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== What is in the Collection?  ==
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== What is in This Collection?  ==
  
 
This collection includes guardianship records from 1639 to 1930.  
 
This collection includes guardianship records from 1639 to 1930.  
 
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This collection contains images and indexes of guardianship records. Québec notarial records are written in [[French Wordlist|French]].  In Québec, notaires or notaries have registered contracts since 1626, including guardianships and other probate records. Guardianship papers or tutelle et curatelle, are records about orphans and the conservation of their property. Each document in a notary's minutes gives at least the name of the notary, the date and place the document was prepared, the names and addresses of the persons involved, and the names and addresses of the witnesses. The ages and relationships of the witnesses and the persons involved are sometimes included.  
This collection contains images and indexes of guardianship records. Québec notarial records are written in [[French Wordlist|French]].  In Québec, notaires or notaries have registered contracts since 1626, including guardianships and other probate records. Guardianship papers or tutelle et curatelle, are records about orphans and the conservation of their property.  
 
 
 
Each document in a notary's minutes gives at least the name of the notary, the date and place the document was prepared, the names and addresses of the persons involved, and the names and addresses of the witnesses. The ages and relationships of the witnesses and the persons involved are sometimes included.  
 
 
 
The persons involved in the contracts received the originals, the notaries kept copies. Notarial records are usually listed by the name of the notary and the dates he functioned. They are not normally indexed by the names of the persons involved in the contract. Notarial records are first sent to the judicial archives, but they are eventually deposited in the branches of the National Archive of Québec.
 
 
 
Notarial records (actes notariés or minutes de notaire) are records prepared by a notary (notaire or protonotaire, but sometimes tabellion or scrivener). Notaries are important officials in Quebec, Louisiana, France, and other countries where a civil code based on Roman law is in force. Among other matters, notarial records deal with estates and inheritances. They are somewhat equivalent to probate records of North American states and provinces outside Louisiana and Quebec, but they include more document types.
 
 
 
 
More information about this collection is in the [[Quebec Notarial Records]] or [[Canada Notarial Records]] article.  
 
More information about this collection is in the [[Quebec Notarial Records]] or [[Canada Notarial Records]] article.  
  
For a list of records published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1399459/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
 
 
===To Browse this Collection===
 
  
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===To Browse This Collection===
 
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== What Can This Collection Tell Me? ==
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'''Guardianship records''' may contain the following information:
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*Name of the deceased
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*Names of children of the deceased
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*Names of other relatives of the deceased
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*Information about the guardian(s) of the children
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*Ages and relationships of witnesses
  
 
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== Collection Content ==
 
 
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== What Can this Collection Tell Me? ==
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
'''Guardianship records''' may contain the following information:  
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You can search the index or view the images or both. To begin your search it is helpful to know:
 
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*The name of your ancestor
*Name of the deceased
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*The name of a relative or date of the event
*Names of children of the deceased
 
*Names of other relatives of the deceased
 
*Information about the guardian(s) of the children
 
*Ages and relationships of witnesses
 
  
== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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=== View the Images ===
To begin your search it is helpful to know:
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View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1399459//waypoints Browse Page].
*The name of your ancestor.
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# Select '''Record Type'''
*The approximate age of your ancestor.
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# Select '''Year Range and File Number Range'''
*The names of family members and their relationships.
 
  
'''View Images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1399459/waypoints Browse Page:]'''<br>To search this collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒Select "Browse Images" on the initial search page<br>
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
⇒Select the appropriate “Record Type”<br> ⇒Select the appropriate “Year Range and File Number Range,” which will take you to the images.  
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.
  
'''Important:''' You may want to begin your search in the Index which is an alphabetical listing by last name and then year of the record. Then locate the document in the File by date range.
 
