Most Popular Links
Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Canadiennes by Cyprien Tanguay (7 vols.), 1608-1800
Programme de Recherche en Démographie Historique (PRDH). Official site from the University of Montréal.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS)
The largest collection of free family history, family tree and genealogy records. Includes searchable 1881 Canadian and 1880 US census databases.
Connecticut Digital Library (iConn.org)
The place to go for U.S. census information and lots more.
- FrancoGene by Denis Beauregard. A virtual one-stop-shopping of French-Canadian, Acadian and "Franco" genealogy links and info.
- The French Connection. In addition to general French-Canadian genealogy information, this site has a great deal of information on the state of Maine.
- Genealogy - Acadian and French Canadian Style. Contains some general & background information, plus pages on the Acadian surnames: Babin, Bourdages, Bujold, Hébert, Poirier and Québec surnames Bard, Bouchard, Couture, Fournier, Gagnon, Hudon, Plourde, and Vaillancourt.
- Quebec GenWeb Project. A collection of online data and links, including links to county and regional GenWeb sites within Québec.
- Canadian Genealogy Centre
A new project of the Canadian Government designed to co-ordinate genealogy resources of Canada. It is a work in progress and includes all the information previously in ArchiviaNet. A new Canadian naturalization database that covers the years 1915 through 1932 is available.
- 1910 Canadian Census
- Immigrants to Canada
Emigration Information of the Nineteenth Century
Information extracted from various government records and shipping record (mostly from the Allan Line). It contains, voyage accounts, emigration information, lists of ships sailing to Canada, information on the ports, and on the people.
- Connecticut GenWeb Project This site is the home page for the Connecticut GenWeb site, which itself is part of the larger US GenWeb project. Links from this site identify other genealogical societies in Connecticut
- Connecticut Historical Society
- Connecticut History Online
- Connecticut State Library: History & Genealogy. Any information you could want for doing research at the library, which houses the Connecticut State Archives. Includes a research guide to Canadian resources at the library, plus finding aids and online databases.
- Genealogical Societies in Connecticut: A list of societies recognized by the state of Connecticut to do business in the state.
- WPA Life Histories From Connecticut: A transcription of 261 life stories, folklore and first-person accounts of life in Connecticut collected during the Great Depression. From other states: "French-Canadian Textile Worker" (Rhode Island), "Noted French-Canadian Personalities," the "Soupe aux Pois" song (Maine), "Franco-American Grandmother" and "French-Canadian Textile Worker" (New Hampshire), "Boarding House Keeper - French" and "French Stonecutters - Father and Son" from (Vermont).
- Acadian Genealogy Homepage. A goldmine of Acadian information. Includes censuses, maps, book info, CD-ROMs, research resources, a chat room, thousands of links, music, history, language resources, geographical information, surname info and much more.
- Acadian Genealogy Exchange. Information on this bi-annual newsletter and other publications by Janet Jehn.
- Acadian GenWeb site: A clearinghouse of information and links relating to Acadia and the Acadians.
- Acadian & French-Canadian Ancestral Home by Lucie LeBlanc. This site includes much information on the Acadian deportation.
- Centre d'Études Acadiennes at the University of Moncton (NB), includes genealogies of 37 families prepared by Stephen White.
- Dictionnaire Généalogiques des Familles Acadiennes by Stephen White. Additions and Corrections to this fundamental resource.
- Nova Scotia Museum: Info Sheets include 3 Acadian pages: 1) Settlement, Trading & Community Life; 2) Farming; 3) The Home.
Immigration & Naturalization
- Information about Canadian border crossings from the US Immigration and Naturalization Service.
- National Archives of Canada Immigration Records. Find out what passenger lists and border entry records are available in Canada.
- inGeneas Database: A free database of the National Archives of Canada's Miscellaneous Immigration Index (mostly 1801-1849).
- Immigrants to Canada in the 19th Century: Contains list of ships, passenger lists and other immigration- and ship-related info for this period.
- Canada: National Archives of Canada. Includes the online research tool ArciviaNet and a genealogy section.
