The Birth and Baptismal Record of François Gamache – 1814
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, 1814. Birth and Baptismal Record of François Gamache, Front of Folio 33, B.
Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of François Gamache – 1814. Translated from the French, the record states:
On the twenty-first of November, one thousand eight one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, by us, the undersigned priest, was baptized François, born today of the legitimate marriage of François Gamache, farmer, & Marguerite Leblanc, living in this parish. The Godfather was Joseph Hebert and the Godmother was Marie Hebert who, as well as the father, have declared that they do not know how to sign as required.
[signed] R[éné] P[aschal] Laneto, priest
This record can be found as image 33 of 43 in the Québec Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on Ancestry.com in the records for L’Acadie L’Acadie Ste-Marguerite-de-Blairfindie. The record appears on the front of folio 33 for the year 1814.
The names of the parents of François Gamache in this record agree with the names of his parents in his marriage record, providing evidence that this is the correct birth and baptismal records for François.
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