Saskatchewan Provincial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period ==
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== Record Description ==
  
This collection has only Homestead Files of 1908
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This collection will include records from 1879 to 1987.
  
== Record Description  ==
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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.
  
This collection includes the following Homestead Records:  
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Once completed, this collection will contain following records:  
  
 
*Military Records  
 
*Military Records  
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*Homestead Records
 
*Homestead Records
  
=== Record Content  ===
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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.
  
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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.
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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.
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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.
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== Record Content  ==
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Image:Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Records DGS 4766678 74.jpg|Provincial Record #1
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Image:Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Records DGS 4766678 76.jpg|Provincial Record #2
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Image:Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Records DGS 4766678 77.jpg|Provincial Record #3
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The key genealogical facts in these provincial records may include:  
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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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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
== Record History  ==
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To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
 
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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.
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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.
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Before receiving a&nbsp;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.
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*Name of ancestor
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*Place of residence
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*Approximate year and place of birth
  
=== Why the Record Was Created ===
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== Search the Collection ==
  
This collection was created to establish what lands had been sold to homesteaders and what lands were still available.  
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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.  
  
=== Record Reliability  ===
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Search the collection by image 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.
  
These records are generally reliable.  
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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.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[[Saskatchewan Land and Property Records]]  
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*[[Saskatchewan Directories]]
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*[[Saskatchewan Land and Property Records]]
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*[[Saskatchewan Military Records]]
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*[[Saskatchewan Municipal Records]]
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*[[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 ==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also 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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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]
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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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.  
  
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection: ====
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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]].
  
"Saskatchewan Provincial Records" &nbsp;images, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]: accessed 30 September 2011). entry for &nbsp;Clauduis Monnery, homestead application July 31,1908; citing Provincial Records, Homestead files, 1908, no. 1646488-1646891. Image 5; &nbsp;
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
== Sources of information 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.
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->"Saskatchewan Provincial Records" images, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]: accessed July 12, 2011) Entry for James Henderson; citing provincial records, FHL microfilm 4,766,678<!--bibdescend-->
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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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Revision as of 23:06, 31 March 2014

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.

Search the collection by image 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.

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.