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=== Getting Started ===Guide to '''Bellechasse county ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
1.&nbsp; What information do you wish to locate about your ancestor?&nbsp;&nbsp;To choose the sources you need to search first, please click on&nbsp;&nbsp;<div id="fsButtons"><span class="online_records_button">[[Quebec Record Selection TableOnline Genealogy Records]]</span><span class="community_button">[[FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups|Ask the <br>Community]], which will help you decide. </span></div><br>__TOC__
2.&nbsp; From the above Record Selection Table, which sources do you wish to check == History ==Bellechasse is a regional county municipality (RCM) of Quebec located in this county?&nbsp; To check the availability region of your sources of interest as well as to check the&nbsp;websites that have them online, please click on&nbsp;this county's Chaudière-Appalaches. Its capital is Saint-Lazare-de-Bellechasse.--[[BELLECHASSE COUNTYhttps: Sources Links Table]// Wikipedia]<br>
== Populated Places Table =={| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="601" border="1" style="width: 601px; height: 452px"|-| bgcolor="#99ff00" | 1 | bgcolor="#99ff00" | 2 | bgcolor="#99ff00" | 3.| bgcolor="#99ff00" | 4 | bgcolor="#99ff00" | 5|-| bgcolor="#99ff00" | '''POPULATED&nbsp; Do you know the location that you wish to search in this county?&nbsp;&nbsp;If so, please check for some possible sources and some online information about your location of interest, by clicking on&nbsp; this countyPLACE'''s [[BELLECHASSE COUNTY: Populated Places Table]] <br>
4.&nbsp;&nbsp;For further information regarding&nbsp;your sources of interest| bgcolor="#99ff00" | '''FORMER NAME, if applicable'''see | bgcolor="Resources#99ff00"| '''TYPE''' | bgcolor="#99ff00" | '''FHL&nbsp;ABOVE in the "CONTENTS" table '''and click on the source of interest. '''CATALOG'''
Remember that you should always try to get an original copy of that source to verify information.&nbsp; | bgcolor="#99ff00" | '''WIKIPEDIA'''
Please|-| Beaumont&nbsp;be aware| &nbsp;that this is a growing Pilot program| &nbsp; | &nbsp; <br> | &nbsp;&nbsp;[,_Quebec Link]|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | Buckland&nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | Canton&nbsp;&nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse, Buckland (canton)|place|disp=Link}} | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp;&nbsp;[,_Quebec Link]|-| Honfleur&nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp;&nbsp; | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse,Honfleur|place|disp=Link}} | &nbsp; [,_Quebec Link]|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | La Durantaye&nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp;&nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse, La Durantaye|place|disp=Link}} | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp;[,_Quebec Link]|-| Notre-Dame-Auxiliatrice-de-Buckland&nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse, with new information being added on a regular basisAuxiliatrice-de-Buckland|place|disp=Link}} | &nbsp;&nbsp;[,_Quebec Link]|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | Saint-Cajetan-d'Armagh | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse,Saint-Cajetan-d'Armagh|place|disp=Link}} | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; [ Link]|-| Saint-Camille-de-Bellechasse&nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse,Saint-Camille-de-Bellechassee|place|disp=Link}} | &nbsp; [,_Quebec Link]|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | Saint-Camille-de-Lellis&nbsp;&nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse, Saint-Camille-de-Lellis|place|disp=Link}} | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; Link|-| Saint-Charles&nbsp;&nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse, Bellechasse|place|disp=Link}} | &nbsp; [,_Quebec Link]|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | Saint-Damien-de-Buckland&nbsp;&nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse, Saint-Damien-de-Buckland|place|disp=Link}} | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; [,_Quebec Link]|-| Saint-Gervais&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse, Saint-Gervais|place|disp=Link}} | &nbsp;[,_Quebec Link]|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | Saint-Lazare&nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse,Saint-Lazare|place|disp=Link}} | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | [,_Quebec &nbsp;&nbsp;Link]|-| Saint-Magloire-de-Bellechasse&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse, Saint-Magloire-de-Bellechasse|place|disp=Link}} | &nbsp; [ Link]|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | Saint-Michel&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse, Saint-Michel|place|disp=Link}} | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; Link|-| Saint-Michel-de-Bellechasse&nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse,Dsomy=z,ovjr;=fr Nr;;rvjsddr|place|disp=Link}} | &nbsp;[,_Quebec Link]&nbsp;|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | Saint-Nérée&nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse, Saint-Neree|place|disp=Link}} | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp;&nbsp;[,_Quebec Link]|-| Saint-Philémon&nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp;&nbsp;{{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse,Saint-Philemon|place|disp=Link}} | [,_Quebec &nbsp;&nbsp;Link]|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | Saint-Raphaël | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse, Saint-Raphael|place|disp=Link}} | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; [,_Quebec