The Birth and Baptism of Joseph Fortin – 1664

On 15 May 1664, Joseph Fortin, son of Julien Fortin-Bellefontaine and Geneviève Gamache, was born. On 20 May 1664, he was baptized in the Church of Nôtre Dame de la Visitation in Château Richer, Canada, New France.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Joseph Fortin - 1664

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Joseph Fortin – 1664

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada : Institut Généalogique Drouin. Nôtre Dame de la Visitation, Château Richer, Canada, New France, 1664. Birth and Baptismal Record of Joseph Fortin, page 26.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Joseph Fortin. The record reads:

Joseph Fortin

Joseph, son of Julien Fortin and Geneviève
Gamache was born on the fifteenth day of the month
of May and was baptized on the twentieth of
the present month, the Godfather was Pierre Marcou
and the Godmother was Louise Gagnier.

                    Th[omas] Morel, missionary priest

This record can be found as image 27/727 in the Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on Ancestry.com in the records for Château Richer 1661-1702. The record appears on page 26.

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