Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Announcing Saskatchewan Catholic Church Records on Family Search

Family Search has recently released online Saskatchewan Catholic Church Records which include baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials, and other records between 1846-1957. Pioneer missionaries trained at the Diocese of St. Boniface located at Fort Garry, Manitoba. (Following the Red River Rebellion 1869-1870 the name Fort Garry or Upper Fort Garry was no longer in use, and the rapidly growing settlement became known as Winnipeg.) By 1840 the Roman Catholic Church began expanding westward across the prairies then known as Rupert’s Land.

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