The Birth and Baptism of Geneviève Elisabeth Gamache – 1705

On 25 Dec 1705, Geneviève Elisabeth Gamache, daughter of Louis Gamache and Angélique Minville, was born. She was baptized in St. Ignace du Cap St. Ignace, Cap St. Ignace, Québec, New France on the same day.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Genevieve Elisabeth Gamache - 1705

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Geneviéve Elisabeth Gamache – 1705

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. St. Ignace du Cap St. Ignace, Cap St. Ignace, Québec, New France, 1705. Birth and Baptismal Record of Geneviéve Elisabeth Gamache, folio 29 recto.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Geneviéve Elisabeth Gamache – 1705. Translated from the French the record reads:

Bap[tism] of Geneviéve Elisabeth Gamache
 
On the [twenty-fi]fth day of the month of December in the year one-thousand seven-hundred five [was baptized] by me, the undersigned missionary priest of the Seminary o[f Québec ser]ving the functions of the pastor of the parish of St. Ignace, G[eneviève] Elisabeth, born on this same night, daughter of Louis Gamache and [Angélique] Minville his wife, residing in the same parish. The Godfather [and Godmother] were Charles Fortin and Elisabeth Gamache who [have stated] that they do not know how to sign or write as required by [law.]     [signed] Philippe Rageot, mission[ary] priest

Part of this record is torn away. I have reconstructed the record as best I can and have enclosed the missing portions in square brackets.

This record can be found as image 30/948 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 29 recto (the obverse of folio 29).

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