If you're a Fulkerson descended from Dirck de Noorman then you also descend from the Vignes. Here's another famous American who shares your Vigne ancestry as a direct descendant of Guillaume VIGNE:
Guillaume VIGNE....ca. 1590-1631, b. at Valenciennes, France, d. at New Amsterdam, m. Adrienne CUVELIER (ca. 1590-1655, b. Valenciennes) about 1608 in Valenciennes, France. They emigrated first to Holland and then to New Netherland in 1624, bringing three daughters on the voyage: Christina, Maria and Rachel.
Maria VIGNE.....ca. 1613-1689, b. in France or Holland, emigrated to North America in 1624, m. Jan ROOS about 1631. Her sister Christina VIGNE m. Dirck VOLCKERTSZEN the Noorman, progenitor of the Fulkerson family in America, about a year earlier.
Gerrit Janszen ROOS....b. ca. 1632, m. Aeltje Lamberts WOLF
Pieter ROOS....bpt 19 Jan 1653 in New Amsterdam, m. Elizabeth VAN T' HORSKEN in the Netherlands in 1676, remained there at Utrecht until 1699
Cornelia ROOS.....bapt 3 May 1685 in the Netherlands, m. (1st) Robert BENSON in 1708 and (2nd) Anthony RUTGERS in 1716.
Tryntje BENSON....m. Martin HOFFMAN. Their third great grandson was Franklin Delano ROOSEVELT (1882-1945), President of the United States from 1933 to 1945.
Elizabeth BENSON....m. Harmen RUTGERS
Alice Elsie RUTGERS....m. Leonard LISPENARD
Cornelia LISPENARD....m. Thomas MARSTON
Margaret MARSTON....m. William YOUNG
Charlotte YOUNG....m. Henry Martin BEARE
Henry Martin BEARE, Jr.....m. Charlotte GROSVENOR
Charlotte Grosvenor BEARE....m. Dr. Edward Livingston TRUDEAU (1848-1915), established a tuberculosis treatment facility at Saranac Lake, NY
Dr. Francis TRUDEAU....directed the treatment facility at Saranac Lake, NY
Dr. Francis TRUDEAU, Jr.....directed the treatment facility at Saranac Lake, NY
Garretson Beekman TRUDEAU....b. 1948, comic strip artist, social and political commentator. He was the first comic strip artist to win a Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.
In 2004, he publicly offered a $10,000 reward (in the form of a gift to the USO in the winner's name) for proof that George W. Bush fulfilled his military duties in the 1970s. As of July 2007, no one has collected on the offer. [Wikipedia]