When you can’t find your ancestor’s birth, marriage or death registration, or their name on a ship list or immigration record at Ellis Island, then it’s time to consider your ancestor may have been in Canada. Whether your ancestor was here for a day or for many years, he/she left behind records. Discover eight reasons why your American or immigrant ancestor actually may have there. Learn how and where to find the Canadian or provincial records that will help you fill in the missing pieces of your ancestor’s life.
Kathryn Lake Hogan is a professional genealogist, author and educator. She is the driving force behind her family history business, LOOKING4ANCESTORS.