If you're a Fulkerson descended from Dirck de Noorman then you're also descended from the Vignes. Here's another famous American who shared your Vigne ancestry:

A Direct Descendant of Guillaume (Guillaume) Vigne

1 Guillaume VIGNE

b: 1590 Valenciennes, France
d: Bef Apr 1632, New Amsterdam
+Adrienne CUVELIER b: Abt 1590 Valenciennes, France
m: Abt 1608 Valenciennes, France d: May 1655 New Amsterdam

2 Maria VIGNE

b: 1613 France or Holland d: 1689 NY
+Abraham Issacsen VER PLANCK (second husband) b: Abt 1613 Holland
m: 1634 New Amsterdam d: Abt 1680 NY

3 Hillegond VER PLANCK

b: 1648 New Amsterdam d: Aft May 17, 1714 Hackensack, NJ
+David ACKERMAN b: 1646 Berlikum, Brabant, Amsterdam m: 1680 NYC, NY
d: Bef Mar 17, 1713/14 Hackensack, Bergen Co.,NJ Father: David ACKERMAN


b: 1690 Hackensack, NJ d: Nov 24, 1756 Orange, Essex Co., NJ
+Swaine OGDEN b: Abt 1687 Newark, NJ m: May 5, 1711 Hackensack, NJ
d: Apr 20, 1755 Orange, NJ

5 Samuel OGDEN

b: 1716 NJ d: Bef Jul 10, 1789 Orange, NJ
+Phebe BALDWIN b: Abt 1716 NJ m: Bef 1737 NJ d: NJ

6 Sarah OGDEN

b: Abt 1745 Orange, NJ d: Aft 1811 Bayham, Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada
+John EDISON b: Abt 1727 Holland m: Oct 10, 1765 Hanover Presb. Ch., NJ
d: Abt 1814 Bayham, NJ

7 Samuel Ogden EDISON

b: Mar 5, 1762 Acquackanonk, Essex Co., NJ
d: Mar 27, 1865 Vienna, Elgin Co., ON, buried at the Edison Pioneer Cemetery in Vienna
+Nancy STIMSON b: Oct 1769 m: Nov 14, 1792 Digby Co., NS
d: Sep 26, 1824 Vienna, Elgin Co., ON

8 Samuel Ogden EDISON, JR

b: Aug 16, 1804 Marshalltown, Annapolis Co.,NS
d: Feb 26, 1896 Norwalk, Huron Co.,ON
+Nancy ELLIOTT b: Jan 4 (or 10th?), 1810 Chenango Co., NY m: Sep 12, 1828 Vienna, Elgin Co., ON
d: Apr 9, 1871 Port Huron, St. Clair Co., MI

9 Thomas Alva EDISON

b: Feb 11, 1847 Milan, Erie Co., OH
d: Oct 18, 1931 West Orange, Essex Co., NJ