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They will find many research tools, including "marriage repertoires" that provide, in alphabetical order, the main pieces of information on marriage certificates (names of the husband and wife and their parents and date of the marriage).
A list of Crown grants, 1763-1890, arranged by townships within counties, and indexed by grantees, was published in 1891.
The Province of Canada joined Confederation on July 1, 1867 and Canada East officially became Quebec.
The first European settlement goes back to 1608, when Champlain founded Quebec City.
In Quebec, the civil registers of births (baptisms), marriages and deaths (burials), which date from 1621, were duplicate copies of the church registers.
All of the pre-1900 records can be consulted at each of the nine regional offices of .
Many libraries hold reference books, local histories, family histories and other books on genealogy.