On 12 Nov 1701, Joseph Eustache 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 15 Nov 1701.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Joseph Eustache Fortin – 1701
SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. St. Ignace du Cap St. Ignace, Cap St. Ignace, Québec, New France, 1701. Birth and Baptismal Record of Joseph Eustache Fortin, folio 23 verso.
Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Joseph Eustache Fortin – 1701. Translated from the French the record reads:
Bap[tism] of Joseph Eustache Fortin
In the year one-thousand one, on the fifteenth day of the month of November, was baptized by me, the Recollect priest serving the functions of pastor of the parish of St. Ignace, Joseph Eustache, born on the twelfth of this month, son of Eustache Fortin and Louise Cloutier, the father and mother. The Godfather was Charles Fortin, and the Godmother was Barbe Fortin. The Godfather declared that he does not know how to sign; the Godmother signed as required by law. [signed] Barbe Fortin [signed] Brother Rodolphe Dubus Rec[collect] Missionary
This record can be found as image 25/948 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 23 verso (the reverse of folio 23).
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