On 10 Feb 1694, Marguerite Fortin, daughter of Eustache Fortin and Louise Cloutier, was born. She was baptized in St. Ignace du Cap St. Ignace, Cap St. Ignace, Québec, New France on 15 Feb 1694.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Marguerite Fortin – 1694
SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. St. Ignace du Cap St. Ignace, Cap St. Ignace, Québec, New France, 1694. Birth and Baptismal Record of Marguerite Fortin, pp. 13-14.
Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Marguerite Fortin – 1694. Translated from the French the record reads:
Baptism of Marguerite Fortin
In the year one-thousand six-hundred ninety-four on the fifteenth day of the month of February by me, the undersigned priest serving the function of pastor of the parish of St. Ignace, was baptized Marguerite, born the tenth of this month, daughter of Eustache Fortin and Louise Cloutier his wife. The Godfather was Mr. Nicolas Gamache who has signed. The Godmother was Marie LeBlanc wife of René Cloutier and grand[mother ?] who has declared that she does not know how to write or sign as required [?].
[signed] Nicolas Gamache [signed] Francheville, missionary priest
Parts of this record are obliterated, but the critical information is intact.
This record can be found as image 15/948 in the Québec Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on Ancestry.com as part of the records for Cap-St-Ignace 1679-1808. The record appears on pages 13-14.
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