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Record Description

This collection contains registers of baptisms, marriages, deaths and other records from various non-Catholic denominations and parishes for 1763-1967. Date coverage varies by parish.

Additional information about Church records in Quebec is found in the Quebec Church Records wiki article.

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browselink from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Baptism records may contain the following information:

  • Full name of child
  • Child's date and place of birth
  • Date and place of baptism
  • Full name of Father and his occupation
  • Mother's given name
  • Names of Witnesses

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Name and age of groom
  • Groom's marital status and residence
  • Name and age of bride
  • Bride's marital status and residence
  • Sometimes, names of parents
  • Names of witnesses

Burial records may contain the following information:

  • Name, age and gender of deceased
  • Date of death
  • Date of burial
  • Cause of death
  • Names of Witnesses

How to Use the Record

To search this collection for baptisms, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Names of parents
  • Religion
  • Approximate year and place of baptism

To search this collection for marriages, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of bride or groom
  • Approximate year and place of marriage
  • Religion

To search this collection for marriages, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Approximate year and place of death
  • Religion

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the appropriate "City/Town"
⇒Select the appropriate "Denomination/Parish"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Year Range" which will take you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

Using the Information

If you have found the information, you can use it to:

  • Get the names of the parents if you don't have the names already.
  • Search through the census' for the residence of the parents and the child that you have found.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

If you can't find the information that you are looking for, try guessing a birth year, that way you can narrow down your search and quickly find your ancestor.

Known Issues with This Collection

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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

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Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box. Quebec, Non-Catholic Parish Registers, 1763-1967

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Quebec, Non-Catholic Parish Registers, 1763-1967 ." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archives Nationales du Québec, Sainte-Foy.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.


 

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