
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                     Settlements & Inhabitants

                       Settler                                                          Other Records, Military/Census/Vital/Tax                   Class                                                        Notes
                     Henry Quirk                                          1810 Natchitoches/
                     Louis Latham
                     Antonio le Rue                                       Enumerated 1 1699 1st settlement GC, Ft Maurepas/Common sn early La
                     Francisco Grammon "Galmond"
                     Henry Stoker
                     Latney Parrot "Parrot, Latting"                      1820 Natchitoches Census
                     John Lum
                     John Wadill                                                                                                                           Also occupation Henry Stoker to whom said land was conveyed and improvements
                     Joel Leakey
                     Samuel Norris                                        1810 Natchitoches/
                     Hugh McNeley                                         1820 Natchitoches Census
                     Christopher Anthony
                     Samuel Norris, aassignee of Peter Murphy                                                                                              Widow Murphy 1820 Natchitoches
                     Leonard Dyson, assignee of Edw McGlaughlin           1810 Natchitoches/1820 Natchitoches/17,18 & 19 Cons Reg't La Militia
                     Nathaniel Norris                                     1820 Natchitoches Census
                     Nathaniel Norris and brothers                                                                                                         Francisco Norris possible brother neighboring Norris on 1820 Natchitoches
                     Thomas Sabine
Hickory Woods within 1 mile of Hicks River abt 3 m below mouth of Nigriet Bayou
                     Leonard Dyson                                        1810 Rapides
                     Baptist Poiret, brothers and sisters                 Poiyant, Baptiste, Capt Price's Co. La Militia
                     Baptist Poiret, sr                                   agreeable to plot of survey by John Dinsmore, Jr. Deputy Surveyor 1823
                     Moses Robinson
                     Peter Stockman
                     Jacob Winfree                                        16th Regiment Thompson's, La Militia
                     James Pharis
                     Jose Rues
                     Antonio Debaserda
                     Jose Estrader
                     Peter Patterson
                     David Waltman
                     John Maximillien
                     Henry Stockman
                     John Gordon
                     John Armstrong, assignee Charles Curtis
                     Cezare Wallace
                     James Kirkham
                     John Laplace
                     James Kirkham, assignee of Thomas Cartwright
                     Benjamin Winfree
                     Marian Sanchez
                     Banjamin Morris
                     Absoleum J. Winfree
                     Henry Stoker, assignee of Alexander Calhoun
                     Badio Flores
                     Thomas Arthur
                     Andres Galindo
                     Fracois Poiret
                     Michael Early
                     John Armstrong, assignee of James Anderson
                     David Case, assignee of John Euney
                     Henry Berger
                     Henry Berger
                     Rebecca McLaughlin
                     Andres Valentine, assignee of Marian Sanchez
                     Firmin Poissot
                     Andrea Adley, Baptiste Prudhomme and Jose
                     Locabeach
                     Cezarr Wallace, assignee of Pierre Wallace,
                     deceased
                     Andre Valentine
                     Edmund Quirk
                     William Quirk
                     Manuel Cherino
                     Guillaume Bebe
                     Widow Laleno Padea
                     John Freeman
                     Rasimo Gagnie
                     James Skackleford, assignee of John Stein
                     Eli Smith
                     David Wrinkles
                     John Montgomery, jr
                     Eli Smith, assignee of Archibald Thompson
                     John Sheridan, assignee of Pedro Guiardo
                     James Tate, assignee of Cubaza
                     James Tate, assignee of Maria Mora
                     James Tate, assignee of Pablo Libras

                     Maria Conception de Lion, assignee of M. Rodrigues
                     Antonio Rodriques
                     Asa Bekum, assignee of Maria San Miquel
                     James M. Gibson, assignee of J Montgomery
                     Charles Noyrit
                     Francois Prudhomme
                     Alexander Germieul
                     Pierre & Baptiste Laffitt
                     Hugh McGuffin
                     Harriet W.M. Cable, assignee of J. Cable
                     Athanasse Poissot
                     Mary E.. Case. Wife of William M. Rivers
                                                                                                                                                             Translation of grant, Don Antonio Gil Y'Barvo, captain of militia, lietenant governer, and judge delegate of
                                                                                                                                                             smuggling and forfietures, and chief justice of the town of Na. Sa. Del Pibar of Nacogdoches and its jurisdiction.
