The Birth and Baptism of Augustin Gamache – 1686

On 26 Jan 1686, Augustin Gamache, son of Nicolas Gamache and Élisabeth Ursule Gamache, was born. He was baptized in the Parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France on 31 Jan 1686.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Augustin Gamache - 1686

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Augustin Gamache – 1686

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France, 1686. Birth and Baptismal Record of Augustin Gamache, Front of Folio 7, Bat.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Augustin Gamache – 1686. Translated from the French the record reads:

Bap[tism] of Augustin Gamache

On the thirty first of the month of January in the year one thousand six hundred eighty six was baptized in the parish of St. Ignace by me, Morel, missionary priest of the seminary of Québec and first canon of the cathedral church of the said Québec, responsible for the functions of the parish priest in the said place and others. Augustin, son of Nicolas Gamache, residing in the said place, and of Ursule Cloutier, his wife, born on the twenty sixth of the same month and year. The Godfather was Louis Lemieux, the Godmother was Françoise Minuille, wife of Pierre Richard, who have declared that they are not able to sign as required by law.
                                     Thomas Morel, missionary priest and first canon of [Québec]

This record can be found as image 8/948 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 7.

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