On 06 Jan 1684, Alexandre 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 07 Jan 1684.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Alexandre Gagnon – 1684
SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Ste. Anne de Beaupré, Québec, New France, 1684. Birth and Baptismal Record of Alexandre Gagnon, Page 60.
Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Alexandre Gagnon – 1684. Translated from the French the record reads:
Baptism of Alexandre Gagnon
On the seventh day of the month of January in the year [one-thousand six-hundred] eighty-four was baptized in the church of Ste. Anne by me, Thomas Morel, Missionary Priest providing the functions of pastor of this church, Alexander, son of Pierre Gagnon and Barbe Fortin his wife, born on the previous day. His Godfather was Joseph Fortin, his uncle, and his Godmother was Marguerite
GagnonCaron, daughter of Jean Caron: who have declared that they do not know how to write or sign as required by law. Signed Th[omas] Morel, Missionary Priest :/:
This record can be found as image 62/877 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 60.
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