The Death and Burial of Élisabeth Gamache – 1750

On 01 Feb 1750, Élisabeth Gamache, daughter of Nicolas Gamache and Élisabeth Ursule Cloutier, died. She was buried in the parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France on 02 Feb 1750.

The Death and Burial Record of Elisabeth Gamache - 1750

The Death and Burial Record of Élisabeth Gamache – 1750

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Parish of Cap St. Ignace, New France, 1750. Death and Burial Record of Élisabeth Gamache, Front of Folio 18.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Death and Burial Record of Élisabeth Gamache – 1750. Translated from the French the record reads:

Bur[ial] of Élizabeth Gamache, wife of Pierre Richard

In the year one thousand seven hundred fifty, on the second day of the month of February by us, the undersigned missionary priest of Cap St. Ignace, was buried in the cemetery of this church with the usual ceremonies, Élizabeth Gamache, wife of Pierre Richard, age about sixty-six years who died yesterday armed with the sacraments of the Church. Many parishioners who are not able to sign assisted in the burial.

                           [signed] J[ean] F[rançois] Curot, priest

This record can be found as image 19/33 in the Québec Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on Ancestry.com in the records for Cap St. Ignace 1747-1751. The record appears on the front of folio 18.

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