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  • Pioneers of Canada - Quebec

    Pioneers of Canada - Quebec Pictured right: Victor Begin was the only French Canadian officer serving in the NorthWest Mounted Police. and he had been with them for 15 years. If you would like to know a bit more, please consult the Skagway Historical Society which has posted a brief biography of Joseph Victor Begin. History: From New France to Confederation French colonization started w...

  • Eestlased Kanadas / Estonians in Canada

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlasi Kanadas läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Siin võiks olla isikud kes on tuntud Kanada eestlaste kogukonnas (näiteks Kanada eestlaste organisatsioonide eestvedaja) ja Kanada ühiskonnas või terves maailmas oma alal (nt tippteadlane, tuntud kirjanik, kunstnik, arhitekt, insener, fotograaf, disain...

  • Canada

    This project is to explore the families and people who lived in Canada. There will be subprojects for each province. Sources: Census records are available for 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, and 1911 for all of Canada "Census" records are also available for 1906 and 1916 for the Northwest Provinces or the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

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  • The Great Kashubian Migration

    In the mid-1800s Kashubians migrated for economic reasons. After the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany under Bismarck, Kashubians were met with institutionalized hostility. Life was very harsh for the Kashubs. It was illegal to use Polish or Kashubian in public, especially in church. Many priests were imprisoned or exiled. Churches were left with no parish priests. As a result,...

  • Order of Canada

    Order of Canada The Order of Canada (French: Ordre du Canada) is a Canadian national order, admission into which is, within the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada, the second highest honour for merit. It comes second only to membership in the Order of Merit, which is within the personal gift of Canada's monarch. To coincide with the centennial of Canadian Confederation, t...

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  • Reynolds family

    This project is to trace the Reynolds family from its earliest roots up to about 1800, focusing on the descendants of several children of George Reynolds, who came to settle in what is now New England and Virginia. Notables Earliest known ancestor: Carew Reynell Immigrated to the US: William Reynolds Sources Christopher Reynolds Family of Isle of Wight County The Reynolds Fami...

  • Ontario, Canada

    This project is for people associated with the province of Ontario, Canada . If you have a brickwall in your research on a profile that is associated with Ontario , please start a discussion on it. Sources available for researching Ontario people: The following sources are not intended to be an all-inclusive list, but a starting point for research. Civil Registration of births, marriage...

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  • Canadian Portal

    The Canadian portal The Canadian portal is a place to meet other researchers, share information and take part in discussions and find everything available on Geni related to Canada. In addition to the above this portal will also function as a research tool with the links and sources provided on this portal page. About Canada Canada is a North American country consisting of ten provinces a...

  • Canadian Indigenous peoples- Portal

    First Nations Inuit Métis Links Naming Conventions Working Notes for ref only Some Canadian Tribes Includes the Following Indian Tribes Algonkin Arapaho Assiniboin Atsina Bellabella Bellacoola Beothuk Family Chilliwack Chippewa Cowichan Cree Crow Dakota Etchaottine Etchareottine Etheneldeli Haida Hidatsa Huron Iroquois Kawchodinne Kitksan Kutchin Kutenai Kwakiutl Lill...

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  • King's Daughters / Filles du Roi

    The King's Daughters (French: Filles du Roi; Filles du Roy) is a term used to refer to the approximately 800 young French women who immigrated to New France between 1663 and 1673 as part of a program sponsored by Louis XIV . The program was designed to boost Canada's population both by encouraging male immigrants to settle there, and by promoting marriage, family formation and the birth of chil...

  • Quebec, Canada

    This project is to explore the families and people who lived in the Province of Quebec, Canada. Sources: Census: Federal (see Canada) census records are available for 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911. They can be accessed online at familysearch.org or Ancestry.com as well as various other websites.

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  • Dutch Diaspora - Farewell Holland

    Farewell Holland Aim of this project This project functions as a research tool for users with relatives who originated from the Netherlands but also as a collection of profiles of the people who did leave to start a new life abroad. Please feel free to add profiles of the Dutch families or descendants to the project, ideally with a small note in the about section of the profile ...

