Looking for Joseph LaFontaine - husband of Jane Mccormick, father of Margaret
Date: 2017-03-19 19:25:00
Here is what I have looking to fill in the holes - Joseph LaFountian
Birth: could be 1806 per US census
1808, Canada East Chambly (also have records showing 1805 and 1811)
Jefferson County, New York, USA
1825 Joseph Lafontaine crewed on the vessel Chambly from Montreal to Ottawa with the St. Lawrence Steamboat Company
sidebar: 1827 the Rideau Canal was being built and a number of irish imigrants came to the area for work.
1830 (There are no assessment tolls for 1832, 1833, 1834) A large group of people that came into Osgoode Township on the 4th and 5th concession. Daniel O’Connor and Joseph Lafontaine each cleared 3 acres of land – Joseph may have been living in Glouscester previous (1981 Osgoode township historical Society and Museum (http://www.osgoodemuseum.ca/download.php?id=164)
Early Pioneers traveling to Osgoode would come up the St. Lawrence to near Prescott and then take the high ground to Gloucester.
*** Osgoode township Historical society and museum have information on Joseph Vol. 7. No 2 (1981) – mail 7814 Lawrence St., box 74 Vernon ON K0A 3J0 – phone: 613-821-4062 fax 613-821-3140 email firstname.lastname@example.org
Notre Dame Cathedral, Bytown (Ottawa, Canada) -- Marriages
Joseph Lafontaine to Jane McCormick 29 Sep.
1833 9 Sep Joseph Lafontaine to Jane McCormick
Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame Cemetery Ottawa
455 Montreal Road
Ottawa ON K1K 0V2
The phone number is (613) 746-4175
1836-1842 Joseph Jr , Margaret and Martin Lafontaine all baptism Ottawa Ontario Basilique Notre Dame all within a1836-1840
1842 – Joseph lafountain living in Osgoode Township he paid taxes on lot 9 conc 4. I also found a Hugh Mccormick married to a Marget Busby lot 12 conc 8 (these could be Jane’s parents) There was also a Patrick H. Mark Mccormick , a Andrew McCormick and a John McCormick living in Osgoode at that time.
I have a Jane McCormick passing in 1851
9 Aug 1851
BURIAL OR CREMATION PLACE:
Killean, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada
Mother's name Jane, father's name John. John McCormick's first son was John, and he had a daughter named Jane. January birth month fits with death record. Other John McCormicks born in Antrim in 1820 & 1814 had these parent names: Henry, Ellen, Thomas, Mary.
(Osgoode (also known as Osgoode Village) is a population centre in Osgoode Ward in the rural south end of Ottawa, Canada. It is located just 2km east of the Rideau River.) http://www.osgoodemuseum.ca/download.php?id=71
volume xxvi no2 june 1999 newsletter from the local historical society
The above is confirmed with the marriage record of Margaret Lafontaine’s marrage to Stephen Furlong
Osgoode Township, ON
Information, Other Kids, Notes, etc.
Daughter of Joseph Lafountain and Jane Lafountain
1855 New York Census have Joseph living in Orleans, Jefferson County New York with his children:
Patrick ( b1844),
Joseph Jr. (b1838),
Michael (b1836) all born in Canada. Along with a servant Elizabeth Nagene and one other servant. Joseph’s occupation is listed as a Wood Chopper