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Pioneer of the family Lafontaine

Nicolas Gendron-Lafontaine was born around 1634 in La Rochelle, France. Son of Pierre Gendron and Marie Renaud, he married Marie-Marthe Hubert, daughter of Toussaint and Catherine Champagne, on February 14th, 1656 in Quebec City. From this union were born six children. This butcher first settled in Quebec and Sainte-Famille, Île d'Orléans. The rape of his wife by a Native American in 1664, is behind a decision of the Sovereign Council, which stated that from that day the Native Americans who commit crimes will be subject to the same penalties as the French. He died January 16, 1671 in Sainte-Famille.
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Origin of name Lafontaine

Gendron-Lafontaine - Gendron is the short word for son, the husband of the daughter. Lafontaine is a war nickname. This nickname was given to a soldier on his arrival at the regiment. It was then transmitted to descendants. Refers to one who lives near a fountain, or who is from a locality or village with that name.
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Marriages of the family Lafontaine
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1612FRAAnnet De-Gannes-LafontaineMarie D-Abzac
1656Quebec, QcNicolas Gendron-LafontaineMarie-Marthe Hubert
1657Trois-Rivieres, QcJacques Menard-LafontaineCatherine Fortier
1658Montreal, QcLeger AguenierMarie Frit
1659Montreal, QcFiacre Ducharme-LafontaineMarie Pacreau
1659Quebec, QcMathurin Gerbert-LafontaineElisabeth-Isabelle Targee-Targer
1660Montreal, QcPierre Perras-LafontaineDenise Lemaitre-Lemaistre
1664Quebec, QcGuillaume Albert-LafontaineElisabeth Halle-Halay
1668Francois Couillard-LafontaineEsther Dannesse-De-Longchamps
1669Sainte-Anne-De-Beaupre, QcLaurent Philippe-LafontaineCharlotte Giguere
1670Champlain, QcJulien-Guillien Dubord-LafontaineCatherine Guerard
1670Marin DallerayMarie-Anne Lafontaine
1670Sainte-Famille, QcMartin DaleretMarie-Anne Lafontaine
1671Mathurin Gerbert-LafontaineJeanne Tellier
1671Quebec, QcLouis Denis-LafontaineMarguerite Sellerin
1671Etienne Boyer-LafontaineMarie-Therese Viel
1672Quebec, QcGuillaume Vanier-LafontaineMadeleine Bailly
1673Quebec, QcLouis Denis-LafontaineCatherine Isambert
1673Quebec, QcNicolas Pion-LafontaineJeanne Amyot
1673Jacques Charier-LafontaineMarie Martin
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Baptisms of the family Lafontaine
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1673La-Prairie, QCMarie Peras-LafontaineF
1675Sorel, QCMarguerite Parenteau-LafontaineF
1679Champlain, QCAnne Larieu-LafontaineF
1688Champlain, QCDaniel Dubord-LafontaineM
1697La-Prairie, QCJacques Guerin-LafontaineM
1699La-Prairie, QCPierre Pera-LafontaineM
1699La-Prairie, QCJean-Baptiste Guerin-LafontaineM
1703Champlain, QCJoseph Dubord-LafontaineM
1704La-Prairie, QCMarianne Perrat-LafontaineF
1705Champlain, QCM.Josephte Dubord-LafontaineF
1708Champlain, QCPierre Dubord-LafontaineM
1709La-Prairie, QCJean Pera-LafontaineM
1711La-Prairie, QCClement Pera-LafontaineM
1713La-Prairie, QCAnonyme Pera-LafontaineM
1714La-Prairie, QCJoseph Pera-LafontaineM
1715Champlain, QCMarie-Toinet LafontaineF
1716Champlain, QCM.Anne Dubord-LafontaineF
1717Champlain, QCAntoine Dubord-LafontaineM
1718Longueuil, QCJoseph Supernant-Dit-LafontaineM
1722La-Prairie, QCAnne LafontaineF
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Burials of the family Lafontaine
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1688La-Prairie, QCJacques Pera-LafontaineM
1699La-Prairie, QCPierre Pera-LafontaineM
1705Champlain, QCGuillaume-Ou-Guillien Dubord-Lafontaine
1713La-Prairie, QCAnonyme Pera-LafontaineM
1721Champlain, QCPierre Lafontaine
1726La-Prairie, QCAnonyme LafontaineF
1727La-Prairie, QCMarie-Agathe Guerin-LafontaineF
1730La-Prairie, QCMarie-Anne LafontaineF
1731La-Prairie, QCAnge Guerrin-LafontaineM
1733Sorel, QCMadeleine Chevrainville-LafontaineF
1737La-Prairie, QCFrancois Guerin-LafontaineM
1738La-Prairie, QCAnonyme Guerin-LafontaineM
1742Champlain, QCM.Louise-Amable LafontaineF
1744Champlain, QCM.Louise-Francoise LafontaineF
1745La-Prairie, QCMarie-Jeanne Guerin-LafontaineF
1745La-Prairie, QCPierre-Jacques Guerin-LafontaineM
1746Champlain, QCM.Anne LafontaineF
1746Saint-Joseph-de-Lanoraie, QCFrancoise Dubord-Lafontaine
1748Saint-Antoine-de-Lavaltrie, QCJean-Baptiste Robert-LafontaineM
1749La-Prairie, QCAntoine Perra-LafontaineM
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