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Joseph Fountain 1812- 1899

Joseph Fountain 1812- 1899

Posted: 23 May 2010 8:10PM GMT
Classification: Query
Looking for information on Idaho Fountains. Mary Matilda Fountain was born 30 Oct. 1859 in Pulaski, Iowa and died in 1919 in Latah, Idaho. Her father was Joseph Fountain b. 20 Jan 1812 in Wheeling, Ohio and d. 15 Sept 1899 in Row, Davis County Iowa. Fountain Cemetery is in Davis Co. Iowa.

Re: Joseph Fountain 1812- 1899

Posted: 15 Sep 2011 11:58PM GMT
Classification: Query
This is some of what I have on this family:
Register Report for Joseph Isaiah Fountain

Generation 1

1. Joseph Isaiah Fountain-1. He was born on 20 Jan 1812 in Wheeling, Belmont, Ohio, USA. Residence 1850 in Union, Davis, Iowa. He died on 15 Sep 1899 in Pulaski, Davis, Iowa, United States.

Elizabeth C Hardesty. She was born on 16 Jun 1820 in Wheeling, Belmont, Ohio, USA. Residence 1885 in Union. She died on 08 Dec 1915 in At her residence 3 miles north of Pulaski, Davis County, Iowa.

Notes for Elizabeth C Hardesty: General Notes:

Mrs. Elizabeth Fountain Passes Away at the age 95 years, 5 Months, 22 Days Elizabeth Hardesty was born June 16, 1820, in Fountain County, Indiana. When a young woman she was united in marriage to Joseph Fountain, who departed this life in September 1899. Before her marriage she came to Davis County, Iowa and about three years after their marriage, they moved to the place where they lived until the death of each. Thirteen children were born to them, six boys and seven girls. One daughter, Zoah, died in infancy, one son, Melton, departed this life a few years ago. Those living are: Mrs. Jane Pickens, Cambridge, Kansas; Mrs. Cynthia Pickens, Missoula, Montana; Mrs. Rebecca French, Oregon,(Andrew County), Missouri; Joseph Fountain, Arkansas City, (Cowley County), Kansas; John Lewis Fountain, Meridian, (Ada County), Idaho; William Fountain of near Troy, (Davis County), Iowa; Jack Fountain of Pulaski, (Davis County), Iowa; Mrs. N. M. Bivins, Ottumwa, (Wapello County), Iowa; Mrs. Mary Burkmier, Oregon, (Andrew County), Missouri; Hartley Fountain, Meridian, (Ada county), Idaho; Mrs. Sade Day, Bloomfield, (Davis County), Iowa. She was baptized into her Christ and became a member of the Christian Church. Her membership was in the Pulaski Christian Church. In the faith of Christ she lived, and in that same faith she died on Wednesday evening, December 08, 1915 at the age of 95 years, 5 months and 22 days. Funeral was held at her home, Friday, December 10 at 1:30 pm, conducted by Rev. G. E. Purdy, of Bloomfield. Two songs, "I'm Going Home," and "Rock of Ages" were sung at the services. Interment followed in the family cemetery near the fountain home.(Taken from the Davis County Democrat, December 09, 1915.)




Joseph Isaiah Fountain and Elizabeth C Hardesty. They were married 24 1842 in Troy, Van Buren, Iowa, United States. They had 6 children.

2. i. Richard Hartley Fountain. His birth on 29 Mar 1862 in Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa (Birthplace source from son Ralph's WWI Draft Registration.). He married Marcia Louise Cash. They were married on 23 Mar 1894 in Pierceville, Finney, Kansas, USA. Residence on 19 Apr 1910 in Emporia Ward 4, Lyon, Kansas (Nathaniel Cash age 63, wife Ellen S age 65 & Annie M age 30; son-in-law Richard H Fountaine age 48, wife Marcia L age 38; children Francis T age 14, Ralph W age 12, Ethel L age 10, Richard C age 9, Doris L age 7, Elizabeth E age 5, Eugene V age 3 & Edward). He died on 16 Apr 1946 in Meridian, Ada, Idaho.