                                                                                                                                                             Whereas Jph V. [torn] has appeared by petition, bearing date Aug 5 1791praying with due submission that the tract
                                                                                                                                                             of land called Adaes, because the tribe of the Adaes occupy it, may be granted him, I do grant it to him for the
                                                                                                                                                             object in his petition mentioned—the raising of horses, herds of cattle, flocks of sheep, and the cultivation of grains
                                                                                                                                                             of husbandry—with the condition of remaining subject, as ought to be, and are all those domi¬ciliated in this
                                                                                                                                                             province, and under my jurisdiction, to the royal laws, mandates, and dispositions, and orders of his superiors. In
                                                                                                                                                             virtue whereof, I have given this grant, and signed it with witnesses of my assistance, for want of a notary, there
                                                                                                                                                             being none, august 13, 1/91. Signed Antonio Gil y Barvo; paraphed Ohristoval de Cordoba, Jacinto de Ignono." In
                                                                                                                                                             support of the claim the following testimony was taken before the board:
                      Joseph Valentine
Settlement of Bayou Pierre (Branch of Red River in settlement of Bayou Pierre south side of river Bayou Macdown on north and eastern by Red River)   1       "Pierre Laffitt, being sworn, says that he knows the land claimed by Joseph Valentine in his above notice; that the
                                                                                                                                                             same is situated and lying as therein described; that the grantee, Joseph Valentine, twenty-one years ago
                                                                                                                                                             established and lived on the land claimed with his family; that he kept his horses, cattle, &c., and planted corn and
                                                                                                                                                             other grains thereon at that time, and that he has continued to Live on, cultivate, and occupy said land, to raise
                                                                                                                                                             horses, cattle, &c., and to plant and raise corn and other grains thereon, from the time of its first establishment
                                                                                                                                                             until the present time."
                                                                                                                                                             The extent of ground conceded is not stated in the grant, but the limits and extent claimed embrace a smaller area
                                                                                                                                                             of ground than was usually granted for stock farms. We think the title relied upon was considered by the former
                                                                                                                                                             government as a complete grant, and are of opinion it ought to be confirmed; accordingly, in the abstract, have
                                                                                                                                                             classed it with claims of the "first class."

                     John Baptiste Trezzeni, assignee of F. Serpentine
                     Jose Maria Procelia
                     James Wilson
                     Philip Winfree
                     Abraham Winfree
                     John Waddle/Waddill                                                                                                                 4
                     James Walker, assignee of James Dollohide
                     Joseph Grubb, assignee of G. Johnson
                     Joseph Grubb, assignee of Thomas Nash
                     Manuel Gonzles
                     Azor Mathis
                     Henry Sheridan
                     James McKim, elder
                     Asa Hickman, assignee of Theodore Hickman
                     James McKim, jr
                     Henry Wrinkles                                                                                                                      4   Land not classified as NT
                     Etheired Smith
                     James Hickman
                     William Cummings
                     William Hickman
                                                                                                                                                             105.      George Schamp, and Pelagic  Schamp,  his  wife,  of  the  parish  of  Natchitoches,  filed  their  notice
                                                                                                                                                             claiming, by virtue of a concession in favor of John Adle, dated May 14, 1796, a tract of land lying
                                                                                                                                                             within the late neutral territory, situated at a place known by the name of the Aroya. de la Deesa, in the
                     George Schamp and Pelag. Schamp
                                                                                                                                                             settle­ment of Bayou Pierre, having half a league on each of the four cardinal courses from the above-
                                                                                                                                                             mentioned place, and containing 5,760 acres. The claim is supported by an authentic copy of the
                                                                                                                                                             following original documents, to wit:
                     Santiago Ruiz                                                                                                                           To the Lieutenant Governor Mr. BERNADO FERNANDEZ:
                     Emanuel Prudehomme
