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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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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:  
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Once completed, this collection will contain the following records:  
  
 
*Military Records  
 
*Military Records  
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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.  
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This collection was created to establish what lands had been sold to homesteaders and what lands were still available.
  
 
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.  
 
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.  
 
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]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 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  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
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Image:Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Records DGS 4766678 74.jpg|Provincial Record #1
 
Image:Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Records DGS 4766678 74.jpg|Provincial Record #1
 
Image:Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Records DGS 4766678 76.jpg|Provincial Record #2
 
Image:Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Records DGS 4766678 76.jpg|Provincial Record #2
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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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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== 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 the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:<br>  
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'''To browse by image:'''<br> To search the collection, you will need to follow this series of links:<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.
  
⇒Select the appropriate “Record Type, Date Range and Volume” which will take you to the images.  
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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.  
  
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.  
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansk/Saskatchewan/homestead.html Saskatchewan Gen Web Project]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansk/Saskatchewan/homestead.html Saskatchewan Gen Web Project]  
 
*[http://www.saskarchives.com/ Saskatchewan Archives Board]: A good source for locating other records in Saskatchewan  
 
*[http://www.saskarchives.com/ Saskatchewan Archives Board]: A good source for locating other records in Saskatchewan  
*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/index-e.html Library and Archives of Canada]
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/index-e.html Library and Archives of Canada]
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*[[Canada History Links]]
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*[[Canada Historic Maps]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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*[[Saskatchewan School Records]]
 
*[[Saskatchewan School Records]]
  
== Contributions to this Article ==
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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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==Citations for This Collection==
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  
  
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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'''Collection citation:'''<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Saskatchewan Provincial Records, 1879-1987." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Department of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch. Saskatchewan Archives, Regina.}}<br><br>
  
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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'''Image citation:'''<br> {{Image Citation Link
 
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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"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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Latest revision as of 15:31, 12 August 2015

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

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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 the 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.

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

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.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Saskatchewan Provincial Records, 1879-1987.

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 browse by image:
To search the collection, you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒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.

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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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How You Can Contribute

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.


Citations for This Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  

Collection citation:

"Saskatchewan Provincial Records, 1879-1987." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Department of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch. Saskatchewan Archives, Regina.

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 Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Records, 1879-1987.



 

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