On 22 Jun 1735, Charles Fortin, husband of Marie Sainte Cloutier, died. On 23 Jun 1735, he was buried in the cemetery of the parish of Notre Dame de Bonsecours de L’Islet sur Mer, L’Islet sur Mer, Canada, New France.
The Death and Burial Record of Charles Fortin – 1735
SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada : Institut Généalogique Drouin. Notre Dame de Bonsecours de L’Islet sur Mer, L’Islet, Canada, New France, 1736. Death and Burial Record of Charles Fortin verso folio 11 (78).
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Bur[ial] of Charles Fortin
In the year one thousand seven hundred thirty five on the twenty-
secondthird day of the month of June was buried in the cemetery of this parish by Us, the undersigned Missionary, the body of Charles Fortin – Lieutenant of the Militia of this state, age eighty two years. He received all the Sacraments. He died on the twenty-second. The entire parish as well as all the family assisted with the burial. They did not sign as required by law.
[signed] Father Simon Foucault, Mis[sionary] P[riest]
This record can be found as image 78/312 in the Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on Ancestry.com in the records for L’Islet-sur-Mer, 1679-1779. The record appears on verso folio 11 (78) (the back of folio 11 in the book for the years 1733-1736, and the back of folio 78 for the collection of books for the years 1679-1779).
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