Baptism of  

Hipolyte Louis Guillaume Keating

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On the ninth of February 1800 we, the undersigned Vice-Prefect Apostolic, Superior General of the missions in the north of the island of St. Domingue, refugee to the Continent of the United States, placed in charge of the above mentioned Catholic church in Wilmington, state of Delaware by my Lord John Carroll, Bishop of Baltimore, have administered the sacrament of baptism to Hipolyte Louis Guillaume, born on the eleventh of August of last year, legitimate son of the Jean Keating, former officer of the Regiment Walsh and of Eulalie Victorie Claudine Mathurine Bretton Deschapelles, his wife.

He had as godfather Sieur Guillaume Keating, his uncle, represented by the Sieur Pierre Bauduy and godmother: Demoiselle Louise Jacquy [Jacquiline]¹ Claudine Bretton Deschapelles Saterte, Pierre de Sassenay represented by Demoiselle Fortunée Marguerite Claudine Bretton Deschapelles for Etienne Bernard Sassenay, who have signed with us and many present.

Cibot Vice Prefect                         B. des Chapelles Keating

Jn. Keating

? Bauduy                                       E. Darnaud

P. Provenchere                              P. Bauduy

Hamon DuVaujoyeux²                     B. Deschapelles Sassenay

A. Baudy

¹ Demoiselle Louise Jacquy Claudine Bretton Deschapelles Saterte is listed as Demoiselle Louise Jacquiline Claudine Bretton Deschapelles, the godmother on the baptismal record for Claire Ettienne DuSassenay. (See page 6 of this register.)

²  Some published works consistently render the name as Vanjoueux, but unless the letters "u" and "n" appear differentiated as written, we have rendered it Vaujoyeux.

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