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Mackinac Baptism Records 1760-1769

March 2 [1760], I privately baptized a young girl Savage called Kioueiatchiouenoukoue, to whom I gave the name of Charlotte. She is about 14 or 15 years old. Since she has been with Antoine la Fortune she has always been very assiduous at catechism. She seems to be in danger of death from an abscess in the side. May 22, I supplied the ceremonies of baptism to and baptized conditionally Charlotte, born at Sault Ste. Marie at the beginning of last October, legitimate daughter of Jean Baptists Cadot and of Athanasi, her father and mother. The godfather was Mr. Janise; and the godmother Mde. de Langlade. *** M. L. Lefranc, Miss. of the society of Jesus. Bourassa Langlade; At Janise. May 25, 1760, I solemnly administered holy Baptism to Alexandre Louis, a panis, about 14 years old, of Mr. de Beaujeu; and to Genevieve, 9 or 10 years old, a panis of Mr. Janis; the two adults being sufficiently instructed and asking for baptism. Monsieur de Beaujeu was godfather and Mde. Blondeau godmother of the first; Bartholomée Janis was godfather, and Mlle. Blondeau godmother of the second. *** M. L. Lefranc, Miss. of the society of Jesus. Beaujeu; Barthelemi Janise; Marguerite Blondeau. May 26, I supplied the ceremonies of Baptism to Josette, a slave of Mde. Bourassa, the elder, about 13 or 14 years old, whom I had privately baptized two years ago when in danger of death. The godfather was Mr. Janis, trader; and the godmother Mde. de Langlade. M. L. Lefranc, Miss. of the society of Jesus. Marie Angelique Metivier; At. Janise. June 8, 1760, I administered...

Mackinac Baptism Records 1755-1759

January 18, 1755, I, the undersigned, solemnly baptized Charle Louis Bourassa, legitimate son of René Bourassa and of Anne Charlotte Veronique Chevalier, his father and mother. The godfather was Mr. The Chevalier de Repentigni, the Officer Commanding for the King at the Sault; and the godmother Mde de L’anglade. *** M. L. Lefranc, Miss. of the society of Jesus. Louis Le Gardeur, Chevalier Repentigny; Bourassa D’anglade March 30, 1755, I, the undersigned priest, missionary of the society of Jesus, solemnly administered holy Baptism to two adults: one about twelve or thirteen years old, called Piere François, a panis [slave] belonging to the Mr. Parent; whose godfather was Pierre Monbron; and whose godmother was Marianne Chaboiller Parent; the other Marie Charlotte, a panis belonging to Mr. Monbron, about fourteen or fifteen years old. The godfather was Louis Gervais; and the godmother Ciele Cousin et Monbron. Both were sufficiently instructed and well disposed. *** M. L. Lefranc, miss. of the society of Jesus. Marianne Chaboillez Parant; Pierre Monbron. May 17, 1755, I, the undersigned missionary of the society of Jesus, solemnly administered holy Baptism to Joseph, legitimate son of Pierre Ketchinape and of Angelique Nekikkoue, his father and mother. The godfather was Monsieur Joseph Amable Hubert, merchant; and the godmother Charlotte Bourassa de L’anglade. *** This child was born on the 29th December last. M. L. Lefranc, of the society of Jesus. J. A. M. Huber; Charlotte Bourassa Langlade. May 27, 1755, I, the undersigned priest, missionary of the society of Jesus, solemnly administered holy Baptism to Ambroise, whom Nicolas Amiot acknowledged to be his son, and of Oukimakoue, a woman...

