'Fountaine1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Fountayne of Melton, Fountaine of Narford, Fountaine of Salle

John Fountaine (a 1368)
1. John Fountaine of Salle, Norfolk
  m1. Alice ; m2. Joan ; m3. Agnes not known which wife was mother of ...
  A. Thomas Fountaine
  i. Henry Fountaine (d 1519)
  m. Etheldreda
  a. Matthew Fountaine of Salle (d 1527) the first mentioned by Visitation
  m. Elizabeth Walshe (dau/heir of William Walshe (by Margaret, dau/heir of Symon Dane or Dame of Susted) son of Robert (by Cicely, dau of Sir John Harsick) son of Thomas)
(1) Arthur Fountaine of Salle (d 1585)
  m. Frances Pargrave (d 1595, dau of Clement Pargrave of Norwood Bermingham)
  (A) John Fountaine 'of Salle' (d 1621)
  The Harleian editor shows John as m1. Susan m2. Mary Brigs with Mary being mother of his children. BLG1952 shows John as married thrice but is not clear on which wife was mother of the children so we follow the Visitation (which ends with the next generation) on that.
  m1. Mary Brigg (d 1605, dau/heir of James Brigg or Brigs of Salle)
(i) Brigg Fountaine (b 1591, d 1661)
  m. Joan Henley
  (a) John Fountaine (d 1644)
  (b) James Fountaine (d 1687)
  m. Anne Alaney (d 1700)
  ((1)) Dorothy Fountaine (d 1760)
  m. John Repps (d 1723)
  ((2))+ other issue - Brigg (d 1729), Andrew, John
  (c) Andrew Fountaine of Salle
  m1. Margaret (d 1671)
  m2. Sarah Chicheley (dau of Sir Thomas Chicheley)
  ((1)) Sir Andrew Fountaine of Narford, Norfolk (b 1676, dsp 1753)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Fountaine
  m. Edward Clent (dau of Col. Edward Clent of Clent Hills, Salop)
  ((A)) Elizabeth Clent
  m. William M. Price (Captain)
((i)) Brigg Price, later Fountaine of Narford (d 20.04.1825)
  m. (07.1769) Mary Hogge (dau of George Hogge of Lynn Regis)
  ((a)) Andrew Fountaine of Narford Hall, Sheriff (b 13.07.1770, d 07.06.1835) had issue
  m. (07.11.1805) Hannah Green Penrice (d 01.1830, dau of Thomas Penrice of Great Yarmouth)
  (d) Dorothy Fountaine
  m. John Mann
  (ii) Mary Fountaine
  m. John Day of Saxthorp
  (iii) Pargrave Fountaine
  m. Peter Elwin
(iv) Frances Fountaine
  m. (25.02.1616) Erasmus Earle or Erle of Salle
  (v)+ other issue - John, Beatrix, Margaret
  m2. Susan (d 1612)
  m3. Anne
  (B) Arthur Fountaine (3rd son)
Visitation shows Arthur as married to Anne Stanhowe, shown as mother of John, Arthur & Martin. BLG1952 shows Arthur m1. ??, m2. Anne Colfer, without identifying which wife was mother of John (only child mentioned). We presume to show as follows. Other than to identify him as grandson of Arthur of Saul (sic), Commoners starts with John 'of Saul'.
  m1. Anne Stanhowe (heir)
  (i) John Fountaine 'of Saul' (b 1600-1, d 04.06.1671, Sergeant-at-law)
  m. Theodosia Harrington (d 1671, dau of Sir Edward Harrington, Bart, of Ridlington)
  (a) John Fountaine or Fountayne
  m. (1666) Elizabeth Monkton (dau/heir of Major John Monkton of Melton)
((1)) Elizabeth Fountaine or Fountayne
  m. Sir Richard Osbaldeston of Hunmanby ## here?? ##
  ((2)) Theodosia Fountaine or Fountayne
  m. Robert Monckton
(b) Thomas Fountaine or Fountayne (b 1639, d 05.02.1709)
  m. Anne Chester (dau of Edward Chester of Cockenhatch)
  ((1)) John Fountayne of Melton (b 1684, d 30.10.1736)
  m. Elizabeth Carew (d 09.01.1768, dau of Francis Carew of Beddington)
  ((A)) Thomas Fountayne of Melton (b 1713, dsp 1739)
  m. Ann Carew (dau of Sir Nicholas Carew, Bart of Baddington)
((B)) John Fountayne of Melton (b 1715, d 14.02.1802, Dean of York)
  m1. (sp) Anne Bromley (dau of William Bromley, Speaker,Secretary of State)
  m2. Frances Maria Whichcote (d 22.08.1750, dau of Thomas Whichcote of Harpswell)
  ((i)) Frances Maria Fountayne (d 1777)
  m. (27.02.1773) William Tatton of Withenshaw, later Egerton
m3. Anne Montagu (d 19.09.1786, dau of Charles Montagu of Papplewick)
  ((ii)) Elizabeth Fountayne (b c1761, d 10.01.1786)
  m. (1781) Richard Wilson (son of Christopher, Bishop of Bristol)
  Their son inherited Melton and assumed the name Wilson-Fountayne.
  ((iii))+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas Charles (dvp 01.01.1780), John (d young), Anne, Catherine Judith (d 03.03.1824)
  ((C)) Elizabeth Fountayne
  m. Charles Eyre of Doncaster (son of Gervase of Rampton)
  ((D)) Anne Fountayne
  m. Edward Weston (son of Stephen, Bishop of Exeter)
  ((E))+ other issue (d unm) - Andrew (b 1721, d 1741), Robert (b 1721, d 1751)
  ((2)) Thomas Fountayne (d young)
  ((3)) Anne Fountayne
  m. Simon Patrick of Dallam (son/heir of Simon, Bishop of Ely)
  ((4)) Judith Fountayne
  m. Thomas Sherlock (Master of the Temple, son/heir of William, Dean of St. Paul's)
  (c) Harrington Fountaine or Fountayne of Lincon's Inn
(d) Anne Fountaine or Fountayne
  m. W. Mellar
  (e) daughter
  m. Sir John Morton
  (ii)+ other issue - Arthur, Martin
  m2. Ann Colfer
  (C) Pargrave Fountaine (d 1616)
  m. Richard Walthall (d 1628)
  (D) Mary Fountaine
  m. Thomas Parkington
  (E) Dorothy Fountaine
  m. John Hubbart
  (F) Beatrix Fountaine
  m. Robert Cubit
  (G) Anne Fountaine shown by BLG1952 but not by Visitation
  m. Thomas Earle
  (H)+ other issue - Thomas, Martyn
  (2) George Fountaine
  (3) Elizabeth Fountaine
  m. Ralph Ebbots
  B. Alice Fountaine
  m. John Ryghtwise

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Fountaine of Narford), Visitation (Norfolk, 1563+1589+1613, Fountayne), Commoners (vol 2, Fountayne-Wilson of Melton)
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