Link]|-| Saint-Vallier&nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse,Saine-Vallier|place|disp=Link}} | &nbsp; [,_Quebec Link]|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | Saint-Étienne-de-Beaumont&nbsp;&nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse, Saint-Etienne-de-Beaumont|place|disp=Link}} | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; [ Link]|-| Sainte-Sabine&nbsp;&nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse,Sainte-Sabine|place|disp=Link}} | &nbsp; [,_Chaudi%C3%A8re-Appalaches,_Quebec Link]|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | Saints-Gervais-et-Protais&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse, Saint-Gervais-et-Protais|place|disp=Link}} | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; [,_Quebec Link]|-| Standon&nbsp; | &nbsp; | Canton&nbsp; | &nbsp; {{FHL|Canada, Québec, Bellechasse, Standon (canton)|place|disp=Link}} | &nbsp; [,_Quebec Link]|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp;'''<br>ANY NEW LOCATIONS IN FHL CATALOG???''' | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; Link | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp; [,+Bellechasse&author_givenName=&author_surname=&subjectCountTotal=7 Link] | bgcolor="#ffffcc" | &nbsp;|}
==Online Gazetteers==*[;view=1up;seq=9 1871 Postal Gazetteer]*[ '''NOTEBellechasse Regional County Municipality, Quebec Place Names''':&nbsp; If you would like to participate in contributing information into this WIKI&nbsp;program, please go to the "Create a New Page" section of this screen, and follow the guidelines.<br> ]
'''WELCOME&nbsp;ABOARD!&nbsp; More&nbsp;sharers of information&nbsp;= more information =How to Find Birth, Marriage, and Death Records==Usually vital records (birth, marriage, and death) are found in civil registration and church records. In Quebec until 1900, civil (government) registration was kept by the churches, with a duplicate provided to the government. There are three ways to access these records: :::1) church records in the Drouin collection, available for everyone!''' online, :::2) civil register duplicates of church records in the Quebec Library and Archives system, and:::3) the records of the Family History Library (FamilySearch), online and microfilmed.
<br> == Civil Registration in the Quebec Library and Archives ==In Quebec, the civil registers of births (baptisms), marriages and deaths (burials), which date from 1621, were '''duplicate copies of the church registers.''' This third source all of the pre-1900 records can be consulted at each of the nine regional offices of [ '''Bibliothèque et Archives Nationales du Québec'''].
=== History =Writing for Birth, Marriage, and Death Records After 1900==*Certificates of births, marriages, and deaths from 1900 may be applied for through the [ '''online Quebec government site''',] or by writing to:
==== Parent County ====:::Directeur de l'état civil<br>:::2535, boulevard Laurier<br>:::Sainte-Foy, Quebec<br>:::Canada<br>:::G1V 5C5<br>
*For application forms, fee information, and identification requirements, [ Boundary Changes ====en '''click here'''.]*Only the person named in the record or that person's legal representative may have access to civil registration and civil copies of church records after 1900. Direct descendants qualify as representatives.
See also [[Quebec Civil Registration]], for information on published vital records.==Church Records: The Drouin Collection== Record Loss ====Among other records, this database&nbsp;includes all the church records for the province of Quebec, that is, for the Adventist, Anglican, Apostolic, Baptist, Christ Church, Christian Brethren, Christian Missionary Alliance, Church of Christ, Church of England, Church of Scotland, Congregational, Episcopal, Evangelical, Free Church, Greek Orthodox, Holiness Movement, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, Romanian Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, Protestant, Russian Orthodox, Salvation Army, Unitarian, United Church, and Universalist denominations.&nbsp; The types of records include baptisms, marriages, and burials as well as confirmations, dispensations, censuses, statements of readmission to the church,&nbsp;and so on.&nbsp; They are written mainly in French, as well as English, Latin, and Italian.<br>
=== Places*The Drouin Collection is available by subscription ($13.00/month or $100.00/year as of December 2016) at [ ==='''Généalogie Québec'''].*The Drouin Collection is also available on Ancestry. [ '''The Drouin Collection 1621-1967'''] ($). can be used without charge at [[Family History Centers]] throughout the world.<br>
==== Populated Places ====For more information, see [[The Drouin Collection: Six Databases]].
==The FamilySearch Collection== Neighboring Counties FamilySearch has microfilmed the entire collection of civil records in the Quebec Library and Archives. ===Online Databases===Many of the parish (church) records have been digitized and posted online. They are only '''partially indexed,''' so browsing the original records is more effective:*'''1621-1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1321742|Quebec, Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1979}} at [ FamilySearch Historical Records Collection]. '''Partial''' index only.*'''1621-1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1321742|Quebec, Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1979|access=browse}} at [ FamilySearch Historical Records Collection]. Browseable images.*'''1763-1967''' - {{RecordSearch|1929561|Quebec, Non-Catholic Parish Registers, 1763-1967|access=browse}} at [ FamilySearch Historical Records Collection]. Browseable images.*'''1642-1902''' - {{RecordSearch|2461313|Quebec Index to Civil Copy of Church Records, 1642-1902}} at [ FamilySearch Historical Records Collection]. Browseable images. Incomplete.
