The Birth and Baptism of François Fortin – 1695

On 28 Oct 1695, François Fortin, son of Eustache Fortin and Louise Cloutier, was born. He was baptized in St. Ignace du Cap St. Ignace, Cap St. Ignace, Québec, New France on 03 Nov 1695.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Francois Fortin - 1695

The Birth and Baptismal Record of François Fortin – 1695

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. St. Ignace du Cap St. Ignace, Cap St. Ignace, Québec, New France, 1695. Birth and Baptismal Record of François Fortin, recto folio 16.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of François Fortin – 1695. Translated from the French the record reads:

Bap[tism] of François Fortin

In the year one-thousand six-hundred ninety-five on the third day of the month of November was baptized in this parish by R P Onuphre Godefroy missionary Recollect, François, born the twenty-eighth of the preceding October, son of Eustache Fortin and Louise Cloutier his wife. The Godfather was René Cloutier grandfather of the infant, and the Godmother was Ursule Cloutier, wife of Mr. Nicolas Gamache who have declared that they do not know who to sign as required by law. The father has signed. [signed] Nicolas Gamache [signed] Francheville, missionary priest

This record can be found as image 17/948 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 recto folio 16 (the front of folio 16).

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