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45,276 newspaper obituaries from Quebec, Ontario and the United States as well as 1897 memorial cards have been added to the Obituary Section, one of 15 collections available to Genealogy Quebec subscribers.
These documents are indexed by the first and last name as well as the date of death of the subject. You may browse them with a subscription to Genealogy Quebec at this address.
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The Obituary section
This section contains most of the obituaries, memorial cards and headstones available on Genealogy Quebec. It is divided in 4 sub-sections:
- Internet obituaries, which contains over 2.7 million obituaries published online from 1999 to today.
- Newspaper obituaries, which now contains close to 1,300,000 newspaper obituaries published between 1860 and today
- Tombstones, which contains more than 740,000 pictures of headstones from hundreds of cemeteries in Quebec and Ontario.
- Memorial cards, which contains near 100,000 memorial cards published between 1860 and today.
These collections are indexed and can be explored using a search engine. You will find more information about this section on the Drouin Institute’s blog.
The Drouin team