                                                                                                                 " John Adle, a citizen, settled at the bayou called De las Piedras, of the jurisdiction the settlement of
                                                                                                                                                                                                              of 
                                                                                                                 Nacogdoches, on the . place known by the name of the Margin of the Aroya de in Deesa, with the
                                                                                                                 great­est respect and submission saith that, agreeably to the decree published at the guard-house of
                                                                                                                 this place, requiring of those who had not the titles to their lands in due form, to apply so as to have
                                                                                                                 them legalized, I come forward to beg of your honor to have the goodness to grant me the
                                                                                                                 possession of a tract of land. which has been given to me by Mr. Pablo Babit Laffitt, at the Aroya de
                                                                                                                 In Deesa, half a league on each of the four cardinal courses, to build my house, cultivate a field, and
                                                                                                                 to bring thither my family, for me to use the same, and afterwards to my children, my heirs, and
                                                                                                                 successors. Your petitioner     begs of  your honor to admit this petition on common paper, as there is
                                                                                                                 none of the stamped, and your petitioner, &c."The surveyor says there are signs on the said land:
                                                                                                                 without injury to a third person, put him in pos¬session in due form, and return me this document
                                                                                                                 immediately                      after                  the                  taking                    possession.
                     Augustin T. San Miguel                                                                      "FERN."
                                                                                                                 " On the twenty-ninth day of the month of December, year seventeen hundred and ninety-five, in
                                                                                                                 com¬pliance with the foregoing decree, I, Joseph Cayetano de Zepeda, land commissioner of the
                                                                                                                 jurisdiction of Nacogdoches, being accompanied by the witnesses of my assistance, Mr. Joseph de la
                                                                                                                 Vega and Vicente del Rio, -went to the place called. El Aroya de la Deesa, John Adle being present,
                                                                                                                 to give him the possession I was ordered to give him; accordingly, it being on the same place of the
                                                                                                                 Aroya de la Deesa, after inquir¬ing if there were neighbors on the limits or boundaries of the said
                                                                                                                 land, in order to have them called, to be convinced that the said tract of land does not belong to
                                                                                                                 Pablo Babit Laffitt, said Pablo gives it as a donation to said Adle, permitting him to apply for and
                                                                                                                 obtain the grant of the Aroya de In Deesa, who asks half a league on each of four courses, as stated in
                                                                                                                 his petition. I have visited the said land with the said witnesses of my assistance, and took the said
                                                                                                                 Adle, and examined. the surface of the said land from the north to the south, and from east to west,
                                                                                                                 planted posts, cut down several trees as a sign of pos¬session granted him in the name of his Majesty
                     John Cortes, (merchant,) assignee of Trenk Tarwin                                           to the said Adle, as legitimate owner of the same land, measuring two square leagues, as is expressed
                     John Litton
                     Asa Backum                                                                                  in his foregoing solicitation, and gave the name to the same of Senor San Juan del Aroya de la Deesa,
                     Hannah McKimm                                                                         4     No forever to be called by that name; and the above-mentioned Adle is actually in complete
                                                                                                                 andproof
                     Nancy R. Hays                                                                               possession,        agreeably       to      the      rights    of      all     the      already       mentioned
                     John Sibley                                                                       3 later 4 1779 Chain of title Spanish/No doc of title presented
                     Heirs of Michael Quinn
                                                                                                                 lands; and in consequence I have signed this grant, with the witnesses of my assistance, at the place of
                     John Sibley                                                                           4     San Juan del Aroya de la Deesa, in the same day, month, and year above mentioned.
                     John Sibley, assignee of Ounette Boudin                                               4     "JOSE                             CAYETANO                                DE                            ZEPEDA.
                     John Sibley, assignee of Littlepage Robinson                                          4     1784 Chain of Spanish title, Rouguette doubtable title
                                                                                                                 "                               VICENTE                                   DEL                                  1110.
