New Brunswick Family History Societies

This section lists the associations from Grand Falls to New Brunswick giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

Grand Falls Genealogy Club

The association was established in 1999.

The aims of the Society are to promote and encourage the study of family history and genealogy, and to encourage researchers to help other researchers by creating a forum in which people can share information.

Many resources are held at Grand Falls Public Library, which include Genealogical Reference Books, Family Histories, Census Indexes and Church Registers. 

Full details of resources held by the Library are on their website.

Numerous Databases and Indexes are available, including:

  • Assumption Parish - History and Early Church Records
  • Casualties of the First World War 1914-1918
  • Casualties of the Second World War 1939-1945
  • Cemetery Transcriptions
  • Census Indexes
  • Historical Documents and Photographs
  • Margaret Marceau's Newspaper Column

Databases also include Biographies, which incorporate:

  • Sir John Caldwell
  • John Costigan
  • Major William Drummond
  • James Hitchcock
  • Charles M McCluskey
  • Patrick William McManus
  • William Merritt
  • Isaac Michaud
  • Fred W Pirie
  • Sarah Redgate(daughter of Clifford Redgate)
  • Sgt John Watson

A list of links to Funeral Homes and Obituary Sources, which you may find of use, are also accessible.

Many publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Calendars
  • Cemetery Indexes
  • Fan Charts
  • Grand Falls: A Pictorial History
  • Grand Falls Yesterdays

New Brunswick Genealogical Society

The Society was established in 1978. 

Numerous Databases and Indexes are accessible, which include Area Deaths and Cemetery Records.  They also have a Publication entitled Generations, which is published quarterly.

Details of Surnames currently being researched by Members is also available, along with an Alphabetical Index of First Families.


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