Quebec Family History Societies(A-M)

This section lists the state-wide associations from American-Canadian to Morin Heights giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

American-Canadian Genealogical Society

American-Canadian Genealogical Society has a Library where a number of archives are available.  

They have a number archives relating to the US, which include Marriages for New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut and New York, along with some archives relating to Illinois and Pacific Northwest.

They also have Vital Records from New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts, Loiselle File for Quebecois Marriages, Church Records for the Counties of Westmorland, Kent and New Brunswick. 

Archives also include Catholic Church Records Collection for Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick Provinces and New Brunswick Census Returns.  They also have Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba Resources and Baptisms and Burials Repertoires along with some Protestant Church Registers.

Archives held also incorporate:

  • Census Indexes
  • City Directories
  • Court Documents
  • Genealogies
  • Genealogical Reference Books
  • International Genealogical Index(IGI)
  • Military Books
  • Naturalisations
  • Passenger Lists
  • Periodicals
  • Probate Documents

A full list of archives held is available on their website, along with a Message Board.

Website:
http://acgs.org


Missisquoi Historical Society - Missisquoi Museum

The association encourages and promotes the preservation of the history of Missisquoi County.

They began collecting historical articles in 1899, which are accessible to the public in Missisquoi Museum.  The collection, which covers 1780 to the time of World War II, contains more than 30000 objects and artefacts, which includes approximately 4000 photographs.

Other documents held comprise:

  • Business Papers
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Census Returns
  • Diaries
  • Directories
  • Family Bibles
  • Letters
  • Maps
  • Notarial Records
  • Protestant and Roman Catholic Church Registers
  • Scrapbooks
  • School Boards Minute Books
  • School Registers
Website:
http://www.museemissisquoi.ca


Morin Heights Historical Association

The association was established in 1997.  Its main aims are to encourage and promote the study of genealogy and to inform the community about the preservation of their heritage.  The cultural and linguistic mix of Morin Heights is represented by the organisation.

A number of Databases and Indexes are on the site, which include:

  • 1829 Map
  • 1851 and 1861 Census Indexes
  • 1951 Map of Wentworth
  • Map of 1891 Electoral Districts
  • Mille Isles Presbyterian Church Records 1864-1900

They also have photographs of Morin Heights from 1923, 1955 and 2009 on the site.

A number of publications are available for sale, which include numerous issues of their magazine called 'Porcupine' and packs of greeting cards.

Website:
http://www.morinheightshistory.org