The Death of Louis Gamache – 1788

On 31 Jul 1788, Louis Gamache, son of Aubin Gamache and Thérèse Sylvestre, died. He was buried in the cemetery of the Parish of Cap St. Ignace, Province of Québec on the next day, 01 Aug 1788.

The Death and Burial Record of Louis Gamache - 1788

The Death and Burial Record of Louis Gamache – 1788

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:

Burial of Louis Gamache

f[olio] 86

In the year one thousand seven hundred eighty eighth, on the first of August, by me, the undersigned pastor of Cap St. Ignace and the neighboring isles, was buried in the cemetery of this parish the body of Louis, son of Aubin Gamache and Marie Thérese Sylvestre; he died yesterday at the age of one year and eight months, in the presence of Gaudrau and others, as required according to law.

[Joseph Michel] Paquet – Priest

This record can be found as image 604/948 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 86.

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