                     John Sibley, assignee crossing Bayou
Frontage on rd from Natchitoches to Sabine,of John L Petit Bain runnning up Bayous Adaise and Chacta       4
                     John Sibley                                                                                 "                 JOSEPH                      Lea                 DE                  LA                    VEGA.
                     John Baptiste Perot                                                                         "                               PABLO                                  Babit                                Lafitte."
                     Green Cook, assignee of Henry Shabino                                                       " Considering the foregoing act of possession given to John Adle, without any contradiction of
                     George Slaughter, assignee of Louis Warren
                     Remy Christie                                                                               parties, place the original document in the records, and give a copy of the same to the party as a title
                     William P. Davidson, assignee of John Humphreys                                             of property; 1, Don Bernado Fernandez, lieutenant of cavalry, and actual commandant of the
                     Thomas Wilson                                                                               jurisdiction of Nacog¬doches, have signed it, with the witnesses of my assistance, on the 14th day of
                     Thomas Wilson, assignee of Poudio Morales
                     Thomas Gray, assignee of James Bridges
                                                                                                                 the                         month                        of                      May,                          1790.
                     Thomas Gray, assignee of John Makey                                                         "                           BERNADO                                DE                            FERNANDEZ.
                     Polly Lemmons                                                                               "Witnesses                of             assistance:             Jost            MA-                GUADIANA.
                     Macedonia Grammon                                                                           "                                             MIGUEL                                                SANCHEZY
                     John Cortes, of Bayou Sie
                     Letreus Alrio                                                                               " Compared with the original that remains in the records under my charge, to which I refer myself;
                     Simon Montalbo                                                                              and that at the drawing of this copy were present the following witnesses, who have signed with me,
                     Widow Ganasien Parrira                                                                      at       Nacogdoches,            30th        day       of       the       month         of        May,         1196.
                     John Grammon
                     Widown Intereste Toval
                                                                                                                 "         JOSEPH             MARL!,            GlIADLANA.              "        MIGUEL              SANCHEZ."
                     Estevan Bascus                                                                              By an authentic copy of an act of sale, dated January 21, 1821, passed before Charles Slocum, judge
                                                                                                                 143. The heirs of legal representatives with the Murphy, of the claim, Natchitoches, filed their notice
                                                                                                                 of the parish andNatchitoches, filed of Edward notice of this parish ofJohn Adle and Jeanavieve Dubois,
                                                                                                                 claiming,
                                                                                                                            for the consideration of $1,000, sold to the a tract of the land conceded in the foregoing
                                                                                                                 his wife, by virtue of a Spanish grant dated October 18, 1791, claimantsland lying within the late neutral territory,
                                                                                                                 situated on the Bayou Hondo, and containing 2,222.84 acres, agreeably to a plat of survey drawn by Samuel Cook,
                                                                                                                 grant.
                                                                                                                 then deputy surveyor of the United States, dated December 7, 1806, and filed with the notice. An original
                                                                                                                 document, opinion this claim is a translation, is filed with the notice: "SEN. LIEFrENANT GOVERNOR: Edward
                                                                                                                 We are of of which the followingought to be confirmed, and in the abstract have classed it with claims of
                                                                                                                 Murphy, of the post
                                                                                                                 the "first class." of Natchitoches, part of the province of Louisiana, presents himself before you, and says, that
                                                                                                                on the margin of a creek named Aroya Hondo, which separates the two provinces on the side of the province of
                                                                                                                Texas, and on the margin between the royal road and another which passes by the Bayou St. John, there is a cove
                                                                                                                which I find so advantageous for collecting my cattle, I beg your honor would please to grant me possession of
                                                                                                                those lands, from which I shall reap great advantage, having no place to collect my cattle; and moreover, to grant
                                                                                                                me on this paper, there being none stamped; humbly ask of your honor that it may please you to give me
                     Edward Murphy, assignees of                                                                possession of said land.
                     Maria Flores
                     Malchore Mountsoul                                                                         " NACOGDOCHES, October 17, 1791.
                     Manuel Grammon                                                                             "MORFIT."
                     Domingo Gonzales                                                                           fiNACOGDOCHES, October 18, 1191.
