Notes on the Autobiography of Rev. James Fontaine
Description of Anne Fontaine by James Fontaine.
MEMOIRS OF A HUGUENOT FAMILY: TRANSLATED AND COMPILED FROM THE ORIGINAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE REV. JAMES FONTAINE, AND OTHER MANUSCRIPTS; COMPRISING AN ORIGINAL JOURNAL OF TRAVELS IN VIRGINIA, NEW-YORK, ETC.,IN 1715 AND 1716. BY ANN MAURY. WITH AN APPENDIX, CONTAINING A TRANSLATION OF THE EDICT OF NANTES, THE EDICT OF REVOCATION, AND OTHER INTERESTING HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS. Baltimore GENEALOGICAL PUBLISHING COMPANY 1967. Reprint of the Expanded Edition New York, 1853. Reprinted Genealogical Publishing Company Baltimore, 1967. Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 67 - 22179.
Description of Anne Elizabeth Boursiquot Fontaine: " .. she was very beautiful, her skin was delicately fair, she had a brilliant color in her cheeks, a high forehead, a remarkably intellectual expression of countenance; her bust was fine, rather inclined of embonpoint, and she had a very dignified carriage, which some persons condemned as haughty, but I always thought it peculiarly becoming to one of her beauty. The charms of her mind and disposition were no way inferior to those of her person, so that altogether she seemed formed to captivate the most indifferent ....." Rev. James Fontaine describing his wife page 128-129 of his autobiography.