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== FamilySearch Centers (Continued)  ==
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=== FamilySearch Centers (Continued)  ===
  
==== Lethbridge FamilySearch Center ====
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==== Lethbridge FamilySearch Center ====
Lethbridge FamilySearch Center<br>
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1912 10th Ave South Lethbridge,<br> Alberta T1K 0B7 <br> Telephone: (403) 328-0206
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=== Resources Available  ===
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:Lethbridge FamilySearch Center
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:1912 10th Ave South Lethbridge,
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:Alberta T1K 0B7
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:Telephone: (403) 328-0206
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===== Resources Available  =====
  
 
The Lethbridge FamilySearch Center has an extensive collection of resources which are available free to the public. These resources, which are added to on a continual basis, can be found on microfilm, microfiche, computer, and books. They include the following:  
 
The Lethbridge FamilySearch Center has an extensive collection of resources which are available free to the public. These resources, which are added to on a continual basis, can be found on microfilm, microfiche, computer, and books. They include the following:  
  
*Social Security Death Index<br>
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*Social Security Death Index  
*Family History Library Catalogue™ <br>
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*Family History Library Catalogue™  
*Books and Gazetteers <br>
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*Books and Gazetteers  
*Maps and Atlas<br>
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*Maps and Atlas  
*Accelerated Indexing Systems <br>
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*Accelerated Indexing Systems  
*Daughters of the Utah Pioneers<br>
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*Daughters of the Utah Pioneers
  
 
=== Major Collections  ===
 
=== Major Collections  ===
  
==== 1. '''Victoria, Australia microfiche Index''' ====
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==== Victoria, Australia microfiche Index  ====
  
:a. birth, marriages, deaths (1853-1895) <br>  
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*birth, marriages, deaths (1853-1895)  
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*early church records (1828-1844)<br>
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*index to early church birth, marriage and deaths (1853-1895) Victoria, Australia<br>
  
:b. early church records (1828-1844) <br>
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==== England and Wales  ====
  
:c. index to early church birth, marriage and deaths (1853-1895) Victoria, Australia
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:1. births, marriages, deaths microfiche Indexes Ÿ
  
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::*births 1837-1926 (more to come) Ÿ
  
==== 2.'''England &amp; Wales'''< ====
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::*marriages 1837-1928 (more to come) Ÿ
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::*deaths 1837-1933 (more to come)<br>
  
:a. births, marriages, deaths microfiche Indexes Ÿ
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:2. Boyd’s Marriage Index 1538-1837 (7 microfilms)<br>
*births 1837-1926 (more to come) Ÿ
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*marriages 1837-1928 (more to come) Ÿ
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*deaths 1837-1933 (more to come)<br>
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:b. Boyd’s Marriage Index 1538-1837 (7 microfilms)<br>  
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:3. English probate indexes <br>
  
:c. English probate indexes <br>  
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:4. 1891 census with Channel Islands, Isle of Man <br>
  
:d. 1891 census with Channel Islands, Isle of Man <br>  
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:5. 1881 census with Scotland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man<br>
  
:e. 1881 census with Scotland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man<br>  
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:6. 1851 census index for Warwickshire, Devon, Norfolk<br>
  
:f. 1851 census index for Warwickshire, Devon, Norfolk<br>  
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:7. 1841-1881 census street index <br>
  
:g. 1841-1881 census street index <br>  
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:8. Calendar of Wills 1858-1876<br>
  
:h. Calendar of Wills 1858-1876<br>  
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:9. marriage license index (Vicar Gen.) 1660-1921<br>
  
:i. marriage license index (Vicar Gen.) 1660-1921<br>  
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:10. marriage license index (Faculty Office) 1632-1955<br>
  
:j. marriage license index (Faculty Office) 1632-1955<br>  
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:11. Society of Friends, Channel Islands<br>
  
:k. Society of Friends, Channel Islands<br>
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==== Scotland  ====
  
==== 3. '''Scotland'''  ====
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*civil registry microfiche Index Ÿ births, marriages, deaths (1855-1955, 1955-56)
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*Parochial Registry for Scotland  
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*Scotland Church Records
  
:a. civil registry microfiche Index Ÿ births, marriages, deaths (1855-1955, 1955-56)<br>
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==== Ireland  ====
  
