Research Aids

Understanding Roman Catholic Marriage Records

Age of Majority in Catholic Records

A discussion of the age of majority as noted in Roman Catholic marriage records from PEI.

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Catholic Marriage Dispensations

An introduction to marriage dispensations with an emphasis on consanguinity and affinity.

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Consanguinity in PEI Settlements

An 1800 letter from Father MacEachern discussing the issues of consanguinity in PEI Acadian and Scottish settlements.

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Marriage Dispensation Request

An 1817 letter from Father MacEachern to the Bishop of Québec requesting a marriage dispensation.

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PEI Records - CEA

A partial listing of the Prince Edward Island records held by the Centre d'études acadiennes Anselme-Chiasson at the Université de Moncton.

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Acadian Resources - Moncton Public Library

A listing of Acadian-related books and documents available at the Moncton Public Library, Moncton, NB.

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Working With Digital Files

3-2-1 Backup Strategy

A method to help safeguard your digital files from loss.

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NGS Guidelines

The National Genealogical Society has created the following guidelines for genealogical research. Permission is granted for others to host and/or reproduce them providing the copyright notice accompanying each remains intact. All files are in PDF format.

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