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From: Chip Fontaine <>
Subject: Re: [FONTAINE] Re: Ernest, Irene and Homer
Date: Sun, 09 Feb 2003 07:08:20 -0500
Do you have any time reference for Ernest. My Grandfather was Armand
Fontaine of Hartford Ct. He did have a brother named Ernest but he
would have been born in the late 1800's.
If the man you mentioned served in WW I we may have a match.
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>Ernest L La Fontaine was my great grandfather - his Step-daughter was Alice Russell Castle(my grandmother) - Alice's mother was Bessy Mae Robertson Russell - Bessy is buried in Bedford NH - No sign of Alice's father Ernest L Russell - Alice had no sisters or brothers that I know of - I recently found a Veterans Administration letter to Alice concerning Ernest L. La Fontaine from 1953 with Alice's birth certificate
>and SS card - This was the first time I heard of Ernest L La Fontaine - it states in the VA letter that Ernest L La Fontaine had a duaghter named Elsie or Elsir La Fontaine - child of his first marriage and 5 children from second marriage - no names listed - Alice Russell Castle had 3 daughters - Janet, Barbara, and Dorithy - the letter also states that Ernest L Lafontaine died in Maine - feel free to e-mail me - Timothy Firman -son of Janet Castle Firman and Edward Dean Firman
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