:b. Parochial Registry for Scotland <br>
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*births, marriages, deaths index (1855-1959) (microfilm)
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*Irish Marriage License index 1623-1866 (microfilm)
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*Householders index (microfilm)
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*Irish passenger lists 1847-1871 (book)
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*Irish landowners 1876 (book)
  
:c. Scotland Church Records
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==== Canada  ====
  
==== 4.'''Ireland '''  ====
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*index to passenger lists of ships into Halifax and Québec 1865-1900
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*index Upper Canada Marriage Bonds (film) 1803-1845 (pa-z)
 +
*Soundex Border Crossings— microfilms of border crossing records from Canada into the U.S. 1895-1954
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*Federal Census for all Provinces in Canada (1851-1901)
  
:a. births, marriages, deaths index (1855-1959) (microfilm)<br>
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==== Ontario  ====
  
:b. Irish Marriage License index 1623-1866 (microfilm)<br>
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1. microfilm of certificates and indexesmarriages Ÿ
  
:c. Householders index (microfilm)<br>
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2. marriages 1873-1913 (part of)  
  
:d. Irish passenger lists 1847-1871 (book) <br>
 
 
:e. Irish landowners 1876 (book)<br>
 
 
==== 5. '''Canada '''  ====
 
 
:a. index to passenger lists of ships into Halifax and Québec 1865-1900<br>
 
 
:b. index Upper Canada Marriage Bonds (film) 1803-1845 (pa-z)<br>
 
 
:c. Soundex Border Crossings— microfilms of border crossing records from Canada into the U.S. 1895-1954 <br>
 
 
:d. Federal Census for all Provinces in Canada (1851-1901)<br>
 
 
==== 6. '''Ontario'''  ====
 
 
:a. microfilm of certificates and indexes<br>
 
 
:b. marriages Ÿ<br>
 
 
::*marriages 1873-1913 (part of)
 
 
*Ÿmarriage bonds 1803 - 1845, 1865 (microfilm)  
 
*Ÿmarriage bonds 1803 - 1845, 1865 (microfilm)  
 
*Ÿmarriage index 1873-1912  
 
*Ÿmarriage index 1873-1912  
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*ŸCounty Marriage Registry 1858-1869 - book<br>
 
*ŸCounty Marriage Registry 1858-1869 - book<br>
  
:c. births Ÿ  
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3. births Ÿ  
  
::*births 1869-1899  
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*births 1869-1899  
 
*Ÿbirth indexes 1869-1922 Ÿ  
 
*Ÿbirth indexes 1869-1922 Ÿ  
 
*delayed registration of births 1860-1899<br>
 
*delayed registration of births 1860-1899<br>
  
:d. deaths Ÿ<br>
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4. deaths Ÿ  
  
::*deaths (registers &amp; index) 1869-1924  
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*deaths (registers &amp; index) 1869-1924  
 
*several 1800s county maps with histories of people<br>
 
*several 1800s county maps with histories of people<br>
  
:e. land records index on microfilm<br>  
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5. land records index on microfilm<br>  
  
:f. 1871 census index—books<br>  
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6. 1871 census index—books<br>  
  
:g. some cemetery transcriptions on microfilm Ÿ<br>  
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7. some cemetery transcriptions on microfilm Ÿ<br>  
  
::*Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Huron Co.  
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*Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Huron Co.  
 
*ŸSt. Ambrose Roman Catholic Cemetery, Huron Co.  
 
*ŸSt. Ambrose Roman Catholic Cemetery, Huron Co.  
 
*ŸAbandoned Presbyterian Cemetery, Wroxeter, Ontario  
 
*ŸAbandoned Presbyterian Cemetery, Wroxeter, Ontario  
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*ŸHayden Methodist Cemetery, Howick Twp.  
 
*ŸHayden Methodist Cemetery, Howick Twp.  
 
*ŸBaptist Abandoned Pioneer Cemetery, Howick Twp.  
 
*ŸBaptist Abandoned Pioneer Cemetery, Howick Twp.  
*&nbsp;Abandoned Old Hunter Cemetery, Howick Twp. Ÿ  
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*Abandoned Old Hunter Cemetery, Howick Twp. Ÿ  
 
*Church of the Annunciation Cemetery, Frontenac, Ontario <br>
 
*Church of the Annunciation Cemetery, Frontenac, Ontario <br>
  
:h. Lanark Co. probate Records 1871-1902 (film)<br>  
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8. Lanark Co. probate Records 1871-1902 (film)<br>  
  
:i. Ontario Surrogate Court 1837-1902 and 1848-1968<br>  
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9. Ontario Surrogate Court 1837-1902 and 1848-1968<br>  
  
==== 7. '''Nova Scotia ''' ====
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==== Nova Scotia ====
  
:a. county histories<br>  
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*county histories  
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*Nova Scotia Immigrants to 1867-book<br>
  
:b. Nova Scotia Immigrants to 1867-book<br>
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==== New Brunswick  ====
  
==== 8.'''New Brunswick ''' ====
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Vital Statistics form New Brunswick Newspapers 1784-1878, —books<br>
  
:Vital Statistics form New Brunswick Newspapers 1784-1878, —books<br>
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==== Québec  ====
  
==== 9. '''Québec ''' ====
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*Recueil de Généalogies—Gazetteer
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*Beauce-Dorchester-Frontenac 1625-1946 (11 Volumes) <br>
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*Généalogies-Montmagny, L’Islet, Bellechasse (16 Volumes) <br>
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*Tanguay’s Dictionnaire Généalogique (109 Fiche) <br>
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*Loiselle Index to Québec Marriages (11 films) <br>
 +
*1881 Census for Lotbinière Co., Montréal City, Argenteuil Co., Pontiac Co. <br>
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*1891 census Argenteuil District, Yamaska District
  
:a. Recueil de Généalogies—Gazetteer<br>
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==== U.S.A.  ====
  
:b. Beauce-Dorchester-Frontenac 1625-1946 (11 Volumes) <br>
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*Accelerated Index System (searches 1-7A) Microfiche
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*surname index of tax lists and census records for the U.S.
 +
*Social Security Death Index—On FamilySearch passenger and immigration lists Index (15 Volumes)  
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*numerous films, reference books and books for various states
  
:c. Généalogies-Montmagny, L’Islet, Bellechasse (16 Volumes)<br>
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==== Europe  ====
  
:d. Tanguay’s Dictionnaire Généalogique (109 Fiche) <br>  
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*Hamburg Germany Passenger list Index 1855-1934
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*gazetteer for Prussia (13 Volumes)  
 +
*large divisional maps of Poland
 +
*30 general reference books for Germany
 +
*Parish Record Grassard Co., Sweden
 +
*farm names of Norway
 +
*parish register Jerichow, Sachsen, Germany<br>
  
:e. Loiselle Index to Québec Marriages (11 films) <br>
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==== LDS Records  ====
  
:f. 1881 Census for Lotbinière Co., Montréal City, Argenteuil Co., Pontiac Co.<br>  
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*Alberta Ward Records
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*Crossing the Ocean Index 1840-1925
 +
*1966 Series 4 Generation Sheets
 +
*LDS Census 1914-1920, 1925, 1930, 1935
 +
*LDS Immigration from England 1875-1913
 +
*Church Memberships 1830-1848 (95 Fiche)
 +
*archive records—Family Group Sheets on Microfiche
 +
*history of the Church on Microfiche
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*some Utah Ward Records
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*some English Branch Records
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*Mormon Pioneers Crossing the Plains<br>
  
:g. 1891 census Argenteuil District, Yamaska District
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=== Books and Gazetteers ===
 
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==== 10. '''U.S.A.'''  ====
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:a. Accelerated Index System (searches 1-7A) Microfiche<br>
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:b. surname index of tax lists and census records for the U.S.<br>
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:c. Social Security Death Index—On FamilySearch <br>
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:d. passenger and immigration lists Index (15 Volumes) <br>
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:e. numerous films, reference books and books for various states
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==== 11. '''Europe'''  ====
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:a. Hamburg Germany Passenger list Index 1855-1934<br>
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:b. gazetteer for Prussia (13 Volumes)<br>
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:c. large divisional maps of Poland <br>
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:d. 30 general reference books for Germany<br>
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:e. Parish Record Grassard Co., Sweden<br>
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:f. farm names of Norway <br>
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:g. parish register Jerichow, Sachsen, Germany<br>
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==== 12.'''LDS Records''' ====
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:a. Alberta Ward Records <br>
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:b. Crossing the Ocean Index 1840-1925 <br>
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:c. 1966 Series 4 Generation Sheets <br>
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:d. LDS Census 1914-1920, 1925, 1930, 1935 <br>
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:e. LDS Immigration from England 1875-1913<br>
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:f. Church Memberships 1830-1848 (95 Fiche) <br>
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:g. archive records—Family Group Sheets on Microfiche<br>
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:h. history of the Church on Microfiche<br>
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:i. some Utah Ward Records<br>
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:j. some English Branch Records<br>
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:k. Mormon Pioneers Crossing the Plains<br>
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=== '''Books &amp; Gazetteers'''  ===
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*an extensive collection of resource books and local history books Ÿ  
 
