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Marie Louise Rattel (Rider) Fontenot (1813 - 1887)

Marie Louise Rattel Fontenot formerly Rider
Born in Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 16 Apr 1831 in Opelousas, St Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 73 in Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Sep 2009
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Marie Louise Ritter, daughter of Henri Ritter and Marie Magdeleine Jeansonne, was baptized on 12 March 1813 age 6 weeks. Her baptism was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]

Her father's death: RITTER, Henry m. Marie Magdeleine JEANSONNE Children: Andre, Anastasie m. Francois FONTENOT; Arsene m. Gabriel FONTENOT; Leufroy; Hypolite; Eugenie; Louisa; Josephine & Lastie. Succ. dated Aug. 1825 (Opel. Ct.Hse.: Succ.#368)

She married Cyprien Fontenot, son of Louis Belaire Fontenot and Maire joubert, on 26 April 1831, their marriage was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]

Residence (1850) St Landry, Louisiana, USA
Cyprien B Fonteneau 42
Louise Fonteneau 40
Lise Fonteneau 14
Louis Fonteneau 13
Josephine Fonteneau 11
Adolphe Fonteneau 9
Eranste Fonteneau 6
Lelia Fonteneau 8
Jn bte Fonteneau 6
Uderert Fonteneau 4
Francois Fonteneau 2
Residence (1860) Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana
Mary Louise Jeansonne 50
Louis C Fontenot 24 [2]
Adolphe C Fontenot 21[3]
Evaviste C Fontenot 19
Francois C Fontenot 17
Jean Pierre C Fontenot 11
Hery C Fontenot 8
Hvert C Fontenot 10
Emile C Fontenot 6
Josephine C Fontenot 22[4]


Not Census (older and probably on her own.)
FONTENOT, Azelie Belair (Cyprien & Marie Louise RITTER) b. 16 July 1832 (Opel. Ch.: v. 3, p. 245)
FONTENOT, Azelie Beler (Cyprien Beler & Marie Louise RAIDER [RITTER]) b. 16 July 1832, bt. 29 Dec. 1832 Pats: Louis Beler FONTENOT & Marie Louise JOUBERT; Mats: Henri RATTEL ou RAIDER [or RITTER] & Marie Magdelaine JANSONNE; Spons: David LEJEUNE & Azelie Beler FONTENOT. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.3, p.245)
FONTENOT, Louise Cyprien Belair m. Onil LAFLEUR Succ. dated 23 Dec. 1858 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #2199)


  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.
    • "RITTER, Marie Louise (Henry REYTER & Manon JANSONNE) bt. 12 March 1813 at age 6 wks. Spons: Pierre FONTENOT & Marie GUILLORI. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.580)
    • "RITTER, Louise (Henri & Marie Magdeleine JEANSONNE) m. 26 April 1831 Cyprien Belair FONTENOT (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 9)
    • "FONTENOT, Cyprien Belair (Louis Belair & Marie JOUBERT) m. 26 April 1831 Louise RITTER (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 9)
    • "FONTENOT, Cyprien Belaire m. 16 April 1831 Louise RITTER (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #24)
  2. FONTENOT, Louis Belaire (Cyprien Belaire & Marie Louise RITTER) b. 13 Jan. 1836 (Opel. Ch.: v. 4, p. 2)
  3. FONTENOT, Adolphe Cyprien Bellaire (Cyprien Bellaire & Marie Louise RITTER) b. 23 Aug. 1839 (Opel. Ch.: v. 4, p. 138)
  4. FONTENOT, Josephine (Cyprien & Marie Louise RITTER) b. 12 April 1837 (Opel. Ch.: v. 4, p. 70)
  • Year: 1850; Census Place: St Landry, Louisiana; Roll: M432_240; Page: 48B; Image: 101
  • Year: 1860; Census Place: Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana; Roll: M653_424; Page: 863; Family History Library Film: 803424

See Also


  • WikiTree profile Rider-308 created through the import of Rider_Deshotel Family 040809.ged on Jul 21, 2011 by Nadine Rider.

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