no image

Marie Louise (Fontenot) Tate (abt. 1782 - 1850)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Marie Louise Tate formerly Fontenot
Born about [location unknown]
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 22 Apr 1799 in St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
Profile last modified 19 Jan 2018 | Created 25 Aug 2009
This page has been accessed 360 times.


Marie Louise Fontenot, daughter of Joseph LaRose Fontenot and Magdeleine Hayes, was probably born about 1782. While her death record suggests her date of birth was 1775, it seems most likely that it was a little later based on birth records for her siblings.[1]

She married Adam Tate, son of Adam Tate and Marie Hayes, on 22 April 1799, their marriage was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]

Marie Louise died on 15 Nov. 1850, her succession was dated 18 Nov. 1850 in St. Landry Parish.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Southwest Louisiana Records (1750-1900) CD101. Author - Compiler: Rev. Donald Joseph Hebert, 1942-2000. Publication: Hebert Publications, Rayne, LA, 2000.
    • "FONTENOT, Marie Louise (Joseph & Magdeleine AYLLE) m. 22 April 1799 Adam TATE (Adam & Marie AIZE [HAYES]) Wits: William BUNDICK, Joseph FONTENOT, Louis LAPLANTE, Francois PITRE pere. Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.84).
    1. "FONTENOT, Marie Louise Larose m. Adam TATE d. 15 Nov. 1850 at age 75 yrs. (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 57)
    • "FONTENOT, Marie Louise Larose m. Adam TATE Succ. dated 18 Nov. 1850 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. # 1525)

Research Notes

Extensive writeup on the family of Adam Tate:

Tate, Albert, Jr., "The First Tates of the Evangeline-St. Landry Parish Area", Attakapas Gazette, 1978, Vol 13, p. 107, online at

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Is Marie Louise your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate, or
 star icon contact private message the profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Marie Louise by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Marie Louise:

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Marie Louise is 18 degrees from Cheryl Hess, 27 degrees from John Lennon and 17 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

F  >  Fontenot  |  T  >  Tate  >  Marie Louise (Fontenot) Tate

Categories: Opelousas, Louisiana