*an extensive collection of resource books and local history books Ÿ  
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*ŸSouthern Alberta history books<br>
 
*ŸSouthern Alberta history books<br>
  
=== '''Maps &amp; Atlases''' ===
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=== Maps &amp; Atlases  ===
  
 
*an excellent collection of maps for most countries of the world, including Ireland, England, Europe, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Denmark Sweden, Netherlands, Iceland and Norway  
 
*an excellent collection of maps for most countries of the world, including Ireland, England, Europe, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Denmark Sweden, Netherlands, Iceland and Norway  
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*Historical Atlas for Canada, Prince Edward Island, New&nbsp;Brunswick and numerous counties of Ontario<br>
 
*Historical Atlas for Canada, Prince Edward Island, New&nbsp;Brunswick and numerous counties of Ontario<br>
  
=== '''Microfilms''' Ÿ  ===
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=== Microfilms Ÿ  ===
  
*a large collection of films for Scotland particularly Aberdeen County. There are a total of 1,117 films for all of Scotland (including Aberdeen) which include marriage, birth, death, census and baptism records. Parish Registers and histories are also on film.
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*a large collection of films for Scotland particularly Aberdeen County. There are a total of 1,117 films for all of Scotland (including Aberdeen) which include marriage, birth, death, census and baptism records. Parish Registers and histories are also on film.  
 
*films on each county of England may contain census records, Parish Registers marriages, birth, death, records, wills, etc.Ÿ  
 
*films on each county of England may contain census records, Parish Registers marriages, birth, death, records, wills, etc.Ÿ  
 
*films for almost every country of the world including: Ireland, Wales, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia,  
 
*films for almost every country of the world including: Ireland, Wales, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia,  
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These films could include marriage, birth, death, census records and much more  
 
These films could include marriage, birth, death, census records and much more  
  
=== '''Microfiche''' ===
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=== Microfiche  ===
  
 
Besides part of the major collection of resources on microfiche, there is also:  
 
Besides part of the major collection of resources on microfiche, there is also:  
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*ŸFamily Registry (See under Family Registry)
 
*ŸFamily Registry (See under Family Registry)
  
=== '''Family Registry''' ===
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=== Family Registry  ===
  
 
A microfiche file consisting of:  
 
A microfiche file consisting of:  
  
 
*a registry of names that people are working on  
 
*a registry of names that people are working on  
*their addresses or means of contacting them
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*their addresses or means of contacting them  
 
*registry of family organizations or people wanting to start a family organization
 
*registry of family organizations or people wanting to start a family organization
  
=== '''Daughters of the Utah Pioneers''' ===
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=== Daughters of the Utah Pioneers  ===
  
 
The Lethbridge FamilySearch Center has a large collection of books, biographies and histories regarding the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. There are many descendants of the Utah Pioneers living in Southern Alberta. Some of the information regarding the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers has been written by these descendants and is contained in the following books and biographies.  
 
The Lethbridge FamilySearch Center has a large collection of books, biographies and histories regarding the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. There are many descendants of the Utah Pioneers living in Southern Alberta. Some of the information regarding the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers has been written by these descendants and is contained in the following books and biographies.  
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*Chronicles of Courage Volumes 1, 2, 3, 5  
 
*Chronicles of Courage Volumes 1, 2, 3, 5  
 
*An Enduring Legac- Volumes 1-12  
 
*An Enduring Legac- Volumes 1-12  
*Our Pioneer Heritage—Volumes 18, 19
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*Our Pioneer Heritage—Volumes 18, 19  
 
*numerous biographies and Town Histories
 
*numerous biographies and Town Histories
  
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The original content for this article was contributed by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies in June 2012. It is an excerpt from their course Research: Alberta Ancestors  by Arlene Borgstede. The Institute offers over 200 comprehensive genealogy courses for a fee ($).

