Quebec Naturalization and Citizenship

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Online Records[edit | edit source]

A typical file will include:

the petition
the oath of residence
the oath of allegiance
and the certificate issued by a Justice of the Peace

And provide the following information for each petitioner:

name
age
residence
former residence
place of birth
length of residence in Canada
occupation
and date of naturalization.

Library and Archives Canada[edit | edit source]

French Government Naturalization[edit | edit source]

There are naturalization records from the French government.

  • Roy, Pierre-Georges. Les Lettres de naturalité sous le régime français (French-Canadian Naturalizations). Bulletin des Recherches Historique 30 (1924): 226–33. (Family History Library book 971.4 A1 no. 5; film 982147 item 11.) WorldCat. Text in French. Includes 133 names. Gives naturalization date, country of origin, Canadian residence, and spouse's name.
  • Lower Canada. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Montréal). Court Records, 1794–1811. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1981. (Family History Library film 1312081.) WorldCat. Text in French and English. Declarations of immigrants for Montréal and the city of Québec during the early years of the British government. Lists more than 500 names. Gives former residence or nation of birth, arrival date, and intended Canadian residence.