He married Marie Louise Doucet at Fort Toulouse c.1755, the date estimate based on the age of their oldest child listed on the 1771 census.
They migrated west to Louisiana, probably to avoid the British takeover of the fort, which began in 1763. In 1771 they were counted on the Spanish Louisiana census of the Opelousas Post, with five children.
Two Fontenot brothers, Henri (b.1742) and his older brother, Pierre, (b.1726) married two sisters, Marie Louise (b. 1752) and her older sister, Louise, (b. 1726). It was not uncommon for siblings of one family to marry siblings of another. It was not uncommon for siblings to share part of a prenom. I would like to discover the elder Louise's entire prenom.
↑ 2.02.1 Winston De Ville, Opelousas Post: The Census of 1771 (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Claitor's Publishing, 2010) p. 15
↑ 3.03.1 Winston De Ville, "Southwest Louisiana Families in 1777: Census Records of Attakapas and Opelousas Posts" (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Claitor's Publishing, 2010) p. 18; Note: (Cites Papeles Procedentes de Cuba, at the General Archives of the Indies in Seville, Spain; legajo 2358, folios 258 -300)
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Pierre by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Pierre: