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*****GENEALOGY*****

We know that some of our members have done extensive research on their family history. If you would like to share this with our readers, please let us know. We would love to have genealogy as part of our newsletter.

*****Tanguay’s Genealogical Dictionary*****

A major resource for Quebec genealogical research is the Dictionnaire Genealogique des familles Canadiennes/Genealogical Dictionary of French-Canadian Families.  This resource is a 7 volume dictionary compiled and written by Roman Catholic priest, Cyprien Tanguay.  The records date as far back as the late 1500’s to about 1800. The volumes can be viewed on-line through the Bibliotheque et Archives du Quebec website. http://bibnum2.banq.qc.ca/bna/dicoGenealogie/

*****FrancoAmerican Gravy*****

Family History & Stories from Quebec and Upstate New York.
http://francoamericangravy.blogspot.com

**Dictionary of Canadian Biography/Dictionnaire Biographique du Canada**
A dictionary of biographical entries for individuals who have contributed to the history of Canada.
http://www.biographi.ca/en/index.php
http://www.biographi.ca/en/about_us.php

 

The database titled Genealogy of Canada is another source for finding the genealogies of the first families of Quebec.
http://www.nosorigines.qc.ca/genealogie.aspx?lng=en

Les Cimetieres du Quebec (The Cemeteries of Quebec)
http://www.cimetieresduquebec.ca

Northern New York American-Canadian Genealogical Society, Dannemora, New York
http://www.nnyacgs.com
https://www.facebook.com/NNYACGS/

Acadian & French-Canadian Ancestral Home
This web site established in 1998, is a repository for Acadian & French-Canadian researchers.
http://www.acadian-home.org/frames

French-Canadian Genealogical Society of Connecticut
https://www.fcgsc.org/about

Learn about the history of New France at the Canadian Museum of History, Virtual Museum of New France.  Click on the many titles and sub-titles, Colonies and Empires, The Explorers, Economic Activities, Population, Daily Life, and Heritage.
http://www.historymuseum.ca/virtual-museum-of-new-france/introduction/

The French contribution to colonial-era French mapping.  French Mapping of New York and New England, 1604-1760.
David Y. Allen, Map Librarian, emeritus, at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York.
Persistent URL for citation: http:purl.oclc.org/coordinates/a l.htm

http://www.stonybrook.edu/libmap/coordinates/seriesa/no1/a1.htm

American-Canadian Genealogical Society, Manchester, New Hampshire
French Canadian, Franco–American and Acadian Genealogy www.acgs.org


Finding articles in genealogy journals

There are a number of genealogy journals in the collection of research materials at the Guilderland Public Library.  You might wonder - how can I find out what is in them that might be of help to me in my research?

Most of these journals are not online in full-text form, but there are online indexes where you can search for the articles that might be of interest.  If you search the online index and find the title of an article that appears in any of our journals, you've hit the jackpot!  You can come to the library to read or copy the article.  If you find an article that is not in our collection, it can still be requested using Interlibrary Loan from your home library.

Below is a list of the genealogy journals at the Guilderland Public Library that were formerly at the Cohoes Public Library courtesy of the Fédération Franco-Américaine du NY.  The journal titles have been tagged with the letter P if they are in the PERiodical Source Index, so you'll know which articles you can find here.

If you would like assistance searching, I'll be glad to help you.  Call me at 456-2400 ext 2 and ask for me by name, Margaret Lanoue.  Starting in January 2017, I should be available Tuesdays and Thursdays most weeks.
Journals and Newsletters - incomplete runs, but interesting articles
     Note:  To find the contents of the journals you can search in a database called  PERiodial Source Index (PERSI) available from free via:
     http://search.findmypast.com/search/periodical-source-index
     These are noted with the letter P in front of the title. 

P    Acadian Genealogy Exchange 1985-1990
P    American-Canadian Genealogist (Manchester, NH) 1991-5
P    American-Canadian Genealogical Society of New Hampshire -The Genealogist 1975-1984
P    American French Genealogical Society - Je me souviens 1979-1981
P     Canadian-American Genealogical Journal - Lost in Canada? (1980, 1991-94)
      Canadian-American Journal of History and Genealogy for Canadian, French and Metis study
      L’Etoile d’Acadie 1981-85
      French Canadian and Acadian Genealogical Review  1980
P    French Canadian Heritage Society - Michigan’s Habitant Heritage
P    Northern New York American-Canadian Genealogical Society - Lifeline
       Mémoires de la Societe Généalogique Canadienne-Française 1980-82
        See index at F/A LH Ref 920.071
P    Northwest Territory Canadian and French Heritage Center - Cousins et cousins 1978-2001
P    Nova Scotia Genealogist (1985-86)
Miscellaneous issues:
  Connecticut Maple Leaf; La Gagnonnière; Maine Mosaic; L’Union (St. Jean Baptist) 1931-34

Margaret Lanoue
Librarian, Programming & Public Services
Guilderland Public Library
2228 Western Ave.
Guilderland, NY 12084
Phone: 518.456.2400 x 143
Fax: 518.456.0923
E-Mail: lanouem@guilpl.org
www.guilpl.org
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