Finding Ancestors in CanadaTo find ancestors in Canada you need to know which Province or Territory in Canada your ancestors settled.
Provinces and Territories in Canada were settled at different times. Canadian genealogy records such as Vital Stats or Census were kept starting at different times. Not all Canadian genealogy records have survived.
Where do I Start Looking for my Canadian Ancestors?
To find your Canadian ancestor, start your search in Ontario, Quebec , Acadia , Alberta , British Columbia , Manitoba , New Brunswick, Newfoundland , Nova Scotia , Northwest Territories , Prince Edward island , Saskatchewan , or Yukon Genealogy records.
Search Canadian Immigration Records
Did your ancestor arrive in Canada BEFORE 1865? Search for passenger names in Olive Tree Genealogy free ships passenger lists 1535 to 1864
Did your ancestor arrive in Canada AFTER 1865? Search for passenger names in Olive Tree Genealogy free ships passenger lists 1865 to present