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Olin Jean Louis Fontenot (abt. 1826)

Olin Jean Louis Fontenot
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Husband of — married 12 Nov 1850 in St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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FONTENOT, Ollin Jean Louis Philippe (Jean Louis Philippe & Marguerite PITRE) m. 12 Nov. 1850 Louise Agricole SOILEAU (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #824)[1]

*Marriage Record

Name: Ollin Jean L. Fontenot
Spouse: Louise A. Soileau
Marriage Date: 12 Nov 1850
Marriage County: St Landry[2]

*1860 Census

Name: Jean Bat Jaes Fontenot
Age: 34
Birth Year: abt 1826
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Saint Landry
Home in 1860: Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana
Post Office: Grand Coteau
Dwelling Number: 485
Family Number: 485
Occupation: Farmer
Real Estate Value: 200
Personal Estate Value: 1500
Cannot Read, Write: Y
Household Members:
Name Age
Jean Bat Jaes Fontenot 34
Lise O Han Fontenot 32
Adelaide Fontenot 11
Alexandre Fontenot 9
Alixe Fontenot 6
Alida Fontenot 4
Alexes Fontenot 2
Alcide Fontenot 4/12[3]

*1870 Census

Name: Jean B J Fontenot
Age in 1870: 44
Birth Year: abt 1826
Birthplace: Louisiana
Dwelling Number: 141
Home in 1870: Ward 4, St Landry, Louisiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Bayou Chicot
Occupation: Ret Dry Goods
Cannot Read: Y
Cannot Write: Y
Male Citizen over 21: Y
Personal Estate Value: 500
Real Estate Value: 1000
Household Members:
Name Age
Jean B J Fontenot 44
Lise E Fontenot 41
Adelaide Fontenot 21
Alexandre Fontenot 19
Alix Fontenot 17
Alida Fontenot 15
Alcide Fontenot 11
Adam Fontenot 9
Jean B Fontenot 6[4]

*1880 Census

Name: J. B Fontenot Jr
Age: 51
Birth Date: Abt 1829
Birthplace: Louisiana
Home in 1880: Chataigner, St Landry, Louisiana, USA
Dwelling Number: 118
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Brother
Marital status: Widower
Father's Birthplace: Louisiana
Mother's Birthplace: Louisiana
Occupation: Laborer
Months Not Employed: 12
Household Members:
Name Age
U.J. Fontenot 27
Oline Fontenot 25
Eraste Fortenot 3
Adraste Fortenot 7/12
J. B Fontenot Jr 51
Jean B. Fontenot 7
Valcour Fontenot 6[5]

Ollin was born about 1830. He is the son of Jean Louis Fontenot and Marguerite Pitre.


  1. Title: Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900: compact disk #101; Author: Donald J. Hébert; Publication: Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001.
  2. Dodd, Jordan R, et. al.. Early American Marriages: Louisiana to 1850. Bountiful, UT, USA: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx.
  3. Year: 1860; Census Place: Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana; Roll: M653_424; Page: 782; Family History Library Film: 803424 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
  4. Year: 1870; Census Place: Ward 4, St Landry, Louisiana; Page: 201A; Family History Library Film: 5520291870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
  5. Year: 1880; Census Place: Chataigner, St Landry, Louisiana; Roll: 470; Page: 417B; Enumeration District: 073 Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

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Fontenot-1334 and Fontenot-34 appear to represent the same person because: Same parents and spouse. Thanks
posted by Joseph Savoie

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