On 13 Mar 1737, Marie Rose Gamache, daughter of Pierre Gamache and Geneviève Belanger, was born. She was baptized in the Parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France on the next day, 14 Mar 1737.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Rose Gamache – 1737
SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France, 1737. Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Rose Gamache, Front of Folio 4, Bapt.
Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Rose Gamache – 1737. Translated from the French the record reads:
Baptism of Marie Rose Gamache
In the year one thousand seven hundred thirty seven, on the fourteenth day of the month of March, was baptized in the parish church of St. Ignace by us the undersigned missionary, Marie Rose, born on the previous day, daughter of Pierre Gamache, living in this parish, and Geneviève Belanger, his wife. The Godfather was Louis Guion, and the Godmother was Elisabeth Barin, wife of Jean Gamache. The Godfather has signed. The father and the Godmother have declared that they do not know how to sign as required according to law. Louis Guion
[signed] Brother Simon Foucault RMis
This record can be found as image 125/948 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 4.
The maiden name of the godmother is not clear, although I have transcribed it as Barin. I was also not able to transcribe or translate several other words of legalese at the end of the document.
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