The Birth and Baptism of Geneviève Fortin – 1686

On 28 Oct 1686, Geneviève Fortin, daughter of Charles Fortin and Marie Sainte Cloutier, was born. She was baptized in Rivière des Trois Saumons (the River of Three Salmons), Québec, New France on 19 Nov 1686.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Genevieve Fortin - 1686

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Geneviève Fortin – 1686

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Cap St. Ignace, Québec, New France, 1686. Birth and Baptismal Record of Geneviève Fortin, recto folio 8.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Geneviève Fortin – 1686. Translated from the French the record reads:

8 Baptism of Geneviève Fortin

In the year one-thousand six-hundred eighty-six on the nineteenth day of the month of November was conditionally baptized by me, Brother Claude Recollet missionary, Geneviève, born on the twenty-eighth of the month of October, daughter of Charles Fortin and Sainte Cloutier his wife in La Rivière des Trois Saumons. The Godfather and Godmother were Eustache Fortin the paternal uncle and Geneviève Langlois. The Godfather has signed and the godmother has declared that she does not know how to sign as required by law.
Eustache fortin     Brother Claude Moreau, Recollet Missionary

This record can be found as image 9/948 in the Québec Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on as part of the records for Cap-St-Ignace 1679-1808. The record appears on recto folio 8 (the front of folio 8).

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