Trace your ancestors

Discover your family history with the largest collection of Quebec historical and genealogical documents online!

Trace my ancestors

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Safeguarding Quebec's heritage through genealogy

Your family has a story to tell. Discover it through our numerous collections...


Over 47 million images and files of all kinds can be consulted in Genealogy Quebec's databases.


16 tools covering all of Quebec from its very first settlers to today will allow you to trace your ancestors, no matter their location in the province.


The indexation of Genealogy Quebec's various collections is done in Quebec. The quality of the images and indexes on the website is unmatched.


Join our thousands of members and discover your ancestors with the tools of Genealogy Quebec!

All types of historical documents

Genealogy Quebec is home to tens of millions of historical and genealogical records and images. These varied documents focus mainly on Quebec, but also on Acadia, New Brunswick, as well as parts of Ontario and the Northeastern United States. A subscription to the site allows you to consult all of our collections, which include the following types of documents:

  • Parish registers
  • Notarized documents
  • Death cards
  • Censuses
  • Tombstones
  • Obituaries
  • City directories
  • Marriage indexes
  • Family genealogies
  • Postcards
  • Baptism, marriage and burial records
Thanks to our varied collections, you will be able to trace your ancestors and complete your family tree.

Who are we?

The Drouin Genealogical Institute has been at the forefront of Quebec genealogy for more than 100 years. During its long and fruitful existence, the Drouin Institute has developed and acquired numerous collections and databases dedicated to genealogical research in Quebec. These tools allow those who wish to trace their ancestors and discover their family’s history in the province.

The primary mission of the Drouin Institute is the preservation and democratization of genealogy in Quebec. This is why the development of new collections is a priority for the Institute, as demonstrated by the many updates made to the site annually.

The Drouin Institute also works closely with various genealogical societies and libraries throughout North America, always with the goal of promoting the development of genealogy in Quebec.

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24h Access

  • 75 images over 24 hours
  • Access to all research tools and databases

    Unlimited searches

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  • 75 images per day
  • Access to all research tools and databases

    Unlimited searches

Yearly Subscription

  • 1050 images per week
  • Access to all research tools and databases

    Unlimited searches
Prices are in Canadian dollars
Quebec residents: + GST + QST
Canada residents outside of Quebec: + GST + PST
Residents from outside Canada: No taxes

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