|Creator:||McAlexander, Hubert Horton|
|Creator:||McCrum, Richard Douglas|
|Creator:||Woodliff, Dan Morse|
|Title:||McAlexander collection of Fontaine family research|
|Quantity:||1.8 Linear feet (4 document boxes, 1 half box)|
Francis Fontaine (1721-1785) studied at William and Mary from 1738 to 1742. After serving an apprenticeship with a carpenter in Williamsburg, he moved to New Bern, North Carolina where he later married and had four children. He was the son of Rev. Francis Fontaine (1697-1749).
The collection consists of papers related to the Fontaine family and related families. These materials were used by Dr. McAlexander to co-write the book, Francis Fontaine, The Builder, 1721-1785 : His ancestors and descendents and their connections / by Hugh McAlexander, Richard Douglas McCrum, Dan Morse Woodliff. The items are mostly genealogical research made up of photocopies, portraits, and published materials. Also included is a copy of the finished book. The arrangement of the collection follows the arrangement of the finished book.
Arranged in original order of the creator.
McAlexander collection of Fontaine family research, MS 3424. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.