Genealogy of the French in North America

Sources - Documents



Code

Document

Remark

 

Abjuration

Religious record : adult baptism of a former protestant

 

Alphabet Laffillar

An index of the officers of the French army

 

Attestation

Notary record (a certificate)

 

Avis de décès

Obit from a newspaper

 

Baptême

Data extracted from a baptism record

 

Certificat

Other modern legal document

 

Cession de droits successifs

Notary record after a death (Transfer of succession rights)

 

Confirmation

Data extracted from a confirmation record (often, a year of birth)

 

Contrat de mariage

Notary record (Marriage contract)

 

Décès

 

Déclaration au terrier de la ville

Declaration at the land register of the city

 

Déclaration notariée

Notary record (Authenticated statement)

BIM

Déclarations de Belle-Île-en-Mer

Statements made by Acadians in France short after their exile from Acadia

 

Donation

Notary record

 

Échange

Notary record (Exchange)

 

Engagement

Hiring someone

 

Inventaire après décès

Inventory

 

Liste des communes

 

Mariage

 

Mariage fille

 

Microfilm

MFD

Microfilms Drouin

Drouin Microfilm or Registre numérisé CD-ROM Drouin (RNCD). Usually, it means I checked the information on the original and it was the religious copy when available.

 

Nécrologie

 

Note marginale

Religious record. Since 1910, when a Catholic gets married, a margin note is added near the baptism record

 

Original

Microfilm

Original sur microfilm

 

Pierre tombale

Tombstone

 

Procuration

Notary record

 

Recensement

It is usually the computer version and not the original.

 

Recensement 1666

New France Census

 

Recensement 1667

New France Census

 

Recensement 1671

Acadian Census

 

Recensement 1671

Acadian Census

 

Recensement 1673

Acadian Census

 

Recensement 1681

New France Census

 

Recensement 1686

Acadian Census

 

Recensement 1691

Census of Newfoundland

 

Recensement 1693

Census of Newfoundland

 

Recensement 1698

Acadian Census

 

Recensement 1699

New France Census (Mont-Louis)

 

Recensement 1701

Acadian Census

 

Recensement 1716

New France Census

 

Recensement 1724

Acadian Census

 

Recensement 1734

 

Recensement 1744

New France Census (Québec City)

 

Recensement 1752

Acadian Census

 

Recensement 1767

Partial Acadian Census

 

Recensement 1777

Partial Acadian Census

 

Recensement 1850

Recent USA Census

 

Recensement 1851

Recent Canadian Census

 

Recensement 1852

Recent Canadian Census

 

Recensement 1860

Recent USA Census

 

Recensement 1861

Recent Canadian Census

 

Recensement 1870

 

Recensement 1871

Recent Canadian Census

 

Recensement 1872

Van Buren, Saint-Bruno, ME

 

Recensement 1880

Recent USA Census

 

Recensement 1881

Recent Canadian Census

 

Recensement 1891

Recent Canadian Census

 

Recensement 1900

Recent USA Census

 

Recensement 1901

Recent Canadian Census

 

Recensement 1910

Recent USA Census

 

Recensement 1911

Recent Canadian Census

 

Recensement 1920

Recent USA Census

 

Recensement 1930

Recent USA Census

 

Recensements 1671 et 1686

Data found by matching two census records

 

Recensements 1671 et 1698

Data found by matching two census records

 

Recensements 1686 et 1701

Data found by matching two census records

 

Recensements 1691, 1693 et 1694

Census of Newfoundland

 

Recensements 1861 et 1871

Recent Canadian Census

 

Recensements 1910 et 1920

Data found by matching two census records

 

Reg.

 

Registre des malades

RNCD

Registre numérisé CD-ROM Drouin

RJ

Relations des Jésuites

Note : some information are from the Thwaites translation

 

Revalidation

Religious record (Revalidation or rehabilitation of the marriage)

 

Sépulture

Religious record (Burial)

 

Témoignage

Religious record (Testimony of freedom to the marriage (i.e. a declaration with witness to be sure someone can be married))

 

Témoignage de liberté au mariage

Religious record (Testimony of freedom to the marriage (i.e. a declaration with witness to be sure someone can be married))

 

Testament

Notary record before a death (Will)

 

Vente

Notary record (Sale)


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