3. ii. Mary Matilda Fountain. She was born on 30 Oct 1859 in Pulaski, Davis, Iowa, United States. Residence 1870 in Union, Davis, Iowa, United States. She married Augustus Peter Birchmier. They were married 1880. She died on 26 Apr 1919 in Moscow, Latah, Idaho, United States.

iii. Zoah Fountain. She was born 1868 in Union, Davis, Iowa, United States. She died 1870 in Union, Davis, Iowa, United States.

iv. Charity Catherine Fountain. She was born on 02 Mar 1864 in Davis, Iowa, United States. She died 1871 in Davis, Iowa, United States.

v. Joan Clementine Fountain. She was born on 02 Mar 1864 in Davis, Iowa, United States. She died 1871 in Davis, Iowa, United States.

vi. Richard Hartley Fountain. He was born on 29 Mar 1861 in Iowa. Residence 1930 in Hillsdale, Ada, Idaho. He died on 16 Apr 1946 in Kansas, United States.

Generation 2

2. Richard Hartley Fountain-2 (Joseph Isaiah Fountain-1). His birth on 29 Mar 1862 in Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa (Birthplace source from son Ralph's WWI Draft Registration.). Residence on 19 Apr 1910 in Emporia Ward 4, Lyon, Kansas (Nathaniel Cash age 63, wife Ellen S age 65 & Annie M age 30; son-in-law Richard H Fountaine age 48, wife Marcia L age 38; children Francis T age 14, Ralph W age 12, Ethel L age 10, Richard C age 9, Doris L age 7, Elizabeth E age 5, Eugene V age 3 & Edward). He died on 16 Apr 1946 in Meridian, Ada, Idaho.

Marcia Louise Cash is the daughter of Nathaniel A Cash and Sarah Ellen Bickford. She was born on 26 Sep 1871 in Otis Field, Cumberland, Maine. Residence 1910 in Emporia Ward 4, Lyon, Kansas. She died on 17 Feb 1957 in Gilliam County, Oregon.

Richard Hartley Fountain and Marcia Louise Cash. They were married on 23 Mar 1894 in Pierceville, Finney, Kansas, USA. They had 10 children.

4. i. Francis Franklin FOUNTAIN. He was born on 03 Oct 1895 in St. John, Stafford, Kansas. He married Hazel Lois HIGHLEY. They were married Abt. 1922 in probably Kansas. Residence 1942 in Meridian, Idaho. He died on 23 Aug 1989.

ii. Ralph Wilbur FOUNTAIN. He was born on 05 May 1897 in Macksville, Stafford, Kansas. Residence Jan 1920 in Camp Meade, Anne Arundel, Maryland (Ralph W Fountain age 23 is in the U.S. Army in the 12th Infantry.). He married Jean Fordyce Mott. They were married on 12 Aug 1942 in Payette, Idaho. His death on
14 Oct 1989 in Malheur County, Oregon (Death Certificate No.: 89-19628).

iii. Ethel L. FOUNTAIN. She was born on 04 Jun 1899 in Kansas. Residence on 19 Apr 1910 in Emporia Ward 4, Lyon, Kansas (Nathaniel Cash age 63, wife Ellen S age 65 & Annie M age 30; son-in-law Richard H Fountaine age 48, wife Marcia L age 38; children Francis T age 14, Ralph W age 12, Ethel L age 10, Richard C age 9, Doris L age 7, Elizabeth E age 5, Eugene V age 3 & Edward). She married Robert R. Schlechter. They were married on 06 Sep 1930 in Boise, Ada, Idaho. She died on 26 Sep 1990 in Mountain Home, Elmore, Idaho. Social Security Number was 518-46-1446. SSN Issued in Idaho.

iv. Richard Cash Fountain. He was born on 22 Nov 1900 in Kansas. Residence on

7 Apr 1930 in Northeast Jerome, Jerome, Idaho (Household: Edward C Eakin age 27, his wife Doris F age 27; children Helen E age 3, Norman R age 2 and James I age 5 months; Richard C Fountain age 30, brother-in-law. Edward and Richard are working as farm laborers.). He married Beryl Ruby Headrick. They were married on 18 Jul 1934 in Boise, Ada, ID. He died Nov 1974 in Boise, Ada, Idaho.

5. v. Doris L. FOUNTAIN. She was born on 06 Jan 1903 in Kansas. She married Edward Cross EAKIN. They were married on 08 May 1926 in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States. Residence on 07 Apr 1930 in Northeast Jerome, Jerome, Idaho (Household: Edward C Eakin age 27, his wife Doris F age 27; children Helen E age 3, Norman R age 2 and James I age 5 months; Richard C Fountain age 30, brother-in-law. Edward and Richard are working as farm laborers.). She died Dec 1987 in Jerome, Jerome, Idaho.

