Canada Genealogy

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Canada Research Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Canada Background
Local Research Resources
The FamilySearch moderator for Canada is Baird

Guide to Canada genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Country Information

Canada is a country in North America bordered by the United States. It was formerly a colony of France and Great Britain. The official languages are English and French.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Canada Research

Links to articles on getting started with Canada research.

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Canada Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Canada research.

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Canada Clickable Map

Click on the map below to go to the province or territory's Wiki article listing more information.

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Provinces and Territories

Genealogy records are kept on the state level in Canada. Click on a state below to go to the state Wiki article listing more information.

More Canada Research Strategies

Research strategies give guidance on how to research or what records to search for first. Below are additional research strategy Wiki articles for Canada.

More Canada Research Tools

Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Canada.

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Canada," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 24 March 2016.