French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan
P.O. Box 1900, Royal Oak, 48068-1900
Acadia – Acadie
 
Book Recommendation
 
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.
 
Sandra Goodwin's Podcasts:
 
 
 
Acadian Censuses from 1671-1763: Library and Archives Canada (LAC) provides links to images and transcriptions of the Acadian Censuses.  See: https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/Pages/Finding-Aid-300.aspx#e
 
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:
Ancestry's Drouin Collection - Acadian Parish Records are available as part of Ancestry's Drouin Collection.  Many of the parish records are transcriptions of the original records.  See: https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1110/
GénéanolgieQuébec - Drouin Collection Parish Records are also available as part of their collection.  See: https://www.genealogiequebec.com/membership/en/fonds-drouin/REGISTRES
St. Jean Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755 - The Nova Scotia Archives have digitized and indexed the original parish records.  See: https://archives.novascotia.ca/acadian/background/?P=volumes
Ile Royale - Louisbourg Original Parish Records - 1722-1738 - The New France Archives have digitized the original parish records for this period.  See: https://nouvelle-france.org/eng/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=30843&
 
Links

Acadian Memorial: http://www.acadianmemorial.org/

 

CBC: The Acadians: http://www.cbc.ca/acadian/index.html

 

Acadian & French-Canadian Ancestral Home: http://www.acadian-home.org/frames.html - Be sure to explore the links in the side panel!

 

Acadian Museum of Prince Edward Island: http://museeacadien.org/an/

 

Acadian-Cajun Genealogy & History: http://www.acadian-cajun.com/hisacad1.htm

 

Canadian Encyclopedia: https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/history-of-acadia

 

Marianapolis College: http://faculty.marianopolis.edu/c.belanger/QuebecHistory/encyclopedia/LesAcadiens-Acadians-HistoireduCanada.htm

 

Acadian.Org: https://www.acadian.org/history/

 

Mapannapolis: Storymaps — Mapannapolis

Jacques Nicolas Bellin's 1757 Map of Acadie, Isle Royale, and the Surrounding Area

This Map can be downloaded from BAnQhttps://collections.banq.qc.ca/ark:/52327/2827252

 
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Acadia – 1754 – Courtesy of Wikipedia: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Acadia_1754.png