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Matilda (Pitre) Fontenot (1852 - abt. 1887)

Matilda Fontenot formerly Pitre aka Lejeune
Born in Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 15 Jan 1870 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Wife of — married 17 Feb 1873 (to before 21 Nov 1878) in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 35 [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 18 Sep 2009
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Matilda Pitre, daughter of Onesime Pitre and Azelise Joubert,[1]

She married Benjamin Fontenot, son of Francois Fontenot and Arthemise Guillory, on 15 Jan. 1870 and 25 Jan. 1870 their marriage was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]

She married Onile Lejeune, son of Michel & Marie Josephe Bellard, on 17 Feb. 1873 at St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]

She and Benjamin were married a second time on December 29, 1879 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]

Children of Benjamin and Mathilda

See: Benjamin Fontenot


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Southwest Louisiana Records (1750-1900) CD101. Author - Compiler: Rev. Donald Joseph Hebert, 1942-2000. Publication: Hebert Publications, Rayne, LA, 2000.
    • "FONTENOT, Benjamin m. 15 Jan. 1870 Mathilde PITRE (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. # 5953)
    • "FONTENOT, Benjamin (Francois D. & Arthemise GUILLORY) m. 25 Jan. 1870 Mathilda PITRE (Opel. Ch.: v. E, # 97)
    • "PITRE, Mathilda (Onesime L. & Azelise JOUBERT) m. 25 Jan. 1870 Benjamin FONTENOT (Opel. Ch.: v. E, #97)
    • "LEJEUNE, Onile m. 17 Feb. 1873 Matilde PITRE (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #7331)
    • "FONTENOT, Benjamin m. 29 Dec. 1879 Mathilde PITRE, wid. of O. LEJEUNE (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #11177)

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  • WikiTree profile Pitre-2175 created through the import of Rider_Deshotel Family 040809.ged on Jul 21, 2011 by Nadine Rider.

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