The Birth and Baptism of Pierre Gamache – 1698

On 13 Jan 1698, Pierre Gamache, son of Nicolas Gamache and Élisabeth Ursule Gamache, was born. He was baptized in the Parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France on 14 Jan 1698.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Pierre Gamache - 1698

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Pierre Gamache – 1698

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France, 1698. Birth and Baptismal Record of Pierre Gamache, Front and Back of Folio 7, Bap.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Pierre Gamache – 1698. Translated from the French the record reads:

Bap[tism] of Pierre Gamache

In the year [on thousand six hundred] ninety eight on the fourteenth of January, Pierre was baptized, born on the preceding day, son of Mister Nicolas Gamache and Élisabeth Ursule Cloutier, his wife
The Godfather and Godmother were Pierre Richar[d] and Louise Cloutier, wife of Eustache Fortin, who have declared that they are not able to sign as required by law.
                                     [signed] Francheville, priest

This record can be found as image 7/27 and image 8/27 in the Québec Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on Ancestry.com in the records for Cap St. Ignace 1697-1706. The record appears on the front and back of folio 7.

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