The Death and Burial of Geneviève Gamache – 1736

On 20 Mar 1736, Geneviève Gamache, daughter of Nicolas Gamache and Élisabeth Ursule Cloutier, was buried in the cemetery of the parish of Rivière Ouelle, New France.

The Death and Burial Record of Genevieve Gamache - 1736

The Death and Burial Record of Geneviève Gamache – 1736

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Parish of Rivière Ouelle, New France, 1736. Death and Burial Record of Geneviève Gamache, Front of Folio 3.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Death and Burial Record of Geneviève Gamache – 1736. Translated from the French the record reads:

Bur[ial] of Geneviève Gamache, wife of Belles Isles

In the year one thousand seven hundred thirty six on the twentieth of March was buried in the cemetery of Rivière Ouelle by us, the missionary priest of this place, the body of Geneviève Gamache, wife of Jean Gagnon dit Belles Isles in the presence of the said Jean Gagnon and Pierre Boucher, who has signed with me.
                 [signed] P Boucher           Duchouquet, priest

This record can be found as image 4/20 in the Québec Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on Ancestry.com in the records for Rivière Ouelle 1735-1740. The record appears on the front of folio 3.

Geneviève is described as the wife of Jean Gagnon dit Belles Isles, the husband of her second marriage.

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