Peter Fountain was emancipated under the will of his owner John Clark, to be set free upon the death of Clark’s wife. Charles City county Will Book 3, pp 183-87. Fountain is listed in an Inventory and Appraisment of the Estate taken on 16 DEC 1826 and valued at $100. Charles City County Will Book 3, pp199-200. Previous to his emancipation Fountain was a member of Charles City Baptist Church enrolled before 1810. Also listed in the roll begun ca 1820. The Book of Ye Records of the Baptist Church in Charles City Begun the First Satureday in September 1792, unpublished typescript Jaquelin G. Pomeroy, Charles City County Richard M. Bowman Center for Local History Archives. The name “Peter Fountain” bears a striking resemblance to the name of the Rector of Westover Parish from 1720 to 1757, namely the Rev. Peter Fontaine.