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

Many archives can be accessed in their Library, which include:

  • Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba Resources
  • Baptisms and Burials Repertoires
  • Catholic Church Records Collection for Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick Provinces
  • Church Records for the Counties of Westmorland, Kent and New Brunswick
  • Marriages for New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut and New York
  • New Brunswick Census Returns
  • Protestant Church Registers
  • Vital Records from New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts

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.  Details of links to other sites you may find useful can also be accessed.

Website:
http://acgs.org


Missisquoi Historical Society - Missisquoi Museum

The association was established in 1899, its aim being to encourage and promote the preservation of the history of Missisquoi County, but it remained idle for nearly 50 years following the outbreak of World War I.  

The Missisquoi County Museum, 2 River Street, Stanbridge East, Quebec, was opened in 1962, where any items relating to the history of the area were collected and maintained.  Resources particularly relate to the families settling in the area in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Many archives are accessible in this museum, which include:

  • 1864 Walling’s Map
  • Business Papers
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Census Returns
  • Diaries
  • Directories
  • Family Bibles
  • Family History Files
  • Letters
  • Maps
  • Notarial Records
  • Oral Histories
  • Photographs and Glass Plate Negatives
  • Protestant and Roman Catholic Church Records
  • Scrapbooks
  • School Boards Minute Books
  • School Records

Links to other genealogical sites you may find useful are also accessible.

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.

Many databases and indexes are accessible, 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

Photographs of Morin Heights from 1923, 1955 and 2009 are also available.

Numerous publications are available for sale, including numerous issues of their magazine called 'Porcupine' and packs of greeting cards.

Links to other sites you may find of use are also available.

Website:
http://www.morinheightshistory.org

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