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  • Cemetery Indexes
  • Eastern Townships Historical Societies
  • Canadian Census Indexes
  • Websites for Genealogists
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To help with your genealogical research, the Archives Department has prepared a list of online sources.

What a great resource for finding families of the Eastern Townships of Quebec.

Jim & Laverne Aitchison
Genealogists

Cemetery Indexes

Cemetery indexes from across the province

Eastern Townships Historical Societies

Brome County Historical Society

Eaton Corner Museum

Eastern Townships Genealogical Society

Héritage Sutton

Georgeville Historical Society

Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum Society

Missisquoi Historical Society

Potton Heritage Association

Richmond County Historical Society

Société de Généalogie de Drummondville

Société d’histoire de la Haute-Yamaska

Société d'histoire de Magog

Société d'histoire de la région d'Acton

Société d’histoire de Sherbrooke

Stanstead Historical Society

Canadian Census Indexes

Automated Genealogy

Canadian census indexes for 1851, 1901 and 1911

Family Search

Canadian census indexes for 1861, 1871 and 1881, along with many other genealogical databases

Websites for Genealogists

Getting started

Website with general research tips

Getting started

Website with general research tips

Eastern Townships genealogical resources

This website contains a list and links to genealogical and historical indexes for vital stats, relevant books, cemeteries, newspapers, and more.

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec

Online resources such as church registers from the 1800s to 1914, notary registers, maps, newspapers, photographs, etc.

Library and Archives Canada

Ship passenger list indexes, Home Children indexes, Canadian census indexes, military records, and images for 1825, 1831, 1842, 1851, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911, Numerous other databases, research tips, etc.

Quebec Family History Society

Their Research section offers tips, resources and help for genealogists

Internet Archive

Digitized historical books and publications

HathiTrust

Digitized historical books and publications

Family History Alive: Quebec Vital Records

Information on how vital records (births, marriages, and deaths) were recorded and kept in Quebec.

Using DNA testing

A good introduction to DNA testing for genealogical research, including an explanation of different types of tests and a comparison of a few of the available DNA testing companies.

Downloads

Guide to Eastern Townships Genealogical Source Material