Madawaska County, New Brunswick Genealogy

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Guide to Madawaska county ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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History

Madawaska County was created from Victoria County in 1873. Before that it was part of York and then Carleton Counties. Madawaska County is located in the northwestern corner of New Brunswick. The Parish of Madawaska was created in 1833 as part of Carleton County. Saint-Léonard and Saint-Basile were established in 1850. Saint-François, Saint-Jacques and Saint-Hilaire were all established from the Parish of Madawaska in 1877. Sainte-Anne was created in 1877 from parts of Saint-Léonard and Saint-Basile. Clair was erected from a portion of the Saint-François in 1900. The parishes of Saint-André, Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Rivière-Verte, Saint-Joseph, Baker Brook, and Lac Baker were created later in the twentieth century.[1]

Maps and Gazetteers

Populated Places

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POPULATED PLACE

FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE

FHL  CATALOG

WIKIPEDIA

Baker Brook         Link   Link
Clair         Link   Link
Edmundston        Link   Link
Lac-Baker         Link   Link
Saint-Léonard        Link   Link
Saint-André        Link   Link
Saint-Basile        Link   Link
Saint-François-de-Madawaska         Link   Link
Saint-Hilaire         Link   Link
Saint-Jacques         Link   Link
Saint-Joseph-de-Madawaska           Link   Link
Sainte-Anne-de-Madawaska        Link   Link

Neighboring Counties

Quebec Province * Restigouche County * Victoria County * Aroostook County, Main, U.S.A.

Civil Registrations

Birth Records

Marriage Records

Death Records

Census

In Canada, census returns are closed for 92 years after the time of enumeration. Census returns prior to 1851 are rarely complete for any area. Due to boundary changes, census records may be found in Nova Scotia records.

Online Searchable Databases, Books and Images

Year Name of Collection Where Available

1671

Acadian genealogy exchange - v. 5, no. 4 Oct 1976;

FamilySearch Books Online Acadian Families in 1671 begins on page 118
At various libraries (WorldCat)

1708 East Coast of Arcadia 1708 At various libraries (WorldCat)
FamilySearch
1714 Acadian families in 1714 At various libraries (WorldCat)
FamilySearch
1770 Nova Scotia 1770 census Rootsweb
Nova Scotia Archives
Ancestry ($)
FamilySearch
1783 1783 Studholm Report CensusFinder, index.
1785 Cape Ann Association Of Loyalists - 1785 Rootsweb
[Return of Persons who have Lands located to them on Schodiack River above the Glebe, 10 May 1785 Genweb]
1788 Moncton Township Settlers 1788 Rootsweb
1800-1842 Ontario and Nova Scotia Census, 1800-1842 Ancestry ($)
1804 Scotch Emigrants - 1804 Rootsweb
1811-1818 Nova Scotia Census Returns, 1811, 1817 and 1818 Nova Scotia Archives
1827 Nova Scotia Census Returns 1827 Nova Scotia Archives
Ancestry ($)
FamilySearch
WorldCat
1838 Nova Scotia Census Returns 1838 Nova Scotia Archives
1851 Canada Census, 1851 Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry ($)
1861 Census of Canada, 1861 Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry ($)
1871 Census of Canada, 1871 Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry ($)
1871-1901 Jewish residents of the Maritime provinces in the 1871-1901 censuses of Canada FamilySearch
WorldCat
1881 Census of Canada, 1881 Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry ($)
1891 Census of Canada, 1891 Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry ($)
1901 Census of Canada, 1901 Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry ($)
1911 Census of Canada, 1911 Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry ($)
1921 Census of Canada, 1921 Ancestry ($)



Church Records

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print
List of Cemeteries in the County

Court Records

Wills and Probate

Directories

Immigration Records =

Land Records

Military Records

Newspapers and Obituaries

Taxation Records

Repositories


Websites

References

  1. Madawaska County Genealogical Guide, ttp://archives.gnb.ca/Documents/CountyGuides/Madawaska_en-CA.pdf, April 5, 2017
  2. We Lived, a Genealogical Newsletter of New Brunswick Sources, 1979-1983, Cleadie B. Barnett, Editor & Publisher