Carol's Beginner's Guide on How to Research Your Family Tree for Free and from Home
(Ancestors of New Brunswick)
1. Pour yourself a cup of tea or coffee.
2. Grab your favourite chair in front of your computer.
3. Gather together your handwritten papers.
4. Download a Genealogy Database such as Legacy Family Tree.
5. Enter information about yourself.
6. Enter information about your parents and grandparents.
7. Fill in the blanks by checking out these websites:
NB Provincial Archives:
Vital Statistics (1800-1965)
Newspapers (1784-1896) by Daniel Johnson
NB Census: 1851, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911, 1921*
NB First Families
Loyalist Directory
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
NB Genealogical Society
New Brunswick GenWeb
In Memoriam (1966-current)
Canadian Historical Records (Library & Archives Canada)
International Genealogical Index (IGI)
* A limited number of New Brunswick subdistricts are being transcribed.
Most important enjoy yourself - You never know you might 'meet' a long lost cousin.
Webpage designed by Carol Randall, co-author of "Devon Remembered" (4 volumes)
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