Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Bond 32770 Fountaine-Carswell

32770. William Fountayne & 32771. Mary Carswell

1537, William born in East Bawcombe, Devon, England, heir & s/o 65540. Hugh Fountaine & 65541. Margery Sture.
~1540, Marie born in Peter Tavy, Tavistock, Devon, England, d/o §John Carswell & Wilmot ?.
1/28/1547, Edward VI succeeded Henry VIII as King of England.
7/10/1553, Lady Jane Grey became the [disputed] Queen of England [for 9 days.]
7/19/1553, Mary I, sister of Edward VI, became Queen of England.
1558, Plaintiffs: Humphrey Boneville, gentleman. Defendants: William, son of Hugh Fountayn of Ugborough, gentleman. Subject: Right of way from a messuage, mill and land of complainant in Ivybridge to Ermington church. Devon. (S) UKNA, C 1/1406/59-62.
1558, William’s father died.
1/15/1559, Queen Elizabeth I succeeded Mary I of England.
1564, Visitation of Devon conducted in which family history is documented.
12/15/1585, William buried at Ughborough, Devon.
7/25/1603, King James I succeeded Queen Elizabeth I in England.
2/6/1610, Marie buried at Ughborough, Devon.
(S) Visitations of the County of Devon, Fountayne of Bawcombe, P368. (S) 1564 Visitation of Devon, P103.
Family notes:
·         There are multiple persons named “John Carswell” in Devon during this time period. Which one is the father of Mary is not identifiable. Examples: [Reign of Queen Elizabeth] A messuage and tenement in the parish of Tavistock, held under a lease thereof, granted to plaintiff by John Carswell and Wilmot his wife. (S) Calendars of the Proceedings in Chancery, V2, 1830, P287. [1551-53] Plaintiffs: John CARSWELL of Tavistock. … Subject: Detention of deeds relating to a tenement in Hockford (in Hockworthy). Devon. (S) UKNA, C 1/1294/4. [4/1544-4/1545] IPM of John Carswell of Devon. (S) UKNA, C 142/71/185.
Children of Hugh and Mary:
i. Hugh Fountaine, baptized 10/25/1561 at Ughborough, Devon, England.
11/1597-11/1598, William Spealt v. Hugh Fountayne: Close, lying at Blowdon, in Ugboro' parish; whether parcel of the late chantry of Kalender lands of Ugboro' (Devon). Touching also the mansion house of East Bawcomb, in Ugboro'; whether land called Blowdon, East Bawcomb,and other lands in Ugboro' were all held together as the inheritance of Wm. Fountayn (father of defendant).: Devon. (S) UKNA, E 134/40Eliz/East16.
1603-25, Plaintiffs: Hugh Fountayne natural brother of William Fountayne. Defendants: Thomas Williams and William Huckmore. Subject: messuage and lands in the manor of Ogborough and Torpeake, Devon. (S) UKNA, C 2/JasI/F2.53.
1613, Plaintiffs: Hugh Fountayne. Defendants: Richard Thuell and others. Subject: property in Gidleigh and Throwleigh, Devon. (S) UKNA, C 3/269/34.
By 1625, Hugh died.
By 1625, Plaintiffs: Joan Bond, widow. Defendants: John Bond, John Furlong, John Sexton alias John Reynolds, Margaret Poulson, widow, Thomas Cleeve and [unknown] Cleeve his wife. Subject: Buckler in Tavistock, Devon, descended to defendants as coheirs of Hugh Fountain. (S) UKNA, C 2/JasI/B14/16.
i. Mary Fountaine, baptized 10/8/1564 at Ughborough, Devon, England.
i. Margaret Fountaine (16385), born ~1566 in Ugborough, Devon, England.
i. William Fountaine, baptized 4/12/1569 at Ughborough, Devon, England.
William in service of the Royal Household.
1601, Certificate of residence showing William Fountain to be liable for taxation in Devon, and not in the Royal Household, the previous area of tax liability. (S) UKNA, E 115/156/72.
1602, Certificate of residence showing William Fountain to be liable for taxation in Devon. (S) UKNA, E 115/155/108.
1603, Certificate of residence showing William Fountain to be liable for taxation in Devon. (S) UKNA, E 115/156/72.
William served in a military capacity for King James.
1606, Certificate of residence showing William Fountain to be liable for taxation in Devon, and not in [London], the previous area of tax liability. (S) UKNA, E 115/149/68.
1607, Certificate of residence showing William Fountain to be liable for taxation in Devon, and not in the Royal Household, the previous area of tax liability. (S) UKNA, E 115/156/126.
1610, Certificate of residence showing William Fountain to be liable for taxation in Devon, and not in the Royal Household, the previous area of tax liability. (S) UKNA, E 115/155/67.
4/6/1616, William Fountaine of Ivybridge, Devon, wrote his will. (S) UKNA, PROB 11/127/336.
Bef. 1625, William died before his brother Hugh.
i. Elizabeth Fountaine, born aft. 1569 at Ughborough, Devon, England.
Elizabeth married Christopher Furlong of Tamerton.
Elizabeth a coheir of her brother Hugh.

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