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Semaine nationale de la généalogie: An Annual Genealogy Event in Quebec

Did you know that today marks the start of National Genealogy Week in Quebec?... (read more)

Gems from the Notarial Records in Quebec: The Inventory After Death

Of all Quebec notarial documents that can be reviewed in the archives, the inventory after death is by far... (read more)

Quebec’s Civil Copy of Parish Registers

In Quebec, from the time the first act was recorded in a Parish Register in 1621 until the reform... (read more)

Your European Ancestor: A Visit to Halifax’s Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

One might find my family tree somewhat boring. My ancestors were French Canadians with early immigrants being all of... (read more)

Fichier Origine — An Overlooked Database

Fichier Origine is a database—only available in French—containing mentions of records from pioneers born outside the St. Lawrence Valley who... (read more)

On the Trail of Your Acadian Ancestors: A Visit to Grand-Pré National Historic Site

Already, when I planned on going to Grand-Pré National Historic Site in Nova Scotia, I could bet my visit... (read more)

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Eva Tailleur and Adjutor Demontigny’s Family, Saint-Pierre-de-l’Île-d'Orléans, ca 1926
Source : BAnQ / Québec Archives Centre (P1000, S4, D18, P4)
Photo : Edgar Gariépy

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