How to use the St-Charles-des-Mines BMD Database
When you click the database link on the Dossiers page of Les Amis-de-Grand-Pré web site you get this:
1. You could
type the surname or surname and «,» and the given name to
find the desired person.
2. You could
click on the [List] button to get all the surname listed. That is surely
a very long list to browse.
3. By clicking the first letter of the surname you get the list of surnames beginning with this letter.
Following the example case you would click on «G» the first letter of Gautrot.
You then get this screen :
informing you that there are 86 occurrences of the surname Gautrot.
By clicking on [GAUTROT]
you get the list of all Gautrot.
By clicking on Francoise Gautrot, you get this file:
The coincidence of the same
marriage date and the given name of the spouse as in you personal notes
is intriguing enough that you want to learn more about this "Clemenceau"
The note of this file tells
Not satisfied you want to
see the source, you take note of the image number "RGP-3,89".
You run to the national historic site of Grand-Pré and do request
that they show you the 89th image of the third register of Grand-Pré.
See for yourself:.
You can also check the Placide Gaudet (1895) transcription , available on line by subscription: (DrouinInstitute.com and ancestry.ca)
Here it is:
Finally you could open the
page 363 of Stephen
White DGFA-1 (Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes)