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FONE, FONES, FOWNES in Devon

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Re: Fone Fownes Fones

Posted: 27 Jun 2008 7:44AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Cole, Fones
Hi,

I just came across you query about the Cole and Fones family connections. My ggggrandfather was William Fones born in Nth Kingston RI - he fought in the Revolutionary War and his friend and neighbour was John Fones. After the war they left RI and went to Erie Co NY. William Fones married Dorcas Sherman and two of their daughters married Cole boys. One of those boys was Benjamin Cole. If you want more precise information I can send you what I have on the marriages etc. I think we might have a match!

Kindest regards Karen Kestigian

PS: William Fones is buried in Wales Centre Cemetery along with John Fones - they are the only two Revolutionary soldiers there.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
lm65755 30 Mar 2003 11:40PM GMT 
Joe Carter 1 Apr 2003 3:45AM GMT 
LindaMasters5... 1 Apr 2003 2:44PM GMT 
karkestigian 27 Jun 2008 1:44PM GMT 
L_ohiowa 15 Oct 2009 11:01PM GMT 
byrnefone 31 Mar 2005 4:39PM GMT 
patrick fone 11 Jun 2005 8:21PM GMT 
Carter_Joseph 21 Apr 2002 7:26PM GMT 
Richard Fownes 15 Feb 2003 10:30PM GMT 
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