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Guide to '''Northwest Territories ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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==Northwest Territories Information==
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Northwest Territories is a province in Canada.  Yellowknife is the territorial capital.
  
== Getting Started  ==
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==History==
  
1.&nbsp; 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;[[Northwest Territories Record Selection Table|RECORD&nbsp;SELECTION&nbsp;TABLE:&nbsp;Northwest_Territories]], which will help you decide.
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The present-day territory came under government authority in July 1870, after the Hudson's Bay Company transferred Rupert's Land and North-Western Territory to the British Crown, which subsequently transferred them to the government of Canada, giving it the name the North-West Territories.<br>
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After the 1870 transfer, some of the North-West Territories was whittled away.br
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In the meantime, the Province of Ontario was enlarged northwestward in 1882. Quebec was also extended northwards in 1898.
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The provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan were created in 1905, and Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec acquired the last addition to their modern landmass from the NWT in 1912. This left only the districts of Mackenzie, Franklin, and Keewatin within what was then given the name Northwest Territories.<br>
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[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northwest_Territories]
  
2.&nbsp; From the above Record Selection Table, which sources do you wish to check in this territory?&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 territory's [[NORTHWEST TERRITORIES: Sources Links Table|SOURCES LINKS TABLE]]&nbsp;&nbsp;.&nbsp;<br>
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Northwest Territories Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Northwest Territories research.
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*[[How to Locate Your Ancestor in Canada|How to Locate Your Ancestor in Canada]]
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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]]
  
3.&nbsp; Do you know the location that you wish to search in this territory?&nbsp;&nbsp;If so, please check for some possible sources and some online information about your location of interest, by clicking on this territory's [[NORTHWEST TERRITORIES: Populated Places Table|POPULATED PLACES TABLE]].<br>
 
  
4.&nbsp;&nbsp;For further information regarding&nbsp;your sources of interest, '''see "TOPICS"&nbsp;ABOVE '''and click on the source of interest.
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<h3>Northwest Territories Research Tools</h3>
=== Research Tools  ===
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Northwest Territories research.
 
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*[[NORTHWEST TERRITORIES: Populated Places Table|Populated Places Table]] - list of places in Northwest Territories
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/northwestterritoriesgenealogy/page/northwest-territories-genealogy-links-resources Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Northwest Territories]
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==Northwest Territories==
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==Populated Places==
  
[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Canada/Alberta.pdf BYU Research Outline for Alberta, Canada]  
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching 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/30?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=NWT Family History Center locator map]
  
[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Canada/Saskatchewan.pdf BYU Research Outline for Saskatchewan, Canada]
 
  
[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Canada/Manitoba.pdf BYU Research Outline for Manitoba, Canada]
 
  
[http://www.telusplanet.net/public/mtoll/ Mary's Genealogy Treasures – great research resource]
 
  
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Northwest Territories Research Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Northwest Territories Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources
Canada
Northwest Territories

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

Northwest Territories Information

Northwest Territories is a province in Canada. Yellowknife is the territorial capital.

History

The present-day territory came under government authority in July 1870, after the Hudson's Bay Company transferred Rupert's Land and North-Western Territory to the British Crown, which subsequently transferred them to the government of Canada, giving it the name the North-West Territories.
After the 1870 transfer, some of the North-West Territories was whittled away.br In the meantime, the Province of Ontario was enlarged northwestward in 1882. Quebec was also extended northwards in 1898. The provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan were created in 1905, and Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec acquired the last addition to their modern landmass from the NWT in 1912. This left only the districts of Mackenzie, Franklin, and Keewatin within what was then given the name Northwest Territories.
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Getting Started

Getting Started with Northwest Territories Research

Links to articles on getting started with Northwest Territories research.


Northwest Territories Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Northwest Territories research.

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Northwest Territories

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Populated Places

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.




   
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