                     Ignatio Curtinas
                     John Burdan
                     John Pierre Burdan
                     John Baptiste Burdan
                     Thoms McNeily, assignee of John Gardner
                     John Dinsmore, jr., assignee of S. Lafitt
                     Robert McDonald, assignee of Stephen Moore
                     Andrew Bassum
                      Juan Colas Burdan
                      Jose Arriole
                      Regoria Shernack
                      Felecian Gonzales
                      Francisco Rosales
                      Jose Bascus
                      Portevent Bludworth
                      John Warrick
                      John Wrinkle                                                              4   Land not in NT East side of Kisatchie
                      Humphrey Yarborough
                      Jose Antonio Manchae
                      Martin Dios
                      Jose Antonio Rodrigues
                      Trinidado Candada
                      Manuel Bustamente
                      Miguel Pugar
                      Sylvestre Poissot
                      Sylvestre Poissot, assignee of A. Poissot, deceased
                      Firmin Poissot
                      Cesar Lafitte
                      Denise Dios
                      Jose Dehoras
                      Domingo Santa Cruz
                      Jose Maria Soto, assignee of Baptiste Cherino
                                                                                                    east of the Sabine river, on the public road from Natchitoches to Gaines' Ferry, on said river, at a place called "La
                      Samuel Davenport, the heirs and reps.                                         Nana," having for its centre the prairie which joins the bayou of said "La Nana," to extend two leagues towards
                                                                                                    each cardinal point.
                                                                                                    east margin of the Sabine river, at a place called "Las Ormegas," having such marks and boundaries as are
                                                                                                    represented in a plat of survey made by William M. Lester, deputy surveyor of the United States lands, and
                                                                                                    containing six square leagues, equal to 207,360 acres; claimed by virtue of a concession signed by Bernado
                                                                                                    Fernandez, lieutenant governor of the jurisdiction of Nacogdoches, dated December 15, 1795, in favor of Jacinto
                                                                                                    Mora, which land said Mora, by act of sale dated July 22, 1805, transferred to William Barr & Company, a firm
                      Samuel Davenport, the heirs and reps.
                                                                                                    composed of said William Barr, now deceased, Samuel Davenport, Edward Murphy, now deceased, and Luther
                                                                                                    Smith, now deceased. The claim is supported by an authentic copy of the original acts, of which the following are.
                                                                                                    translations:
                                                                                                    " NACOGDOCHES, NOVeMber 14, 1'195.

                      Widow and heirs of Isaac Crow, deceased                                   4   1797 Spanish claim Vincinte Michelli transferred to Miguel Crow husband/father claimants
                      Sarah Sheridan, now wife of William Carrel
                      Thoms Wallace, assignee of David Minsey
                      Thomas Wallace
                      Heirs and representatives of Basil Gagnie                                 4   By virtue of not producing said title
                      Michael Chamard
                      Pavie and Noyrit, assignees of Jose An. Sepulvado
                      Benjamin Bullitt, assignee of John Jameson
                      James Madden, assignee of Enos Withers
                      Andre Valentine                                                           4   SAA already granted claim in own right?
                      Francois Rambin
                      Andre Rambin
                      Christian Hesser
                      Antoine Hesser
                      Charles Myers and Joseph Robinson                                         4   Witness immediate interest to claim
                      Benjamin Biles, assignee of Tertise Henson
                      Raimond Dailey
                      William Stafford, assignee of Lewis Warren
                                                                                                    claiming a tract of land lying within the late neutral territory, situated at a place known by the name of " Las
                                                                                                    Ormegas," on the east side of the Sabine river, containing 52,390 acres, agreeably to, and having such marks and
                                                                                                    boundaries as are represented in, a plat of survey drawn by John Dinsmore, jun., deputy surveyor of the United
                                                                                                    States, dated September 12, 1823, and filed with the notice. Claimed by virtue of a concession in favor of the
                      Cezar Lafitte & Louis Lafitt                                                  claimants, given and signed by Don Joachim Ougardus, commandant of Nacogdoches, dated, as is believed, twenty-
                                                                                                    four years past; which act of concession was deposited in the archives of that post, and carried off, as is alleged,
                                                                                                    by Governor Salcedo, so that the same cannot be found to file with this claim. Claimed also by virtue of occupation,
                                                                                                    habitation, and cultivation. The claim is supported by the following testimony taken before the board:

                       Heirs of James Denny, who was assignee of J.
