Robert Fountain

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Fountain was born on 12 August 1897, in Victoria, Caledon, Peel, Ontario, Canada, his father, Daniel Fountain, was 24 and his mother, Sarah A Brandon, was 25. He lived in Victoria, Ontario, Canada in 1911.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Fountain
1873–
Sarah A Brandon
1872–
Jennie Fountain
1893–
Laura May Fountain
1896–
Robert Fountain
1897–
Ellen 'Nellie' Fountain
1900–1936
Lorn Waburn Fountain
1913–1913

Sources (3)

  • Robert Fountain, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert Fountain - Government record: birth: 12 August 1897; Victoria, Peel, Ontario, Canada
  • Robert Fountain in household of Daniel Fountain, "Canada Census, 1911"

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Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from one or more of the places in France named Fontaine, Fonteyne, or Lafontaine (see Fontaine ).

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a spring or well, from Middle English fontayne (Old French fontaine) ‘spring, fountain’, sometimes with a plural -s, and synonymous with Well , of which Fountain(es) may sometimes have been a translation.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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