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Col Patrick Henry Fontaine
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1775
Hanover County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1852
Pontotoc
Pontotoc County
Mississippi, USA

Grandson of the Patriot, Patrick Henry.

Son of Martha (Patsey) Henry, born 1755 at Pine Slash, Hanover County, Va. Martha Patsey Henry was the daughter of Patrick Henry and Sarah Shelton. (Pine Slash was a 300-acre plantation given to Patrick and Sarah by Sarah's father, John Shelton.) Martha Patsey Henry married John Fontaine October 2, 1773; he was born 1750, died in 1792 of malaria at "Leatherwood" in Martinsville, Va (the one time home of the Henrys, later given to the Fontaines by P. Henry). Martha was widowed at age 37. Patrick Henry Fontaine marrried Nancy Miller, the sister of Sarah Miller Shelton, who married Maj. Joseph Shelton, relation of Sarah Henry Shelton.

Patrick Fontaine was born at "Rock Castle," the Fontaine home in Hanover County. His home in Pontotoc, Miss. was known as "Rigeway"

He had a daughter, Lousia Fontaine, who married Edmund/Edmond Winston, and she inherited "Ridgeway" from her father.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Smith Fontaine (1750 - 1792)
  Martha Henry Fontaine (1755 - 1818)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Dabney Miller Fontaine (1775 - 1862)*
 
 Children:
  Martha Henry Fontaine Redd (1798 - 1881)*
  Martha Henry Fontaine Perkins (1798 - 1887)*
  John Dabney Fontaine (1799 - 1822)*
  Nancy Fontaine Brooks (1802 - 1856)*
  Elizabeth Louisa Fontaine Winston (1804 - 1892)*
  Mary Boursiquot Fontaine Perkins (1805 - 1891)*
  Edward Fontaine (1814 - 1884)*
  Charles De La Boulay Fontaine (1817 - 1871)*
 
 Siblings:
  Patrick Henry Fontaine (1775 - 1852)
  William Winston Fontaine (1776 - 1816)*
  Charles de La Boulay Fontaine (1779 - 1818)*
  Martha Henry Fontaine Dandridge (1781 - 1845)*
  John James Fontaine (1788 - 1852)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pontotoc City Cemetery
Pontotoc
Pontotoc County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: SheWalksTheseHills
Originally Created by: NatalieMaynor
Record added: Sep 20, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11787478
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