Thursday, August 15, 2013

National Acadian Day

National Acadian Day
 It's National Acadian Day  Acadians are the descendants of the 17th-century French colonists who settled in Acadia, a colony of New France

 If you have Acadian ancestors, you may want to check out these sites:

* Acadian Genealogy Homepage  Acadian-Cajun Family Genealogy and French-Canadian Genealogy

* Parish Registers fonds, which contains transcriptions of parish registers of various Acadian parishes and from the Gaspé peninsula.

* Biographies of the 37 main Acadian families from the Université de Moncton’s website. [French language only]

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