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| title = Quebec Births and Baptisms, 1662-1898
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| title_language = Québec Naissances et baptêmes
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| FS_URL_02 [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=305&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Canada%2C%20Qu%C3%A9bec%22%20%2Bkeywords%3Abirths FamilySearch Library Catalog]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Quebec Genealogy]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [[Quebec Church Records]]
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| FS_URL_05 = [[Quebec Civil Registration]]
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| FS_URL_06 = [[Canada Vital Records Index]]
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| FS_URL_07 = [[Library and Archives Canada]]
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| FS_URL_08 = [[Canada History Links]]
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| FS_URL_09 = [[Canada Historic Maps]]
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~qcquebec/id1.htm Quebec Genweb Project]
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| RW_URL_02 = [http://www.cangenealogy.com/quebec.html CanGenealogy Guide to Quebec]
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| RW_URL_03 = [http://www.qfhs.ca/ Quebec Family History Society]
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1662 to 1898. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.  
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== What is in This Collection?  ==
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1662 to 1898. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections.
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
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Birth and christening index entries usually include:
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*Name of the child
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*Gender
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*Names of the parents
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*Birth date
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*Birthplace
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*Christening date (if the source is a church record)
  
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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Birth and christening index entries sometimes include:
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*Father's birthplace
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*Mother's birthplace
  
{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Genealogical Society of Utah. Quebec, Births and Baptisms. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
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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
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*The name of a relative or date of the event
  
== Record Content and Use  ==
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=== Search the Index ===
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{{Search Collection Link
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
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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.
  
== Related Web Sites  ==
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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===I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?===
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*Cite the record. See [[#Citing This Collection|below]] for help citing this collection
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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://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] page
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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
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*Use the information you have found to find the person in census records
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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
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~qcquebec/id1.htm Quebec Genweb Project]  
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=== I Can’t Find the Person 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 relatives
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*Search the records of nearby areas
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*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 [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well 
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*Search the indexes and records of [[Quebec, Canada Genealogy]]
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*Search in the [[Quebec Archives and Libraries]]
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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==Citing this Collection==
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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.
  
*[[Quebec|Quebec]]
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;Collection Citation:
*[[Quebec Church Records|Quebec Church Records]]
 
*[[Quebec Civil Registration]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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"Quebec, Births and Baptisms, 1662-1898" Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. <nowiki>http://FamilySearch.org</nowiki> : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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'''[[#top|Top of Page]]'''
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also 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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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
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Record Type Births and Baptisms
Collection years 1662-1898
Languages English
Title in the Language Québec Naissances et baptêmes
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What is in This Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1662 to 1898. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

Birth and christening index entries usually include:

  • Name of the child
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Christening date (if the source is a church record)

Birth and christening index entries sometimes include:

  • Father's birthplace
  • Mother's birthplace

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

Search the Index

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches


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 the Person 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 FamilySearch 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 the Person 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 relatives
  • 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 these names as well
  • Search the indexes and records of Quebec, Canada Genealogy
  • Search in the Quebec Archives and Libraries

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, Births and Baptisms, 1662-1898" Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.

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