was also known as Vincent Fontaine. Vincent Fountaine was born before 1685 at Staten Island, Richmond County, New York. He was the son of Anthony Fountaine
and Sarah Hance Vincent
. The following morgage was recorded for vinsent fountaine the 5th day of may in the year of our Lord Christ 1697 Joseph Egbert Clk
To all Christian people to whom the present writing shall come James Hance Dye of the County of Richmond in the province of New york yeoman send greetings in our Lord God eaver lasting whearas Robert Rider of the Citie of new yorke Senr did in & by his certaen writing or deed given under his hand & sealed the sixth day of Septmber one thousand six hundred & eight & six & in the second year of the reyn of our Souvring Lord James the second grant, bargain & sell to the said anthony fountain of staten island on the county aforesaid yeoman his heirs & assigns a certain part or parcell of land & meado lying & being up on Staten island at the head of the fresh kills survaid & lait out for Robert Ryder begining att the east side of M--- Reedey Course in the meadow att the land at James hubard and storhis by the under side south just twenty six degrees xxx one hundred seven ty four roods & four thxxx by the land of peter bubeloue south east sixteen degrees sixteen xxx by three hundred and twelve rood & from there north west three & xxxx hundred & eight westerly two hundred & ten rood containfin three hundred and twenty acres with thirty four acres of meadow fronting in two lands to the west most xxx xxx Now know you that the said vincent fountaine heir and executor of the aforesaid anthony fountaine late deceased for and in consideration of the sum of twenty four pounds urrent money of this province to him in hand paid or caused to be paid by james hance die of this county aforesaid laborer the xxx of the said vincent fountain on 5 May 1697. The following deed was recorded for James Hanse Dye this fourth day of october anno qui dom 1697 Joseph Egbert Clk
To all christian people to whom this present writing shall come I vinsent fountaine of the county of Richmond in the province of new york yeoman sendeth greeting in our lord god ever lasting whereas Robert Rider of the Citie of New york gentl. did in and by his certain writing or deed xxx under his hand and seale bearing date the sixteenth day of september 1686: and in the second year of the reign of our soufring lord james the second grant bargain & sell to the said anthony fountain of staten island in the County of Richmond afore said yeoman his heirs and assigns a cerain parcell or yard of land sittn & lying & being on Statens Island att the head of the fresh kills surveid and laid out for Robert Rider beginning att the east side of M--- Reedey Course in the meadow att the land at James hubard and storhis by the under side south just twenty six degrees xxx one hundred seven ty four roods & four thxxx by the land of peter bubeloue south east sixteen degrees sixteen xxx by three hundred and twelve rood & from there north west three & xxxx hundred & eight westerly two hundred & ten rood containfin three hundred and twenty acres with thirty four acres of meadow fronting in two lands to the west most xxx xxx Now know you that the said vincent fountaine heir and executor of the aforesaid anthony fountaine late deceased for and in consideration of the sum of twenty four pounds urrent money of this province to him in hand paid or caused to be paid by james hance die of this county aforesaid laborer the xxx of the said vincent fountain on 4 October 1697. The following deed of sale was recorded for Elizabeth Gerritze van de hand this 22th day of may an. dom. 1700 Joseph Egbert Clk
To all Chirstian people to whom these presents shall come Vincent Fountaine of yt County of Richmond & province of new york yeoman & Sara Lawrence yt mother of yt sd Vincent Fountaine and wife now of yt sd hans lawrense with the consent of her husband hans lawrence send greeting in our lord God everlasting: Now know yee that yt sd Vincent Fountaine by and with the consent off Sara Hans his mother testified by her being a party to the sealing and delivery of these presents now and for in consideration of the sum of eighty one pounds currant mony of new york to them in hand paid or searved to be paid by Elizabeth gerritze van de hans of yt county of Richmond widow the receipt thereof yt sd Vincent fountaine doth hereby acknowledge & thereof & of every part & parcell thereof doth clearly acquit exonerate & discharge shee the sd Elizabeth gerritse van de hans her heirs exctr and assigns hee the sd vincent fountaine & sara his mother hath granted bargained sold transported and set over & by these presents doth grant bargain sell transport and lett over unto yt sd Elizabeth Gerritze vande hans her heirs exe. adminstr & assings the half part of yt moeyty of the three hundred & twenty acres of yt land beginning by yt line of James hance and running along of yt meadow yt bound of Tuenis Egbertze and from there south east sixteen degrees, southerly three hundred and twelve rods with eighteen acres and a half of salt meadow lyning in yt front of the sd meadow containing in all both upland and meadow one hundred & seveanty eight acres and half to be sold and only proper use benefit & behalf of yt Elizabeth gerritze vanda hans her heirs and assings forever and the vincent fountains & sara his mother doe for themselves their heirs exe: adminstr covenant promise & grant to and unto the said Elizabeth Gerritze vande gans her heirs exe: adminstr & assigns that hee the sd Vincent Fountaine and Sara his mother att yt time of ensealing and delivery hereof hath full power good right and lawful & absolute authority to grante bargaine & sell & convey unto shee the sd Elizabeth Gerritze vande hans the aforesaid one hundred and seaventy eight acres & a half with their each & every appurtances and that the asme at the time of ensealing and delivery hereof is forever clear and from all manner of ties & incumbrances whatsoever and that the said vincent fountaine & sara his mother their heirs ex: adminx the aforesaid parcell of upland containing one hundred & sixty acres & the aforementioned & receited meadow containing eighteen acres unto the sd Elizabeth gerritze van de hans her heirs & assigns against him yd sd Vincent Fontaine & sara his mother their heirs Exec: & adminst & all and every other persons & persons whatsoever lawfully claiming any estate or presents in the same by him or under him them or any of them shall and will warrent and forever by these presents declare & witness thereof wee the sd Vincent fountaine & sara his mother have lett and their hands & fixed their seals this Pg 378 twenty second day of march an. dom. one thousand six hundred ninty six & sevean and in yt ninth year of yt reign of our Souveraing Lord Willm yr third of England Scotland France & Ireland King defendeer of yt faith.
The mark of Sara 'D' hance
Signed seled & delivered in yt presence of us
Tho: Coone on 22 May 1700. Vincent Fountaine left a will on 4 January 1731/32 at Richmond County, New York.
In the name of God, Amen, January 4, 1731/32. I, Vincent Fountaine, Sr., of the County of Richmond, Gent., being in good health. I leave to my son Vincent, 150 acres of land and meadow in Middlesex County, New Jersey. It being 1/2 of a tract of land of 300 acres. The other half have given by deed to my daughter Anne and her husband Henry Perine. I leave to my youngest son Anthony, all my farm or plantation where I now live, in the south quarter of the County of Richmond, with all appurtenances. And he is to pay to my grandson Anthony, the son of my son Vincent L80. If he dies, then to the other children of my son Vincent. And my sons are to pay to daughter Anne Perine L10. "It is my will that my much honored mother, Sarah Dye, shall be decently maintained, and sufficiently provided for, out of my estate, and to be thnded attendance as her feeble and old age shall require." I leave to my wife Anne certain slaves, and the use of property during widowhood. I make my wife and my sons, and "my beloved friend and nephew, Stephen Marteneau. "