On 26 Mar 1699, Marie Louise 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 27 Mar 1699.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Louise Fortin – 1699
SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. St. Ignace du Cap St. Ignace, Cap St. Ignace, Québec, New France, 1699. Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Louise Fortin, folio 19 verso.
Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Louise Fortin – 1699. Translated from the French the record reads:
Bap[tism] of Marie Louise Fortin
In the year one-thousand six-hundred ninety-nine on the twenty-seventh day of March, was baptized by me, the undersigned missionary priest of Pointe a la Caille and Cap St. Ignace, in the church of this Cap St. Ignace, Marie Louise, born on the previous day, daughter of Eustache Fortin and Louise Cloutier his wife, residents of the Seigneurie of Islet. The Godfather was Pierre Gagnier and the Godmother was Louise LePicard, who have declared that they does not know how to write or sign as required by law. [signed] Louis Mathieux, missionary priest [signed] Eustache Fortin
This record can be found as image 21/948 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 folio 19 verso (the reverse of folio 19).
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