Over 65,000 obituaries added on Genealogy Quebec

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More than 65,000 obituaries have been added to the Obituary Section, one of the 15 tools available to Genealogy Quebec subscribers.

These obituaries were published online and in newspapers. They cover various regions of Quebec and Canada and date from the 20th and 21st centuries.

You can browse these new documents 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 2,95 million obituaries published online from 1999 to today.
  • Newspaper obituaries, which now contains close  to 1,310,000 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.

Genealogically yours,

The Drouin team