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{{QU-sidebar}}<div style="float: right; width: 75%"><center>''[[Canada]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Quebec]]''</center><br>
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*the largest Canadian province
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Quebec was first permanently settled by Europeans in 1600 at Tadoussac.  
*located in eastern Canada
 
*capital city is Quebec City
 
*Quebec is a French-speaking province.  
 
*flower - the Blue Flag, tree - Yellow Birch, bird - Snowy Owl
 
  
*The Algonquin called Quebec "Kebe," meaning "the place where the river narrows."
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=== Counties  ===
*motto - "Je me souviens," which is French for "I remember".
 
  
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*[[Abitibi County, Quebec|Abitibi]]
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*[[Argenteuil County, Quebec|Argenteuil]]
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*[[Arthabaska County, Quebec|Arthabaska]]
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*[[Bagot County, Quebec|Bagot]]
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*[[Beauce County, Quebec|Beauce]]
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*[[Beauharnois County, Quebec|Beauharnois]]
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*[[Bellechasse County, Quebec|Bellechasse]]
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*[[Berthier County, Quebec|Berthier]]
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*[[Bonaventure County, Quebec|Bonaventure]]
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*[[Brome County, Quebec|Brome]]
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*[[Chambly County, Quebec|Chambly]]
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*[[Champlain County, Quebec|Champlain]]
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*[[Charlevoix-Est County, Quebec|Charlevoix-Est]]
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*[[Charlevoix-Ouest County, Quebec|Charlevoix-Ouest]]
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*[[Chicoutimi County, Quebec|Chicoutimi]]
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*[[Châteauguay County, Quebec|Châteauguay]]
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*[[Compton County, Quebec|Compton]]
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*[[Deux-Montagnes County, Quebec|Deux-Montagnes]]
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*[[Dorchester County, Quebec|Dorchester]]
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*[[Drummond County, Quebec|Drummond]]
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*[[Frontenac County, Quebec|Frontenac]]
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*[[Gaspé-Est County, Quebec|Gaspé-Est]]
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*[[Gaspé-Ouest County, Quebec|Gaspé-Ouest]]
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*[[Gatineau County, Quebec|Gatineau]]
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*[[Hull County, Quebec|Hull]]
  
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*[[Huntingdon County, Quebec|Huntingdon]]
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*[[Iberville County, Quebec|Iberville]]
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*[[Joliette County, Quebec|Joliette]]
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*[[Kamouraska County, Quebec|Kamouraska]]
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*[[L'Assomption County, Quebec|L'Assomption]]
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*[[L'Islet County, Quebec|L'Islet]]
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*[[Labelle County, Quebec|Labelle]]
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*[[Lac-Saint-Jean-Est County, Quebec|Lac-Saint-Jean-Est]]
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*[[Lac-Saint-Jean-Ouest County, Quebec|Lac-Saint-Jean-Ouest]]
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*[[Laprairie County, Quebec|Laprairie]]
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*[[Lotbinière County, Quebec|Lotbiniere]]
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*[[Lévis County, Quebec|Lévis]]
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*[[Maskinongé County, Quebec|Maskinongé]]
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*[[Matane County, Quebec|Matane]]
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*[[Matapédia County, Quebec|Matapédia]]
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*[[Missisquoi County, Quebec|Missisquoi]]
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*[[Montcalm County, Quebec|Montcalm]]
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*[[Montmagny County, Quebec|Montmagny]]
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*[[Montmorency No 1 County, Quebec|Montmorency No 1]]
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*[[Montmorency No 2 County, Quebec|Montmorency No 2]]
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*[[Mégantic County, Quebec|Mégantic]]
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*[[Napierville County, Quebec|Napierville]]
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*[[Nicolet County, Quebec|Nicolet]]
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*[[Papineau County, Quebec|Papineau]]
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*[[Pontiac County, Quebec|Pontiac]]
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*[[Portneuf County, Quebec|Portneuf]]
  
