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Sources for Research on Lotbiniére County

Initials after sources indicate repositories. Information on these repositories is provided at the bottom of the page.

County-Wide

Church Records and Civil Registration

Pontbriand, B. and Gingras, Raymond, compilers. Marriages of St-Sylvestre (1829-1970), St-Gilles (1829-1970), Ste-Agathe (1857-1970), St-Patrice (1860-1970), St-Narcisse (1870-1970). B. Pontbriand, Quebec, Canada, 1972. This book has been reprinted by Quintin publications and is available for purchase. The National Genealogical Society also has it in its library.

Le comté de Lotbinière (annotations marginales), mariages, 1908-1988, editor, B. Pontbriand. FHL

Index des baptêmes, mariages et sépultures des protestants de la région de Québec, ca. 1790-1875. FHL

Index de l'état civil, naissances, mariages, et sépultures, district judiciaire de Québec, 1800-1992. Contains non-catholic records and government records. The Quebec judicial district included Lotbiniere county. FHL

Mariages du comté de Lotbinière (complément jusqu'en 1985). Compiled by Guy Saint-Hilaire. Kirkland, Qué. : G. Saint-Hilaire, c1989. Book held by FHL.

Marlene Simmons has indexed all pre-1800 Protestant church records and has them on-line in a searchable database.

Court Records

Index des dossiers criminels de la cour supérieure du district judiciaire de Québec, 1765-1925. FHL

Index des dossiers de la cour supérieure proprement dite du district judiciaire de Québec, 1794-1948. FHL

Index des dossiers du coroner de la cour supérieure du district judiciaire de Québec, 1765-1930. FHL

Local History

D. Aidan McQuillan, "Beaurivage: The Development of an Irish Identity in Rural Quebec, 1820-1860," in Robert O'Driscoll and Lorna Reynolds (eds.), The Untold Story: The Irish in Canada, Toronto: Celtic Arts of Canada, 1988.

Morisset, Gérard. Les églises et le trésor de Lotbinière. Québec : G. Morisset, 1953. Available at many libraries in Canada.

Paradis, Louis Laurent. Les annales de Lotbinière, 1672-1933. Québec : Action catholique, 1933. Available at many libraries in Canada.

Deschaillons

Church Records

Saint-Jean-Deschaillons. Catholic parish registers 1741-1900. Available on microfilm from the FHL.

Pontbriand, Benoit. Repertoire de mariages de Deschaillons, comte de Lotbinière, 1744-1900. FHL Film #579245; Bibliothèque Nationale du Québec.

Pontbriand, Benoit. Mariages de Deschaillons (1744), Fortierville (1882), Parisville (1900), Comté de Lotbinière), (1744-1950). Sillery: B. Pontbriand, 1976. Held by National Archives of Canada; University of Ottawa; and the University of Montréal. Also available at the Toronto Public Library but does not circulate for Interlibrary Loan.

Census Records

1831 extant FHL #1375926, 1841 missing, 1851 extant.

Local History

Carette, Pierre et al. 250 ans de petite histoire : Deschaillons-sur-St-Laurent . Deschaillons-sur-Saint-Laurent, Québec : Municipalité de Deschaillons-sur-St-Laurent, 1994. Available at National Library of Canada; Library of Parliament; Laval University; Bibliothèque nationale du Québec; University of Montréal.

Lemay, Félix-Lanzo. Monographie de St. Jean-Baptiste de Deschaillons 1674-1934. Quebec, 1934. Available at a number of libraries in Canada. Check the Amicus catalogue.

Douville, Raymond. "Trois seigneuries sans seigneurs". Les cahiers des Dix. Montréal, no 16 (1951), pp. 133-170. This periodical is held by a great many Canadian libraries.

Dosquet

Church Records

Saint-Octave. Catholic parish registers marriage extractions, 1912-1967. Quentin Publications.