vi. Elizabeth Ellen Fountain. She was born Abt. 1905 in Kansas. Residence on 19 Apr 1910 in Emporia Ward 4, Lyon, Kansas (Nathaniel Cash age 63, wife Ellen S age 65 & Annie M age 30; son-in-law Richard H Fountaine age 48, wife Marcia L age 38; children Francis T age 14, Ralph W age 12, Ethel L age 10, Richard C age 9, Doris L age 7, Elizabeth E age 5, Eugene V age 3 & Edward). She married Harry Loyd Stafford. They were married on 19 Dec 1942 in Boise, ID.

vii. Eugene Victor Fountain. He was born on 12 Feb 1907 in Macksville, Kansas, USA. Residence 1910 in Emporia Ward 4, Lyon, Kansas. He died on 03 Feb 1998 in Philomath, Oregon, USA.

viii. Edward H. Fountain. He was born on 04 Aug 1909 in Kansas. Residence on 09 Apr 1930 in Southeast Moscow, Latah, Idaho (Household: Rube J Nelson age 49, his wife Lassie L age 44; children Edith D age 22 and Robert P age 21; Edward Fountain age 20. Edward is working as a farm laborer.). His death on 13 Apr 1990 in Malheur County, Oregon (Death Certificate No.: 90-07676).

ix. Warren Wayland FOUNTAIN. He was born on 19 Apr 1912 in Idaho. Residence on 12 Apr 1930 in Hillsdale, Ada, Idaho (Household R N Fountain age 69, his wife Marcia age 58; sons Warren age 17 and Robert age 16. They are farming.). He died 1997.

x. Robert Lewis Fountain. He was born on 18 Mar 1914. He died on 28 Nov 2002.

3. Mary Matilda Fountain-2 (Joseph Isaiah Fountain-1). She was born on 30 Oct 1859 in Pulaski, Davis, Iowa, United States. Residence 1870 in Union, Davis, Iowa, United States. She died on 26 Apr 1919 in Moscow, Latah, Idaho, United States.

Augustus Peter Birchmier is the son of Johann John Birchmier and Katharina Hirt. He was born on 15 Apr 1853 in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States. Residence 1885 in Union, Davis Co, Iowa farm @ SE,SW of S16R12T69. His death on 01 May 1924 in Moscow Ward, Latah, Idaho, United States (hit by a train in Huntington OR).

Augustus Peter Birchmier and Mary Matilda Fountain. They were married 1880. They had 8 children.

i. Fredric Birchmeier. Residence 1880 in Union, Davis, Iowa, United States. He was born Abt. 1880 in Iowa.

ii. Lewis A Birchmier. He was born on 08 Aug 1881 in Davis, Union, Iowa. Residence 1885 in Union. He died on 08 Dec 1958.

iii. John Joseph Birchmier. He was born on 15 Jun 1883 in Union, Davis, Iowa, United States. Residence on 01 Jan 1925 in Union. He died on 15 Feb 1959 in Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States.

iv. Elizabeth Catherine Birchmier. She was born on 15 Jun 1886 in Iowa, United States. She died Oct 1977 in Grangeville, Idaho, Idaho, United States.

v. Elmer Augustus Gus BIRCHMIER. He was born on 05 Jun 1889 in Bloomfield, Clinton, Iowa, United States. He died on 30 Mar 1972 in Malheur, Oregon, United States. Residence in Latah.

vi. Ada Leone BIRCHMIER. She was born Mar 1893 in Iowa, United States. Residence 1920 in Huntington, Baker, Oregon. She died on 17 May 1937.

6. vii. Homer Lee Birchmier. He was born on 02 Jun 1898 in Iowa City, Wright, Iowa. Residence 1910 in Moscow, Latah, Idaho. He married Cora Mae Sanders. They were married on 09 Nov 1917. He died 30 1972 in Malheur, Malheur, Oregon, long-time Huntington resident.

viii. Charity Birchmier. She was born on 20 Jan 1901. She died on 10 Mar 1901.

Generation 3

4. Francis Franklin FOUNTAIN-3 (Richard Hartley Fountain-2, Joseph Isaiah Fountain-1). He was born on 03 Oct 1895 in St. John, Stafford, Kansas. Residence 1942 in Meridian, Idaho. He died on 23 Aug 1989.

Hazel Lois HIGHLEY. She was born on 05 Jun 1900 in Kansas. Residence on 07 Apr 1930 in Kuna, Ada, Idaho (Household: Trancis Fountain age 34, his wife Lois H age 29; children Francis D age 6 and Lois A age 1 year 4 months. Francis is a farmer.). She died on 20 Jan 1989 in Meridian, Ada, Idaho.

