Acadia – Families

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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 130 342 family files. Currently, these cover a period that spans from the beginning of the Acadian colony to the end of 1849. In addition, 30 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 239 517 dates). The files also usually contain a links to the original documents of the baptisms, marriages and burials mentioned.

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

Locations

Acadie et Gaspésie (complete) Acadieville (complete to 4 feb 1900)
Arichat (31 dec 1849) Baie Ste-Marie Cap-Sable (complete)
Baie-Ste-Marie (complete) Barachois (31 dec 1849)
Bartibogue (complete to 23 april 1900) Balmoral (complete to 31 dec 1899)
Barnaby-River (complete to 22 jul 1900) Bathurst-Est (complet2 au 14 jan 1900)
Bathurst-Ouest (complet to 23 jan 1900) Beaubassin (complete)
Belledune (complete to 22 jan 1900) Bouctouche (31 dec 1849)
Blackville (31 dec 1849) Caraquet (complete to 14 jan 1900)
Central Kingsclear (31 dec 1849) Chatham (complete to 28 jan 1900)
Charlo (complete to  20 feb 1900) Cocagne (31 dec 1849)
Dalhousie (complete to 31 dec 1918) Ecouipahag (complete)
Eel-Ground (complete to 19 jun 1912) Escuminac (complete to 18 feb 1906)
Fort St-Jean (compleet) Frédéricton (31 dec 1849)
Gloucester (31 dec 1849) Grande-Digue (31 dec 1849)
Ile-Royale (complete) Ile-St-Jean (complete)
Lamèque (complete to 31 dec 1900) Loch-Lomond (31 dec 1849)
Lower-Caraquet (complete to 31 dec 1899) Louisbourg (complete)
Memramcook (31 dec 1849) Milltown (31 dec 1849)
Nash Creek (complete to 31 dec 1890) Néguac (31 dec 1849)
Nelson (complete to 25 feb 1900) Newcastle (complete to 31 dec 1899)
Paquetville (complete to 31 dec 1899) Petit-Rocher (complete to 9 jan 1900)
Pokemouche-en-Bas (complete to 31 dec 1899 ) Pokemouche-en-Haut (complete to 1 janv 1900)
Port-Royal (complete) Red-Bank (31 dec 1849)
Remous-Bridge (complete au 3 sept 1893) Richibouctou (31 dec 1849) (Next reading site)
Rivière-Jacquet (complete to 22 jan 1900) Robertville (complete au 31 dec 1899)
Rogersville (complete to 17 aug 1898) Shemogue (31 dec 1849)
Shippagan (complete to 21 jan 1900) St-Andrew (31 dec 1849)
St-Anselme (31 dec 1849) St-Basile (31 dec 1849)
St-Charles-Borromée (complete to 31 dec 1899 + 4 wedding in 1900) St-Charles-les-Mines (complete)
St-Isidore (complete to 17 jan 1900) St-Jean (31 dec 1849)
St-Louis-des-Français (complete to 25 feb 1900) Ste-Anne de Restigouche (complete)
Tracadie (complete to 7 jan 1900) US PA Fort Duquesne (complete)
Woodstock (31 dec 1849)

Useful links

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