Mackinac Baptism Records 1750-1754

March 17, 1750, I administered holy baptism to Basile, born this month, son of Marianne, a slave of Sieur Bourassa, voyageur, whom she declared to belong to Sieur Jasmin, also a voyageur. The godfather was the said Sieur Bourassa; and the godmother Mde Langlade. *** P. du Jaunay, miss. of the society of Jesus. Bourassa. March 24, 1750, I administered holy baptism to Ignace François Xavier, son of Agathe Villeneuve Amiot, daughter of Sieur Amiot, born this day, whom she declared to belong to Sieur Ignace Bourassa dit la Ronde, son of Sieur René Bourassa now wintering at la Grande Rivière. The godfather was Mr du Plessis Faber, Captain, Knight of St Louis, first Captain and Commanding his majesty’s infantry in Canada, Commandant of this post;1 and the godmother Mlle Bourassa. *** P. du Jaunay, miss. of the society of Jesus. Marie Caterinne la Plante Bourassa; Duplessis Faber; Amiot. Died on the l7th of July following. March 28, 1750, I solemnly baptized in the church of this mission Charles, a young man about eighteen years old, a slave of Sieur René Bourassa, sufficiently instructed and desiring holy baptism. The godfather was Sieur Charles Langlade, a Cadet in the troops; and the godmother Mlle Bourassa. *** P. du Jaunay, miss. of the society of Jesus. April 6, 1750, I solemnly baptized in the church of this mission, Jean François Regis, a young slave about seven years old, given to this mission last year out of gratitude by Mr. the Chevalier de la Verendreye on his return from the extreme West2 – the said child being well instructed and demanding holy...

Mackinac Baptism Records 1745-1749

Feb. 1, 1745, I baptized in the church of this mission Pierre Louis, legitimate son of Sieur Charles Chaboyer and of Marianne Chevalier, His wife, residing at this post – the said child having been born last night. The godfather was Louis Chevalier; and the godmother Charlotte Parent. *** P. du Jaunay, miss. of the society of Jesus. C. Chaboillez; Marianne Chaboillez Parent. April 30, 1745, I solemnly baptized in the church of this mission Thomas, legitimate son of Thomas Blondeau and of Demoiselle Marie Joseph de Celle, his lawful wife, residing at this post – the said child having been born last Sunday, the 25th of this month. The godfather was Mr de L’anglade; and the godmother Agathe Villeneuve, wife of Sieur Boisguilbert who signed here with me. *** P. du Jaunay, miss. of the society of Jesus. Agathe la Boiguilber; Thomas Blondeau. He died on the 9th of July following. May 16, 1745, I solemnly baptized (Conditionally, however, because he had been privately baptized the day he was born by a servant) Joseph, legitimate son of Gabriel Bolon and of Susanne Menard, his wife, now residing at this post – the said child having been born at Quiquanamaso, the wintering place,1 on the 20th of March last. The godfather was Sieur Joseph des Caris, voyageur; and the godmother Agathe Villeneuve, wife of Sieur Boisguilbert. *** P. du Jaunay, miss. of the society of Jesus. Joseph Decary; Agthe Laboiguilber; Gabriel Bollon. July 11 [1745], I solemnly baptized a young Sauteux Woman Savage, Sister of the late Marie Athanase, wife of Sieur Charles Hamellin, now residing at Sault Ste...

Mackinac Baptism Records 1742-1744

In the year one thousand seven Hundred and forty-one, on the twenty-fourth of October, I, the undersigned priest and missionary of the society of Jesus in the mission of St ignace at the post of Michilimakinak, did baptize Louis Joseph Chaboyer, one day old, son of Charles Chaboiller and of Marianne Chevailler, his Wife. The godfather was Joseph Ens, and the godmother Nannette Chevalier, both residing at the said post, who have signed with me. Jean Baptiste Lamorinie1 missionary of the Society of Jesus. Nanette Chevalier; Joseph Hains. May 12, 1742.2 *** two adults *** being slaves: one of Mr de Blainville, the officer commanding this post;3 the other of Sieur Hamelin, trader, residing at Sault Ste Marie. The former – whom Reverend father de la Morinie wished to hold over the baptismal font and who is about twelve years of age – took the name of Jean Baptiste François; the other, aged about fifteen years took the name of Joseph; his godfather was Charles Ange Colet; and his godmother Marianne Chevalier, wife of Sieur Chaboyer *** P. du Jaunay, miss. of the society of Jesus.4 Jean Baptiste Lamorinie, of the society of Jesus. M N Chevalier; Charles Collet. May 19, 1742 *** I Baptized conditionally5 Marie, legitimate daughter of Sieur Gautier, a soldier of the garrison of this post, and of Therese Villeneuve his wife, born at la Manistic on the 9th of this month while they were returning from winter quarters, and privately baptized on the same day because she was thought in danger of death. The godfather was Sieur Guyori, voyageur, residing at this post; and...

