Perche, region of emigration
to Quebec in the 17th century
Perche, region of emigration to Quebec in the 17th century


This site contains genealogical data of several celebrities from U.S., Canada and Great-Britain whose ancestry includes French-Canadian lineages. All have several ancestors who left Perche (France) in the 17th century to live in New-France (Canada).


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This database is the result of personal research carried out by the editor gathering data from the parish and civil registers at the Archives Departementales de la Sarthe et de l’Orne (France) and in many city halls of those regions, of family testimonials and of a collaboration with genealogist cousins. Due to the multiplicity of the sources of information, accuracy of the information is not guaranteed by anyone. As with any genealogy information, it is up to you to verify the accuracy of the data by independent means.

Recommended genealogy websites

Drouin Institute
The Research Program in Historical Demography (PRDH) - Drouin Institute
Drouin Collection
The Drouin Church and Vital Records
Fichier Origine
Records of French emigrants and foreigners who settled in Quebec from the creation of New-France until 1865.
Archives departementales de la Sarthe
Archives departementales de la Sarthe (France) - Parish and civil registers
Archives departementales de l'Orne (France) - Parish and civil registers
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