Can anyone decipher this baptismal record ?

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I would like to read this record completely, but can't understand all the writting. It is in French. Is there someone who can decipher it..this is what I got.


L'an de salut mil sept cent soixante-neuf, le 3 avril (...3 words), né le deux avril, j'ay soussigné curé et prêtre faisant les fonctions en (...7 words) ay baptisé (...7 words) Louis provenant de copule illégitime le Louis Lapalme et de Marie Davignon (...5 words) Pierre Martinau a été le parein, et Jeanne Mignau, la mareine, qui a déclaré ne savoir signer, de ce enquis, en foy de quoy j'ai signé...(Priest's signature) Félix Renoyer, ptre


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Thank you,

WikiTree profile: Louis Gaboriau
in Genealogy Help by Aline Barbeau G2G5 (5.9k points)
edited by Aline Barbeau

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The year of salvation one thousand seven hundred and sixty-nine, April 3 (... 3 words), born April 2, I have the undersigned pastor and priest performing the functions in (... 7 words) baptized (. ..7 words) Louis from illegitimate copula Louis Lapalme and Marie Davignon (... 5 words) Pierre Martinau was the sponsor, and Jeanne Mignau, the mareine, who declared not knowing how to sign, of this inquirer, in foy de quoy I signed ... (Priest's signature) Félix Renoyer, ptre

by Lisa Linn G2G6 Mach 7 (74.6k points)
selected by Aline Barbeau
Thank you Lisa, this is very helpful.


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