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Genealogy

From our 250+ researcher-donated genealogies, find out if your family has roots in Charlotte County. The following list contains the family names for which we have information.

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Library Listings

With over 300 books in our research library, we aim to provide a wide range of topics for your research of Charlotte County.

Books with a US and American Interest

Vertical Files

These include over 450 researcher-generated documents to help you out on a variety of topics.

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Microfilm

The Charlotte County Archives has many of the area newspapers produced through the ages and sizable collections available for viewing on microfilm.

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Search

Our atmospherically controlled vault contains over 90,000 documents recording the history of Charlotte County. To search our collection click on the link to our searchable master list. Enter the subject you are researching using the search option.

Community Partners

The Charlotte County Archives has a wide variety of partners throughout the County and elsewhere who share our passion for the past. If we do not have the answers you are looking for, the answer may reside in their holdings.

Association Heritage New Brunswick

Description: AHNB is a membership organization that represents New Brunswick’s museums and built heritage interests through education, public awareness, advocacy and professional development. Its mission is to promote the conservation, preservation, interpretation and appreciation of New Brunswick’s heritage resources.
Website: https://ahnb-apnb.ca
Street address: 163 St. John St, Fredericton, NB E3B 4A8
Mail address: Same
Phone: 454-3561
Contact 1: Kellie Blue-McQuade, Executive Director
Email: kellie.blue-mcquade@ahnb.ca
Phone: 454-3561

Charlotte County Family Photos

 

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/396462907043918/about/
Contact: Cathryn Makay, Administrator. Contact through the Facebook page.

Charlotte County GenWeb Project

Website: http://sites.rootsweb.com/~nbcharlo/
Contact: Marilyn Strout
Email: charlottecountynb@gmx.com

Council of Archives New Brunswick

Description: Our mandate is to serve the archival community of the province by providing assistance, training and services such as the Archives Advisor programme, an archival supplies co-op, the Conservation Library, a Preservation Advisor, and the distribution of information received from the national institutions.
Website: www.canbarchives.ca
Street address: 23 Dineen Dr, Fredericton, NB E3B 9V7
Mail address: PO Box 1204, Station A, Fredericton, NB E3B 5C8
Phone: 453-4307
Contact 1: Kim Maguire, Advisor
Email: archives.advisor@gnb.ca
Phone: 453-4307

Eastern Charlotte Regional School

 

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2243018454/
Contact: Marilyn Leland Bennett, Administrator. Contact through the Facebook page.

Fundy North Fishermen's Association

Description:

The association supports fishermen, promotes healthy fisheries, and encourages viable fishing communities and their past, present and future roles in Southwestern New Brunswick.
Website: www.fundynorth.org
Street address: 3 Prince of Wales St, St. Andrews, NB E5B 3W9
Mail address: Same
Phone: 529-4165
Contact 1: Lillian Mitchell, Executive Director
 Email: lillian@fundynorth.org
 Phone:                                         529-4165
Contact 2: Darlene Norman-Brown, Assistant Director
Email: darlene@fundynorth.org
Phone:

529-4165

GenWeb Campobello Parish

Website: https://sites.rootsweb.com/~nbcampob/
Contact: Heather Waddingham, Coordinator
Email: hwaddingham65@gmail.com

GenWeb Lepreau Parish

Website: http://sites.rootsweb.com/~nbleprea/index.htm
Contact: Christian Larson, Coordinator
Email: pennfieldparish@yahoo.com
Phone: 755-0571

GenWeb Pennfield Parish

Website: http://sites.rootsweb.com/~nbpennfi/index.htm
Contact: Christian Larson, Coordinator
Email: pennfieldparish@yahoo.com
Phone: 755-0571

GenWeb St. David Parish

Website: http://sites.rootsweb.com/~nbstdavi/
Contact: Tom Moffatt, Coordinator
Email: tmoffatt@xplornet.com
Phone: 466-3578

GenWeb St. George

Website: http://sites.rootsweb.com/~nbpstgeo/
Contact: Charlene Beney, Coordinator
Email: ddbeney@hotmail.com
Phone: 456-2386

Grand Manan Archives

Description: The Archives collects and preserves significant documents relating to the history and culture of Grand Manan and makes these available to the public. It is co-located and operated by the Grand Manan Museum and can be reached through the Museum.
Website: http://grandmananmuseum.ca/
Street address: 1141 Rte 776, Grand Manan, NB E5G 4E9
Mail address: Same
 
 
Phone: 662-3524 (Grand Manan Museum)
Contact 1: Ava Sturgeon, Archivist
Email: grandmananarchives@yahoo.ca
 Phone:                                         662-5277 (Mondays)

Grand Manan Historical Society, Inc.

