Phelonise or Felonise Sallier, daughter of Charles Sallier and Angelique Fontenot, was born on 11 August 1794 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, New Spain. Her baptism was performed at home. The ceremony was supplied by the church priest on 29 April 1795, as recorded in the registers of St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas.
She married Denis Ortego, son of Jaoquin Ortego and Marie Soto, on 25 May 1813. Their marriage was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas.
They had five known children, all born in St. Landry Parish:
Marie Des Neiges Ortego, b. 27 Jun 1815
Phelonise Ortego, b. 5 Apr 1818
Villeneuve Ortego, b. 28 Aug 1824
Marie Denyse Ortego, b. 7 Oct 1828
Joseph Ortego, b. 28 Dec 1834
Phelonise died before 24 January 1837, when her husband married Antoinette Guillory.
↑ Donald J. Hébert, Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, compact disk #101 ("SWLR CD") (Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001; reprints by Claitor's Publications);
SALIER, Felonise (Charles LESALIER & Angelique FONTENAUT) b. 11 Aug. 1794, bt. Wednesday, 29 April 1795 supplied ceremony for baptism which was previously performed at home. Spons: Baptiste DUCET & Marguerite LACOUR. *Note: A correction is made by Fr. BARRIERE or someone else. The name "LESALIER", is changed to "SALIER". Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.128)
"ORTEGO, Denis - originally from this parish (Joaquin ORTEGA & Marie SOTO) m. 25 May 1813 Felonise SALLIER - originally from this parish (Charles & dec. Angelique FONTENOT) Wits: Pierre PITTRE, Etienne FONTENOT, Charles SALLIER. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.241)
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