"Yes I have actually checked the Drouin records, page by page, for those three towns in the years mentioned. I am now trying to find another town or village where Nazaire and Victorine may have lived. Quebec recording methods are so…"
"Thank you James for your information. I have assumed that Victorine Bedard died between 1871 and 1876. My thought also was that she died in childbirth. I have not found a child born to them in St. Flavien, St. Croix and Ste. Agathe…"
"Fluently--no. Enough to translate a record to the best of my knowledge and then ask for further help--yes. Quebec records usually follow a format for birth, marriage and death records. I will try to help."
"I quickly viewed Ancestry and there are records for a Frederick E. Merriman born 1861 or 1862. Janet--do we know if we are looking in Quebec or another province? Do you have any other information--more than his name or birth date?
"Mary Ellen. The Drouin Collection has information about the marriage of Charles and Eva. They were married April 26, 1893 in Quebec, parish of St. Roch. His father is Magleine Aube, cordonnier (shoemaker) and his mother is…"
The Surnames I research are:Ziemecki, (Brooklyn, New Castle Del, Poland under Russian Rule._____________Szymanski-Brooklyn NY, to Poland__________Hazewski- Brooklyn, to Poland under Russian Rule________Majowski- Brooklyn back to Plotka,See More
"We are researching our MERCIER French-Canadian ancestors. The Drouin records are a huge help. Through a recent conference in Montreal, I had the opportunity to visit the BANQ in Montreal. Looking forward to a return visit."
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