Mackinac Marriage Records 1821

August 11, 1821, William McGulpin, son of age of Patrick McGulpin, and Madeleine Bourassa, daughter of age of Daniel Bourassa and of Marguerite Bertrand, both residents of this parish, having shown us a certificate from a justice of the peace, Samuel Abbot,1 by which it appears that they contracted marriage on August 21, 1815, and asked us to validate their marriage before the church. Accordingly on the same day and in the year aforesaid, we received their mutual marriage consent and gave them the nuptial Benediction in accordance with the ceremonies of the Roman Church, in the presence of Eloy Bourassa, Alexandre Bourassa, J. B. Bourassa, and Mathew McGulpin, who signed with us. And the said parties acknowledged as their legitimate children: Marguerite, born July 27, 1816; Pelagic, born November 4, 1818; and Marie, born on April 1, 1821 (the two fonmer having been baptized by Monsieur Joseph Crevier, missionary priest, September 9, 1818). In testimony whereof, the following have signed: Gabriel Richard, parish priest of Ste Anne du Detroit. W. McGulpin; Alexandre Bourassa; Madme Bourassa, + her mark. August 3, 1821, John Dousman, son of age of John Dousman and of Catherine Bankman, a native of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania; and Rosalie La Borde,2 daughter of Gabriel La Borde and Marguerite Chevalier, a native of this parish, both residing therein; having shown us a certificate of Samuel Abbott, a justice of the peace, from which it appeared that they contracted marriage on March 15, 1808, and asked us to validate their marriage before the church. Accordingly on the same day and in the year aforesaid, we received their mutual...

Mackinac Marriage Records 1800-1804

January 19, 1800, I, the Undersigned one of the Justices of the Peace of the United States, received The mutual Marriage consent of Louis hamelin and of Marie Louise of the Sauteux nation. In the presence of the Undersigned witnesses, at McKinac on the day and in the year aforesaid. Adhemar St. Martin J. P. Alexis Laframbois; L Hamelin; Genevieve Plaiseé; J. Giasson. April 20, 1800, I, the undersigned, one of the justices of the peace of the United States, received The mutual Marriage consent of Jacques Chauvin and of Angelique of the Sauteux nation, In the presence of the Undersigned witnesses. The parties having declared that they could not sign their names, they made their usual mark. * * * Adhemar St Martin J. P. Jacques Chauvin, + his mark; Angelique, + her mark; Madm Mitchell, + her mark; D. Mitchell; J. Giasson; P. G. Cotté; Charles Maillet. July 28, 1800, in the afternoon, I, the Undersigned, one of the justices of the peace of the United States, received the Mutual Marriage Consent of André Sarrere de Lavictoire and of Ersule Mercier. * * * Adhemar St Martin J. P. André Sarrez; Ersule Mercier, + her mark; Benjamin Lyon; George Hengell, witness; Jac. Vasseur. December 30, 1800, in the afternoon, I, the undersigned, one of the justices of the Peace of the United States, received the mutual Marriage consent of Sieur Gautier Caron and of Louise Le Vasseur * * * Adhemar St Martin J. P. Charles Maillet; D. Mitchell; Joseph Laframboise; J. Glassson; P. Thierry; Joseph Vaillez. January 25, 1801, in the afternoon, I the Undersigned, one...