  • British Columbia, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in British Columbia, Canada

  • French Canadian Genealogy

    This Group will focus on cleaning up and expanding the genealogy for the French Canadian Ancestors. Links to those listed in Our French-Canadian Ancestors by Thomas J. Laforest (listing still in progress) Volume 01 Grégoire Deblois (1632 - 1705) , Julien Fortin dit Bellefontaine (1621-1692) , Nicolas Veilleux dit Labecasse (Verieul dit Labecasse) (1632-1714)

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  • Pioneers of Canada - Ontario

    Pioneers of Canada - Ontario ===History=====Aboriginal Settlement===The first residents of Ontario arrived during the last ice age, approximately 10,000 years ago. As the ice retreated Ontario's paleo-Indian inhabitants moved into the northern region of the province. For many years Ontario's Aboriginal peoples probably lived by fishing and hunting; deer, elk, bear and beaver could be found in t...

  • Manitoba, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in Manitoba, Canada Sources: Vital Records

  • Nova Scotia, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in Nova Scotia, Canada Sources: Vital Records

  • Pioneers of Canada - Nova Scotia

    Pioneers of Canada - Nova Scotia ===People=====Settlement and Immigration===The French who established the first successful settlement of Europeans in the province at Port-Royal in 1605 named it Acadia, from the name assigned to the coast by Giovanni da Verrazzano. Lasting British settlement did not occur until the founding of Halifax in 1749 by Governor Edward Cornwallis who brought with him s...

  • Battle of Queenston Heights

    This is a sub project under the umbrella of the War of 1812 The Battle of Queenston Heights The Battle of Queenston Heights was the first major battle in the War of 1812 and resulted in a British victory. It took place on 13 October 1812, near Queenston, in the present-day province of Ontario. It was fought between United States regulars and New York militia forces led by Roger Sheaffe , ...

  • The Irish Emmigrant to Canada

    Irish Canadians Irish Canadian are immigrants and descendants of immigrants who originated in Ireland. 1.2 million Irish immigrants arrived, 1825 to 1970, at least half of those in the period from 1831-1850. By 1867, they were the second largest ethnic group (after the French), and comprised 24% of Canada's population. The 1931 national census counted 1,230,000 Canadians of Irish descent, hal...

  • Kashubian History and Culture; Kaszubi / Historia i Kultura Kaszubów

    Kashubian History and Culture This project is to focus on the history of the Kashubian people and their unique culture, traditions and language. Kashubians are not German nor Polish. Since 2005, the Kashubian language enjoys legal protection by the Polish government as a minority language. Kashubian is taught in Polish schools and is found on many street signs in the region. Historians and ...

  • Pioneers of Canada

    Pioneers of Canada =This project will act as an umbrella project for all province's pioneers.==The Settlement of Canada:== ===An Overview=== By Ève Préfontaine North America was inhabited when Europeans first officially arrived in the 16th century. About 300,000 Aboriginal peoples were living in different areas of this vast territory at that time.===The first inhabitants===Aborigi...

  • Notable Cornish Canadians

    G Wilfred Grenfell 1865–1940 L Arthur Lobb 1871–1928 R Robert Terrill Rundle 1811–1896 Y James Yeo 1789–1868 John Yeo 1837–1924 Wikipedia Cornish Canadian Canadian people of Cornish descent

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  • Canadian Prime Ministers

    Canadian Prime Ministers This project is focused on Prime Ministers of Canada and their families. The family trees of the more recent prime ministers can be a challenge to merge due to the number of living/private profiles. If you would like to contribute to this page, please contact the Project Manager or one of the Project Collaborators. Profiles for Canadian Prime Ministers: Sir Jo...

  • Notable Canadian Jews

    Canadian Jews or Jewish Canadians are Canadian citizens of the Jewish faith and/or Jewish ethnicity. Canada boasts the fourth largest Jewish community in the world, exceeded only by the United States, France, and Israel. Most of the Jewish community consists of Ashkenazi Jews who immigrated from Europe. The city of Montreal has a substantial French-speaking Jewish community from North Africa an...

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  • Pioneers of Canada - Prince Edward Island

    Pioneers of Canada - Prince Edward Island ====History===The first inhabitants of PEI were ancestors of the Mi’kmaq. There is evidence they occupied sites on PEI as many as 10,000 years ago by crossing the low plain now covered by Northumberland Strait. Occupation since that time has most likely been continuous, although there are some indications that there may have been seasonal migrati...

