Prince Edward Island Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Vital and Census Records   4: Church and Cemetery Records   5: Emigration and Immigration   6: Probate, Land and Court   7: Maps and Gazetteers   8: Newspapers   9: Websites   10: Search Records   11: Get Help  






Canada—Prince Edward Island

Explore research in Prince Edward Island.


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Goal 1: Learn about Prince Edward Island research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Prince Edward Island ancestors.

  1. Learn about finding your ancestors in Prince Edward Island.
    FS Wiki:—Prince Edward Island—Finding Your Ancestors
  2. Explore resources for Prince Edward Island research on Ancestry.
    AC—Prince Edward Island Resources
  3. Use the Prince Edward Island Record Selection Table to decide on records to search.
    FS—Prince Edward Island Record Selection Table
  4. Search for a variety of Prince Edward Island records on the Rootsweb site.



Goal 2: Learn about Prince Edward Island archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Prince Edward Island archives and libraries.

  1. Learn about Prince Edward Island archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Prince Edward Island Archives and Libraries
  2. Explore additional links for Prince Edward Island archives and Prince Edward Island libraries.


B. Explore Prince Edward Island city directories.

  1. Explore Prince Edward Island city directories.



Goal 3: Learn about Prince Edward Island vital and census records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Prince Edward Island vital and birth records.

  1. Learn about Prince Edward Island vital records in these articles.
    FS—Wiki: Prince Edward Island Vital Records
    | PEI Vital Records
  2. Search for vital records on the Prince Edward Island Archives site.
  3. Explore additional links for Prince Edward Island birth, marriage, and death records.
  4. Learn about adoption records on the OriginsCanada site.

B. Explore Prince Edward Island death records.

  1. Explore death record resources on the Death Indexes site.
  2. Explore Prince Edward Island obituaries on the In Memoriam site.

C. Explore Prince Edward Island census records.

  1. Get an overview of Prince Edward Island censuses in this article.
    FS—Prince Edward Island Census
  2. Explore the CensusLinks site for Prince Edward Island census records.
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  4. Explore the MyFreeCensus site for Prince Edward Island census records.



Goal 4: Learn about Prince Edward Island church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Prince Edward Island church records.

  1. Get an overview of Prince Edward Island church records in this article.
    FS—Prince Edward Island Church Records
  2. Explore additional links for Prince Edward Island church records.





B. Explore Prince Edward Island cemetery records.

  1. Explore Prince Edward Island cemetery records in this article.
    FS—Prince Edward Island Cemetery Records
  2. Browse the Interment.net site for Prince Edward Island cemetery records.
  3. Browse the I Dream of Genealogy site for Prince Edward Island cemetery records.
  4. Explore additional links for Prince Edward Island cemetery records.
  5. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  6. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.



Goal 5: Learn about Prince Edward Island emigration and immigration.


Choices:

A. Learn about Prince Edward Island emigration and immigration.

  1. Learn about Prince Edward Island emigration and immigration in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Prince Edward Island Emigration and Immigration



Goal 6: Learn about Prince Edward Island probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Prince Edward Island probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Prince Edward Island probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Prince Edward Island Probate Records
  2. Learn about Prince Edward Island land and property records.
    FS—Prince Edward Island Land and property Records
  3. Learn about Prince Edward Island land grants.
    Prince Edward Island Land Grants
  4. Explore additional links for Prince Edward Island wills and probate records.



Goal 7: Learn about Prince Edward Island maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Prince Edward Island maps and gazetteers.

  1. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Prince Edward Island maps.
  2. Explore the Perry-Castaneda site for maps of Prince Edward Island (search for Prince Edward Island on the page).
  3. Explore historical Prince Edward Island maps on the Historic Map Works site. Select North America, Canada, and Prince Edward Island in the drop-down menus.








Goal 8: Learn about Prince Edward Island newspapers.


Choices:

A. Learn about Prince Edward Island newspapers.

  1. Learn about Prince Edward Island newspapers in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Prince Edward Island Newspapers

B. Explore Prince Edward Island newspapers.

  1. Search Prince Edward Island newspapers in the onlinenewspapers.com site.
  2. Search Prince Edward Island newspapers in the world-newspapers.com site.
  3. Search Prince Edward Island newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.
  4. Explore Prince Edward Island newspaper resources on the Ancestor Hunt site.



Goal 9: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Prince Edward Island research.

  1. Explore links on the CanGenealogy site.
  2. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  3. Explore links in Kindred Trails.
  4. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.



Goal 10: Search records from Prince Edward Island.


Choices:

A. Use the QUIKLinks (top of page) to quickly search record collections and website links for Prince Edward Island.

Note: To search records on these sites, you must be registered or be at a FamilySearch Center.

B. Explore additional record collections.

  1. Explore the FamilySearch page for online genealogy records.
  2. Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.
  3. Explore additional record collections in Findmypast.
  4. Explore additional record collections in MyHeritage.



Goal 11: Get help with your Prince Edward Island research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Prince Edward Island Genealogy page on Facebook.
  2. Find additional Facebook pages for Prince Edward Island genealogy on the Genealogy on Facebook site.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Prince Edward Island research.

  1. Join the RootsChat forum and post questions about Prince Edward Island research.
  2. Search the RootsWeb site for Prince Edward Island research mailing lists.
  3. Explore the Prince Edward Island research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

C. Learn about Prince Edward Island genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about genealogy societies in Prince Edward Island in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Prince Edward Island Societies
  2. Explore Prince Edward Island genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.