A discussion of the age of majority as noted in Roman Catholic marriage records from PEI.Read the Article
An introduction to marriage dispensations with an emphasis on consanguinity and affinity.Read the Article
An 1800 letter from Father MacEachern discussing the issues of consanguinity in PEI Acadian and Scottish settlements.Read the Article
An 1817 letter from Father MacEachern to the Bishop of Québec requesting a marriage dispensation.Read the Article
A partial listing of the Prince Edward Island records held by the Centre d'études acadiennes Anselme-Chiasson at the Université de Moncton.View PEI Records - CEA
A listing of Acadian-related books and documents available at the Moncton Public Library, Moncton, NB.View Acadian Resources - Moncton Library
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