The LAFRANCE (Baptisms, Marriages and Deaths)

The LAFRANCE contains close to 11 million birth, marriage and death records from Quebec, Ontario, Acadia and the United States, and will be the most powerful tool you will use to grow your family tree on Genealogy Quebec. With the LAFRANCE, you'll be able to trace your ancestors from your parents to the first immigrant of your family to have set foot in Quebec. The LAFRANCE contains:

  • Every Catholic marriage from Quebec between 1621 and 1918
  • Every Protestant marriage from Quebec between 1760 and 1849
  • Every marriage recorded by the Quebec government between 1926 and 1997
  • Every Catholic baptism and burial from Quebec between 1621 and 1861
  • Every death recorded by the Quebec government between 1926 and 1997
  • 1.7 million additional marriages from various sources in Quebec, Ontario, and the USA between 1919 and today
  • Tens of thousands of additional records from Quebec, Ontario and Acadia
You will find these records under two formats on the LAFRANCE:

  • Original documents – a digitized image of the original record

  • Record certificate – Every record in the database is indexed under what we refer to as a certificate. The certificate contains all the relevant information extracted from the original record such as the names, dates, roles, occupations, relationships, marital status, etc.

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Marriage record on the LAFRANCE