Quebec For Further Reading

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More detailed information about research and records of Québec is in:

Boudreau, Dennis M. Beginning Franco-American Genealogy. Pawtucket, R.I.: American-French Genealogical Society, 1986. (FHL book 973 D27bo; computer number 479066.) Prepared for speakers of English who know little French, this brief book includes sample genealogical documents from Québec and tells how to read them. Includes a list of useful addresses and English translations of French Canadian occupations (job titles).

Faribault-Beauregard, Marthe, and Ève Beauregard-Malak. La Généalogie: Retrouver ses ancêtres. (Genealogy: To Find One's Ancestors.) [Montréal, Qué.]: Les Éditions de l'Homme, 1987. (FHL book 971.4 D27b; computer number 471855.) Text in French. This is a reliable, readable discussion of Catholic sources for French Canadians in Québec and other areas. Appendixes list addresses of societies and repositories in North America and in France.

France Research Outline (34715.) Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1996. (FHL book 929.1F21ro Europe-France; fiche 6068531; computer number 789791.) The “Emigration and Immigration ,” and “Names, Personal” sections contain information that applies to research in Québec.

Jetté, René. Traité de généalogie (Treatise on Genealogy). Montréal, Qué.: Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 1991. (FHL book 971.4 D27j; computer number 687322.) Text in French. This 716-page work is the most complete scholarly book on French Canadian research. It rewards careful study. For an overview by Jetté in English, see:

“Researching Ancestors in French Québec.” Lifelines: Official Journal of the Northern New York American-Canadian Genealogical Society 12, no. 1 (1995): 25–31. (FHL book 974.7 D25L v. 12; computer number 314396.) Chapters on Québec research are included in some handbooks listed in the “For Further Reading“ section of the Canada Research Outline (34545).