The Birth and Baptism of Nicolas Gamache – 1707

On 07 Feb 1707, Nicolas Gamache, son of Nicolas Gamache and Marie Dion, was born. He was baptized in Notre Dame de Bonsecours de l’Islet, L’Islet sur Mer, Québec, New France on 08 Feb 1707.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Nicolas Gamache - 1707

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Nicolas Gamache – 1707

SOURCE: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Notre Dame de Bonsecours de l’Islet, L’Islet sur Mer, Québec, New France, 1707. Birth and Baptismal Record of Nicolas Gamache, folio 22 recto.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Nicolas Gamache – 1707. Translated from the French the record reads:

Bap[tism] of Nicolas Gamache

On the eighth day of the month of February in the year one-thousand seven-hundred seven, by me, the undersigned missionary priest, performing the functions of pastor of the parishes of St. Ignace and of Notre Dame de Bonsecours, was baptized Nicolas, born on the previous day in the evening, son of Nicolas Gamache and Marie Dion his wife. The Godfather and Godmother were Joachim Dion and Marguerite LeFrançois, uncle and cousin of the infant, who have stated that they do not know how to sign as required by law.
     Philippe Rageot, missionary priest

This record can be found as image 10/149 in the Québec Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 on Ancestry.com as part of the records for L’Islet-sur-mer 1683-1762. The record appears on folio 9 verso (the back of folio 9).

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