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Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957
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Saskatchewan, Canada
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Record Description
Record Type Church Records
Collection years 1846-1957
Languages French
Title in the Language Saskatchewan, registres de l'église catholique
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Multiple Catholic Parishes, Saskatchewan


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection includes church records for the years 1846-1957, the content and time period of the records will vary by parish. These records include baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials, and other records from several Roman Catholic parishes in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. These records are written in French. For help with French records, see the genealogical French Genealogical Word List.

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To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Baptism

  • Name of child
  • Name of parents
  • Locality of baptism
  • Date of baptism, sometimes date of birth
  • Name of parish where baptized

Marriage

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Name of bride’s parents
  • Name of groom’s parents
  • Residence of bride and groom
  • Date of marriage
  • Name of parish where married
  • Age of bride and groom

Burial

  • Name of deceased
  • Name of spouse
  • Date of burial, sometimes date of death
  • Name of parish or cemetery where buried

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