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Guide to '''Alberta ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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==Alberta Information==
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Alberta is a province in the western part of Canada.  Edmonton is the capitol of Alberta
  
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==Getting Started ==
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''[[Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Alberta'''''
 
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== Getting Started ==
 
 
 
1. What information do you wish to locate about your ancestor?&nbsp;&nbsp;To choose the sources you need to search first, please click on&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Alberta Record Selection Table|RECORD&nbsp;SELECTION&nbsp;TABLE:&nbsp;Alberta ]], which will help you decide.
 
 
 
2. From the above Record Selection Table, which sources do you wish to check in this province?&nbsp; To check the availability of your sources of interest as well as to check the&nbsp;websites that have them online, please click on&nbsp;this province's [[ALBERTA: Sources Links Table|SOURCES LINKS TABLE]]&nbsp;&nbsp;.&nbsp;<br>
 
 
 
3. Do you know the location that you wish to search in this province?&nbsp;&nbsp;If so, please check for some possible sources and some online information about your location of interest, by clicking on this province's POPULATED&nbsp;PLACES&nbsp;TABLE&nbsp;[[ALBERTA: Populated Places Table A-H|A-H]] or [[ALBERTA: Populated Places Table I-Q|I-Q]] or [[ALBERTA: Populated Places Table R-Z|R-Z]].<br>
 
 
 
4. For further information regarding&nbsp;your sources of interest, '''see "TOPICS" ABOVE '''and click on the source of interest.
 
 
 
Remember that you should always try to get an original copy of that source to verify information.
 
 
 
Please be aware;that this is a growing Pilot program, with new information being added on a regular basis.'''<br>'''
 
 
 
'''NOTE''': If you would like to participate in contributing information into this WIKI&nbsp;program, please go to the "Create a New Page" section of this screen, and follow the guidelines.<br>
 
 
 
'''WELCOME ABOARD! More sharers of information = more information available for everyone!'''
 
 
 
=== Featured Article  ===
 
 
 
Effective family research requires some understanding of the historical events that may have affected your family and the records about them. Learning about wars, governments, laws, migrations, and religious trends may help you understand political boundaries, family movements, and settlement patterns.[[Alberta History|Read more....]]
 
 
 
=== Things You Can Do  ===
 
 
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>
 
 
 
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<h3>Getting Started with Alberta Research</h3>
*[[Edit a page|Expand an article]] or [[Special:Shortpages|short page]]  
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Links to articles on getting started with Alberta research.
*[[How to author an article in the Wiki|Create a new article]]<br>
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*[[How to Locate Your Ancestor in Canada|How to Locate Your Ancestor in Canada]]  
*[[How to categorize an article|Categorize articles]]<br>
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*[[How to Recognize your Canadian Ancestor|How to Recognize your Canadian Ancestor]]  
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*[[Name Variations in Canadian Indexes and Records|Name Variations in Canadian Indexes and Records]]  
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*[[Canada Online Genealogy Records|Canada Online Genealogy Records]]
  
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<h3>Alberta Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Alberta research.
*Other...
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*The [http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/place-names/search/9170 Canadian Geographical Names Database] (CGNDB) helps to find the location of a place in Canada.<br>
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{{Click|Image:Alberta.png|Alberta Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups on Facebook]]
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== Alberta Map ==
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== Cities ==
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*Airdrie
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*Brooks
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*Calgary
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*Camrose
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*Chestermere
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*Cold Lake
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*Edmonton
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*Fort Saskatchewan
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*Grande Prairie
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*Lacombe
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*Leduc
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*Lethridge
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*Lloydminster
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*Medicine Hat
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*Red Deer
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*Spruce Grove
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*St. Albert
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*Wetaskiwin
  
 
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=== Helpful Websites  ===
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.<br>
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927164?region=Canada Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Alberta Family History Center locator map]
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*[http://Www.abgenealogy.ca Alberta Genelealogical Society] website
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*AGS 2017 Conference [http://www.abgenealogy.ca/2017-ags-conference Ye Olde Genealogy Faire]
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/albertacanadagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Alberta]  
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[[Image:{{CanadaAlbertaCalgary}}|<center>Yamnuska Mountain in Kananaskis Country, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.</center><span> </span>]]<br>
*[http://www.telusplanet.net/public/mtoll/ Mary's Genealogy Treasures - great reserch resource]
 
  
'''<u>RESEARCH GUIDES</u>'''
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[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Canada/Alberta.pdf BYU Research Outline for Alberta, Canada]
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Alberta Research Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Alberta Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources
Canada
Alberta

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

Alberta Information

Alberta is a province in the western part of Canada. Edmonton is the capitol of Alberta

Getting Started

Getting Started with Alberta Research

Links to articles on getting started with Alberta research.

Alberta Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Alberta research.

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Alberta Map

Alberta in Canada.png

Cities

  • Airdrie
  • Brooks
  • Calgary
  • Camrose
  • Chestermere
  • Cold Lake
  • Edmonton
  • Fort Saskatchewan
  • Grande Prairie
  • Lacombe
  • Leduc
  • Lethridge
  • Lloydminster
  • Medicine Hat
  • Red Deer
  • Spruce Grove
  • St. Albert
  • Wetaskiwin
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Yamnuska Mountain in Kananaskis Country, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


 

 

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