Some Descendants of Jean de la Fontaine
22. Mary Fontaine 1 (James
Fontaine , Jacques , Jean , Gilles , Arthur
, Jean , Guy , Jean ) was born in 1648 in Borough of Vaux,
FRA. She died in FRA.
Mary married Rev. Peter Forestier in FRA. Peter was born in FRA. He died in FRA.
A zealous minister, able preacher and sound theologian. Later escaped to
Peter and Mary had the following children:
24. Rev. James Fontaine 1,
2, 3 (James Fontaine , Jacques , Jean
, Gilles , Arthur , Jean , Guy
, Jean ) was born on 7 Apr 1658 in Jenouille-Jaffe Estate, Veaux, FRA. He died in 1728 in Dublin, IRE. He was buried in
St Stephens Green Cemetery, Dublin, IRE.
Received degree of Master of Arts at the college of Guienne, finishing second in a class of fourteen.
Escaped to England with his fiance, Anne Boursiquot, arriving on December 1, 1685, after eleven days at sea, Landed at Appledore, at the mouth of
the Taw River, and proceeded to Barnstaple. Family moved from England to Cork, Ireland, arriving December 24, 1694. Moved to Bear Haven, Ireland,
after death of son, Aaron, in 1699. Later, prior to 1710, moved to Dublin, Ireland. Is buried beside his wife in St. Stephens Green, Dublin.
James married Anne Elizabeth Boursiquot 1, 2,
3 daughter of Aaron Boursiquot and Jeanne Guillot on 8 Feb 1685/1686 in Par Church, Barnstable, North Devon, ENG. Anne was born in
1660/1662 in Taillebourg, FRA. She died on 29 Jan 1721 in Dublin, IRE. She was buried in St Stephens Green Cemetery, Dublin, IRE.
They had the following children:
||James Fontaine was born in 1686. He died in Oct 1745.
||Arron Fontaine 1, 2 was born
3, 4 in 1688 in Barnstaple Par., Taunton, Somerset, ENG. He died in 1699 in Cork, IRE.
||Mary Anne Fontaine was born on 12 Apr 1690. She died on 30 Dec 1755.
||Rev. Peter Fontaine was born in 1691. He died in Aug 1759.
||John Fontaine was born on 28 Apr 1693. He died on 26 Nov 1767.
||Moses Fontaine 1 was born in 1694 in Taunton, Somerset, ENG. He died
in 1766 in Cwm Castle, Wales. He was buried on 19 Feb 1766 in Newchurch, Wales.|
Entered Trinity College in June 1712. In 1715, Moses entered the Inns of Court at the Temple, in London, to study law. After just over a year,
returned home to take his degree of Bachelor of Arts at Trinity College.
Disgusted with the study of law, Moses apprenticed himself to an engraver in London and became successful in this profession.
||Rev. Francis Fontaine was born on 16 Sep 1696. He died in 1749.
||Elizabeth Fontaine was born on 3 Aug 1701. She died in 1764.
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