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Sophie A. Fontenot (bef. 1792 - 1850)

Sophie A. Fontenot aka Pitre
Born before in Opelousas, Louisiana, New Spainmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 5 Feb 1811 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died after age 58 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, USAmap
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Sophie Fontenot lived in Louisiana.
Sophie Fontenot has French origins.

Sophie Fontenot, daughter of Henri Fontenot and Marie Louise Doucet, was baptized on 25 March 1792; her baptism was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas, Louisiana.[1]

She married Joseph Francois Pitre, son of Francois Pitre and Marie Josephe Thibodeau, on 5 Feb. 1811; their marriage was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Donald J. Hébert, Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, compact disk #101 ("SWLR CD"), (Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001; reprints by Claitor's Publications);
    • "FONTENOT, Sophie (Henri & Marie Louise DOUCET) bt. Sunday, 25 March 1792 supplied ceremony for baptism which was previously performed at home. Spons: Pierre PITRE & Marie Francoise FONTENAUT. Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.104)
    • "FONTENOT, Sophie - of this parish (Henry & Marie Louise DOUCET) m. 5 Feb. 1811 Joseph PITTRE - of this parish (Francois & Marie Josephe THIBODEAU) Wits: Francois PITTRE, Eugene LEDOUX?, Pierre FOREST. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1, p.210)


  • WikiTree profile Fontenot-715 created through the import of Rider_Deshotel Family 040809.ged on Jul 21, 2011 by Nadine Rider.

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