Theodore King Fountain

Brief Life History of Theodore King

When Theodore King Fountain was born on 20 November 1899, in Pitt, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jefferson Loderick Fountain, was 38 and his mother, Mary A. King, was 31. He married Dora Howell Jones on 14 November 1936, in Richmond, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in United States in 1958 and Falkland, Pitt, North Carolina, United States in 2006. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 12 December 1958, in Greenville, Pitt, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States.

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Theodore King Fountain
Dora Howell Jones
Marriage: 14 November 1936
Theodore King Fountain Jr

Sources (22)

  • Theodo K Faunlain in household of Jefferson Faunlain, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Theodore King Fountain, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Theodore King Fountain, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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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