Lydia (Pitre) Fontenot
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Marie Lydia (Pitre) Fontenot (1882 - 1944)

Marie Lydia (Lydia) Fontenot formerly Pitre
Born in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 6 Nov 1902 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Died in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Biography

Lydia was born in 1882 in Louisiana. By 1900, she was living with her widowed father and siblings in St Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]

She married in 1902 to Amede Fontenot[2]

Lydia is mentioned in her husband's death record in 1939.[3]

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSRQ-X35 : accessed 7 June 2016), Lydia Pitre in household of Louis Pitre, Ward 1, Justice of Peace Ward 2 (excl. Opelousas town), St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing sheet 3B, family 42, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,580.
  2. "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJH-1GYL : accessed 7 June 2016), Amede Fontenat and Lydia Pitre, 06 Nov 1902; citing St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 870,699.
  3. "Louisiana Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1956," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F3MJ-XL3 : accessed 7 June 2016), Ledia Pitre in entry for Amedy Fontenot, 22 Jan 1939; citing Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, certificate number 1225, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FHL microfilm 2,266,980.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSRQ-X35 : accessed 11 May 2020), Lydia Pitre in household of Louis Pitre, Ward 1, Justice of Peace Ward 2 (excl. Opelousas town), St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 50, sheet 3B, family 42, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,580.
  • "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJH-1GYL : 4 April 2020), Amede Fontenat and Lydia Pitre, 06 Nov 1902; citing St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 870,699.
  • "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F33M-PRG : 2 April 2020), Lydia Pitre in entry for Mildren Fontenot, 24 Nov 1917; citing Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, certificate number 12984, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FHL microfilm 2,364,546.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MPBQ-Q86 : accessed 16 May 2020), Mora Fontenot in household of Amedee Fontenot, Police Jury Ward 2, St Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 100, sheet 21B, family 340, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 529; FHL microfilm 1,374,542.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVWS-Z47 : accessed 11 May 2020), Lydia Fontenot in household of Amady Fontenot, Police Jury Ward 1, St Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing ED 84, sheet 15B, line 84, family 264, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 630; FHL microfilm 1,820,630.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XMT9-5SK : accessed 11 May 2020), Lydia Fontenot in household of Amedie Fontenot, Police Jury Ward 1, St Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 9, sheet 21A, line 19, family 383, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 819; FHL microfilm 2,340,554.
  • "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F3MJ-XL3 : 2 April 2020), Ledia Pitre in entry for Amedy Fontenot, 22 Jan 1939; citing Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, certificate number 1225, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FHL microfilm 2,266,980.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VY5X-LKM : 8 February 2020), Lydia Fontenot, Police Jury Ward 1, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 49-10, sheet 8A, line 18, family 133, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1451.
  • "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLHZ-CN7C : 2 April 2020), Lydia Pitre in entry for Rose F Prudhomme, 7 Oct 1956; citing Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States, certificate number 15235, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FamilySearch digital folder 004234230.
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 11 May 2020), memorial page for Lydia Pitre Fontenot (1881–1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 183961126, citing Sacred Heart Prairie Ronde Cemetery, Prairie Ronde, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Angie Martin (contributor 47902907) .


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