Adolphe Cyprien Bellaire Fontenot, son of Cyprien Bellarie Fontenot and Marie Louise Ritter, was born on 23 Aug. 1839, his birth was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
He married Adeline widow of Louis Pitre, and daughter of Auguste Joseph Pitre and Melasie Jean Baptiste (Bramme) Pitre, on 5 Feb. 1862, at St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
He began service in the Confederate Army on April 6, 1862. He enlisted in Co. K. 16th Louisiana Infantry in the US Civil War. He served in the 29th Louisiana (Thomas's) Infantry, in the US Civil War.
He died while in the US Civil War on 15 July 1862 and was buried at Coopers Wells Memorial Cemetery, Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi. His memorial shows his military service and has the dates of his birth and death.
His succession was dated 1 Aug. 1865 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
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Categories: Louisiana Families | Opelousas, Louisiana | 16th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry, United States Civil War | 29th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Thomas'), United States Civil War | Coopers Wells Memorial Cemetery, Jackson, Mississippi | Died in Military Service, Confederate States of America, United States Civil War