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Marie Marguerite (Pitre) Fontenot (bef. 1798 - 1881)

Marie Marguerite Fontenot formerly Pitre
Born before in St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 8 Nov 1814 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died after age 83 in Ville Platte, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
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Marie Pitre, daughter of Francois Pitre and Eugene Guillory, was born in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. She was baptised on 11 Feb. 1798, her baptism was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana[1]

She married Leandre Fontenot, son of Phillippe Jean Louis Fontenot and Marie Francoise Berza, their marriage was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church. [1]

Children of Leandre and Marie

See: Leandre Fontenot


  1. 1.0 1.1 Southwest Louisiana Records (1750-1900) CD101. Author - Compiler: Rev. Donald Joseph Hebert, 1942-2000. Publication: Hebert Publications, Rayne, LA, 2000.
    • "PITRE, Marie (Francois & Eugenie GUILLORY) bt. Sunday, 11 Feb. 1798 Pats: Francois PITRE & Marie Josephe TIBUDEAUX; Mats: Louis GUILLORY & Marie Jeanne FONTENAUT; Spons: Louis GUILLORY, her maternal grandfather & Marie Josephe TIBUDEAUX, her maternal grandmother. Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.193)
    • "FONTENOT, Leandre - native of this parish (major son of Philippe Jean Louis FONTENAU - native from des Alibamons & Francoise BERZA - native from la pointe couppee - and inhabitants of this parish) m. 8 Nov. 1814 Marie PITRE - native of this parish (minor daughter of Francois fils [Jr.] & Eugenie GUILLORY - natives and inhabitants of this parish) Wits: Francois PITRE fils [Jr.] - bride's father, Adam TATE, Joseph LAFLEUR, Jean Louis FONTENAU, Fostin FONTENAU, Pierre Rigobert LOUAILLIER - all inhabitants of this parish, William HERGEROEDER. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.260)

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