History of Northern New York, Clinton Co. pg. 730. This family LAFONTAINE is of French orgin and settled in Canada about the 1700. Of this family was Joseph Lafontaine, who was born at Chambly Province of Quebec, Canada in 1787. In 1826 he removed to Champlain, NY where he died in 1832, during an epidemic of cholera, at the early age of forty-five years. He was honest, upright and highly respected. he married Louise Harteau born in Chambly, in 1705 and died in Champlain in 1874. Children: Camille, further mentioned: Francis, Julude, Rachel, Mathilda, Laura, Joseph, who was the only one surviving in 1909 and a child who died in infancy. Camille Lafontaine, son of Joseph was born Chambly, Canada, February 6, 1813 and died in Champlain NY, June 28, 1901. For many years he worked in the saw mills of Pliny Moore, Esquire, of which he was superintendent for many years. He married Mrs. Laura (Gosselin) Tetreau, widow of Jean Tetreau. She was granddaughter of Louis Gosselin, a lietenant in the Revolution on General Hazen. I also am reseaching this family my connection is Joseph-Marie LaFontaine was was living in Chambly, Que. in 1763. He was married to Marie Reine Boudreau dit LaBonte. Joseph-Marie was a Rev. War Soldier who fought with the American's under James Livingston and Moses Hazen. Good Luck.