Acadian-Cajun Genealogy & History

Acadian Genealogy

Le Grand Derangement (The Exile): 1755+

This was a period of turmoil. Most Acadians found themselves living in several locations during the three decades following the deportations.  In some cases (ie. in France), census and church records were kept.  In some cases (ie. the American colonies), they were in another culture that made it hard to keep track of them. 
  • Census Records: Census records are scattered and random in this time of turmoil
  • Church Records: Most of the records in this period are from those on French soil
  • Ship Lists: There are only a few such lists.
  • Compiled Works: Someone else has done a lot of the work for you
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