The Death and Burial of Paschal Gamache – 1741

On 17 Aug 1741, Paschal Gamache, son of Pierre Gamache and Geneviève Belanger, died. He was buried in the cemetery of the Parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France on the same day.

The Death and Burial Record of Paschal Gamache - 1741

The Death and Burial Record of Paschal Gamache – 1741

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France, 1741. Death and Burial Record of Paschal Gamache, Front of Folio 21, Inh.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Death and Burial Record of Paschal Gamache – 1741. Translated from the French the record reads:

[B]urial of [Pas]chal [G]amache

In the year one thousand seven hundred forty one on the seventeenth day of the month of August was buried in the cemetery of this parish by us, the undersigned missionary de [one word?] Paschal, aged sixteen months, who died on this day, the son of Pierre Gamache residing in this parish, and Geneviève Belanger, his wife. Assisting with the burial were Servant Bernard, Jean Ouabard, and Jean Gamache, who have declared that they do not know how to sign according to law.
                                     [signed] Brother Simon Foucault, RMis

This record can be found as image 142/948 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 21.

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