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Marie Louise Bellevue (Fontenot) Brignac (1777 - 1848)

Marie Louise Bellevue Brignac formerly Fontenot
Born in Opelousas, Louisiana, New Spainmap
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Wife of — married 21 May 1794 in St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 70 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Aug 2009
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Marie Louise Fontenot, daughter of Pierre Fontenot and Louise Doucet, was born at the Opelousas Post in Spanish Louisiana in 1777.[1]

She married Francois Brignac in 1794.[2]


  1. Hebert, Donald J., Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900 (SWLR) CD #101 (Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publishing, 2001).
    FONTENOT, Marie Louise (Pierre & Louise DOUCET) b. 8 April 1777, bt. 20 Oct. 1777 Spons: Jacques LAFLEUR & Marianne FONTENOT. Fr. LUIS, Cure (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.4)
  2. Hebert, SWLR CD:
    FONTENOT, Marie Louise - of Alibama (Pierre & Louise DOUCET) m. 21 May 1794 Francois BRIGNAC - of Alabama (Jacques & Marie DI'ONEIS [Marie Dionesia {Denise} SYLVESTRE]) Wits: Etienne VIDRINE, Francisco MILANI, Simon FONTENOT. Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.50)
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