Contents

FamilySearch Centers (Continued)

Lethbridge FamilySearch Center

Lethbridge FamilySearch Center
1912 10th Ave South Lethbridge,
Alberta T1K 0B7
Telephone: (403) 328-0206
Resources Available

The Lethbridge FamilySearch Center has an extensive collection of resources which are available free to the public. These resources, which are added to on a continual basis, can be found on microfilm, microfiche, computer, and books. They include the following:

  • Social Security Death Index
  • Family History Library Catalogue™
  • Books and Gazetteers
  • Maps and Atlas
  • Accelerated Indexing Systems
  • Daughters of the Utah Pioneers

Major Collections

Victoria, Australia microfiche Index

  • birth, marriages, deaths (1853-1895)
  • early church records (1828-1844)
  • index to early church birth, marriage and deaths (1853-1895) Victoria, Australia

England and Wales

1. births, marriages, deaths microfiche Indexes Ÿ
  • births 1837-1926 (more to come) Ÿ
  • marriages 1837-1928 (more to come) Ÿ
  • deaths 1837-1933 (more to come)
2. Boyd’s Marriage Index 1538-1837 (7 microfilms)
3. English probate indexes
4. 1891 census with Channel Islands, Isle of Man
5. 1881 census with Scotland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man
6. 1851 census index for Warwickshire, Devon, Norfolk
7. 1841-1881 census street index
8. Calendar of Wills 1858-1876
9. marriage license index (Vicar Gen.) 1660-1921
10. marriage license index (Faculty Office) 1632-1955
11. Society of Friends, Channel Islands

Scotland

  • civil registry microfiche Index Ÿ births, marriages, deaths (1855-1955, 1955-56)
  • Parochial Registry for Scotland
  • Scotland Church Records

Ireland

  • births, marriages, deaths index (1855-1959) (microfilm)
  • Irish Marriage License index 1623-1866 (microfilm)
  • Householders index (microfilm)
  • Irish passenger lists 1847-1871 (book)
  • Irish landowners 1876 (book)

Canada

  • index to passenger lists of ships into Halifax and Québec 1865-1900
  • index Upper Canada Marriage Bonds (film) 1803-1845 (pa-z)
  • Soundex Border Crossings— microfilms of border crossing records from Canada into the U.S. 1895-1954
  • Federal Census for all Provinces in Canada (1851-1901)

Ontario

1. microfilm of certificates and indexesmarriages Ÿ

2. marriages 1873-1913 (part of)

  • Ÿmarriage bonds 1803 - 1845, 1865 (microfilm)
  • Ÿmarriage index 1873-1912
  • Ÿsome early marriage records 1801-1848 (microfilm)
  • ŸCounty Marriage Registry 1858-1869 - book

3. births Ÿ

  • births 1869-1899
  • Ÿbirth indexes 1869-1922 Ÿ
  • delayed registration of births 1860-1899

4. deaths Ÿ

  • deaths (registers & index) 1869-1924
  • several 1800s county maps with histories of people

5. land records index on microfilm

6. 1871 census index—books

7. some cemetery transcriptions on microfilm Ÿ

  • Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Huron Co.
  • ŸSt. Ambrose Roman Catholic Cemetery, Huron Co.
  • ŸAbandoned Presbyterian Cemetery, Wroxeter, Ontario
  • ŸAnglican Cemetery Howick Twp.
  • ŸHayden Methodist Cemetery, Howick Twp.
  • ŸBaptist Abandoned Pioneer Cemetery, Howick Twp.
  • Abandoned Old Hunter Cemetery, Howick Twp. Ÿ
  • Church of the Annunciation Cemetery, Frontenac, Ontario

8. Lanark Co. probate Records 1871-1902 (film)

9. Ontario Surrogate Court 1837-1902 and 1848-1968

Nova Scotia

  • county histories
  • Nova Scotia Immigrants to 1867-book

New Brunswick

Vital Statistics form New Brunswick Newspapers 1784-1878, —books

Québec

  • Recueil de Généalogies—Gazetteer
  • Beauce-Dorchester-Frontenac 1625-1946 (11 Volumes)
  • Généalogies-Montmagny, L’Islet, Bellechasse (16 Volumes)
  • Tanguay’s Dictionnaire Généalogique (109 Fiche)
  • Loiselle Index to Québec Marriages (11 films)
  • 1881 Census for Lotbinière Co., Montréal City, Argenteuil Co., Pontiac Co.
  • 1891 census Argenteuil District, Yamaska District

U.S.A.

  • Accelerated Index System (searches 1-7A) Microfiche
  • surname index of tax lists and census records for the U.S.
  • Social Security Death Index—On FamilySearch passenger and immigration lists Index (15 Volumes)
  • numerous films, reference books and books for various states

Europe

  • Hamburg Germany Passenger list Index 1855-1934
  • gazetteer for Prussia (13 Volumes)
  • large divisional maps of Poland
  • 30 general reference books for Germany
  • Parish Record Grassard Co., Sweden
  • farm names of Norway
  • parish register Jerichow, Sachsen, Germany

LDS Records

  • Alberta Ward Records
  • Crossing the Ocean Index 1840-1925
  • 1966 Series 4 Generation Sheets
  • LDS Census 1914-1920, 1925, 1930, 1935
  • LDS Immigration from England 1875-1913
  • Church Memberships 1830-1848 (95 Fiche)
  • archive records—Family Group Sheets on Microfiche
  • history of the Church on Microfiche
  • some Utah Ward Records
  • some English Branch Records
  • Mormon Pioneers Crossing the Plains

Books and Gazetteers

  • an extensive collection of resource books and local history books Ÿ
  • Parish Registry books of England (also found on some films in the library) Ÿ
  • a large number of general reference books:
  • England: British Isles general reference, counties of England, Ireland, Scotland
  • ŸCanada: general reference, Alberta, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Québec, as well as many other books for other provinces
  • general genealogy reference books Ÿ
  • general reference books for all countries of the world including one on Jewish research
  • ŸLDS reference books Ÿ 
  • general reference books for U.S.A. and Native Races Ÿ
  • reference books on Germany
  • Ÿgazetteers Ÿ
  • Genealogical Research Directories 1885-1996
  • ŸSouthern Alberta history books

Maps & Atlases

  • an excellent collection of maps for most countries of the world, including Ireland, England, Europe, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Denmark Sweden, Netherlands, Iceland and Norway
  • 14 maps of Germany
  • ŸEnglish Shire maps Ÿ
  • Scotland Shire maps Ÿ
  • Registration and Census district maps of England
  • Ÿ17 Ordnance Survey Maps—U.K. Ÿ
  • 62 maps of England, Wales and Scotland Ÿ
  • Atlas of States in U.S. Ÿ
  • Historical Atlas for Canada, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and numerous counties of Ontario

Microfilms Ÿ

  • a large collection of films for Scotland particularly Aberdeen County. There are a total of 1,117 films for all of Scotland (including Aberdeen) which include marriage, birth, death, census and baptism records. Parish Registers and histories are also on film.
  • films on each county of England may contain census records, Parish Registers marriages, birth, death, records, wills, etc.Ÿ
  • films for almost every country of the world including: Ireland, Wales, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia,
  • South Africa, Sweden, every state in the U.S.A., Switzerland, Ukraine, Mexico, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, every province in Canada, Asia and of course England and Scotland.

These films could include marriage, birth, death, census records and much more

Microfiche

Besides part of the major collection of resources on microfiche, there is also:

  • the most used 200 reference books
  • ŸIGI for England, Wales, Europe, Mexico, South America, South West Pacific, Asia, Africa, South Africa, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, U.S.A. and Canada Ÿ
  • Accelerated Indexing System (searches 1-7A) Ÿ 
  • Ontario Land Records Ÿ
  • England and Wales index—marriages and deaths for 1804 and births 1807
  • Victoria Australia Index—births, deaths and marriages 1853-1895 early church records
  • 1891 census for England, Wales, Channel Islands, Island of Man Ÿ
  • Parish Listing and Vital Records
  • ŸFamily Registry (See under Family Registry)

Family Registry

A microfiche file consisting of:

  • a registry of names that people are working on
  • their addresses or means of contacting them
  • registry of family organizations or people wanting to start a family organization

Daughters of the Utah Pioneers

The Lethbridge FamilySearch Center has a large collection of books, biographies and histories regarding the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. There are many descendants of the Utah Pioneers living in Southern Alberta. Some of the information regarding the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers has been written by these descendants and is contained in the following books and biographies.

  • Chronicles of Courage Volumes 1, 2, 3, 5
  • An Enduring Legac- Volumes 1-12
  • Our Pioneer Heritage—Volumes 18, 19
  • numerous biographies and Town Histories

The FamilySearch Center has 10 film readers and six microfiche readers.


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