Vital Records
of the Upper St. Francis District of Quebec

Published Indexes

Décès, 1815-1879, district Saint-François : registres de seize confessions religieuses autres que catholique = Deaths, 1815-1879, District of Saint-Francis from the church records of sixteen religious denominations, Catholics not included (Sherbrooke, Que : Société de généalogie des Cantons de l'Est, 1992), 2 v., ISBN 2920199315 [OCLC 27877474]
Subjects: Necrologies/Registers of births, etc. -- Québec (Province)--Saint-François/Registers of births, etc. -- Québec (Province) -- Eastern Townships
Locations: LC Call no. CS88.Q4 D43 1992, LC, NLC, NEHGS, WIH(WI)

Mariages dans le district judiciaire de Saint-François des Cantons de l'Est, Québec, 1815 á 1879 : des registres de seize confessions religieuses autres que catholiques = Marriages in the district of St. Francis of the Eastern Townships, Quebec, 1815 to 1879 : from the church records of sixteen religious denominations, catholics not included (Sherbrooke, Québec : Société de généalogie des Cantons de l'Est, 1987), ISBN: 2920199226 (set), 2 v. : maps; Text in French and English. [OCLC 18992956]
Subjects: Marriage records--Quebec (Province)--Eastern Townships/Eastern Townships (Quebec)--Genealogy/Eastern Townships (Quebec)--Genealogy.
Locations: NLC, Bishop's, PUL(NJ), WIH(WI)

Naissances, 1815-1879, district Saint-François : registres de seize confessions religieuses autres que catholiques = Births, 1815-1879, district of Saint-Francis : from the church records of sixteen religious denominations, catholics not included ([Sherbrooke, Que. :Société de généalogie des Cantons de l'Est, 1991?]), 2 v., ISBN 2920199307. [OCLC 26858720]
Subjects: Registers of births, etc. -- Québec (Province) -- Saint-François/Registers of births, etc. -- Québec (Province) -- Eastern Townships 
Locations: NLC, LC, Bishop's, NEHGS, WIH(WI)

Card Index

Index de l'état civil, naissances, mariages, et sépultures, district judiciaire de Saint-François ... (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1997) , 20 rolls. Microfilm of the originals at the Ministry of Jusitce, Montréal.
Contains an alphabetical card index to the civil registration records of Protestants for the Judicial District of Saint-François, 1805-1963.
The judicial district of Saint-François consists of the counties of Compton, Frontenac, Richmond, Sherbrooke, Stanstead, and Wolfe.
Locations: FHC

Consolidated index of marriages and deaths for the province of Quebec, 1926 to 1989 (Ministry of Justice)
Locations: Salle Gagnon (Montreal Municipal Library); National Archives of Quebec, Montreal branch

Primary Sources

Protonotaire de Sherbrooke, district de St. François [microfilm] : registres d'état civil non-catholiques ([Quebec, Que] : Archives nationales du Quebec, 1982-1983), (series 125: St. Francis District, Protestant), 13 microfilm reels.
These are church registers that serve in Quebec as the equivalent of civil registers in other provinces.
Subjects: 
Registers of births, etc. -- Québec (Province) -- Sherbrooke County
Registers of births, etc. -- Québec (Province) -- Stanstead County
Registers of births, etc. -- Québec (Province) -- Compton County
Registers of births, etc. -- Québec (Province) -- Richmond County
Locations: NEHGS; Bishop's (Townships Microfilm CS 88 .S51P6)

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Guide to Church Records

Guide to Quebec's parishes and civil registers = Guide des registres d'état civil du Québec,1621-1993 : catholiques protestants et autres dénominations : index, toponymes usuels et localités actuelles, annotations des répertoires disponibles aux 4 lieux de généalogie ... (Montréal, 1992).

Gives the names for all religious denominations of Québec for the years of 1621-1993, and their registers up to 1993. These were the main source of Québec's civil records. The guide includes an alphabetic index, an index by locality, and a guide to place names where the legal name is slightly different (toponyms). The text is bilingal.
Locations: NEHGS (CS 88 Q4 F672, 1992)

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