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Jamboree

June

01
Saturday
11:30AM - 12:30PM

Mining the Canadian Census

Presenter: Dave Obee, LLD


Canadian census records are a tremendous source of genealogical information. Although the first nominal enumerations were done in the French colonies in 1666 and 1667, the most useful census returns date from 1851 through 1926. They provide snapshots of the population every five or ten years. This talk helps researchers understand the quirks and benefits of the Canadian census,

Level:
Intermediate
Topic:
Record Types
Focus:
Canadian