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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.
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.
Marie Louise died on 15 Nov. 1850, her succession was dated 18 Nov. 1850 in St. Landry Parish.
"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).
"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)
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 archive.org
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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: