New Brunswick Genealogical Society
Welcome to the New Brunswick Genealogical Society, Inc.
NBGS is a non-profit organization founded in 1978 to encourage and facilitate family historical
research in New Brunswick, Canada.


Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the history of New Brunswick and its people.
For access to:
  • Members-only resources
  • A branch in your area of interest
  • Generations, our journal, 4x per year
19 Jan 2022: Interactive map of Indigenous place names in NB added to our map collection.
1 Jan 2022: To submit a correction, comment, suggestion or other feedback, go to our new Support page. 
21 Dec 2021: New Queries posted.
14 Dec 2021: Kingston Peninsula cemetery transcriptions were added.
28 Nov 2021: The Winter issue of Generations is now on the website.
12 Nov 2021: Charlotte Branch website moved to the main NBGS site. Their resources are now accessible by all NBGS members.
2 Nov 2021: Cemetery maps were updated with Prov of NB property numbers, increasing the accuracy of this project.

Preview our featured Generations article - The Two Michael Fishers and the Merritt Sisters.


New Directions for the David Rumsey Map Center: An interesting blog article on the new directions for the David Rumsey Map Center at Stanford University. The article highlights the scope and importance of the collection and how it is being adapted using modern georeferencing and virtual reality technologies.
13 Jan 2022

Ontario Ancestors (Ontario Genealogical Society) Conference 2022 to be held virtually on June 24 - 26, 2022 has issued the Call For Speakers found at
With the theme The Past, The Present, and The Future, the suggested topics but not limited to include: methodology; indigenous records and research; emigration, immigration, and migration; land records; military records; research inside/outside Canada; genetic genealogy; role of women and children; future of genealogy research; and social media and blogs.  
7 Jan 2022


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Images: Big Nictau Lake, taken from Mount Carleton Provincial Park; and Head Harbour (East Quoddy) Lighthouse, Campobello Island.
updated Jan 2022