On 12 Jun 1706, Philippe 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 13 Jun 1706.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Philippe Fortin – 1706
SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. St. Ignace du Cap St. Ignace, Cap St. Ignace, Québec, New France, 1706. Birth and Baptismal Record of Philippe Fortin, folio 30 recto.
Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Philippe Fortin – 1706. Translated from the French the record reads:
On the thirteenth day of the month of June in the year one-thousand seven-hundred six was baptized by me, the undersigned missionary priest of the seminary of Québec, serving the functions of pastor of the parish of Cap St. Ignace, Philippe, born yesterday, the son of Eustache Fortin and Louise Cloutier his wife of this parish. The Godfather and Godmother were Philippe Rageot, the undersigned parish priest, and Anne LeMieux who has declared that she does not know how to write or sign as required by law. [signed] Philipe Rageot, missionary priest
Notice that the Godfather was the priest who baptized the child.
This record can be found as image 31/948 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 30 recto (the obverse of folio 30).
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