The Birth and Baptism of Ignace Gamache – 1683

On 20 Aug 1683, Ignace Gamache, son of Nicolas Gamache and Élisabeth Ursule Gamache, was born. He was baptized in the Parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France on the same day.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Ignace Gamache - 1683

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Ignace Gamache – 1683

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France, 1683. Birth and Baptismal Record of Ignace Gamache, Back of Folio 4, Bat.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Ignace Gamache – 1683. Translated from the French the record reads:

Bap[tism] of Ignace Gamache 1683

On the twentieth day of the month of August in the year one thousand six hundred eighty three was baptized in Cap St. Ignace by me, Morel, missionary priest of the Seminary of Québec, serving in the functions of pastor of this same place and others. Ignace, son of Nicolas Gamache and of Ursule Cloutier, his wife, born on this same day and year. The Godfather by solicitor was Philipe Bernier, son of Jacques Bernier, acting for Mister Thomas Morel, missionary priest of the Seminary of Québec. The Godmother was Charlotte Cloutier, aunt of this infant, who have declared that they are not able to sign as required by law.
                                  also signed Thomas Morel, priest

This record can be found as image 6/948 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 back of folio 4.

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