Acadia – Acadie
Faragher, John Mack, A Great and Noble Scheme The Tragic Story of the Expulsion of the French Acadians from Their American Homeland (New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2005). Note: the book's title is somewhat deceiving; the book covers the history of Acadia from 1604.
Genealogy Book Recommendation:
White, Stephen A., Dictionnaire genealogique des familles acadiennes (Moncton, N.B.: Centre d’etudes Acadiennes, Univesite de Moncton, 1999).
Sandra Goodwin's Historical Podcasts:
1671 Acadian Census - in addition to the habitant, his occupation, his wife, and their children, the 1671 Census also records the following information: the number of cattle owned; the number of sheep; and the frontage in arpents of their land.
1698 Census of Port Royal:
Acadian Parish Records:
Original Parish Record for the 18th Century:
St. Jean Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755
- The Nova Scotia Archives have digitized and indexed the original parish records. Use the Search Box at the bottom of the page to search for the surnames of those named in the parish register. After you have clicked on a particular entry in the register, you will be taken to the original image in the register
19th and 20th Century Records:
Links - Most of the websites below have several subpages - be sure to explore them!