The Birth and Baptism of Charles Gagnon – 1679

On 17 May 1679, Charles Gagnon, son of Pierre Gagnon and Barbe Fortin, was born. He was baptized in the Church of Ste. Anne de Beaupré, Ste. Anne de Beaupré, Québec, New France on 18 May 1679.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Charles Gagnon - 1679

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Charles Gagnon – 1679

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Ste. Anne de Beaupré, Québec, New France, 1679. Birth and Baptismal Record of Charles Gagnon, Page 37.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Charles Gagnon – 1679. Translated from the French the record reads:

1679.                                                         37.
Baptism of Charles Gagnon

In the year of Our Lord [one-thousand six-hundred] seventy-nine, on the eighteenth of May I, the undersigned missionary baptized in the church of Ste. Anne, Charles Gagnon, born on the previous day; son of Pierre Gagnon and Barbe Fortin his wife. His Godfather was Charles Fortin, uncle of the infant, and the Godmother was Marie Gagnon, wife of Louis Gasnier of the parish of Ste. Anne.
Signed L. Soumande, Missionary Priest :/:
                        Morin, Priest

This record can be found as image 50/877 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 37.

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