New Brunswick Family History Societies

This section lists the state-wide associations from Grand Falls to New Brunswick giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

Grand Falls Genealogy Club

The association was established in 1999. Its aim is to promote and encourage the study of family history and genealogy.

A number of resources are held at Grand Falls Public Library, which include Genealogical Reference Books, Family Histories, Census Indexes and Church Registers. 

A full list of resources held by the Library is on their website.

A number of Databases and Indexes are available, which include:

  • Assumption Parish - History and Early Church Records
  • Casualties of the First World War 1914-1918
  • Casualties of the Second World War 1939-1945
  • Cemetery Transcriptions
  • Census Indexes
  • Historical Documents and Photographs
  • Margaret Marceau's Newspaper Column

Databases also include Biographies, which incorporate:

  • Sir John Caldwell
  • John Costigan
  • Major William Drummond
  • James Hitchcock
  • Charles M McCluskey
  • Patrick William McManus
  • William Merritt
  • Isaac Michaud
  • Fred W Pirie
  • Sarah Redgate(daughter of Clifford Redgate)
  • Sgt John Watson

They also have a list of links to Funeral Homes and Obituary Sources, which you may find of use.

A number of publications are available for sale, which include:

  • Calendars
  • Cemetery Indexes
  • Fan Charts
  • Grand Falls: A Pictorial History
  • Grand Falls Yesterdays(A History of Grand Falls)

New Brunswick Genealogical Society

New Brunswick Genealogical Society was established in 1978. 

A number of Databases and Indexes are on the site, which include Area Deaths and Cemetery Records.  They also have a Publication entitled Generations, which is published quarterly.

A list of Surnames currently being researched by Members is also available, along with an Alphabetical Index of First Families.