The Birth and Baptism of Paschal Gamache – 1740

On 13 Apr 1740, Paschal Gamache, son of Pierre Gamache and Geneviève Belanger, was born. He was baptized in the Parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France on the same day.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Paschal Gamache - 1740

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Paschal Gamache – 1740

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France, 1740. Birth and Baptismal Record of Paschal Gamache, Back of Folio 17, Bapt.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Paschal Gamache – 1740. Translated from the French the record reads:

Baptism of Paschal Gamache

In one thousand seven hundred forty, on the thirteenth day of the month of April, was baptized in the parish church of St. Ignace, by us, the undersigned missionary of St. Ignace, Paschal, born on the same day, son of Pierre Gamache, living in this parish, and Geneviève Belanger, his wife. The Godfather was Louis Guion, son, and the Godmother was Marie Anne Préjean, who have declared that they do not know how to sign as required according to law.
                                              Brother Simon Foucault
                                              RM

This record can be found as image 139/948 in the Québec Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on Ancestry.com in the records for Cap St. Ignace 1747-1751. The record appears on the back of folio 17.

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