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Marking

Sergeant William Maury Fontaine

was honored at a family reunion held on July 26 in Clarke County, near
Thomasville, Alabama by members of the Alabama Society of the Daughters of 1812. Sergeant Fontaine is buried in the Choctaw Corner Cemetery which is located on the NW side of Thomasville on county Road 48, also known as the Bashi Road, off of US 43. Sergeant Fontaine served in Captain Isaac Rapalije's company under the command of Col. G. H. Nixon. He entered service at Mt. Vernon on the Mobile River on 5 Feb 1814 and served until July 8. He married his wife, Elizabeth Garnet Pearson, in Clarke County, Alabama on 6 April 1816.

Alabama Daughters of 1812 Annette Smith and Carolyn Drennen
with Robbie Purser, Regent of the Grove Hill Dar Chapter
shown here at the Grave of Sgt. William Fontaine with
Reenactors from the Clarke County Living History Association

Location Report: See Daniel Cook Sr. under Veterans Buried AL

Graves Marked
CAMP WILLS MARKER ERECTED

Alabama Daughters of 1812 marked and dedicated the graves of three 1812 patriots on Saturday, March 29 at the Shiloh Baptist Cemetery in Attala, Alabama at 2:00 PM and erected a historical marker at the site of Camp Wills on Wills Creek. Camp Wills was established as a supply camp by General Jackson in September, 1813.

GRAVES MARKED
Robert Wood
Pvt. S.C. militia
War of 1812
1796-1874
Clarence and Lewis Rhea
Tennessee militia
War of 1812
Shiloh Cemetery is located on Highway 11, five miles south of the Hwy. 77/Hwy. 11 intersection in Attalla, Etowah Co., AL. This is one of the oldest cemeteries in Etowah County with a number of monuments dated in the early to mid 1800's.