MSS-027-Practice Reading Burial Records-ANSWERS

Record #1

1) What was the date?

Portion of burial record

 

  • Le dix mars mil sept cent soixant deux
  • The tenth of March 1762

2) When did Jean die?

Portion of burial record

 

  • mort d’hier
  • died yesterday

3) How old was he?

Portion of burial record

 

  • agé denvirons sept mois
  • aged about seven months

 

4) Who were his parents?Portion of burial record

 

  • fils de Jean Baptiste Sourdif et d’Agathe Paquet
  • son of Jean Baptiste Sourdif and of Agathe Paquet

5) Who was the witness?

Portion of burial record

 

 

  • présense d’Adrien Parent
  • in the presence of Adrien Parent

6) Could either sign his name?

Portion of burial record

 

  • qui a déclaré ne savoir signer
  • who has declared not knowing how to sign

 

Record #2

1) What is the date?

Portion of burial record

 

  • Le dix-sept Janvier mil huit cents vingt-deux
  • The seventeenth of January 1822

 

2) What was Pierre’s occupation?

Portion of burial record

 

 

  • Pierre Sourdif cultivateur
  • Pierre Sourdif farmer

 

3) When did Pierre die?

Portion of burial record

 

  • décédé d’avant hier
  • died the day before yesterday

 

4) How old was he?

Portion of burial record

 

 

  • âgé de soixante deux ans
  • aged 62 years 

 

5)Who were the two witnesses?

Portion of burial record

 

  • présens françois pellerin et ignace Beaupré
  • in the presence of François Pellerin and Ignace Beaupré 

 

6) Could either sign his name?

Portion of burial record

 

  • qui n’ont su signer
  • who have not signed

 

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