Marie Angélique Dit Bellevue Fontenot, daughter of Pierre of Opelousas and Louise Doucet of Fort Toulouse, was born about 1756 possibly at Fort Toulouse or at Opelousas.
She married Noel Soileau on 19 August 1771 Some sources give the date as 30 July 1771;
this may be date of marriage contract and/or license.(notes on Angelique Fontenot Has copy of their marriage contract.)
Noel died before June 1871, the date of his succession in St. Landry Parish.
Angelique died before Aug. 1824 the date of her succession in St. Landry Parish.
FONTENOT, Angelique of Alabama (Pierre & Louise Doucete, res. of Opelousas) m. 19 Aug 1771, Noel SOILEAU of des Allemands (Noel, decd. king's storehouse keeper at the Natchez Post & Marie Josephe Richaume, res. at Opelousas) wit. J. B. Spoleau & Augustin Soileau (PCP-2, 117)
"FONTENOT, Angelique (Pierre of Opel. & Louise DOUCET of Fort des Alibamon) m. 30 July 1771 Noel SOILEAU (LSAR: Opel.: 1771-4)
"FONTENOT, Angelique m. Noel SOILEAU; In Succ. of Noel SOILEAU dated June 1810. (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #19)
"SOILEAU, Noel wid. is Angelique FONTENOT Heirs: Jean Baptiste; Etien; Louis; Charles; Henry; Josephine; Bridget; Marie; Emelite. Succ. dated June 1810 (Opel. Ct.Hse.: Succ.#19)
"SOILEAU, Noel m. Angelique FONTENOT Succ. dated August 1824 (Opel. Ct.Hse.: Succ.#338)
"FONTENOT, Angelique m. Noel SOILEAU Estate dated 1 Feb. 1871 (LSAR: Opel.:1871) Is this date a typo in the record?
↑ Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records 1804-1819 Volume 3. Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge: Baton Rouge, 1982, p.678. Text:
SOILEAU, Noel of des Allemands (Noel, decd., was King's storehouse keeper at the Natchez Post & Marie Josephe Richaume, res. at Opelousas) m. 19 Aug. 1771, Angelique FONTENOT of Alabama (Pierre & Louise Doucete, res. of Opelousas) wit. J.B. Soileau & Augustin Soileau (PCP-2, part 2, 117) also (PCP-4,77)
↑ SOILEAU, Brigitte (Noel & Angelique FONTENOT) She is 26 yrs. old m. 11 July 1821 Marcellin GARRAND from "principaut‚ de Savoye [principality of Savoye] of Conflans 38 yrs. old (LSAR: Opel.:1821). SOILEAU, Brigitte - 26 yrs. old (maj. dgtr. of Noel & Angelique FONTENOT) m. contract dated: 11 July 1821 Marcellin GARRAND - 38 yrs. old; native of Canflans, Savoie (Joseph & Georgeine PERROLAZ) (Opel. Ct.Hse.: Notarial Acts: v.B, p.127)
↑ Winston De Ville, Southwest Louisiana Families in 1777: Census Records of Attakapas and Opelousas Posts (Ville Platte, Louisiana, 1987) citing Papeles Procedentes de Cuba, at the General Archives of the Indies in Seville, Spain; legajo 2358, folios 258 -300
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However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
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