The Birth and Baptism of Jean Baptiste Martin – 1807

Another son of Nicolas Martin and Marie Giroux was born on 17 Oct 1807 and was named Jean Baptiste.

Birth and Baptismal Record of Jean Baptiste Martin - 1807

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Jean Baptiste Martin – 1807

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Parish of Ste. Marguerite de Blairfindie, L’Acadie, St. Jean County, Lower Canada, 1807. Birth and Baptismal Record of Jean Baptiste Martin, Front of Folio 25, B.

Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Jean Baptiste Martin – 1807. Translated from the French, the record states:

Baptism of
J[ean] Baptiste

On the seventeenth of October, one thousand eight one thousand eight hundred and seven, by us, the undersigned priest, was baptized Jean Baptiste, born today of the legitimate marriage of Nicolas Martin, farmer, and Marie Giroux, residing in this parish. The Godfather was Jean Bapt Baptiste Surprenant, and the Godmother was Marie Anne Giroux, who have declared that they do not know how to sign as required.
one word crossed out L[aneto] p[riest]

[signed] Nicolas Martin [signed] R[ené] P[aschal] Laneto, priest

This record can be found as image 25 of 38 in the Québec Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on in the records for L’Acadie L’Acadie Ste-Marguerite-de-Blairfindie in the year 1807. The record appears on the front of folio 25.

The priest crossed out one word in this record and made a note at the bottom that one word was crossed out. He signed this note with the initial of his surname and the letter p for prêtre – priest.

Copyright © 2007 by Stephen J. Danko

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