=== Resources Microfilmed Church/Civil Records===All of the church/civil records have been microfilmed by FamilySearch.These microfilms may be ordered for viewing at [ Family History Centers] around the world. To find a microfilm::::a. Click on [ '''records for Canada, Québec, Bellechasse'''.] You will see a list of available records for the county.:::b. You will also see above the list the link '''Places within Canada, Québec, Bellechasse'''. This will take you to a list of towns in the counties, which are links to records for the specific town. :::c. Click on any topic. Click on the blue links to specific record titles.:::d. Some combination of these icons will appear at the far right of the microfilm listed for the record. [[File:FHL icons.png|75px]]. The magnifying glass indicates that the microfilm is indexed. Clicking on the magnifying glass will take you to the index. Clicking on the camera will take you to an online digital copy of the microfilm.
==Census ==Census records can play an important role in identifying all members of a family. They then guide your search in the vital records because you have more clues as to who you are looking for. *[ Automated Genealogy] census indices for 1851, 1901, 1906, 1911. *[ Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1825], index/images. Also at [ MyHeritage], ($), index *[ Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1831], index/images *[ Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1842], index/images *[ Canada Census, 1851], index. Also at [], ($), index/images *[ 1861 Census of Canada], ($), index/images *[ Canada Census, 1871], index . Also at [], ($), index/images. *{{RecordSearch|1804541|Canada Census, 1881}} Index and Images. Also at [ Library and Archives Canada] Index and images, and at [] ($) Index and Images. *{{RecordSearch|1583536|Canada Census, 1891}} Index only. Also at [ Biographies 1274] ($) Index and Images. *{{RecordSearch|1584557|Canada Census, 1901}} Index only. Also at [ Library and Archives Canada] Index and images, and at [] ($) Index and Images. *{{RecordSearch|2143998|Canada Census, 1911}} Index only. Also at [ Library and Archives Canada] Index and images, and at [] ($) Index and Images. *[ Canada Census, 1916], index *[ 1921 Census of Canada] ($) Index and Images.
At this time==Emigration and Immigration Records==*'''1621-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|2558681|Quebec, please read about Biographies in the Province Quebec Federation of Quebec Resources Genealogical Societies, Family Origins, 1621- 1865}} at [[Quebec Biography|Biography FamilySearch]]. — index
==Reading French Records== Cemeteries *It's easier than you think! You do not have to be fluent in French to use these records, as there is only a limited vocabulary used in them. ====By learning a few key phrases, you will be able to read them adequately. Here are some resources for learning to read French records.:::[[French Genealogical Word List|French Genealogical Word List]] :::[[French Handwriting|French Handwriting]]. *There is a three-lesson course in reading French Records: ::::{{LearningCenter2|83|Reading French Handwritten Records Lesson 1: The French Alphabet}}, ::::{{LearningCenter2|84|Reading French Handwritten Records Lesson 2: Key Words and Phrases}}::::{{LearningCenter2|86|Reading French Handwritten Records Lesson 3: Reading French Records}}
At == Websites ==The Forbears website will give you an extensive list of websites that could have information for people who lived in this timecounty. Some sites cover just the county, please read some cover all of Quebec, and some cover all of Canada. Some sites are databases of names and facts about&nbsppeople;Cemeteries in other sites cover background information such as maps, history, geography, or genealogy strategies and methods for the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]&nbsp;region. <br>
==== Census Records ====*[ Bellechasse, Forbears]
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Census Records&nbsp;in the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec Census|Census]]&nbsp;.
==== Church Records ====
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Church Records&nbsp;in the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec Church Records|Church Records]]&nbsp;.
==== Civil Registration ====
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Civil Registration (i.e. Vital Records)&nbsp;in the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec Civil Registration|Civil Registation]]&nbsp; .
==== Court Records ====
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Court Records&nbsp;in the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec Court Records|Court Records]].
==== Directories ====
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Directories in the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec Directories|Directories]].
==== Genealogy ====
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Genealogies in the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec Genealogy|Genealogy]].
==== Land and Property Records ====
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Land and Property Records&nbsp;in the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec Land and Property|Land and Property]].
==== Local Histories ====
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Local Histories&nbsp;in the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec History|History]].
==== Maps ====
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Maps in the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec Maps|Maps]].
==== Military Records ====
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Military Records&nbsp;in the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec Military Records|Military Records]].
==== Newspapers &amp;&nbsp;Obituaries ====
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Newspapers and Obituaries&nbsp;in the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec Newspapers|Newspapers]].
==== Notarial Records ====
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Notarial Records in the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec Notarial Records|Notarial Records]].
==== Probate Records ====
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Probate Records in the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec Probate Records|Probate Records]].
==== Taxation Records ====
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Taxation Records&nbsp;in the Province of Quebec Resources - [[Quebec Taxation|Taxation]].
==== Vital Records<br> ====
See Civil Registration Records above.
=== Societies and Libraries ===
=== Web Sites ===
=== References ===
[[Category:Quebec_counties]] [[Category:Bellechassse_County,_Quebec]]
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