Prince Edward Island Compiled Genealogies

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A recent index to many published biographies, cemetery records, census records (through 1881), church records, directories, family histories, genealogies, immigration lists, local histories, Loyalist listings, marriage records, periodicals, probate records, and vital records in newspapers in Prince Edward Island is:

  • Elliot, Noel Montgomery, ed. The Atlantic Canadians, 1600–1900: An Alphabetized Directory of the People, Places, and Vital Dates. 3 vols. Toronto: Genealogical Research Library, 1994. (Family History Library book Ref area 971.5 D22a.) Indexes over 500,000 names from various sources for the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Labrador, and Prince Edward Island. Sources are listed at the end of each volume.

The Island Register http://www.islandregister.com/ Is an extensive genealogy site. It has a surname index, census, cemetery, land, probate, and other records.

The Master Name Index, an extensive list of information on many islanders from sources such as censuses, newspapers, PEI Genealogical Society Newsletter, and many others is now online at http://www.peigs.ca/cmni.php

A bibliography of family histories of Island families is at http://www.archives.pe.ca/finding_aids/4289.pdf