On 30 Apr 1707, Joseph Gamache, son of Louis Gamache and Angelique Minville, was born. He was baptized in St. Ignace du Cap St. Ignace, Cap St. Ignace, Québec, New France on the 01 May 1707.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Joseph Gamache – 1707
SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. St. Ignace du Cap St. Ignace, Cap St. Ignace, Québec, New France, 1707. Birth and Baptismal Record of Joseph Gamache, folio 31 recto.
Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Joseph Gamache – 1707. Translated from the French the record reads:
Bap[tism] of Joseph Gamache
I[n the year one-thousand seven]-hundred seven on the thirtieth first day of the month of May [was baptized] by me, the undersigned missionary priest of the Seminary [of Québec serv]ing the functions of the pastor of the parish of St. Ignace, [Joseph, born on] the previous day in the evening, son of Louis Gamache and Angélique [Minville his] wife. The Godfather was Joseph Minville and the Godmother [was Louise Cloutier] wife of Eustache Fortin, who have stated that they do not know h[ow to sign as] required by law. [signed] Philippe Rageot, missionary priest
Part of this record was obliterated and cannot be read. I reconstructed the record using information from other records and information I already knew about the individuals named. The reconstructed portions of the record are shown in square brackets.
This record can be found as image 32/948 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 31 recto (the obverse of folio 31).
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