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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection includes church records for the years 1846-1957.  
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This collection includes church records for the years 1846-1957, the content and time period of the records will vary by parish. The records are in French.  
  
This collection contains baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials, and other records from several Roman Catholic parishes in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. This collection covers church records created 1846-1957, but the content and time period of the records will vary by parish.
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<br> These records include baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials, and other records from several Roman Catholic parishes in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2001071/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
 
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For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2001071/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}
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[[Saskatchewan Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
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These baptism records usually contain the following information:  
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'''Baptism records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of child  
 
*Name of child  
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*Name of parish where baptized
 
*Name of parish where baptized
  
These marriage records usually contain the following information:  
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'''Marriage records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of bride and groom  
 
*Name of bride and groom  
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*Age of bride and groom
 
*Age of bride and groom
  
These burial records usually contain the following information:  
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'''Burial records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of deceased  
 
*Name of deceased  
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*Names of parents  
 
*Names of parents  
*Approximate year and place of birth  
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*Approximate year and place of birth
  
 
To begin your search in the marriage records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:  
 
To begin your search in the marriage records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:  
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==== Search the Collection  ====
 
==== Search the Collection  ====
  
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:<br> ⇒ Select the appropriate "Place"<br> ⇒ Select the appropriate "Name of Parish"<br> ⇒ Select the appropriate "Record type and year range" category which takes you to the images.<br>  
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To search the collection images: <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page: <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Place" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate name of "Parish" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Year Range" category, which takes you to the images. <br>  
  
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.  
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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.
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As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
  
 
==== Using the Information  ====
 
==== Using the Information  ====
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*Use the name of the child to search for a marriage record  
 
*Use the name of the child to search for a marriage record  
 
*Use the birth year of your ancestor to search for a census record  
 
*Use the birth year of your ancestor to search for a census record  
*If you have found your ancestor, search for their marriage records in the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1520608 Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957] collection.
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*If you have found your ancestor, search for their marriage records (or their parents' marriage record) in the [[Saskatchewan Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] collection.
  
 
'''Marriage Records'''  
 
'''Marriage Records'''  
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'''Burial Records'''  
 
'''Burial Records'''  
  
*If your ancestor was married, search for a marriage record with an approximate year of marriage.
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If your ancestor was married, search for a marriage record with an approximate year of marriage.
  
 
==== For Help Reading These Records  ====
 
==== For Help Reading These Records  ====
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These records are in French. For help with reading the records, see the following wiki article:  
 
These records are in French. For help with reading the records, see the following wiki article:  
  
[[French Wordlist]]  
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[[French Wordlist|French Word List]]  
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansk/Saskatchewan/ChurchHistory.html Saskatchewan Roman Catholic Church Parish Register Online Record History] ~ a history of the churches and their locations, the Oblate Missionary Immaculate fathers (OMI) who served the parishes historically and the parish register information as listed by Family Search. Complete with bibliography.  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansk/Saskatchewan/ChurchHistory.html Saskatchewan Roman Catholic Church Parish Register Online Record History] ~ a history of the churches and their locations, the Oblate Missionary Immaculate fathers (OMI) who served the parishes historically and the parish register information as listed by Family Search. Complete with bibliography.
  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citation for This Collection ==
  
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.  
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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.  
 
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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{{Collection citation | text= "Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
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Latest revision as of 17:39, 25 March 2015

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Saskatchewan, registres de l'église catholique

Record Description

This collection includes church records for the years 1846-1957, the content and time period of the records will vary by parish. The records are in French.


These records include baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials, and other records from several Roman Catholic parishes in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record Content


Baptism records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of child
  • Name of parents
  • Locality of baptism
  • Date of baptism, sometimes date of birth
  • Name of parish where baptized

Marriage records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Name of bride’s parents
  • Name of groom’s parents
  • Residence of bride and groom
  • Date of marriage
  • Name of parish where married
  • Age of bride and groom

Burial records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Name of spouse
  • Date of burial, sometimes date of death
  • Name of parish or cemetery where buried

How to Use the Record

To begin your search in the birth records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Names of parents
  • Approximate year and place of birth

To begin your search in the marriage records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

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

To begin your search in the burial records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Approximate year and place of death

Search the Collection

To search the collection images:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the appropriate "Place"
⇒Select the appropriate name of "Parish"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Year Range" category, which takes 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.

As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

Using the Information

When you have found the information that you have been looking for, you can use the following tactics to further your research the following:

Birth Records

  • Use the name of the child to search for a marriage record
  • Use the birth year of your ancestor to search for a census record
  • If you have found your ancestor, search for their marriage records (or their parents' marriage record) in the Saskatchewan Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records) collection.

Marriage Records

  • Use the age to calculate an approximate birth year
  • Use the names of the parents to search for their marriage record

Burial Records

If your ancestor was married, search for a marriage record with an approximate year of marriage.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in French. For help with reading the records, see the following wiki article:

French Word List

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Don't overlook FHL Place Canada, Saskatchewan items or FHL Keyword Saskatchewan items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Saskatchewan Archives and Libraries.

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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.

"Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.

Image Citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957.

 

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