Talbot, Éloi-Gérard and Pontbriand, Benoit. Mariages de St-Apollinaire, 1856-1967 ; St-Flavien, 1856-1967 ; St-Agapit, 1867-1967 ; Dosquet, 1912-1967, comté de Lotbinière. Québec : B. Pontbriand, 1968. Available at National Library of Canada; Laval University; University of Montreal.

Local History

Dosquet Home Page

Saint-Octave-de-Dosquet, 1912-1987. Sherbrooke: Éditions Louis Bilodeau & fils, 1987. Available at Bibliothèque de Montréal; Laval University; Bibliothèque nationale du Québec. Also available at the Toronto Public Library but does not circulate for Interlibrary Loan.

Fortierville

Church Records

Catholic Church: Saint-Philomene-de-Fortierville, 1882-1900. Microfilm. (FHL).

Pontbriand, Benoit. Mariages de Deschaillons (1744), Fortierville (1882), Parisville (1900), Comté de Lotbinière), (1744-1950). Sillery: B. Pontbriand, 1976. Held by National Archives of Canada; University of Ottawa; and the University of Montréal. Also available at the Toronto Public Library but does not circulate for Interlibrary Loan.

Issoudoun

Church Records

Catholic Church: Notre-Dame-de-Sacre-Couer marriage record extractions, 1903-1967, Quentin Publications

St. Edouard, 1863-1967, Issoudun, 1903-1967. Book on fiche. (FHL).

Leclercville

Church Records

Catholic Church: Saint-Emelie-de-Lotbiniere 1864-1900. Microfilm. (FHL).

Catholic Church: Saint-Emelie-de-Lotbiniere marriage record extractions, 1864-1967, Quentin Publications

Local History

Programme souvenir, centenaire, 1863-1963, église Ste-Émmélie, Lotbinière. Deschaillons, Quebec, 1963. Available at the National Library of Canada; Bibliothèque de Montréal; Laval University; Bibliothèque nationale du Québec.

Lotbinière

Church Records

Catholic Church: St-Louis parish registers 1697-1900. FHL

Census Records

1831 extant, 1841 missing, 1851 no population schedule, only 3 pages of the agricultural schedule extant.

Notarial Records

Filteau, Joseph 1828-1883. Held by Quebec Judicial Archives.

L'Herault, Georges 1832-1841. Held by Quebec Judicial Archives

Lemay, Antoine 1850-1911. Held by Quebec Judicial Archives.

Moreau, Jean-Baptiste 1832-1847. Held by Quebec Judicial Archives.

Noel, David 1840-1883. Held by Quebec Judicial Archives.

Local History

Neel-de Maistre, Sylvie. L'influence du cadastre dans le paysage rural de deux municipalités à cadastres contrastes : Saint-Louis de Lotbinière et Ogden (Stanstead) . M.A. Thesis, Université Laval, 1979. Thèse (M.A.) - Université Laval, 1979. Available at Laval University, Bishop's University.

Parisville

Church Records

Catholic Church: Saint-Jacques-de-Parisville, 1900. FHL.

Pontbriand, Benoit. Mariages de Deschaillons (1744), Fortierville (1882), Parisville (1900), Comté de Lotbinière), (1744-1950). Sillery: B. Pontbriand, 1976. Held by National Archives of Canada; University of Ottawa; and the University of Montréal. Also available at the Toronto Public Library but does not circulate for Interlibrary Loan.

Local History

Album-souvenir, 75e anniversaire de la paroisse de Saint-Jacques de Parisville, 1900-1975. Parisville, 1975. Available at National Library of Canada; Bibliothèque nationale du Québec; Laval University;

Centenaire de Parisville, 1900-2000. Québec Province, 1999. Available at National Library of Canada; Bibliothèque nationale du Québec; Bibliothèque de Montréal.

Sainte-Agathe

Church Records

Catholic Church: Saint-Agathe, 1857-1900. FHL.

Census Records

1841, 1851 missing.

