The Drouin Collection...

 

Our objectives

In order to help out those of you who do not have easy access to certain resources, we are offering, absolutely free of charge, some research tools which we hope you will find useful. However, we will offer only records pertaining to the Leclerc families. For information regarding their affiliated families, it will be necessary to visit a research center of your choice, to consult their publications, microfilms and databases. 

We hope that you will share with us the results of your research on the Leclerc families so that in time, it might be added to the Leclerc dictionary. Genealogy is all about sharing information and resources. Sharing data allows others who are researching the same families to have the opportunity to consult it and therefore, get a chance to expand on the history of their respective families.


Our resources on the web, as they become available

  • the documentation from various reference books pertaining to the Leclerc surname,  

  • a virtual database containing all known descendants of the first Leclerc arrivals to New France,

  • a more detailed description of their life in New France, and their descendants migrations,

  • any other documentation that we may have to add to your Family History.

   

With the permission of the Drouin Genealogical Institute, we are offering the complete marriage index of all individuals, male and female, with the surname Leclerc, no matter the spelling, extracted from the following dictionaries:

  • La Masculine: dictionary of French-Canadian marriages, male index, from 1760 to 1935 (61 volumes), published by the Drouin Genealogical Institute - extracted from Volume XXXIV, pages 19492 to  19561; 19759 to 19804

     
  • La Féminine: dictionary of French-Canadian marriages, female index, from 1760 to 1935 (64 volumes), published by the Drouin Genealogical Institute - extracted from Volume XXXVIII, pages 18912 to 19259; 19203 to 19259


  • Fichier Histor: manuscript index of catholic and non-catholic marriages in Quebec from 1731 to 1825, by René Jetté, published by the Drouin Genealogical Institute - extracted from Volume XXII and XXIII (Series A) - pages 12048 to 12128


  • Petit Drouin/Little Drouin: extension to La Masculine and La Féminine indexes, dictionaries of French-Canadian marriages from 1760 to 1825 - extracted from Volume .... pages pages 57 to 86

 

   


Good luck in your research !