|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
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.
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
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
|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
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 $15.00
per name is requested
for this service. There may also be a
charge for copying and postage.
|The Branch gives workshops and
research trips to other locations. As
members participate in the Alberta
Society conference held annually which offers
a variety of topics and
workshops of interest to new and old members