Francis Franklin FOUNTAIN and Hazel Lois HIGHLEY. They were married Abt. 1922 in probably Kansas. They had 1 child.

i. Francis Franklin FOUNTAIN. He was born on 24 Oct 1923 in Washington. Residence on 07 Apr 1930 in Kuna, Ada, Idaho (Household: Trancis Fountain age 34, his wife Lois H age 29; children Francis D age 6 and Lois A age 1 year 4 months. Francis is a farmer.). He died on 12 Nov 1994 in Sacramento County, California.


5. Doris L. FOUNTAIN-3 (Richard Hartley Fountain-2, Joseph Isaiah Fountain-1). She was born on

6 Jan 1903 in Kansas. Residence on 07 Apr 1930 in Northeast Jerome, Jerome, Idaho (Household: Edward C Eakin age 27, his wife Doris F age 27; children Helen E age 3, Norman R age 2 and James I age 5 months; Richard C Fountain age 30, brother-in-law. Edward and Richard are working as farm laborers.). She died Dec 1987 in Jerome, Jerome, Idaho.

Edward Cross EAKIN. He was born on 14 Jun 1902 in Newcastle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States. Residence 1930 in Northeast Jerome, Jerome, Idaho. He died on 03 Mar 1980 in Jerome, Jerome, Idaho, United States.

Edward Cross EAKIN and Doris L. FOUNTAIN. They were married on 08 May 1926 in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States. They had 2 children.

i. James Ivan EAKIN. He was born on 08 Nov 1929 in Jerome, Jerome, Idaho, United States. Residence 1949 in Moscow, Idaho, United States. He died on 15 Nov 2004 in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

ii. Norman R EAKIN. He was born on 02 Apr 1928 in Idaho, United States. Residence 1982 in Oregon City, OR. He died on 15 Feb 1994 in Jerome, Jerome, Idaho, United States.

6. Homer Lee Birchmier-3 (Mary Matilda Fountain-2, Joseph Isaiah Fountain-1). He was born on 02 Jun 1898 in Iowa City, Wright, Iowa. Residence 1910 in Moscow, Latah, Idaho. He died 30 1972 in Malheur, Malheur, Oregon, long-time Huntington resident.

Cora Mae Sanders is the daughter of William Riley Sanders and Mary Anna Moore. She was born on 16 Feb 1900 in Union, Oregon, United States. Residence 1920 in Huntington, Baker, Oregon. She died on 15 Oct 1991 in Huntington, Baker, Oregon, United States of America.

Homer Lee Birchmier and Cora Mae Sanders. They were married on 09 Nov 1917. They had 4 children.

7. i. Leo Frances Birchmier. His birth on 09 Jun 1918 in Huntington, Oregon, USA (home birth). Residence 1920 in Huntington, Baker, Oregon. He married Mary Elizabeth Marcelli. They were married 1946 in Baker County, OR. His death on 13 Sep 1953 in buried in North Powder Cemetery (heart trouble).

ii. James William Birchmier. He was born on 02 Jan 1920 in North Powder, OR. He died Apr 1968 in Disappeared while working on Paint Your Wagon Set.

iii. Glen Birchmier. He was born on 14 Apr 1922 in Huntington, Baker, Oregon, United States. He died on 17 Nov 2006 in Pinehurst, Shoshone, Idaho, United States. Residence in oregon.

iv. Bethel May Birchmier. She was born on 25 Dec 1923 in Huntington, Baker, Oregon, United States. Residence 1993 in Aurora, OR. She died on 11 Mar 2007 in Beaverton, Washington, Oregon.

Generation 4

7. Leo Frances Birchmier-4 (Homer Lee Birchmier-3, Mary Matilda Fountain-2, Joseph Isaiah Fountain-1). His birth on 09 Jun 1918 in Huntington, Oregon, USA (home birth). Residence 1920 in Huntington, Baker, Oregon. His death on 13 Sep 1953 in buried in North Powder Cemetery (heart trouble).

Mary Elizabeth Marcelli is the daughter of Antonio Marcoli and Belinda Perfetti. She was born on 18 Jul 1928 in Huntington, OR. She died on 28 Jul 2009 in Anaheim, Orange, Ca.

Notes for Mary Elizabeth Marcelli: General Notes:

Birth certificate shows her name as Mary Elizabeth Marcello, her father as Tony Marcello and her mother as Belinda Perfetto.

Baker County Marriage license shows the marriage record in book 14, page 45, shows her name as Mary Elizabeth Mondelli, husband Leo Birchmier married 1946


Leo Frances Birchmier and Mary Elizabeth Marcelli. They were married 1946 in Baker County, OR. They had 3 children.
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