  
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.
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1399459 Quebec,Quebec;Judicial&District, Guardianships, 1639-1930]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
  
 
==What Do I Do Next?==
 
==What Do I Do Next?==
When you have located your ancestor’s guardianship record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors.
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===I Found Who I was Looking For, What Now?===
===I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?===
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*Cite the record. See [[#Citing This Collection|below]] for help citing this collection
*Make sure you've read the record correctly and that you have extracted all names and relations from the record. Use these resources to help:
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*Look at an image of the original record. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the index. To find a copy of the original record, visit the [[http://www.banq.qc.ca/accueil/ Bibliothèque et Archive Nationales du Québec, Sainte-Foy]] page
*[[French Wordlist]], [[France Language and Languages]], [[Quebec Genealogy]], [[Quebec Names, Personal]]
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*To help keep track of your research, you may want to keep a research log. FamilySearch has an example [https://s3.amazonaws.com/ps-services-us-east-1-914248642252/s3/research-wiki-elasticsearch-prod-s3bucket/images/5/50/Research_Log.pdf example research log] which you can download
*Use the ages to calculate the year of birth.  
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*Use the information you have found to find the person in census records
*The children listed on the guardianship record will help you locate the family in the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927164 Canadian Census] collection.
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*[[Quebec Church Records| Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900
===I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?===
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*Try looking in the [[Quebec, Catholic Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Catholic Parish Registers]]. This collection may give you a death date for you ancestor, the death date will aid you in finding your ancestor in this collection.
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=== I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now? ===
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*If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This can help you find possible relative.
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*Search the records of nearby areas. *Check for other names. An individual might appear under an unexpected name for a variety of reasons:
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:- They might have been listed under a middle name, [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nicknamegiven-name-equivalents.htm nickname], or [[Abbreviations Found in Genealogy Records|abbreviation]] of their given name
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:-A woman may have returned to her maiden name after the death of her husband
  
 
==Citing this Collection==
 
==Citing 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.  <br>
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Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
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Record Type Court Records
Collection years 1639-1930
Languages French
Title in the Language Québec, district judiciaire de Québec, tutelles et curatelles
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Bibliothèque et Archive Nationales du Québec, Sainte-Foy


What is in This Collection?

This collection includes guardianship records from 1639 to 1930. This collection contains images and indexes of guardianship records. Québec notarial records are written in French. In Québec, notaires or notaries have registered contracts since 1626, including guardianships and other probate records. Guardianship papers or tutelle et curatelle, are records about orphans and the conservation of their property. Each document in a notary's minutes gives at least the name of the notary, the date and place the document was prepared, the names and addresses of the persons involved, and the names and addresses of the witnesses. The ages and relationships of the witnesses and the persons involved are sometimes included. More information about this collection is in the Quebec Notarial Records or Canada Notarial Records article.


To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Quebec, Quebec Judicial District, Guardianships, 1639-1930.

What Can This Collection Tell Me?

Guardianship records may contain the following information:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Names of children of the deceased
  • Names of other relatives of the deceased
  • Information about the guardian(s) of the children
  • Ages and relationships of witnesses

Collection Content

Sample Images

How Do I Search This Collection?

You can search the index or view the images or both. To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor
  • The name of a relative or date of the event

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page.

  1. Select Record Type
  2. Select Year Range and File Number Range

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.


What Do I Do Next?

I Found Who I was Looking For, What Now?

  • Cite the record. See below for help citing this collection
  • Look at an image of the original record. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the index. To find a copy of the original record, visit the [Bibliothèque et Archive Nationales du Québec, Sainte-Foy] page
  • To help keep track of your research, you may want to keep a research log. FamilySearch has an example example research log which you can download
  • Use the information you have found to find the person in census records
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900

I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now?

  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This can help you find possible relative.
  • Search the records of nearby areas. *Check for other names. An individual might appear under an unexpected name for a variety of reasons:
- They might have been listed under a middle name, nickname, or abbreviation of their given name
-A woman may have returned to her maiden name after the death of her husband

Citing this Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation

"Quebec, Quebec Judicial District, Guardianships, 1639-1930." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Cour Supérieure. Bibliothèque et Archives Nationales du Québec, Sainte-Foy.

Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

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