52 Ancestors: Week 38 – French Canadian and Acadian Research on migrations.fr

The 52 Ancestors prompt for week 38 is \”cousins\”. My French Canadian/Acadian roots have given me a ridiculously large amount of cousins. So what better group to focus on when I\’m trying to appeal to a wide audience. http://www.migrations.fr/page%20d\’accueil.htm A few years ago, I stumbled upon a website called¬†Migrations. This website has some great informationContinue reading “52 Ancestors: Week 38 – French Canadian and Acadian Research on migrations.fr”

52 Ancestors: Week 28 – Acadian Research

This week\’s 52 Ancestors prompt is \”Reunion\”. If you have Acadian Ancestry, then you probably know that this year is the Congres Mondial Acadien (CMA). Held every four years, it is a huge celebration for those with Acadian roots. Each one is hosted by a different region of the original Acadian settlers. This year\’s celebrationContinue reading “52 Ancestors: Week 28 – Acadian Research”

Acadian Ancestors: Using the Nova Scotia Archives

Source:¬†https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Acadia Acadian Day was this week here in Canada. I\’m not going to get into the long and complicated history of the Acadians in Canada. Long story short, the Acadians were some of the earliest settlers of Canada, settling in what is now Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. They would become victimsContinue reading “Acadian Ancestors: Using the Nova Scotia Archives”