Marie Joseph Matilde Ortega, daughter of Joachin Ortega and Marie Damassene Soto, was bornon 10 March 1790 and baptized on 21 Oct. 795, her birth and baptism were recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
She married Joseph Philippe LaRose Fontenot, son of Joseph LaRose Fontenot and Magdelaine Hayes, on 21 Nov. 1803, their marriage was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
Marie died before 6 Sep. 1866 the date of her succession in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
"ORTEGO, Marie Josephe Mathilde (Joachin - native of Palencia "en Castilla la vieja" [in old Castille] & Maria DE SOTO) b. 10 March 1790, bt. Wednesday, 21 Oct. 1795 supplied ceremony for baptism which was previously performed at home. Spons: Antoine CAMPOS & Severina DE SOTO. Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.139)
"ORTEGO, Marie Josephe Mathilde - single, living in this parish (Joaquin de ORTEGA & Maria SOTO) m. 21 Nov. 1803 Philippe FONTENOT [margin has groom as Jose FONTENOT]; single, living in this Post (Joseph & Magdaleine RAYTER) Wits: Joseph FONTENOT, Philippe FONTENOT, Adam TATE, Joaquin ORTEGA. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.128)
"ORTEGO, Joseph Marie Mathilde m. Philip Larose FONTENOT Succ. dated 6 Sept. 1866 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. # 2912)
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Marie by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Marie: