The Birth and Baptism of Geneviève Gagnon – 1674

On 14 Mar 1674, Geneviève Gagnon, daughter of Pierre Gagnon and Barbe Fortin, was born. She was baptized in the Chapel of Cap Tourmente, Ste. Anne de Beaupré, Québec, New France on 20 Mar 1674.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Genevieve Gagnon - 1674

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Geneviève Gagnon – 1674

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Ste. Anne de Beaupré, Québec, New France, 1674. Birth and Baptismal Record of Geneviève Gagnon, Page 21.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Geneviève Gamache – 1674. Translated from the French the record reads:

Baptism of Geneviève Gagnon

In the year of Our Lord [one-thousand six-hundred] seventy-four, on the twentieth of March, I baptized in the Chapel of Cap Tourmente a girl born on the fourteenth of this month to Pierre Gagnon and Barbe Fortin – his wife. The Godfather was Noël Gagnon, uncle, and the Godmother was Geneviève Fortin. This infant was named Geneviève. Signed F. Filion, Priest Missionary :/:
                        Morin, Priest

This record can be found as image 18/877 in the Québec Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on Ancestry.com as part of the records for Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré 1668-1808. The record appears on page 21.

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