  • Hockey Hall of Fame

    The Hockey Hall of Fame is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Dedicated to the history of ice hockey, it is both a museum and a hall of fame. It holds exhibits about players, teams, National Hockey League (NHL) records, memorabilia and NHL trophies, including the Stanley Cup. Originally in Kingston, Ontario, the Hockey Hall of Fame was first established in 1943 under the leadership of James T...

  • Fathers of Confederation - Canada

    Fathers of Confederation The Fathers of Confederation are the people who attended the Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences in 1864 and the London Conference of 1866 in England, preceding Canadian Confederation. There were 36 original Fathers of Confederation. Hewitt Bernard, who was the recording secretary at the Charlottetown Conference, is considered by some to be a Father of Confederation....

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  • Pioneers of Canada - British Columbia

    Pioneers of Canada - British Columbia History Aboriginal Settlement The coasts and interior valleys of British Columbia were first occupied sometime after the last Ice Age. Occupation of some sites in BC has been confirmed by carbon dating at about 6,000–8,000 years ago. The people of the Northwest Coast lived in autonomous villages of 200 to 1,000 people and had access to a partic...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Saskatchewan

    Pioneers of Canada - Saskatchewan ==History====Aboriginal Settlement===The earliest human inhabitants of the area that became Saskatchewan were nomadic Aboriginal peoples grouped roughly from north to south as follows: three tribes of the Athapaskan linguistic group (the Chipewyan, the Amisk and the Slavey); two groups speaking Algonquian (the Cree and the Blackfoot); and two tribes of the Siou...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Manitoba

    Pioneers of Canada - Manitoba ==Settlement=Agricultural settlement began in 1812 with the arrival of Lord Selkirk's settlers at Point Douglas, now within the boundaries of Winnipeg. Over the next 45 years, the Red River Colony at Assiniboia survived hail, frost, floods, grasshoppers, skirmishes with the Nor'Westers and an HBC monopoly. Expansionist sentiment from both Minnesota and Upper Canada...

  • Pioneers of Canada - New Brunswick

    Pioneers of Canada - New Brunswick ===Exploration==When the French attempted settlement, first at the mouth of the St Croix River in 1604 and later at Port-Royal, they were welcomed by the Micmac, who taught them how to survive. After the French had shifted their interest to Québec, the native people helped a few young men who remained, including Charles de Saint-Étienne de La Tou...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Labrador

    Pioneers of Canada - Labrador History The Labrador coast has been occupied for a very long time. Evidence of Maritime Archaic Native occupation, dating back at least 7000 years, has been found at L'ANSE AMOUR BURIAL SITE in the south. Labrador was likely the "Markland" of the Viking sagas, which described the anomalous silvery beaches near Groswater Bay. BASQUE fishermen established a great...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Yukon

    Pioneers of Canada - Yukon ===History=====Aboriginal Settlement===While it is one of the youngest parts of Canada in terms of European settlement, the Yukon (along with Alaska) is the oldest continuously inhabited part of North America. The earliest human inhabitants arrived via a land bridge across the Bering Strait from Asia. The date this occurred, however, is subject to considerable debate ...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Newfoundland & Labrador

    Pioneers of Canada - Newfoundland & Labrador ===History=====Aboriginal Settlement===During the prehistoric period, a group of people referred to by archeologists as the Maritime Archaic lived in the area now known Newfoundland and Labrador from about 8000 to 3200 BCE. They were followed by the Palaeo-eskimo, who lived in the region from about 2800 to 600 BCE, and then the Recent Indians, presen...

  • Parsons Family

    Calling all Parsons! Let's link our family trees together. Parsons (surname) Parsons as a surname has an occupational meaning, and refers to a parson's servant or a person that worked in the parson's house. Another meaning of the surname is the parson's son . Notable people with the surname of Parsons include: Alan Parsons (born 1948), British musician and record producer Albert Par...

  • Black Canadians

    This Black Canadian project includes people that were in Canada: 1) before French and Indian War and U.S. Revolutionary War, 2) came from Loyalist units, THE UNITED EMPIRE LOYALISTS: "It is a little known fact that slavery existed in the early years of (Prince Edward) Island’s History. Seventeen years after Samuel Holland divided the Island into sixty-seven lots in 1767, th...

