This is a list of free Canada Online Genealogy Records at FamilySearch.

 

Included are Canada birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, Native population records, pension records, military records and more. We’ll continue to add more Canadian collections available online at FamilySearch. If you’re looking for onsite collections, visit their website & catalog.

 

Visit these listings for more collections:

 

These collections are all free to search. Due to contractual obligations, you’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to view some of these records.  If you follow the link and find the record is locked, login to FamilySearch on your computer and this may unlock the collection. If you’re logged in and still see a key icon, this collection may require you to view them online at a local library. Use this Locator tool to find a location near you

 

 

 

 

How to View the Collections

  1. Some links take you straight to the collection.

  2. Other links take you to a catalog description page where you will have to select the link.

    • Look for a camera icon and select that icon

    • or look for red print and select “here”

  3. If there is a key icon FamilySearch key icon over camera icon above the camera, this collection may be digitized and online, but you will either have to be signed in to your account at FamilySearch or they may need to be viewed at your local family history center or affiliate library. Find the nearest viewing center near you.

  4. In a few cases, the collection may be in queue to be digitized and you’ll need to check back at a later date.

 

 

 

 

 

Searching for Birth, Marriage, and Death Records then also search these record types...

Canada Birth, Marriage, & Death Records

 

Canada Birth Indexes & Birth Records

 

 

Canada Marriage Indexes & Marriage Records

 

 

Canada Death Indexes & Death Records

 

Cemeteries

 

Obituaries

 

Wills & Probate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Residence records and what they might include

Canada Residence Records

Census

 

Colonization

 

Directories

 

Emigration/Immigration/Migration

 

Land & Property

 

Maps, Almanacs, & Gazetteers

 

Merchant Marine

Naturalization & Citizenship

 

Orphans & Orphanages

 

Taxation

 

Voters

 

 

 

 

Daily Life records, looking for family members...try these records, looking for description...try these records

Canada Daily Life Records

Alumni, Schools, & Yearbooks

 

Bibliography

 

Biography

 

Business Records & Commerce

 

Chronology

 

Church

 

Court Records

 

Description & Travel

 

Employees, Officials, & Occupations

 

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

 

Ethnic Records

Jewish Records

 

Native American Records

 

Minorities

 

Genealogy

 

Government & Legal

 

Government & Politics

 

Historical Geography

 

History

 

History – To 1763 (New France)

 

History – War of 1812

History – French and Indian War, 1755-1763

 

History – Rebellion, 1837-1838

History – Fenian invasions, 1866-1870

 

Heraldry

 

Language & languages

 

Libraries, Museums, & Archives

 

Magazines & Periodicals

 

Names & Surnames

 

Newspapers

 

Nobility

 

Postal & Shipping

 

Public Records

 

Schools

 

Slavery & Bondage

 

Societies

 

Statistics

 

Yearbooks

 

 

 

 

 

Military Records and what you can learn from them

Canada Military Records

 

American Revolutionary War, 1775-1783

 

War of 1812

 

Rebellion, 1837-1838

 

South African War, 1899-1902

 

World War I

 

World War II

 

 

 

All New online Canadian Genealogy Collections digitized records with indexes microfilm and books

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