The Birth and Baptism of Augustin Gamache – 1708

On 24 Sep 1708, Augustin 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 24 Sep 1708.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Augustin Gamache - 1708

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Augustin Gamache – 1708

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, 1708. Birth and Baptismal Record of Augustin Gamache, folio 10 verso.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Augustin Gamache – 1708. Translated from the French the record reads:

Bap[tism] of Augustin Gamache [three words?]

On the twenty fourth day of the month of September in the year one-thousand seven-hundred eight by me the priest missionary serving the functions of pastor of the parish of Notre Dame de Bonsecours, was baptized Augustin, son of Nicolas Gamache and Marie Dion his wife, born on this same day. son The Godfather was Augustin Gamache and the godmother was Élisabeth Dion who have stated that they do not know how to sign as required by law.      LeRiche, missionary priest

This record can be found as image 11/149 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 10 verso (the back of folio 10).

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