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Who is Jean Lariou dit Lafontaine?
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.
Later on, he obtains a piece of land in Ste-Geneviève-de-Batiscan (see #27 on map).
Jean Lariou dit Lafontaine is my eight great-grandfather. My great-grandmother was Adéline Lafontaine from St-Stanislas, QC. See my connection with Jean Lariou.
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