Annapolis Heritage Society | Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

Acadian Resources

  • Dictionnaire généalogique des familles Acadiennes, 2 vols. (along with the English supplement) by Stephen A. White.
  • Dictionnaire généalogique des familles Acadiennes Ajouts et Corrections, Stephen A. White
  • Histoire et généalogie des Acadiens, 6 vols. by Bona Arsenault, 1978.
  • Histoire et généalogie des Acadiens, 2 vols. by Bona Arsenault, 1965.
  • Corrections and Additions to Arsenault’s Histoire et généalogie des Acadiens (1978 ed.), by Janet B. Jehn.
  • Acadian Church Records, Vol. II (Beaubassin 1712–1748) & III (Port-Royal 1702–1721) by Milton P. Rieder, Jr. and Norma Gaudet Rieder (transcriptions of original parish registers).
  • Diosese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records: The Registers of St Charles aux Mines in Acadia 1707 – 1748 (church at Grande Pré)
  • Acadian Genealogy and Notes Concerning the Expulsion, by Placide Gaudet.
  • Acadian Awakenings, by William D. Gerrior (the beginnings of the Girouard family).
  • Acadian Descendants, Vol. II, by Janet B. Jehn (genealogies of Jean Gaudet, Daniel LeBlanc, Étienne Hebert and others of France and Acadia).
  • Acadian Exiles in the Colonies, by Janet B. Jehn (copies of ships’ lists at time of expulsion, records of specific individuals and families during years of exile); indexed.
  • The Acadians of Nova Scotia: Past and Present, by Sally Ross & Alphonse Deveau
  • Along the Shores of Saint Mary’s Bay, Vols. 1 & 2, J. Alphonse Deveau
  • The Contexts of Acadian History 1686-1784, by Naomi E. C. Griffiths
  • A Great and Noble Scheme: The Tragic Story of the Expulsion of the French Acadians From Their American Homeland, by John Mack Faragher
  • and numerous other resources such as Acadian family histories (Allain, Bourg, Doucet, Hebert, Martin, Melanson, Muis-d’Entremont, Terriot, etc.), censuses, maps, and text references.