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  • The Children's Friend Society

    The Children's Friend Society (CFS) was founded in London in 1830, as "The Society for the Suppression of Juvenile Vagrancy through the reformation and emigration of children". The CFS was founded by Captain Edward Pelham Brenton and run by a group of wealthy philanthropists with the cooperation of the British Government. Their stated objects was "to reclaim and provide for vagrant children...

  • Freemasons in Canada

    Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been present in Canada since at least 1634 and today can be found throughout the nation in civic and community roles. A detailed timeline of Freemasonry in Canada can be found via the Grand Lodge of British Columbia and Yukon's website . Although the most famous Freemasons have been presidents, CEOs, and other public figures, the vast majority of Freemason...

  • Irish Peter Robinson Settlers - Canada

    Peter Robinson Settlers in Canada 200 anniversary The year 2025 will see a celebration of significance in celebration of the two hundreth anniversary of the arrival of the Peter Robinson settlers in the Canadian Peterborough area. Scope of this project This is a project for documenting the Irish settlers brought to Ontario in 1823 and 1825 by Peter Robinson . This project aim is to help...

  • Newfoundland, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in Newfoundland, Canada

  • Peter Robinson Settlers - Fortitude Passengers May 1825

    Passengers arriving onboard the Fortitude This project page belongs to the main project Peter Robinson Settlers in Canada A return of Irish Emigrants proceeding to Canada, to be settled at the Expense of His Majesty's Government, under the superintendence of Mr. Peter Robinson, Embarked at Cove on board of the FORTITUDE for passage to Quebec - Mr. Francis Connin, Surgeon in charge. Ship For...

  • Clementsvale, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in Clementsvale, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada

  • Peter Robinson Settlers - Stakesby passengers July 1823

    Passengers arriving onboard the Stakesby This project page belongs to the main project Peter Robinson Settlers in Canada This page will list all the Irish emigrants who traveled from Cobh County Cork Ireland to Quebec onboard ship the Stakesby passengers embarked on board of the STAKESBY on 8th July 1823 and arrived at Quebec September 2nd and the proceeded to Montreal on the steamboat New ...

  • Peter Robinson Settlers - Hebe passengers July 1823

    Passengers arriving onboard the Hebe This project page belongs to the main project Peter Robinson Settlers in Canada This page will list all the passengers who traveled from Cobh County Cork Ireland to Quebec onboard ship the Hebe departure date 31 July 1823 arrival date 31st of August 1823. This list has been finalised if the person you are looking for is not on the list check the other sh...

  • New France

    This is a sub-project for the Colonial Americas Master Project. New France (French: Nouvelle-France) was the area colonized by France in North America during a period beginning with the exploration of the Saint Lawrence River by Jacques Cartier in 1534 and ending with the cession of New France to Spain and Great Britain in 1763. At its peak in 1712 (before the Treaty of Utrecht), the territ...

  • Woehl / Wale / Wales

    Wöhl / Woehl family that originated in Oberseebach, Bas-Rhin, France. A good number of them migrated to Welland County, Ontario, Canada and settled. A select number emigrated to Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA. The surname can be seen written in a number of ways depending on where they are using the name. In Oberseebach it was Wöhl and in North America and other places that ...

  • Bidyuk Miron

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  • Notable West Indian Americans and Canadians

    This project represents notable West Indian Americans and Caribbean Canadians. These are Americans with origin in the Dutch-, English-, and French-speaking lands of the Caribbean. Their population of 2,532,380 accounted for 0.83% of the U.S. population in 2008. The majority of Black Canadians are of Caribbean origin. Many Canadians identify as Black even though they may have multi-ethnic ...

  • Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, CanadaSources:

  • Shelburne County, Nova Scotia, Canada

    This project is to explore people and families who lived in Shelburne County, Nova Scotia, Canada

  • Commonwealth War Graves - Bergen op Zoom (Canadian)

    The list below is extracted from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission databases . About this project This project honors the military who died for the liberation of the Dutch city of Bergen op Zoom in WW II, and who were buried at the Canadian War Cemetery . In total, 1,087 people are buried at this cemetery. This includes 964 Canadians, the remainder being mainly British. For infor...