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From Marmande, France (My ancestor)Jean Lariou dit Lafontaine, the ancestor of many of the Lafontaine in America immigrated to Québec around 1660. Jean was the son of Jean Lariou and Jeanne Brusquet from St-Pierre, Marmande, France. On 16 Apr 1674, he married Catherine Mongeau in Notre-Dame -de-Québec, Quebec City. Catherine was the daughter of Pierre-Jacques Mongeau and Louise Dubois from La Rochelle, France.
Jean Lariou is my seventh great-grandfather. My great-grandmother was Adéline Lafontaine from St-Stanislas, QC.
Learn more about Our Ancestor Jean Lariou.
This story was told in the book Gulf Coast Genealogy, "The Fontain Family" by Bro. Jerome Lepre, New Orleans, LA (1992). If still available, the book can be obtained at Brothers of the Sacred Heart, 4601 Elysian Fields Avenue, New Orleans, La. 70122
This information was given to me by Harriett Lowell Glisson of Mobile, AL, a descendant of Jean Frédérique
Was elected treasurer of Wabaunsee county in 1899 and is the present incumbent in one of the most important offices in the gift of the people. Is a capable and efficient officer and enjoys in a high degree the confidence of his constituents.
The above is from Early History Of Wabaunsee County, Kansas.
Printed 1901 (page 239).
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