Local History

Gagné, Albert. Avant d'oublier. Saint-Romuald, QC: Éditions Sans âge, c. 1998. (Biography) Available at National Library of Canada; Bibliothèque nationale du Québec; Laval University.

Gagné, Albert. Sainte-Agathe de Lotbinière : notes historiques. (Text in French and English.) Québec Province, 1953. Available at National Library of Canada; University of Ottawa; Bibliothèque nationale du Québec; Bibliothèque de Montréal; Laval University; Assemblée nationale du Québec, Bibliothèque. Also available at the Toronto Public Library but not for Interlibrary Loan.

Saint-Agapit

Church Records

Catholic Church: Saint-Agapit-de-Bearivage, 1867-1900. FHL.

Talbot, Éloi-Gérard and Pontbriand, Benoit. Mariages de St-Apollinaire, 1856-1967 ; St-Flavien, 1856-1967 ; St-Agapit, 1867-1967 ; Dosquet, 1912-1967, comté de Lotbinière. Québec : B. Pontbriand, 1968. Available at National Library of Canada; Laval University; University of Montreal.

Notarial Records

Gagne, Joseph Octave 1863-1912. Held by Quebec Judicial Archives.

Local History

St. Agapit : nous avons cent ans, 1867-1967. St. Agapit, 1967. Available at many libraries in Canada.

Le Comité de l'album-souvenir de la municipalité de Saint-Agapit, eds. Saint-Agapit, 1867-1992 . Sherbrooke, Québec : Éditions L. Bilodeau, c1991. Available at the National Library of Canada; Bibliothèque nationale du Québec; Laval University.

St-Antoine-de-Tilly

Church Records

Catholic Church: Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, 1702-1900. FHL.

Census Records

1831 extant, 1841 missing, 1851 extant (1 page missing).

Notarial Records

Larue, Edmond 1845-1893. Held by Quebec Judicial Archives.

Saint-Croix

Church Records

Catholic Church: Saint-Croix, 1727-1900. FHL.

Mariages de Ste.-Croix, Comté de Lotbinière 1727-1965 compiled by Benoît Pontbriand. Book held by FHL.

Census Records

1831 extant, 1841 missing, 1851 extant.

St-Édouard-de-Lotbinière

Church Records

Catholic Church: Saint-Edouard, 1863-1900. Microfilm. (FHL).

St. Edouard, 1863-1967, Issoudun, 1903-1967. Book on fiche. (FHL).

Local History

St-Edouard-de-Lotbiniere

St-Flavien

Church Records

Catholic Church: Saint-Flavien, 1856-1900. FHL.

Talbot, Éloi-Gérard and Pontbriand, Benoit. Mariages de St-Apollinaire, 1856-1967 ; St-Flavien, 1856-1967 ; St-Agapit, 1867-1967 ; Dosquet, 1912-1967, comté de Lotbinière. Québec : B. Pontbriand, 1968. Available at National Library of Canada; Laval University; University of Montreal.

Census Records

1841 missing, 1851 extant.

Notarial Records

Laroche, Louis Thomas 1878-1891. Held by Beauce Judicial Archives.

St-Gilles

Church Records

Catholic Church: St-Gilles parish registers, 1829-1900. (FHL)

Church of England: parish registers, 1840-1893. (FHL)

Gingras, Raymond, compiler. Mariages de St-Gilles (1829-1968). Quebec, Canada, 1970. NGS Library.

Cemeteries

Census Records

1831 extant, 1841 missing, 1851 extant.

Cemetery recordings of Mégantic County, Québec, transcribed by Mr. and Mrs. W.T.L. Harper, FHL microfilm. Includes St. Giles Anglican Cemetery in St-Gilles.

Local History

Boréal Express. Vol. 3, No. 5, January 1965. "Les Allemande à Saint-Gilles en 1784."

Caux, Arthur. "Les Colons Allemandes de Saint-Gilles et leurs descendants dans Lotbinière". Le Bulletin des Recheres historiques, 1952, Vol. 57, No 1, pp 50-60.

