The Death and Burial of Eustache Fortin – 1736

On 21 Jan 1736, Eustache Fortin, husband of Louise Cloutier, died. On 23 Jan 1736, he was buried in the cemetery of the parish of St. Ignace du Cap St. Ignace, Cap St. Ignace, Canada, New France.

The Death and Burial Record of Eustache Fortin - 1736

The Death and Burial Record of Eustache Fortin – 1736

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada : Institut Généalogique Drouin. St. Ignace du Cap St. Ignace, Cap St. Ignace, Canada, New France, 1736. Death and Burial Record of Eustache Fortin, recto folio 14.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Death and Burial Record of Eustache Fortin. The record reads:

Bur[ial] of Eustache Fortin

In the year one thousand seven hundred thirty six on the twenty-
third day of the month of January, by Us the undersigned Missionary, Eustache Fortin age eighty years was buried in the cemetery of this parish. He died on the twenty-first day of the same month and year after having received all the Sacraments in an edifying manner. Assisting with the burial were Louise Cloutier his wife, François, Pierre, Jean, Philipe and Louis Fortin his children, and it seemed the entire parish. These persons did not sign as required by law.

                             [signed] Father Simon Foucault, Mis[sionary] P[riest]

This record can be found as image 118/948 in the Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on Ancestry.com in the records for Cap-St-Ignace, 1679-1808. The record appears on recto folio 14 (the front of folio 14).

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