LINCTO Marriage with Catherine Chenal. Widow Lepine...
Charles Lincto. son of Rene Lincto and Marguerite Chavalier, native of
Quebec in Canada, on one side and Anne Catherine Chenal, widow of Jean
Francois Lepine, a resident of Arkansas, born in Sisne in Germany,
on the other side
Both parties willingly enter into the terms of the following marriage
agreement, Lincto assisted by SieursPaul Malet and Daniel Hubert dit la Croix
and the Widow Lepine by Sieurs Joannes (Jean) Grevembert dit Flaman and
Louis Giscart dit Benoist
Sacrement of marriage to be solemnized as soon as possible.
Neither party responsible for the other's
prior debts which must be paid by the one who incurred them,before marriage.
The future couple will own jointly their moveable and immoveable property
as is customary.
The future wife brings to the community what will be her share from
the inventory made after the death of the late Lepine, her first husband,
made in the presence of Sieur Monchervau, Commandant in Arkansas, on 26
Oct 1743, a copy of which is attached to present acts, Lincto
acknowledges he is aware of the deduction of what was taken out and delivered
[handwritten note added sideways in the left margin] >1744 Oct 1979<