Canada Genealogists

Our Canada genealogists research on location in every province and territory of Canada. They will find and analyze the best records available to further your family history research. They can search the archives and libraries in Canada, including:

  • Library and Archives Canada (LAC) in Ottawa
    Census, military records, immigration lists, land records, church records
  • Library and Archives Canada
    Published genealogies, manuscripts, histories, directories, maps, and newspapers. It also has periodicals from genealogical and historical societies across Canada
  • Provincial Archives
    Each province has its own archives that are separate from those of the national government. House birth, marriage, and death records, census records, land records, probate records, church records
  • Bibliothèque de la Ville de Montréal
    Marriage indexes, church records, and vital records for French
  • Université de Moncton
    The Centre d'études acadiennes holds records of French Acadians and their descendants located anywhere in the world. You can visit:
  • Other libraries, historical and genealogical societies in the United States and Canada, including:
    • New England Historic Genealogical Society
    • The State Historical Society of Wisconsin
    • Allen County Public Library
    • Burton Historical Collection
    • Detroit Public Library
    • Family History Library

Our professional researchers can do research projects of many sizes and for many budgets. We customize the amount of research provided according to your needs.

If you would like to learn how our genealogists can further your research, request a research quote.

Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in Canada include:

  • Birth, marriage, and death records were kept by some towns as early as 1620s
  • Birth, marriage, and death records have been recorded by the national government as early as 1890s to the present
  • National census records were recorded every 10 years starting in 1871
  • Colonial, Provincial, and Local Censuses as early as 1800s
  • Land records were kept by the towns and counties from the time they were settled
  • Notaries in French Canada began keeping inventories and other papers about estates (Notarial records) in mid-1600s
  • Courts kept wills and estate papers beginning in the late 1700s
  • Churches kept records of the christenings, marriages, deaths, or other information about their members
  • Newspapers were written in many areas and time periods that contain information such as notices of marriages, notices of death, and obituaries
  • Military records since 1870
  • Town and county histories about the settlers and their families
  • Naturalization and citizenship records were recorded from before Canada became a nation (pre-1867)
  • Ship passenger lists, tax lists, and town records were recorded for many areas

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