New Brunswick Ancestors: The New Brunswick Irish Portal

When one thinks of the people who settled New Brunswick, there are three main groups that come to mind: The Acadians, The Loyalists, and the New England Planters. But there\’s a good chance that within your New Brunswick ancestors are another group that tend to be forgotten about: The Irish. Even my own maternal tree,Continue reading “New Brunswick Ancestors: The New Brunswick Irish Portal”

52 Ancestors: Week 47- Revolutionary Soldier Records at the PANB

Week 47 of 52 Ancestors has the theme \”Soldier\”. This post I decided to look at a database on the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick\’s website. If your Loyalist ancestor went to New Brunswick, you\’ll want to check out the database Records of Old Revolutionary Soldiers and Their Widows. After the Revolutionary War that gave theContinue reading “52 Ancestors: Week 47- Revolutionary Soldier Records at the PANB”

New Brunswick Ancestors: The Genealogical Files of Mgr Robichaud

If you have north eastern New Brunswick ancestors, as I do, then you\’ll want to check out the Mgr Donat Robichaud Genealogical and Historical Research Collection at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick. This collection is the product of many years work. http://archives.gnb.ca/Search/FatherRobichaudTranscriptions/Default.aspx?culture=en-CA Monseigneur Robichaud was a Catholic Priest who was born in Shippegan, New Brunswick 24Continue reading “New Brunswick Ancestors: The Genealogical Files of Mgr Robichaud”

New Brunswick Ancestors: Update to the PANB County Guides

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_New_Brunswick A while back I wrote a blog post about the County Guides at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (PANB). They are a wonderful resource, but at the time of writing they were last updated in 2006. I\’m happy to say that over the holidays, the PANB gave us a Christmas gift and updatedContinue reading “New Brunswick Ancestors: Update to the PANB County Guides”

New Brunswick Ancestors: A Look at the PANB County Guides

The Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (PANB) is one of my favourite websites to use. Compared to other provincial archives\’ sites, it\’s very genealogist friendly. But did you know that there is so much more information on it than what you can find under the \”Search\” tab? One of the great resources they have isContinue reading “New Brunswick Ancestors: A Look at the PANB County Guides”