Notes for Jean Henry Fortineux: [Brøderbund WFT Vol. 15, Ed. 1, Tree #2288, Date of Import: Mar 16, 1999]
1730- sailed on ship "Thistle" of Glasgow, Scotland. (260 passengers, Palatines, Cap. of the ship was Colin Dunlap). They made a stop at Dover, Eng. clearance from Dover, 19 Jun.
29 Aug 1730- Qualified at Philadelphia Court House, Pa., Gov. and Magistrates at Court House.
17__- They prob. lived in Lancaster and Berks County, area in Pa., Faulkner's Swamp.
17__- To Maryland (Rev. Stapleton's " Memorials of the Huguenots...") lists him as a first settler in Frederick County, Md.
17__- Married by Pastor John Caspar Stoeve while on a visit to Monocacy, Frederick County, Maryland. Pastor Stoeve was a Lutheran and Baptized two of his children. (m. before 1737).
1738- 7 June, record of him in Frederick County's. Mononcacy Valley. Was a 'Dunker'
17__- ( In Lancaster County area the Fortney's were farmers, tradesmen, tinners, butchers and shopkeepers.)
1746- 30 Jun, patanted 200 acres at 'Deer Spring', Frederick County, Maryland. Warrant for this land dated 14 May 1745.
17__- m. by 1741
1753- d. Jul, killed by lightning in front of his house, four miles from Frederick, Maryland.
1754- 8 Jan, set. of his estate recorded at Frederick County, Maryland Courthouse. Settlement was made Catherine Fortney. Inv. was made 25 Aug 1753.
NOTE # 1: Maryland Gazette, 2 Aug 1753, "Henry Footney, one of the sect of Dunkers, was killed bu lightning in front of his house, about 4 miles from Frederick, one day last week."
NOTE # 2: 'Dunker', is now the Church of the Brethren.
Notes from the Book "The Fortineux-Fortney Family in America"
Jean Henry's godfathers were Henry Theil and Jean Louys and the godmothers were Elizabeth Theil and the wife of Jacob Baudoin.
More About Jean Henry Fortineux: Burial: 1753, Confirmed.5392, 5393 Fact 1: September 25, 1708, Christened.5394, 5395 Fact 3: January 08, 1754, Estate settled.5396, 5397 Fact 4: August 29, 1730, Arrived ship "Thistle" in Phil., Pa..5398, 5399 Fact 5: see note # 1.5400, 5401
More About Jean Henry Fortineux and Maria Catharine Berger: Marriage 1: WFT Est. 1724-17495402 Marriage 2: WFT Est. 1723-17485403
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