                       Y'Barvo
                       Andre Chamard, assignee of Miguel Delgardo
                       George McTier
                       Gaspard Fiolle, widow and heirs                                              9 or 10 leagues fom the town of Nacogdoches. Widow Terese Lama Bathey
                       Mary E. Case, wife of W.M. Rivers, assignee of W.
                       Stockman
                       George McTier
                       David Case, assignee of John Armor
                       Heirs and representatives of George Dawson
                       Gaspard Fiolle (Heirs and the road to Opelousas 1787 sig Estevan Miro)
Bayou Goutiere (six legues from Natchitoches onrepresentatives of)                              4
                       Joseph T Montgomery, assignee of Abr'm Dinton
                       Baptisto Adley
                       Thomas Gray, assignee of Dominque Gonzales                               4
                       Jacques Lapine
                       Absolem Winfree, assignee of Johns Waddill                               4
                       Nicholas Jacks, assignee of Needum Alford
                       Manuel Flores
                       The heirs of Andrew Franks
                       John Yocum, assignee of Thomas Thompson
                       Thomas D Yocum
                       John Yocum, assignee of Jesse Yocum
                     Mathias Yocum, assignee of Louis Chabinaud
                     Samuel S Carnes, assignee of Richard Simms
                     John Palvadore
                     Ed Murphy, heirs by Commandant of Nacogdoches
                     Bernard Pantalions, Representatives of                                                                        4
                     Francois Robin
                     Remy Totan
                     Mary Routh Booker
                     Ambroise Lecomte
                     John Baptiste Lecomte, incomplete
                     Emanuel Trichel
                     James Bludworth, assignee of John Bennett                                                                     4
                     Asa Hickman, assignee of John Mayhew
                     Francis Rouquier, heirs of
                     Jean Marie Francois Rouquier
                     James Kirkman, assignee of Juan Segine
                     Michael Rambin
                     Marcel de Soto
                     Louis Procella
                     Pavie and Noyrit                                                                                              4
                     Vincent Jackson, assignee of William Ash                                                                      4
                     Pierre Roblot
                     Philip Flores
                     Claude Antonie Choppin
                     Pierre Bolieu
                     Laurent Meillieu
                     Edward Bolieu
                     Heirs of Louis Soligne
                     Pierre Roblot, assignee of Jose Antonio Skiewell
                     Jacques Grappe
                     Martha Andrus
                     Dempsey Isles
                     Elias Blunt, assignee of Archibald Smith
                     Hardy Coward, assignee of Aaron Cherry
                     Archibald Thompson
River Quelqueshue (west side)on Spanish Trace, 2 miles above Lake Charles
                     George Fogleman                                                                                               4   Voluntarily abandonded Feb 22,1819
                     James Going
                     James Ashworth, jr
                     James Banett, assignee of G. Orr and A. Terill
                     Jacob E Self, assignee of Rezin Bowie, sr
                     Rees Perkins, west branch Johnson
River Quelqueshue (north side of theassignee of G about 4 miles above improvements by John Gilchris @ first branch of west bank)
                     Rees Perkins, assignee of David Choat
                     Rees Perkins, assignee of John Gilchris
                     Drury Bunch
                     James Barnett, assignee of Joshua Johnson
                     Hardy Coward, assignee of William Isles
                     Michel Neil
                     John Henderson
                     Burrell Franks
                     Jaob Ryan
                     Hiram Ours
                     Henry Moss
                     Jacob Ryan, assignee of Joseph Cornow
                     George King and John B Hamilton
                     Joseph Clark
                     Rees Perkins, assignee of Philip P Dever
                     Isaac Foster
                     William Smith
                     George Smith
                     George Orr

				
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