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┬áMigrations. This website has some great informationContinue reading “52 Ancestors: Week 38 – French Canadian and Acadian Research on migrations.fr”

Quebec Ancestors: La Societe des Filles du roi et soldats du Carignan, Inc.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Quebec Those of us with French Canadian heritage most likely descend from either a Filles du Roi and/or a Soldat du Carignan. Even more likely is that you will descend from more than one of them. The Filles du Roi, or King\’s daughters, were women of marriageable age that were sent from France to helpContinue reading “Quebec Ancestors: La Societe des Filles du roi et soldats du Carignan, Inc.”