The Provincial¬†Archives of Alberta has free, online Alberta Land Records. The land records are homestead records which contain applications for land and may include biographical information about the applicant. “While marital status is noted, the spouse is not usually named. If the applicant was not a Canadian citizen, there may be a copy of his/her naturalization record, as only Canadian citizens could receive title to a homestead.”

“While marital status is noted, the spouse is not usually named. If the applicant was not a Canadian citizen, there may be a copy of his/her naturalization record, as only Canadian citizens could receive title to a homestead.”

Online Alberta land records contain age, place of birth, former residence, date of entry on the land, marital status, and naturalization record if available.

Visit the website for instructions on using the homestead records.

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