Saskatchewan Provincial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description ==
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== Record Description ==
  
 
This collection will include records from 1879 to 1987.  
 
This collection will include records from 1879 to 1987.  
  
This collection at this time has only Homestead Files from 1908 to 1910. More records will be added as they become available.  
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The records at this time include only Homestead Files from 1908 to 1910. More records will be added as they become available.  
  
 
Once completed, this collection will contain following records:  
 
Once completed, this collection will contain following records:  
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*Homestead Records
 
*Homestead Records
  
Official civil registration began in Saskatchewan in 1905. There are some marriages dating back to 1895. Again, please remember that records for the early years will be incomplete. The Vital Statistics Unit holds records that date somewhat earlier than 1905.
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Official civil registration began in Saskatchewan in 1905. There are some marriages dating back to 1895. Again, please remember that records for the early years will be incomplete. The Vital Statistics Unit holds records that date somewhat earlier than 1905.  
  
Homesteads granted to settlers were 160 acres of land, and required a $10.00 fee for the Letters Patent. Males 18 years or older, or a male or female head of a family, could apply.
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Homesteads granted to settlers were 160 acres of land, and required a $10.00 fee for the Letters Patent. Males 18 years or older, or a male or female head of a family, could apply.  
  
 
Before receiving a title to the land, settlers had to file evidence to the Provincial Land Titles Office that they were British subjects by birth or naturalization. Dominion Land Acts set out provisions and options for lands regarding 'Pre-emption', 'proving' or purchasing a quarter section.  
 
Before receiving a title to the land, settlers had to file evidence to the Provincial Land Titles Office that they were British subjects by birth or naturalization. Dominion Land Acts set out provisions and options for lands regarding 'Pre-emption', 'proving' or purchasing a quarter section.  
  
For a list of homestead files currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1916143/waypoints Browse].  
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For a list of homestead files currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1916143/waypoints Browse]link from the collection landing page.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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== Record Content ==
 
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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 Provincial Records,1879-1987." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Department of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch. Saskatchewan Archives, Regina.}}
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[[Saskatchewan Provincial 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 ==
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<gallery perrow="3" heights="120px" widths="160px" caption="Saskatchewan Provincial Records">
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'''These provincial records usually contain the following information:'''  
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'''Provincial records usually contain the following information:'''  
  
 
*Number of female adults in family  
 
*Number of female adults in family  
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*Previous occupation of father
 
*Previous occupation of father
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
To begin your search it would be helpful if you knew the following information:  
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To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:  
  
 
*Name of ancestor  
 
*Name of ancestor  
 
*Place of residence  
 
*Place of residence  
*Year and place of birth
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*Approximate year and place of birth
  
==== Search the Collection ====
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==== Search the Collection ====
  
To search this collection using the images:  
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To search the collection image by image: <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page: <br> ⇒Select the appropriate “Record Type, Date Range and Volume” which will take you to the images.
  
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:<br>
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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.
  
⇒Select the appropriate “Record Type, Date Range and Volume” which will take you to the images.
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Keep in mind:
  
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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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
== Related Websites ==
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== Related Websites ==
  
 
*[http://globalgenealogy.com/globalgazette/gazfd/gazfd71l.htm Birth, Marriage and Death Records in Saskatchewan, Canada]  
 
*[http://globalgenealogy.com/globalgazette/gazfd/gazfd71l.htm Birth, Marriage and Death Records in Saskatchewan, Canada]  
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/index-e.html Library and Archives of Canada]
 
*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/index-e.html Library and Archives of Canada]
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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== Related Wiki Articles ==
  
 
*[[Saskatchewan Directories]]  
 
*[[Saskatchewan Directories]]  
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*[[Saskatchewan School Records]]
 
*[[Saskatchewan School Records]]
  
== Contributions to this Article ==
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== Contributions to this Article ==
  
 
{{Contributor_invite}}  
 
{{Contributor_invite}}  
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box. [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1916143/waypoints Saskatchewan Provincial Records, 1879-1987]
  
 
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.  
 
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|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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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|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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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 Provincial Records,1879-1987."  Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Department of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch. Saskatchewan Archives, Regina.}}
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[[Saskatchewan Provincial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
  
"Saskatchewan Provincial Records 1879-1987", digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://.familysearch.org: accessed 24 April 2012); Saskatchewan Provincial Records 1879-1987 &gt; Homestead files, 1908, no. 1646488-1646891 &gt; Image 5 of 1109; homestead application dated July 31,1908, entry for Clauduis Monnery, of French origin. Saskatchewan Provincial Records. Vital statistics, Saskatchewan Health. Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan. Regina, Saskatchewan citing Provincial Records.
 
  
 
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Revision as of 21:30, 31 October 2013

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

Contents

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1879 to 1987.

The records at this time include only Homestead Files from 1908 to 1910. More records will be added as they become available.

Once completed, this collection will contain following records:

  • Military Records
  • Voters Lists
  • Land Records
  • School Records
  • Municipal Records
  • Pioneer Questionnaires
  • Henderson Directories
  • Biographies
  • Homestead Records

Official civil registration began in Saskatchewan in 1905. There are some marriages dating back to 1895. Again, please remember that records for the early years will be incomplete. The Vital Statistics Unit holds records that date somewhat earlier than 1905.

Homesteads granted to settlers were 160 acres of land, and required a $10.00 fee for the Letters Patent. Males 18 years or older, or a male or female head of a family, could apply.

Before receiving a title to the land, settlers had to file evidence to the Provincial Land Titles Office that they were British subjects by birth or naturalization. Dominion Land Acts set out provisions and options for lands regarding 'Pre-emption', 'proving' or purchasing a quarter section.

For a list of homestead files currently published in this collection, select the Browselink from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Provincial records usually contain the following information:

  • Number of female adults in family
  • Number of male adults in family
  • Number of children under 12 years old in family
  • Last place of residence
  • Country of birth
  • Previous occupation of father

How to Use the Record

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

  • Name of ancestor
  • Place of residence
  • Approximate year and place of birth

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the appropriate “Record Type, Date Range and Volume” 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.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to this Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


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. Saskatchewan Provincial Records, 1879-1987

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.

"Saskatchewan Provincial Records,1879-1987." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Department of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch. Saskatchewan Archives, Regina.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.