Joseph Gamache, son of François Gamache and Marguerite Bluto, was born in 1855. The record of his birth and baptism is recorded as entry B.144 in the records of the parish of St. Cyprien, Napierville.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Joseph Gamache – 1855
SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Parish of St. Cyprien, Napierville, Napierville County, Canada East, Province of Canada, 1855. Birth and Baptismal Record of Joseph Gamache, Front of Folio 37, B.144.
Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Joseph Gamache – 1855. Translated from the French, the record states:
B.144 [baptism 144]
On the sixteenth of September, one thousand eight hundred fifty-five, by us, the undersigned priest, was baptized Joseph, born the day before yesterday of the legitimate marriage of François Gamache, farmer, and of Marguerite Bluto of this parish. The Godfather was Joseph Trudeau, and the Godmother was Marie Rose Bissonnette, who, as well as the father, did not know how to sign. The Godfather has signed with us
[signed] Joseph Trudeaux
[signed] F Chagnon Priest
Note that the name of the Godfather is spelled Joseph Trudeau by the priest, but the record is signed Joseph Trudeaux.
This record can be found as image 38 of 50 in the Québec Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 in the records for the year 1855 from Napierville St-Cyprien. The record appears on the front of folio 37.
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