275 years after Jean Baptiste Lapaise de Vedrines left France to serve the King in the Louisiana Terriotry where he would eventually establish a new life and leave a rich heritage, Fr. Jason Vidrine, along with Mardell Sibley and John R. "Randy" Vidrine, reflect on that journey and the family he began. Gathering facts in civil and ecclesiastical rcords - in addition to stories that have been passed down - they seek to both preserve and present the history of the Vidrine Family in Louisiana as it has developed throughout the span of nearly three centuries. Reflections about the Vidrine Family throughout the course of its 275 year history in Louisiana.
La Famille de Vidrine At 275 Years
Fr. Jason Vidrine is a native of Ville Platte, LA and Priest of the Diocese of Lafayette, LA. He has researched the history of the Vidrine Family for nearly twenty years and traveled numerous time to the places of origin of the Vedrines Family in France and the former Louisiana Territory.