The Birth and Baptism of Marie Celine Gamache – 1841

Marie Celine Gamache was born in the parish of St. Cyprien in Napierville in 1841. Her birth and baptismal record is listed as record B.133 in the parish records for the year 1841.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Celine Gamache - 1841

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Celine Gamache – 1841

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Celine Gamache, St. Cyprien, Napierville, Napierville County, Canada, East 1841. Back of Folio 39, B.163.

Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Celine Gamache – 1841. Translated from the French, the record states:

B.163. [baptism 163]
Marie
Celine
Gamache….

On the fifteenth of August, one thousand eight hundred forty-one, we, the undersigned priest, have baptized Marie Celine, born today of the legitimate marriage of François Gamache, farmer, and Osite Martin of this parish. The Godfather was Aubin Gamache, and the Godmother was Elisabeth Martin, who, as well as the father, did not know how to sign.

[signed] N. L. Amiot, Priest

This record can be found in Ancestry.com’s Québec Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 as image 40 of 62 for Napierville  St-Cyprien in the year 1841. The record is number B.163 located on the back of folio 39.

By the time Marie Celine was born, the Act of Union (1840) had been proclaimed. The area of Lower Canada became Canada East and the area of Upper Canada became Canada West, both in the Province of Canada.

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