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what is Canada East

Posted: 31 Mar 2012 5:46PM GMT
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Edited: 3 Apr 2012 1:25AM GMT
Where would I begin a search if the birth is listed as Canada East?

thank you

Re: what is Canada East

Posted: 31 Mar 2012 7:15PM GMT
Classification: Query
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada_East

Hi Always best to enter ths Surname of Interest in Capital Letters - followed by given name - on the subject line
Catches attention - makes the message easier to find at a later date - and an advantage to you - may shorten your research time. Some Persons reading message boards - can be very helpful - may be family connected - or just eager to help another researcher.
Cheers, & Good Luck, Stella

Re: what is Canada East

Posted: 1 Apr 2012 1:34PM GMT
Classification: Query
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca

National Archives Ottawa
explains census for l85l.

Re: what is Canada East

Posted: 1 Apr 2012 4:53PM GMT
Classification: Query
Canada East was the name of the present day province of Quebec, between the years 1841 and 1867. The southern portion of present day province of Quebec was called Lower Canada from 1791 to 1840.

In Quebec, vital statistics (baptisms, marriages and burials) were kept only by the Church. To search for a birth in Canada East or Lower Canada or Quebec, consult the Drouin Collection.

http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1091

Re: what is Canada East

Posted: 10 Apr 2012 1:12AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi, Perhaps posting the names that you are researching - in Capital letters on the Subject line. as well the time frame you are researching might be helpful. There may be persons with the information./ family connected etc.
Research may be in the Province of Quebec
Cheers, Stella

Re: what is Canada East

Posted: 21 Apr 2012 4:32PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 21 Apr 2012 4:33PM GMT
Great reply P_G_Simpson! Thank you!

Re: what is Canada East

Posted: 20 Jul 2012 9:20AM GMT
Classification: Query
Lots of Drouin records are also available in a book series- mine were in the book:
"The Anglo-Protestants of Megantic County Repertory of Births, Marriages and Burials 1826-1991"
The book is in a few genealogy libraries in Canada and in the Eastern Township Research Center, McGreer's Hall, Bishop University, Lennoxville Quebec.
Their website was www.etrc.ca but haven't been to it since 2006. Its basically the archives for Eastern Township region of Quebec.- Mary
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