Continuing to follow the family of Nicolas Martin and Marie Giroux back in time, their daughter Marie was born on 03 Mar 1806. Her Birth and Baptism was recorded on the front of folio five, at the top of the page.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Martin – 1806
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, 1806. Birth and Baptismal Marie Martin, Front of Folio 5, B.
Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Martin – 1806. Translated from the French, the record states:
P[aschal] L[aneto] p[riest]
On the fifth of March, one thousand eight one thousand eight hundred and six, by us, the undersigned priest, was baptized Marie, born the night before last, of the legitimate marriage of Nicolas Martin, farmer, and Marie Giroux, of this parish. The Godfather was Pierre Leblanc and the Godmother was Josephte Giroux, who have declared that they do not know how to sign as required.
The father has signed with us.
[signed] Nicolas Martin
[signed] R[ené] P[aschal] Laneto, priest
This record can be found as image 5 of 34 in the Québec Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on Ancestry.com in the records for L’Acadie L’Acadie Ste-Marguerite-de-Blairfindie in the year 1806. The record appears on the front of folio 5.
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