The Birth and Baptism of Aubin Gamache – 1748

On 01 Mar 1748, Aubin Gamache, son of Pierre Gamache and Genevieve Belanger, was born. He was baptized in the Parish of Cap St. Ignace, Montmagny County, Lower Canada on 02 Mar 1748.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Aubin Gamache - 1748

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Aubin Gamache – 1748

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France, 1748. Birth and Baptismal Record of Aubin Gamache, Front of Folio 2, Baptême.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Aubin Gamache – 1748. Translated from the French the record reads:

Baptism of Aubin Gamache

On the second of March one thousand seven hundred forty eight, by us, the undersigned priest of Cap St. Ignace, was conditionally baptized Aubin, born the preceding day, son of Pierre Gamache and Genevieve Belanger. The Godfather was Pierre Gamache and the Godmother was Marie Marguerete Gagné, who have declared that they do not know how to sign.
                                          J[ean] F[rançois] Curot, priest

This record can be found as image 192/948 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 2.

UPDATE 10 Feb 2008: Initially, I was unable to clearly read the name of the priest, but The Nomadic Researcher wrote to tell me:

Jean-Fançois Curot arrived on November 1st, 1747 as a priest in Cap St-Ignace; he was there for the next 17 years.

Source : Patrimoine et Histoire de chez nous : Cap-Saint-Ignace. Cap-Saint-Ignace, Éditions La Plume d’Oie, 2002, 790 p. (Collection Patrimoine et Histoire de chez nous, Volume 1) (p. 29).

Thanks, Gilles!

Copyright © 2008 by Stephen J. Danko

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