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Cyprien Belaire Fontenot (1808 - 1860)

Cyprien Belaire Fontenot
Born in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 16 Apr 1831 in Opelousas, St Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 52 in Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana, USAmap
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Cyperien Fontenot, son of Louis Belaire Fontenot and Maire joubert, was born on 25 March 1808 and baptized on 7 Aug. 1808, his birth and baptism were recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]

He married Marie Louise Ritter, daughter of Henri Ritter and Marie Magdeleine Jeansonne, on 26 April 1831, their marriage was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]

This man?
FONTENOT, Cyprien Belair Succ. dated 16 Nov. 1860 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #2388)
FONTENOT, Evariste Cyprien B. & Henry Cyprien B. FONTENOT & Josephine Cyprien B. FONTENOT Succ. dated 1 Sept. 1871 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #3518)
Residence (1850) St Landry, Louisiana, USA
Cyprien B Fonteneau 42
Louise Fonteneau 40
Lise Fonteneau 14
Louis Fonteneau 13
Josephine Fonteneau 11
Adolphe Fonteneau 9
Eranste Fonteneau 6
Lelia Fonteneau 8
Jn bte Fonteneau 6
Uderert Fonteneau 4
Francois Fonteneau 2

Who is the 50-year old woman Jeansonne? Did both parents die and a relative is caring for the children?

Residence (1860) Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana
Mary Louise Jeansonne 50
Louis C Fontenot 24 [2]
Adolphe C Fontenot 21[3]
Evaviste C Fontenot 19 [4]
Francois C Fontenot 17
Jean Pierre C Fontenot 11
Hery C Fontenot 8
Hvert C Fontenot 10
Emile C Fontenot 6
Josephine C Fontenot 22[5]
Not on census (older and probably on her own.)


FONTENOT, Azelie Beler (Cyprien Beler & Marie Louise RAIDER [RITTER]) b. 16 July 1832, bt. 29 Dec. 1832 Pats: Louis Beler FONTENOT & Marie Louise JOUBERT; Mats: Henri RATTEL ou RAIDER [or RITTER] & Marie Magdelaine JANSONNE; Spons: David LEJEUNE & Azelie Beler FONTENOT. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.3, p.245)
FONTENOT, Azelie Belair (Cyprien & Marie Louise RITTER) b. 16 July 1832 (Opel. Ch.: v. 3, p. 245)
FONTENOT, Louise Cyprien Belair m. Onil LAFLEUR Succ. dated 23 Dec. 1858 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #2199)
FONTENOT, Cyprien B. d. 3 Sept. 1860 at age 50 yrs. at Ville Platte (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 124)


  1. 1.0 1.1 Southwest Louisiana Records (1750-1900) CD101. Author - Compiler: Rev. Donald Joseph Hebert, 1942-2000. Publication: Hebert Publications, Rayne, LA, 2000.
    • "FONTENOT, Cyprien (Louis Belaire & Marie JOUBERT) b. 25 March 1808, bt. 7 Aug. 1808 Spons: Jacques DUPRE & Celeste DUPRE. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.448)
    • "FONTENOT, Cyprien Belair (Louis Belair & Marie JOUBERT) m. 26 April 1831 Louise RITTER (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 9)
    • "RITTER, Louise (Henri & Marie Magdeleine JEANSONNE) m. 26 April 1831 Cyprien Belair FONTENOT (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 9)
    • "FONTENOT, Cyprien Belaire m. 16 April 1831 Louise RITTER (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #24)
  2. FONTENOT, Louis Belaire (Cyprien Belaire & Marie Louise RITTER) b. 13 Jan. 1836 (Opel. Ch.: v. 4, p. 2); FONTENOT, Louis Cyprien Belair Succ. dated 28 Jan. 1861 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. # 2399)
  3. FONTENOT, Adolphe Cyprien Bellaire (Cyprien Bellaire & Marie Louise RITTER) b. 23 Aug. 1839 (Opel. Ch.: v. 4, p. 138)
  4. FONTENOT, Evariste Cyprien (Cyprien B. & Louise RIDER) Succ. dated 9 April 1863 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #2600); FONTENOT, Adolphe Cyprien B. m. Adeline PITRE Succ. dated 1 Aug. 1865 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #2699)
  5. FONTENOT, Josephine (Cyprien & Marie Louise RITTER) b. 12 April 1837 (Opel. Ch.: v. 4, p. 70)
  • Year: 1850; Census Place: St Landry, Louisiana; Roll: M432_240; Page: 48B; Image: 101
  • Year: 1860; Census Place: Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana; Roll: M653_424; Page: 863; Family History Library Film: 803424

See Also


  • WikiTree profile Fontenot-742 created through the import of Rider_Deshotel Family 040809.ged on Jul 21, 2011 by Nadine Rider.

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