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Michael Jacob Fouts (b. Abt. 1724, d. Aft. 1803)Michael Jacob Fouts (son of Jacob Ffautz and Magdalena (?)) was born Abt. 1724 in Rohrbach, Rhenish, Palatinate, Germany, and died Aft. 1803 in ?.He married Katarina Varner on Abt. 1745 in Lancaster (now York) County, Pennsylvania, daughter of Johannes Hans Adam Varner and Katherine ?.
Notes for Michael Jacob Fouts:
In some sources he is called Michael; some call him Jacob.It is assumed that he is one and the same.
Audrey Woodruff- Prince Georges Co. MDpatented certificates #1452 for Michael Fouts, patent for 50 acres called "Michael's Fancy-1745.Having established a homestead he married in 1746.They lived here for about 5 years when they moved to Pipe Creek Waters, Frederick Co. MD.In 1762 they sold their property and moved to NC with many other Fouts and Varner family members.
He moved to Uwharrie Waters in Rowan Co.NC in 1763.
In 1803 he, along with his son and grandson, sold all his land in Randolph Co. NC.He may have died in Randolph Co. NC shortly thereafter or may have moved north to Montgomery Co. OH with his son.No probate record has been found in NC or Oh.He was a Dutch Friend or Mennonite.One child of his was baptized in the Lutheran Church.
More About Michael Jacob Fouts and Katarina Varner:
Marriage: Abt. 1745, Lancaster (now York) County, Pennsylvania.
Children of Michael Jacob Fouts and Katarina Varner are:
- +Jacob Fouts, b. August 1761, Frederick County (now Carroll) Co. Maryland, d. July 15, 1835, Wayne County, Indiana.