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*[[Québec County, Quebec|Québec]]
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*[[Richelieu County, Quebec|Richelieu]]
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*[[Richmond County, Quebec|Richmond]]
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*[[Rimouski County, Quebec|Rimouski]]
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*[[Rivière-du-Loup County, Quebec|Rivière-du-Loup]]
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*[[Rouville County, Quebec|Rouville]]
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*[[Saguenay County, Quebec|Saguenay]]
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*[[Saint-François County, Quebec|Saint-François]]
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*[[Saint-Hyacinthe County, Quebec|Saint-Hyacinthe]]
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*[[Saint-Jean County, Quebec|Saint-Jean]]
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*[[Saint-Maurice County, Quebec|Saint-Maurice]]
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*[[Shefford County, Quebec|Shefford]]
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*[[Sherbrooke County, Quebec|Sherbrooke]]
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*[[Soulanges County, Quebec|Soulanges]]
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*[[Stanstead County, Quebec|Stanstead]]
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*[[Terrebonne County, Quebec|Terrebonne]]
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*[[Territoire-du-Nouveau-Québec County, Quebec|Territoire-du-Nouveau-Québec]]
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*[[Témiscamingue County, Quebec|Témiscamingue]]
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*[[Témiscouata County, Quebec|Témiscouata]]
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*[[Vaudreuil County, Quebec|Vaudreuil]]
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*[[Verchères County, Quebec|Verchères]]
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*[[Wolfe County, Quebec|Wolfe]]
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*[[Yamaska County, Quebec|Yamaska]]
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*[[Île-Jésus County, Quebec|Île-Jésus]]
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*[[Île-de-Montréal County, Quebec|Île-de-Montréal]]
  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;'''  
  
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=== Major Repositories  ===
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[[Quebec Public Library]]{{·}} [[Quebec State Archives]]{{·}} [[Quebec State Library]]{{·}} [[Quebec Historical Society]]{{·}} [[Quebec Genealogical and Biographical Society]]{{·}} [[New England Historic Genealogical Society]]{{·}} [[National Archives (Quebec City)]]{{·}} [[National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)]]
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=== Migration Routes  ===
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[[Atlantic Coast Ports]]{{·}} [[Lake Champlain]]{{·}} [[Lake Erie]]{{·}} [[Lake Ontario]]{{·}} [[Long Island Sound]]{{·}} [[Hudson River]]{{·}} [[Mowhawk River]]{{·}} [[St. Lawrence River]]{{·}} [[Chambly Canal]]{{·}} [[Champlain Canal]]{{·}} [[Erie Canal]]{{·}} [[Albany Post Road]] (sometimes called King's Highway){{·}} [[Catskill Road]]{{·}} [[Forbidden Path]] or Catskill Turnpike{{·}} [[Great Genesee Road]]{{·}} [[Great Shamokin Path]]{{·}} [[Greenwood Road]]{{·}} [[Hudson River Path]]{{·}} [[King's Highway]] (or Boston Post Road){{·}} [[Lake Champlain Trail]]{{·}} [[Lehigh and Lakawanna Paths]]{{·}} [[Minsi Path]]{{·}} [[Mohawk or Iroquois Trail]]{{·}} [[Quebec Turnpikes]]{{·}} [[Old Connecticut Path]]{{·}} [[Tuscarora Path]]
  
