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Fontaine, George Peter Cosby

Male 1836 - 1919  (82 years)


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  • Name Fontaine, George Peter Cosby  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 20 Jun 1836  Clarke, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Marengo, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1860  Clarke, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1900  Precinct 7 Lower Peachtree (part), Wilcox, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1910  Opelika Ward 4, Lee, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 22 Jan 1919  Grove Hill, Clarke, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Person ID I49994  Bob Juch's Kin
    Last Modified 7 May 2019 

    Father Fontaine, William Maury,   b. 16 Jan 1793,   d. 27 Jan 1872, Clarke, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Pearson, Elizabeth Garnett,   b. 25 Sep 1799, Wilkes, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1864, Clarke, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 6 Apr 1818  Clarke, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Dumas, Margaret Ann,   b. 29 Dec 1838, Richmond, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1876, Wilcox, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 1860  Clarke, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Fontaine, Isabella Garnett,   b. 14 Jan 1861, Yellow Bluff, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1937, Clarke, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     2. Fontaine, Mary Caroline,   b. 28 Sep 1862, Choctaw, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1921  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     3. Fontaine, George Ripley,   b. 23 Apr 1866, Yellow Bluff, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1885, Wilcox, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)  [natural]
     4. Fontaine, William Henry,   b. 28 Sep 1868, Yellow Bluff, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1869, Yellow Bluff, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     5. Fontaine, Katie,   b. 26 Nov 1869, Yellow Bluff, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1869, Yellow Bluff, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     6. Fontaine, Owen Powers,   b. 24 Jan 1871, Mt Andrew, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1956, Corpus Christi, Kleberg, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     7. Fontaine, Ida Frances,   b. 29 Oct 1872, Wilcox, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1956, Opelika, Lee, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 7 May 2019 
    Family ID F16752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Meyers, Martha Duncan,   b. 7 Jan 1855, Selma, Dallas, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1906  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 1878  Clarke, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Children 
     1. Fontaine, Jessie Vernon,   b. 10 Sep 1884, Arlington, Wilcox, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1976, Grove Hill, Clarke, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
     2. Fontaine, Walter Kennon,   b. 20 Jan 1888, Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1967, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     3. Fontaine, George Cosby,   b. 13 Feb 1890, Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1957, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     4. Fontaine, Willie Naomi,   b. 3 Oct 1892, Smiths Station, Lee, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1939, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)  [natural]
     5. Fontaine, Mary Louise,   b. 30 Sep 1895, Loachapoka, Lee, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1969, Tallahassee, Leon, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
     6. Fontaine, Maggie Gertrude,   b. 15 Oct 1879, Mt Andrew, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1952, Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     7. Fontaine, Paul Pierson,   b. 23 Jan 1882, Mt Andrew, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1958, Atlanta, De Kalb, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 7 May 2019 
    Family ID F16753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1860 - Clarke, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1878 - Clarke, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Taught school for two years, held office as Justice of the Peace, served in the Confederate Army and afterward became an itinerant Methodist minister and a merchant. During the War Between the States, he enlisted in the Grove Hill Guards, state troops, and served as a First Lieutenant of Company B, 38th Alabama Infantry. He was Tax Assessor of Wilcox County (1880-1884), a Royal Arch Mason. He is buried in Grove Hill, AL.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1466] Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - "Alabama Deaths and Burials, 1881–1952." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled reco;).
      Birth date: abt 1837
      Birth place: Alabama
      Death date: Jan 1919
      Death place: Grove Hill, Clarke, Alabama
      Residence date:
      Residence place: Grove Hill, Clarke County, Alabama

    2. [S14] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1;), Year: 1860; Census Place: , Clarke, Alabama; Roll: ; Page: 665; Image: 113.
      Birth date: abt 1836
      Birth place: Alabama
      Residence date: 1860
      Residence place: Clarke, Alabama, United States

    3. [S9] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the Unit;), Year: 1910; Census Place: Opelika Ward 4, Lee, Alabama; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District: ; Image: .
      Birth date: 1837
      Birth place: Alabama
      Residence date: 1910
      Residence place: Opelika Ward 4, Lee, Alabama

    4. [S13] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623,;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox, Alabama; Roll: T623_44; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 133.
      Birth date: Jun 1836
      Birth place: Alabama
      Marriage date: 1878
      Marriage place:
      Residence date: 1900
      Residence place: Precinct 7 Lower Peachtree (part), Wilcox, Alabama

    5. [S1467] Web: Alabama, Find A Grave Index, 1817-2011, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data - Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi: accessed 14 July 2011.Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bi;).
      Birth date: 20 Jun 1836
      Birth place:
      Death date: 21 Jan 1919
      Death place:

    6. [S1] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432,;), Year: 1850; Census Place: , Marengo, Alabama; Roll: M432_10; Page: 17B; Image: .
      Birth date: abt 1836
      Birth place: Alabama
      Residence date: 1850
      Residence place: Marengo, Alabama

    7. [S13] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623,;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox, Alabama; Roll: T623_44; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 133.
      Birth date: Jan 1855
      Birth place: Alabama
      Marriage date: 1878
      Marriage place:
      Residence date: 1900
      Residence place: Precinct 7 Lower Peachtree (part), Wilcox, Alabama