West Cork History

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Davy Crocket’s ancestor James Crockett born c 1674 (may be later) was the child of one of the 13 Huguenots who worked with James Fontaine in a short lived fishing enterprise around the late 17th century  to the early 1700s.  He was  Louise de Sax Crocketagne (Anglicised to Crockett) mother Antoine.  The fishery was in the Castletown/Dursey area.

Interestingly Fontaine (James Fountain 1702) and his son James Fountaine Junior (1710) were appointed Justices of the Peace for Co. Cork suggesting that they were well connected

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/w/a/c/Mary-Wacaster-Tx/FILE/0003page.html

Ancestor of Davy Crockett, Battle of the Alamo, http://www.writework.com/essay/biography-davy-crockett-and-battle-alamo

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