The Marriage of Pierre Gautrot and Agnès LeBlanc – 1731

On 15 Oct 1731, Pierre Gautrot married Agnès LeBlanc in the parish of St. Charles de la Grand Pré de Mines de L’Acadie.

The Marriage Record of Pierre Gautrot and Agnes LeBlanc - 1731

The Marriage Record of Pierre Gautrot and Agnès LeBlanc – 1731

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. St. Charles de la Grand Pré de Mines de L’Acadie, Acadia, New France, 1731. Marriage Record of Marie Pierre Gautrot and Agnès LeBlanc, front of folio 115 and front of folio 116.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Marriage Record of Pierre Gautrot and Agnès LeBlanc. Translated from the French the record reads:

Pierre Gautrot & Agnès LeBlanc

In the year 1731 and the 15th of October, after having made
three publications at the parish masses
the promise of Marriage between Pierre
Gautrot, age 22 years, son of François
Gautrot and Louise Aucoin de Cobesunt,
and Agnès LeBlanc, age about 20
years, daughter of Pierre LeBlanc and Françoise
Landry, and not finding any
impediments to this marriage, I the undersigned
missionary of the parish of St. Charles
of the Mines, and [?] vicar of the Monsignor of
Sasmos, coadjutant of the diocese of
Québec, having received mutual consent
of the parties present and have
given the nuptial benediction according
to the ceremonies of the Church, in the presence
of the parents and the signed witnesses: François
Gautrot, father, René Aucoin, Jean LeBlanc,
Pierre Landry. Many have signed; the
others have made their ordinary mark
with the groom who has declared that he does
not know how to sign.

Groom:
Mark of + Pierre Gautrot
Mark of + Agnès Leblanc
Pierre Landry, Jean Leblanc,
Mark + of François Gautrot
Mark + of René Aucoin
C. delafondalie g.v.

This record can be found as images 117/166 and 118/166 in the Acadia French Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1670-1946 on Ancestry.com in the records for St-Charles-les-Mines Mariages 1709-1748. The record appears on the front of folio 115 and the front of folio 116.

Since I’m not familiar with the offices of the Catholic Church in New France, I don’t quite understand the title of the priest, which I translated as “missionary of the parish of St. Charles of the Mines, and [?] vicar of the Monsignor of Sasmos, coadjutant of the diocese of Québec”.

Copyright © 2008 by Stephen J. Danko

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