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27,153 headstones from 43 cemeteries in Quebec have been added to the Obituary section, one of the 15 tools available to Genealogy Quebec subscribers.
The Obituary section now contains over 730,000 headstones.
The Obituary section
The Obituary section is home to all of the obituaries, memorial cards and headstones available on Genealogy Quebec. It is divided in 4 sub-sections.
This section contains obituaries published online by various Canadian newspapers and funeral homes between 1999 and today. As of October 2021, the collection contains over 2,630,000 obituaries and is being updated monthly.
This section contains over 1,250,000 death notices published in newspapers from Quebec, Ontario and the United States between 1860 and today.
This section contains 97,800 memorial cards published between 1860 and today. Most of these cards pertain to individuals who died in Quebec.
This section contains 730,000 indexed pictures of headstones from various cemeteries in Quebec and Ontario. Here is a list of the cemeteries available in the collection.
More information about this section can be found on the Drouin Institute’s blog.
You can browse the Obituary section as well as tens of millions of other documents of historical and genealogical significance by subscribing to Genealogy Quebec today!
The Drouin team