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Canada is a country in North America bordered by the [[United States Genealogy|United States]]. It was formerly a colony of [[France Genealogy|France]] and [[England Genealogy|Great Britain]]. The official languages are English and French.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Canada," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada, accessed 24 March 2016.</ref>
 
Canada is a country in North America bordered by the [[United States Genealogy|United States]]. It was formerly a colony of [[France Genealogy|France]] and [[England Genealogy|Great Britain]]. The official languages are English and French.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Canada," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada, accessed 24 March 2016.</ref>
  
==Getting Started==
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==Getting Started ==
 
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<h3>Getting Started with Canada Research</h3>
 
<h3>Getting Started with Canada Research</h3>
 
Links to articles on getting started with Canada research.
 
Links to articles on getting started with Canada research.
 
 
*[[GuidedResearch:Canada|Guided Research]]
 
*[[GuidedResearch:Canada|Guided Research]]
*[[How to Locate Your Ancestor in Canada|How to Locate Your Ancestor in Canada]]
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*[[How to Locate Your Ancestor in Canada|How to Locate Your Ancestor in Canada]]  
*[[How to Recognize your Canadian Ancestor|How to Recognize your Canadian Ancestor]]
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*[[How to Recognize your Canadian Ancestor|How to Recognize your Canadian Ancestor]]  
 
*[[Canada Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
 
*[[Canada Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
 
 
:[[Canada Genealogy#More Canada Research Strategies|''See More Research Strategies'']]
 
:[[Canada Genealogy#More Canada Research Strategies|''See More Research Strategies'']]
  
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<h3>Canada Research Tools</h3>
 
<h3>Canada Research Tools</h3>
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in Canada research.
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in Canada research.
 
 
*[[Canada_Record_Selection_Table|Canada Record Finder]]
 
*[[Canada_Record_Selection_Table|Canada Record Finder]]
 
*[http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/place-names/search/9170 Geographic Names Board of Canada] - Website to help identify place names in Canada
 
*[http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/place-names/search/9170 Geographic Names Board of Canada] - Website to help identify place names in Canada
 
*[http://www.daveobee.com/ Dave Obee] This site has many FREE resources for Canadian Research
 
*[http://www.daveobee.com/ Dave Obee] This site has many FREE resources for Canadian Research
 
 
:[[Canada Genealogy#More Canada Research Tools|''See More Research Tools'']]
 
:[[Canada Genealogy#More Canada Research Tools|''See More Research Tools'']]
 
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|<span class="community_button">[[FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups|Ask the <br>Community]]</span>
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==Canada Clickable Map==
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== Canada Clickable Map ==
 
Click on the map below to go to the province or territory's Wiki article listing more information.
 
Click on the map below to go to the province or territory's Wiki article listing more information.
 
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==Provinces and Territories==
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== Provinces and Territories ==
 
Genealogy records are kept on the provincial level in Canada. Click on a province below to go to the Wiki article listing more information.
 
Genealogy records are kept on the provincial level in Canada. Click on a province below to go to the Wiki article listing more information.
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==More Canada Research Tools==
 
==More Canada Research Tools==
 
Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in.  Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Canada.
 
Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in.  Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Canada.
 
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*Digital images of the Census of Canada are available at [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/index-e.html Library and Archives Canada].  
*Digital images of the Census of Canada are available at [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/index-e.html Library and Archives Canada].
 
 
*[http://eco.canadiana.ca/ Early Canadiana Online] - online collection of early Canadian print heritage.
 
*[http://eco.canadiana.ca/ Early Canadiana Online] - online collection of early Canadian print heritage.
*[http://yanceyfamilygenealogy.org/family_bible_index.htm '''Family Bible Index (includes bibles from Canada)''']
 
  
 
==FamilySearch Resources==
 
==FamilySearch Resources==
 
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
 
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
 
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=Canada Canada online genealogy courses]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=Canada Canada online genealogy courses]
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&region=CANADA Familysearch Canada records collections]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&region=CANADA Familysearch Canada records collections]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/ask/help#localResource Family History Center locator map]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/ask/help#localResource Family History Center locator map]
  
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Revision as of 13:55, 25 August 2020

Guide to Canada genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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The FamilySearch moderator for Canada is Baird

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Canada is a country in North America bordered by the United States. It was formerly a colony of France and Great Britain. The official languages are English and French.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Canada Research

Links to articles on getting started with Canada research.

See More Research Strategies

Canada Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Canada research.

See More Research Tools
Ask the
Community

Canada Clickable Map[edit | edit source]

Click on the map below to go to the province or territory's Wiki article listing more information.

British ColumbiaAlbertaSaskatchewanManitobaOntarioYukonNorthwest TerritoriesNunavutQuebecNew BrunswickNova ScotiaPrince Edward IslandNewfoundland and LabradorCanada Map.png

Provinces and Territories[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the provincial level in Canada. Click on a province below to go to the Wiki article listing more information.

More Canada Research Strategies[edit | edit source]

Research strategies give guidance on how to research or what records to search for first. Below are additional research strategy Wiki articles for Canada.

More Canada Research Tools[edit | edit source]

Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Canada.

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Canada," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada, accessed 24 March 2016.