The Acadia – Families collection

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The Acadia – Families tool contains family files based on original Acadian records. It is one of the 15 tools available to Genealogy Quebec subscribers.

In total, this tool contains 171,246 family files. Currently, these cover a period that spans from the beginning of the Acadian colony to the end of 1849. In addition, 38 locations covering from 1850 to the end of the available registers are included. A list of these locations is available at the end of this article.

The files usually contain the names and first names of the parents, the first name of the child, the dates of birth and/or baptism, of death and/or burial, and of marriage (a total of 328,623 records). Links to the original church documents pertaining to the baptisms, marriages and burials mentioned in the file are also often available.

Family file from the Acadia – Families tool. Click on the blue links to view the original documents.
Original document from Acadia – Families

The files are constantly changing as locations are being added to the collection. Thus, we recommend that you revisit the family files pertaining to your ancestors whenever the tool is updated.

The tool is equipped with a search engine that allows searching by first and last names, dates and parish.

Acadia – Families search engine

n. – birth

b. – baptism

d. – death

inh. – burial

m. – marriage

PrNH. – First nations male

PrNF – First nations female


Acadie et Gaspésie (complet)Acadieville (complet au 4 fév 1900)
Arichat (31 déc 1849)Baie Ste-Marie Cap-Sable (complet)
Baie-Ste-Marie (complet)Barachois (31 déc 1849)
Bartibogue (complet au 23 avril 1900)Balmoral (complet 31 déc 1899)
Barnaby-River (complet 22 juil 1900)Bathurst-Est (complet au 14 jan 1900)
Bathurst-Ouest (complet au 23 jan 1900)Beaubassin (complet)
Belledune (complet au 22 jan 1900)Bouctouche (complet au 31 déc 1900)
Blackville (31 déc 1849)Caraquet (complet au 14 jan 1900)
Central Kingsclear (31 déc 1849)Chatham (complet au 28 jan 1900)
Charlo (complet au 20 fév 1900)Cocagne (complet au 31 déc 1899)
Dalhousie (complet au 31 déc 1918)Ecouipahag (complet)
Eel-Ground (complet au 19 juin 1912)Escuminac (complet au 18 fév 1906)
Fort St-Jean (complet)Frédéricton (31 déc 1849)
Gloucester (31 déc 1849)Grande-Digue (31 déc 1849)
Ile-Royale (complet)Ile-St-Jean (complet)
Lamèque (31 déc 1900)Loch-Lomond (31 déc 1849)
Lower-Caraquet (complet au 31 déc 1899)Louisbourg (complet)
Memramcook (16 jan 1900)Milltown (31 déc 1849)
Moncton (21 janv 1900)Nash Creek (complet 31 déc 1890)
Néguac (31 déc 1849)Nelson (complet au 25 fév 1900)
Newcastle (complet au 31 déc 1899)Paquetville (complet au 31 déc 1899)
Petit-Rocher (complet au 9 janv 1900)Pokemouche-en-Bas (complet au 31 déc 1899 )
Pokemouche-en-Haut (complet au 1 janv 1900)Port-Royal (complet)
Red-Bank (31 déc 1849)Remous-Bridge (complet au 3 sept 1893)
RichibouctouG (St-Louis-de Gonzague)(complet au 31 déc 1899)RichibouctouP (St-Antoine-de-Padoue)(complet au 31 déc 1899)
Rivière-Jacquet (complet au 22 janv 1900)Robertville (complet au 31 déc 1899)
Rogersville (complet au 17 août 1898)Sackville (complet au 11 fév 1900)
Shemogue (31 déc 1849)Shippagan (complet au 21 janv 1900)
St-Andrew (31 déc 1849)St-Anselme (31 déc 1849) (Prochain site de lecture)
St-Basile (31 déc 1849)St-Charles-Borromée (complet au 31 déc 1899 + 4 mariages en 1900)
St-Charles-les-Mines (complet)St-Isidore (complet au 17 janv 1900)
St-Jean (31 déc 1849)St-Louis-des-Français (complet au 25 fév 1900)
Ste-Anne de Restigouche (complet)Tracadie (complet au 07 janv 1900)
US PA Fort Duquesne (complet)Woodstock (31 déc 1849)

Useful links

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