Toni: The Family History Library catalog list an item which might be useful:
"St. Martin and St. Landry counties [sic: parishes] (portions) Louisiana land ownership maps, 1860" [1 microfiche] FHL US/CAN Fiche 6079499
Perhaps it would be worthwhile to see if you can rent this from your local family history center. There is a similar fiche but later, I think around 1883 or thereabouts. Also, they have St. Martin Parish "Conveyance Recors 1810-1886", a total of 49 reels of microfilm. You might want to check the catalog to see the dates covered by each film, etc.
There is a ton of information on plantation history re: South Louisana in many different repositories so there is no shortage of period information. Just one example, University of Louisiana (Lafayette), Edith Garland Dupre Library:
I could go on and on but I'm sure you have Goggled around and found plenty of collections. Unfortunately, most of this information is not online and requires a personal visit or hiring a researcher. Access to some of the material requires advance planning, permission, etc.
You'll probably have to do a lot of digging unless someone just happens to come to your rescue. Have you contacted local historical/genealogical societies? Rick
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