Mackinac Marriage Records 1790-1799

January 21, 1792, I, the undervsigned Justice of the Peace, received the mutual Marriage Consent of Jean Baptiste La Borde dit Sans regret, and of marguerite Machar Chevalier, In the presence of the undersigned witnesses * * * Adhemar St Martin J. P.1 Alexis Laframboise; J. B. Barthe; C. Gaultier; Joseph Laframboise; J. B. la Borde Di Sanregret; Ezechiel Solomon; John Kirby; Louis Chevalier, + His Mark; Madme Gaultier, + Her Mark. March 19, 1792, I the Undersigned, Commandant of this Post, received the Mutual Marriage Consent of Alexis Laframboise, Esquire, and of Josette Adhemar,2 in the presence of the Undersigned witnesses, in the House of Gabriel Cotté, Esquire, Michilimakinac, * * * Edw. Charleton3, Capt. 5th Reg. Comg. J. B. Barthe; Chles Chaboillez; C. Gaultier; Benjamin Roche4 , Lieut. 5th foot; J. Laframboise; R. Widenham; Charles Morison; W. Gleadowe, Ensign 5th foot5 ; Josette Adhemar; Alexis Laframboise; Adhemar St Martin. July 1, 1792, I, the undersigned, one of His Majesty’s justices of the peace, received the Mutual Marriage Consent of Sieur Charles Chandonnet and of Charlotte Marcot in the presence of the undersigned witnesses, in The house of Sieur Daniel Bourassa at Michilimakina * * * Adhemar St Martin J. P. Char. Chandonette; Dl. Bourassa; Chadonat; James King; Jean Baptiste la Borde; C. Langlade, fils6 ; Be Molaire, + his mark; M. Bisbois;7 C. Gaultiere; Jean Mopreesk. January 14, 1794, I the undersigned, one of His Majesty’s justices of the peace, received The mutual Marriage Consent of Paul Gina and of Marie Josephte, In the presence of the undersigned witnesses, in the House of Sieur Gabriel Cotté, Esquire,...

Mackinac Marriage Records 1780-1789

April 19, 1781, the Marriage Ceremony was solemnized between Thomas Stone and Margaret Paterson, daughter to Geo. Paterson, soldier in the 8th Regiment, by their mutual consent and before the undersigned witnesses. In testimony whereof the said Parties have also affixed their names – the Ceremony performed by Patrick Sinclair Esq., Governor of the Post.1 Tho Stone Witnesses: John Coates, Notary Public. July 20, 1786, I, the undersigned priest, having granted dispensation of bans between Sieur Charles Viarville dit Gauthier son of Sieur Claude Germain Viarville and of Therese Villeneuve, his father and mother, of this parish, of the one part; and Magdelaine Paschal Chevalier, daughter of Sieur Louis Paschal Chevalier and of the late Magdeleine Reaume, her father and mother, residing in the same place, of the other part – administered the sacrament of matrimony to the said consorts after receiving their mutual consent which they had already pledged before witnesses pending an opportunity of having their marriage confirmed and ratified by an approved priest and before several witnesses according to the usage and custom of and as prescribed by our mother the holy church and as testified below by the signatures of Messieurs Carignan, Notary public and honeill Trader, who have signed below with the interested parties. Payet, priest Missn. L. Carignan; Joseph Oneille; C. Gauthier. July 20, 1786, I, the undersigned Priest, having granted dispensation of bans between Daniel Bourassa, son of René Bourassa and madame Anne Chevalier, of this parish, of the one part; and Marguerite Bertrand, daughter of Laurent Bertrand and of the late Marie Therese Dulignon, her father and mother, of this parish,...

Mackinac Marriage Records 1770-1779

July 28, 1773, I, the undersigned Vicar-General of Illinois received the mutual marriage consent of Sieur Hyacinthe Amelin, trader; and of Marie Joseph Maingans, and gave them the nuptial Benediction according to the form prescribed by the Holy Roman Church and in the presence of Sieurs Louis Cardin and Charles Chaboiller, friends of the husband; and of Sieurs Charles Mudox and Amable Roy, and of Therese Campion wife of Sieur Du Bois, friends of the wife, who signed with us these presents duly read. Gibault. H[y]ast Hamelin; Charles Maddox; Cardin; Amable Roy ; Therese Campion Dubois; Chaboillez. June 23, 1775, I published one marriage ban and granted dispensation from the two others in favor of Francois Maurice de la Fantaisie, a native of the town of Montreal residing in this parish, son of Francois Maurice de la Fantaisie and of Magdeleine le Due, his father and mother, of the one Part; and in favor of Marie Anne Cardin, a native of the village, daughter of Louis Cardin formerly a Notary at this Post and of the late Constante Chevalier, her father and mother, of the other Part. No impediment to the marriage having been discovered, we, the undersigned missionary Priest and Vicar-General of Monseigneur the bishop of Quebec in these Countries, received their mutual marriage consent * * * and in the presence, on be half of the husband of Sieurs Pascal Pillet and Hypolitte Campeau, his friends; and on behalf of the wife, of Joseph Ainsse, her brother; Hypolitte Chaboiller, her Cousin German; Jean Baptiste Barthe, also her Cousin; of Sieurs Ignace Bourassa and Guillaume La Motte, her...
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