Saskatchewan Provincial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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The key genealogical facts in these provincial records may include:  
 
The key genealogical facts in these provincial records may include:  
  
*Number of Female Adults in family  
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*Number of female adults in family  
*Number of Male Adults in family  
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*Number of male adults in family  
*Number of Children under 12 years old in family  
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*Number of children under 12 years old in family  
 
*Last place of residence  
 
*Last place of residence  
*Country of Birth
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*Country of birth
 
*Previous occupation of father
 
*Previous occupation of father
  
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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.  
 
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 could apply or a male or female head of the family. Before receiving title to the land, they had to file evidence that they were British subjects by birth or naturalization.  
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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.  
  
Settlers had to apply to the Provincial Land Titles Office to to file Homestead forms 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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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.  
  
 
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
 
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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This collection was created to establish what lands had been sold to homesteaders and what lands were still available.
  
 
=== Record Reliability  ===
 
=== Record Reliability  ===
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[[Saskatchewan Land and Property Records]]  
 
[[Saskatchewan Land and Property Records]]  
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=== Contributions to this Article  ===
 
=== Contributions to this Article  ===
  
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==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ====
 
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ====
  
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*United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71  
 
*United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71  

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

Contents

Collection Time Period

This collection has only Homestead Files of 1908

How to Use the Record

Record Description

Record Content

The key genealogical facts in these provincial records may include:

  • 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

Record History

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.

Why This Record Was Created

This collection was created to establish what lands had been sold to homesteaders and what lands were still available.

Record Reliability

These records are generally reliable.

Related Web Sites

Birth, Marriage and Death Records in Saskatchewan, Canada

Saskatchewan Gen Web Project

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Related Wiki Articles

Saskatchewan Land and Property Records

Contributions to this Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:

Please add sample citations to this article following the format guidelines in the wiki article listed above.

  • United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71
  • Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023

Sources of information for This Collection

"Saskatchewan Provincial Records" images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed July 12, 2011) Entry for James Henderson; citing provincial records, FHL microfilm 4,766,678