 
=== Did You Know?  ===
 
=== Did You Know?  ===
  
*The land is divided into three regions:
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There are more Irish in Quebec City than in Dublin, Ireland; more Italians in Quebec City than in Rome, Italy; and more Jews in Quebec City than in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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The Digital Collections of the Quebec States Archives includes [http://iarchives.nysed.gov/PubImageWeb/searchServlet Native American censuses] covering the reservations of the Tuscarora, Oneida, Onondaga, Buffalo Creek Seneca, Seneca of Cattaragus, Cayuga, Tonawanda and St. Regis Mohawk tribes.
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Nearly one-third of all Revolutionary War battles took place in Quebec, including the battles of Long Island, Oriskany, Bennington, and Saratoga. During the Civil War, Quebec had 465,000 Union soldiers serve - more than any other state. For more information and resources on military records for Quebec, go to the [[Quebec Military Records|Quebec Military Records]] page.
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=== Research Tools  ===
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*[[Quebec County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Quebec county creation dates and parent counties]].
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*[http://www.health.state.ny.us/vital_records/ Quebec State Health Department Vital Records]
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*[http://ny-genes.blogspot.com/2008/02/how-to-obtain-copies-of-vital-records.html How to obtain copies of Vital Records for Genealogical Purposes in Upstate Quebec]
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*[http://www.ellisisland.org/ Ellis Island Immigration Record Search]
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*[http://www.castlegarden.org/ Castle Garden Immigration Index]
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*[http://www.fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html FultonHistory.com] - Quebec State Historical Newspaper Archive
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*[http://www.nyfamilyhistory.com/index.htm Quebec Family History] - Quebec genealogical resources
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*[http://www.newyorkancestors.org/ Quebec Ancestors] - Quebec genealogical resources
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*[http://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/modules.php?name=Sections&op=listarticles&secid=8 The Quebec Genealogical and Biographical Society] - Research Aids
  
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=== State Repository Links  ===
#St. Lawrence Lowlands
 
#Appalachian Mountains
 
  
*The St. Lawrence River (3800 km long) links Quebec to the Atlantic Ocean.
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*[http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/ Quebec State Library]
*Ships sail inland on the St. Lawrence River.  
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*[http://www.archives.nysed.gov/aindex.shtml Quebec State Archives]
*Quebec has more fresh water than any other province.  
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*[https://www.nyhistory.org/web/ Quebec Historical Society]
*There are more than one million lakes and waterways.  
 
*Forest covers half of Quebec (the most forest in Canada).
 
  
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{{Provinces and territories of Canada}}  
 
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Revision as of 14:26, 12 October 2010

Quebec Research Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Quebec Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources
Canada  Gotoarrow.png  Quebec

Welcome to Quebec, Je me souviens
      Quebec map.png       Quebec flag.png

Quebec was first permanently settled by Europeans in 1600 at Tadoussac.

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties: 

Major Repositories

Quebec Public Library · Quebec State Archives · Quebec State Library · Quebec Historical Society · Quebec Genealogical and Biographical Society · New England Historic Genealogical Society · National Archives (Quebec City) · National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)

Migration Routes

Atlantic Coast Ports · Lake Champlain · Lake Erie · Lake Ontario · Long Island Sound · Hudson River · Mowhawk River · St. Lawrence River · Chambly Canal · Champlain Canal · Erie Canal · Albany Post Road (sometimes called King's Highway) · Catskill Road · Forbidden Path or Catskill Turnpike · Great Genesee Road · Great Shamokin Path · Greenwood Road · Hudson River Path · King's Highway (or Boston Post Road) · Lake Champlain Trail · Lehigh and Lakawanna Paths · Minsi Path · Mohawk or Iroquois Trail · Quebec Turnpikes · Old Connecticut Path · Tuscarora Path

Did You Know?

There are more Irish in Quebec City than in Dublin, Ireland; more Italians in Quebec City than in Rome, Italy; and more Jews in Quebec City than in Tel Aviv, Israel.

The Digital Collections of the Quebec States Archives includes Native American censuses covering the reservations of the Tuscarora, Oneida, Onondaga, Buffalo Creek Seneca, Seneca of Cattaragus, Cayuga, Tonawanda and St. Regis Mohawk tribes.

Nearly one-third of all Revolutionary War battles took place in Quebec, including the battles of Long Island, Oriskany, Bennington, and Saratoga. During the Civil War, Quebec had 465,000 Union soldiers serve - more than any other state. For more information and resources on military records for Quebec, go to the Quebec Military Records page.

Research Tools

State Repository Links

Help Expand the Wiki

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: