The Birth and Baptism of Ignace Gamache – 1710

On 17 Feb 1710, Ignace 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 17 Feb 1710.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Ignace Gamache - 1710

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Ignace Gamache – 1710

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, 1710. Birth and Baptismal Record of Ignace Gamache, folio 11 recto.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Ignace Gamache – 1710. Translated from the French the record reads:

Bap[tism] of Ignace Gamache

On the seventeenth day of the month of February in the year one-thousand seven-hundred ten by me, the undersigned priest serving the functions of pastor in Notre Dame de Bonsecours, was baptized Ignace, son of Nicolas Gamache and Marie Dion his wife, born on this same day. The Godfather was Ignace Belanger and the Godmother was Élisabeth Belanger who do not know how to sign as required by law.     LeRiche, miss[ionary] 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 11 recto (the front of folio 11).

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