Saint-Gilles se raconte: 1828-1978: 150 ans d'heritage. Saint-Gilles, Club Lions, 1978.

Notarial Records

Cote, Alexis 1814-1862. Held by Quebec Judicial Archives.

St-Narcisse

Church Records

Catholic Church: Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage parish registers, 1873-1900. FHL.

Local History

Paroisse centenaire, St-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage, 1872-1972 , Arthur Caux, Henri Gingras. Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage, Québec : Comité du centenaire, 1972. Book held by FHL.

Saint-Narcisse de Beaurivage, 125 ans d'histoire. Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage, Québec: Le Comité, c. 1996. Book held by FHL.

St-Patrice-de-Beaurivage

Church Records

Catholic Church: Saint-Patrice-de-Beaurivage parish registers, 1871-1900. FHL.

Cemeteries

Cemetery recordings of Mégantic County, Québec, transcribed by Mr. and Mrs. W.T.L. Harper, FHL microfilm. Includes Parkhurst Methodist Cemetery in St. Patrice.

Parkhurst Cemetery

Local History

Nadeau, André. Histoire de la Paroisse Saint-Patrice de Bearivage, 1871-1946. Quebec, Ernest Tremblay, 1946.

Nadeau, André, Centenaire de St-Patrice de Beaurivage: 1871-1971. Imprimerie Dorchester Inc, 1971.

Roy, Pierre-Georges. "Saint-Patrice de Beaurivage", Bulletin des recherches historiques, 8, 6 (June 1902)

St-Patrice Homepage

Notarial Records

St-Sylvestre

Church records

Catholic Church parish registers, with index, 1829-1876. FHL microfilm #1294981-3

FHL microfilm #105969 contains the Catholic Church parish registers from 1829-1900.

Presbyterian Church: Church records, 1883-1890 FHL

Census Records

1831 extant, 1841 missing, 1851 extant.

Local History

A. Caux, "Une exposition agricole qui tourne mal", Bulletin des recherches historiques, vol. 56 (1950) Nos. 10-12, pp. 229-234. (Held by the Library of Congress)

Sylvain, Philippe, "L'Affaire Corrigan à Saint-Sylvestre", Les Cahiers des Dix, 42 (1979).

Julien Bilodeau, St. Sylvestre se raconte: 1828-1978 Ste-Marie, Le Comite de recherches historiques, 1978.

Leeds and St. Sylvester: Historical Sketches. Cookshire, P.Q., Heritage Communication Reg'd, 1975. (held by the Library of Congress)

Notarial Records

Cote, Alexis 1814-1862. Held by Quebec Judicial Archives, FHL.

Byrne, Daniel 1837-1886. Held by Quebec Judicial Archives.


 

Repositories

FHL: Family History Library, Salt Lake City. The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints has microfilmed an enormous amount of material from around their world, which can be consulted at a regional family history centers or at the main library in Salt Lake City.

NGS: The National Genealogical Society, Arlington, VA has an extensive library from which members may borrow books by mail. Researchers may also visit the library.

Quintin Publications has books and CDs with Catholic parish records, primarily indices of marriages. They also have parish registers and notarial records on microfilm, and if you know the exact date you can obtain a copy of the individual record from them for a fee.

Quebec Judicial Archives. 300, Boul Jean Lesage, Salle SS-38, Quebec, PQ, G1K-8K6.

Sites with Information on Research in Quebec

Cyndi's List: Quebec

Quebec Family History Society

Francogene: Quebec

Le Centre de Généalogie Francophone d'Amérique

GenWeb: Chaudière-Appalaches

Family Histories

Magnan, Hormidas. La famille Paquet and Histoire de Saint-Nicholas, Québec, 1918.

Généalogie, famille Croteau

Mackey Family

McKelvey Family

Individuals Researching Lotbiniére Families

Mrs. Barbara-Anne Aye The Blaney family.

John Noble The Blaney family.

Thomas Barylski The Murtagh family.

Leo Monaghan The Monaghan family.


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