- Maine: Maine State Archives: Genealogy and Maine State Library.
- Massachusetts: Massachusetts State Archives. Includes information on the collections, how to research your family history at the archives, research services and standard contact and location information. Also check out Massachusetts State Library: Genealogy for more resources.
- New Hampshire: New Hampshire State Archives and New Hampshire State Library: History and Genealogy.
- Quebec: Archives Nationales du Québec (French only).
- USA: The National Archives and Records Administration site includes a genealogy section.
- Vermont State Archives.
- Bibliothèque Nationale du Québec: Digital Collection. Consult a vast array of the online collection of the National Library of Quebec, mostly in the original French. Useful subjects include Acadie & Acadiens, Canada, Canadiens-Français, Nouvelle-France, etc.
- Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles du Québec des Origines à 1730 by René Jetté. Explanation of entries & abbreviations.
- The Jesuit Relations. Translation by Reuben Gold Thwaites.
- Quintin Publications. Quintin Publications specializes in (but is not limited to) French-Canadian and Canadian material and has an extensive selection of books, maps, microfiche and CD-ROMs. Includes books written by FCGSC member Peter Gagné.
- American-Canadian Genealogical Society in Manchester, NH. Includes discussion lists, publications for sale and society info.
- American-French Genealogical Society in Woonsocket, RI. The AFGS home page provides information about the society, including its location, library hours, research sources, publications for sale and links to other genealogy-related sites.
- Franco-American Genealogical Society of York County (Maine). Scant information, but may be of some use for research requests.
- French Canadian/Acadian Genealogists of Wisconsin Includes information on sacramental records of the Milwaukee archdiocese.
- French Canadian Heritage Society of California. Detailed listings of French-Canadian resources available at the society's library, with a listing of members and surnames being researched.
- French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan. Provides information on researching your ancestors in Michigan, plus how to receive an official "Detroit Settler Descendant Certificate" if you are descended from an original settler (1701-1710).
- La Société des Filles du Roi et Soldats du Carignan is a group that honors our 17th century ancestors who were King's Daughters and Carignan soldiers in New France. The SFRSC has members from across the US and Canada and publishes a newsletter.
- Maine Franco-American Genealogical Society details the society's research service, publications for sale, surname index and current projects.
- Northern New York American-Canadian Genealogical Society Located in Plattsburgh, NY (library in Keeseville).
- Société Généalogique Canadienne-Française (SGCF). This society publishes the journal "Mémoires."
- Vermont French-Canadian Genealogical Society. Includes much useful information on researching ancestors from Vermont.
- Downloadable Genealogy Forms from Family Tree Magazine. A long list of forms you can print out, including a 5-generation chart, note-taking forms, research worksheet, various census forms, family group sheet, cemetery transcription form, and much more.
- Charts and Forms provided by Ancestry.com include a 5-generation chart, family group sheet, census extraction, correspondence record, research calendar, research extract and source summary.
- Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet Over 9,600 categorized & cross-referenced sites. Links are provided for over 50 different categories. Several of these categories are focused on Canadian Provinces, while others are focused on specific nationalities. Other categories reflect topics related to genealogy (census, events, surname lists, etc.).
- The Internet Genealogical Directory This site provides a reference point for several types of genealogical information. Categories include: Associations, Libraries, Professional Researchers, Personal Pages and more.
- National Genealogical Society. Includes an introduction to genealogy; genealogical standards; online and at-home courses; an online store with books, genealogy forms and more; information on the society's library and information on membership to the society.
- New England Historic Genealogical SocietyThe nation's oldest and largest genealogical society. One of the country's richest sources on family history, with particular emphasis on local family history.
- Obituary Daily Times This is an index of published obituaries. There is an online searchable database of the index and links to some newspaper Web sites, some of which have full obituary text.
A 1,045,631 link directory of genealogical resources in the USA. This online magazine Késsinnimek - Roots - Racines is dedicated to those who are searching for their roots in a variety of ways: French-Canadian, Native American, Colonists, History, Background, Parish Registers, Shrines and Missionaries.