|Canadian Census - The Branch has purchased and made available
in the Grande Prairie Public Library the 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and
Canadian census on microfilm. This is for use in the library only.
Several Indexes to the Census are available in our library collection.
Recordings - This is an
on-going project by all the branches of the Alberta Genealogical
Society to collect and publish Cemetery Records in Alberta. The branch
has an index for the cemeteries that have already been recorded.
in the Library" is a program
offered jointly by the Branch and the Grande Prairie Public Library.
The "Genies" are available in the Isabel Campbell Room at the Grande
Prairie Public Library on Wednesday evenings 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. The
"Genies" provide assistance to people interested in genealogical
research. The "Genies" will not do research for the person, but will do
their best to demonstrate the proper procedures and suggest resources.
|Gravemarkers of Northwestern Alberta
making them available here. Click on the link for cemeteries above and
you will be taken to a listing of cemeteries. From there you will be
able to access the names and photographs
of the gravestones in each cemetery.
|Library Collection - Our collection is housed in the Isabel
Campbell Room of the Grande
Prairie Public Library, 101, 9839-103 Avenue, Grande Prairie,
Alberta. It is open to
members and the public the same hours as the Grande Prairie Public
Library. The Library Collection is for reference only and does not
circulate. It consists of books, microforms, and periodicals. We have a
collection of periodicals from over 40 genealogical societies as well
as continuing subscriptions to Genealogical Helper, Family Tree
Magazine and Family History News.
Meetings are held in the Rotary Club of Grande Prairie Community Room
the Grande Prairie Public Library,
Avenue, Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 6M7 at 6:45 pm on
the third Tuesday of
each month (Jan - Jun, Sep - Nov). A program of genealogical interest
follows a brief business meeting. Everyone is welcome.
|Publication - A quarterly newsletter called Heritage
Seekers is published. It features extracts and information from
historical sources in the Peace Country, genealogical information and
brief biographies on members and their research. This is available to
all members. Institutions may obtain copies of Heritage Seekers
for an annual subscription fee of $10.00. Back Issues of the newsletter
may be viewed here.
Group" will undertake limited genealogical research through local
resources. A minimum donation of $10.00 per name is requested
for this service. There may also be a charge for copying and postage.
|The Branch gives workshops and
organizes research trips to other locations. As well, many
members participate in the Alberta Genealogical
Society conference held annually which offers a variety of topics and
workshops of interest to new and old members alike.