On 07 Jun 1735, Marie Genevieve Gamache, daughter of Pierre Gamache and Genevieve Belanger, was born.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Genevieve Gamache – 1735
SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Parish of Cap St. Ignace, Montmagny County, Lower Canada, 1735. Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Genevieve Gamache, Front of Folio 11, Bap.
Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Genevieve Gamache – 1735. Translated from the French, the record states:
In the year one thousand seven hundred thirty five, on the eighth of the month of June, was baptized in the parish church of St. Ignace, by us, the undersigned missionary of the same parish, Marie Genevieve, born on the previous day, daughter of Pierre Gamache, residing in the aforementioned parish, and Genevieve Belanger, his wife. The Godfather was Ignace Belanger, the uncle of the infant, and the Godmother was Marie Genevieve Richard [five words?] who have declared that they do not know how to sign [three words?] according to law.
[signed] Brother Simon Foucaulte, priest
This record can be found as image 115/948 in the Québec Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on Ancestry.com in the records for Cap St. Ignace 1679-1808. The record appears on the front of folio 11.
There are two phrases near the end of the document I can’t translate. These statements are not essential for genealogical purposes but are part of the statement that the participants and witnesses cannot sign their names.
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