Family:John Fontaine and Martha Henry (1)

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Marriage[1] 2 Oct 1773 Virginia, United States
  1. Family of Martha Henry and John Fontaine, in Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial website.

    [Last accessed 16 Oct 2012]

    Martha (Patsey) born 1755 at "Pine Slash," died 1818, age 63 at “Leatherwood” in 1818, married 2 Oct 1773 to John Fontaine born 1750 at Beaverdam, VA, died at “Leatherwood” in 1792 of malaria. Martha, widowed at 37, managed Leatherwood plantation, administered the will of her husband and of her brother William; Martha and John buried at Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA.

    a. Patrick Henry, b. 1775, married Nancy Miller, children, moved to Mississippi, died 1852, age 77; Patrick and Nancy buried in Pontotoc City Cemetery, MS.
    b. Edward Winston, b. 1776, died 1792, age 16, at Hampden Sydney College, Prince Edward Co., VA.
    c. Dr. Charles de LaBoulay, b. 1779, married Ann Mayo Carrington, died 1818, age 39, in Halifax Co., VA, no children.
    d. Martha, b. 1781, married Nathaniel W. Dandridge II, children, moved to Mississippi, died 1845, age 64, Martha buried in Pontotoc City Cemetery, MS.
    e. William Winston, b. 1786, married Martha Dandridge, children, died 1816, age 30, enroute home from Alabama, buried in unmarked grave near Abingdon, VA.
    f. Rev. John James, b. 1787, married Mary Carr Redd, children, died 1852, age 64, in Henry Co., buried in “Bellview” cemetery, Henry Co., VA.
    g. Dorothea Spotswood, b. 1791, died 1793, age 2.