On 12 Jan 1872, Louisa May Symms, daughter of William Symms and Loretta Fidelia Olds, was born. On 06 May 1880, she was baptized in the Church of England at Philipsburg at the Parish of St. Armand West, Philipsburg, Missisquoi County, Province of Québec, Dominion of Canada.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Louisa May Symms – 1880
SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Church of England at Philipsburg at the Parish of St. Armand West, Philipsburg, Missisquoi County, Province of Québec, Dominion of Canada, 1880. Birth and Baptismal Record of Louisa May Symms, recto folio 9.
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On this sixth day of May
A.D. Eighteen hundred and
eighty – Louisa May daughter
of William Symms of the
Parish of St Armand West
and of his wife Loretta Fidelia
Olds born the twelth of January
eighteen hundred and seventy-
two A.D. was baptized in
the presence of subscribing
witnesses by me
[signed] Wm Westover
[signed] M. A. Whitwell
This record can be found as image 9/25 in the Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on Ancestry.com in the records for Philipsburg (Anglican Church) 1880. The record appears on recto folio 9 (the front of folio 9).
The Birth and Baptismal Records of Loretta Fidelia Olds and her children Cora Captolia Symms, Louisa May Symms, and William Arther Symms, all occur sequentially in the records for the Anglican Church in Philipsburg. All were baptized on the same day in 1880, and all baptisms were witnessed by the same two people.
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