WorldVitalRecords.com recently launched 10 new databases containing marriage and birth records, as well as historical material. These databases will be free to access until July 19, 2007. The paragraphs below give a brief description of the databases.
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Chateau Richer: Repertoire des Mariages, 1661 – 1977 (Free until July 19, 2007)
Chateau-Richer is a small town situated in the Capitale-Nationale region of Quebec. Located on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River east of Quebec City, Chateau-Richer is the seat for the Ca´te-de-Beaupra© Regional County Municipality. The first rural parish in New France was established there in 1678 and many of the oldest families in Quebec first settled there. Even today, a fairly large segment of the town’s population can be traced back to those pioneering families.
Index of Irish Marriages, Saint Patrick’s Parish, Quebec, 1856 – 1973, Volume 3 (Free until July 19, 2007)
Index of Irish Marriages, Volume III Part I (ABB-JOY) St-Patrick’s Parish, Quebec 1856-1973. This book is a compilation of all marriages in the registers of St. Patrick’s Church on McMahon Street and on Grande Allac, from 1854 up to and including 1973. These are not all Irish marriages, there are some English and Scottish Marriages, as well as French-Canadians, Germans, and some Slavs who married English-speaking people.
Births, Marriages and Burials of St. Mathieu, 1858 – 1985 (Free until July 19, 2007)
Saint-Mathieu-de-Rioux is a municipality-parish in the regional municipality of the Basques county, in Quebec (Canada), located in the administrative area of the Bas-Saint-Laurent located to the east of Trois-Pistoles.
Mariages de Contrecoeur (1668 – 1966), St. Roch sur Richelieu (1859 – 1966) (Free until July 19, 2007)
Compiled by Irenee Jette. Quebec: B Pontbriand 1968. 181 pages. From the Quintin Publications Collection.
Mariages de Diocese de Saint Hyacinthe, 1823 – 1876 (Free until July 19, 2007)
Saint-Hyacinthe is a city in southwestern Quebec east of Montreal on the Yamaska River. In 1849 Saint-Hyacinthe was created a village; at the time it had a population of 10,200. A year later it was made a town, and in 1857 it was made a city. Saint-Damase: St-Damase (1823-1967), Ste -Madeleine: Ste-Marie-Madeleine (1876-1967), St -Pie: St-Pie [Bagot County] (1830-1967).
Mariages de Granby, 1844 – 1970 (Free until July 19, 2007)
Granby – All Catholic parishes within the city, marriages (1844-1970). 500 pages. Granby is a city in southwestern Quebec, located east of Montreal on Lac Boivin. Granby is the seat of La Haute-Yamaska Regional County Municipality. The city is named after John Manners, Marquess of Granby and is the hometown of “Canadian Jos. St-Onge”, a well known prize fighter in the 20’s and 30’s. The city was settled at the end of the 18th century by three brothers whose name the city commemorated for a while as Frost Village. It became an incorporated municipality in 1816 and a city in 1971.
Mariages de Comte de St. Hyacinthe, 1806 – 1967 (Free until July 19, 2007)
Saint-Hyacinthe is a city in southwestern Quebec east of Montreal on the Yamaska River. In 1849 Saint-Hyacinthe was created a village; at the time it had a population of 10,200. A year later it was made a town, and in 1857 it was made a city. La PrÃ©sentation: La-Presentation-de-la-Ste-Vierge (1806-1967), St -Jude: St-Jude (1822-1967), St -BarnabÃ©-Sud: St-Barnabe (1840-1967), St -Thomas d’Aquin: St-Thomas-d’Acquin (1891-1967), St -Bernard-de-Michaudville: St-Bernard (1908-1967).
Le Dictionnaire des Familles de Saint Didace (Free until July 19, 2007)
St-Didace: St-Didace (1820-1968). 360 pages. This item is a genealogical dictionary that includes not only historical material but great amounts of genealogical material. The format is similar to the Tanguay dictionary and is alphabetically arranged by family. Voluminous amounts of information is presented.
La Visitation, Ile Dupas, Co. Berthier, 1704 -1989 (Free until July 19, 2007)
SociÃ©tÃ© de GÃ©nÃ©alogie de LanaudiÃ¨re, publication no. 31. Ile-du-Pas : La VisitationÃ¿ (B) (M) (S) (A) 1704-1898)
Famille Chouinard, Histoire et Genealogie (Free until July 19, 2007)
Famille Chouinard Histoire et GÃ©nÃ©alogie. Jean-Ba[tiste Chouinard. QuebÃ©c: Imprimerie Franciscaine Missionnaire, 1921. 363 pages. From the Quintin Publications Collection