Grand Manan Historical Society, Inc.
Description: The Society’s mandate is to preserve the Island’s history through publications. The “Grand Manan Historian” now has 27 issues. The Society and the Grand Manan Museum jointly oversee the Grand Manan Archives, located at the Grand Manan Museum.
Website: http://grandmananmuseum.ca/
Street address: 1141 Rte 776, Grand Manan, NB E5G 4E9
Mail address: Same
Phone: 662-3524 (Grand Manan Museum)
Contact 1: John Cunningham
Email: gmadmin@grandmananmuseum.ca
Contact 2: Ava Sturgeon, Archivist
Email: grandmananarchives@yahoo.ca

Phone:662-5277 (Mondays)

Heritage Charlotte

Website: http://www.heritagecharlotte.com/
Contact 1: Jason Gaudet, Administrator
Email: contact@heritagecharlotte.com
Phone: 755-6494
Contact 2: Brian McGarrigle
Email: bmtmsm27@gmail.com
Phone: 755-6766

Memories of Beaver Harbour

 

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/235647477582027/
Contact: R. M. Nodding, Administrator. Contact through the Facebook page.

Milltown Memories

 

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/151688941904577/
Contact: Ryan Groom, Administrator. Contact through the Facebook page.

New Brunswick Upon Days Faded

 

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1882436545183836/
Contact: Jim Murray, Administrator. Contact through the Facebook page.

N.B. Genealogical Society, Charlotte Branch

Description: The county branch of the NB Genealogical Society, a non-profit organization that encourages and facilitates family historical research in New Brunswick.
Website: http://www.nbgscharlotte.org/
Street address: N/A
Mail address: c/o St. Croix Public Library, 11 King St, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2C1
Phone: 755-6494
Contact 1: Jason Gaudet, President
Email: county@nbnet.nb.ca
Phone: 755-6494

Old Photos of Deer Island

 

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/330026414167397/
Contact: Dorothea Hoo, Administrator. Contact through the Facebook page.

Pennfield Parish Military Historical Society

 

Website: http://sites.rootsweb.com/~nbpennfi/penn8bAirStation.htm
Contact: Christian Larson, President
Email: pennfieldparish@yahoo.com
Phone: 755-0571

Peskotomuhkati Nation at Skutik

 

Website: www.qonaskamkuk.com
Street address: 27 King St, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2C1
Mail address: Same
Phone: 466-2216
Contact 1: Hugh Akagi, Chief
Email: sakom@ qonaskamukuk.com
Phone: 529-4657
Contact 2: Cynthia Howland, Executive Assistant to the Chief
Email: cynthia.howland@ qonaskamukuk.com
Phone: 529-4657

Provincial Archives of New Brunswick

Description: The Provincial Archives of New Brunswick collects, preserves, and makes available for research, documents and records bearing upon the history of New Brunswick.
Website: https://archives.gnb.ca
Street address: 23 Dineen Dr., Fredericton, NB E3B 9V7
Mail address: PO Box 6000, Fredericton NB E3B 5H1
Phone: 453-2122
Contact 1: Information Desk
Email: ArchivesNB@gnb.ca
Phone: 453-2122

St. Andrews Civic Trust, Inc.

Description: A non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the architectural heritage and natural landscape of historic Saint Andrews
Website: http://www.standrewscivictrust.ca/
Street address: N/A
Mail address: P.O. Box 3239, St. Andrews, NB E5B 3S7
Phone: N/A
Contact 1: Barry Murray, President
Email: sacivictrust@gmail.com
Phone: 529-3806
Contact 2: Barbie Smith
Email: sacivictrust@gmail.com
Phone: 529-5734

St. Andrews in Times Past

 

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1138573583210852
Contact: Darren McCabe, Administrator. Contact through the Facebook page.

St. Croix Historical Society

Description: The society records and preserves the history of Calais, Maine and neighboring communities. It has an extensive photo and document collection that includes nearby Charlotte County, NB. See its website for full information on its facilities, publications and collections.
Website: https://stcroixhistorical.com/
Street address: 527 Main St, Calais, ME 04619 USA
Mail address: PO Box 242, Calais, ME 04619 USA
Phone: N/A
Contact 1: John (Al) Churchill, President
Email: jaclaw1@gmail.com

St. Croix International Waterway Commission

Description: A legislated New Brunswick/Maine entity that facilitates planning and management of the St. Croix boundary corridor, including its heritage. It maintains heritage files, initiates and supports heritage projects, and documents the NB side as one of 43 Canadian Heritage Rivers.
Website: www.stcroix.org
Street address: 43 Union St, Calais, ME 04619
Mail address: PO Box 2, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2W9
Phone: (207) 952-9069
Contact 1: Elizabeth Hyslop, Executive Director
Email: director@stcroix.org
Phone: (207) 952-9069

St. Stephen in Times Past

 

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/342885039676092/permalink/357195824911680/
Contact: Darren McCabe, Administrator. Contact through the Facebook page.

Miscellaneous Genealogical and History Research Resources and Publications

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