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A recent index to many published biographies, cemetery records, census records (through 1881), church records, directories, family histories, genealogies, immigration lists, local histories, Loyalist listings, marriage records, periodicals, probate records, and vital records in newspapers in Prince Edward Island is:
  
A recent index to many published biographies, cemetery records, census records (through 1881), church records, directories, family histories, genealogies, immigration lists, local histories, Loyalist listings, marriage records, periodicals, probate records, and vital records in newspapers is:
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*Elliot, Noel Montgomery, ed. ''The Atlantic Canadians, 1600–1900: An Alphabetized Directory of the People, Places, and Vital Dates''. 3 vols. Toronto: Genealogical Research Library, 1994. (Family History Library {{FHL|687047|title-id|disp=book Ref area 971.5 D22a}}.) Indexes over 500,000 names from various sources for the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Labrador, and Prince Edward Island. Sources are listed at the end of each volume.
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<br> Elliot, Noel Montgomery, ed. The Atlantic Canadians, 1600–1900: An Alphabetized Directory of the People, Places, and Vital Dates. 3 vols. Toronto: Genealogical Research Library, 1994. (FHL book Ref area 971.5 D22a.) Indexes over 500,000 names from various sources for the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Labrador, and Prince Edward Island. Sources are listed at the end of each volume.
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*[http://www.islandregister.com/ '''The Island Register'''] is an extensive genealogy site. It has a surname index, census, cemetery, land, probate, and other records.
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*[http://www.archives.pe.ca/finding_aids/4289.pdf '''Bibliography of PEI Family Histories''']
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==Master Name Index==
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*[http://peigs.ca/search-master-name-index/?pn=1 Master Name Index, Search Engine] Incomplete.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F545171 Master Name Index of the Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation Part one]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F739830 Master Name Index of the Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation Part two]
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==Collecting Previous Research by Others Part Two: Online Family Tree Collections==
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For step-by-step instructions on searching several important compiled genealogy websites, see [[Collecting Previous Research by Others Part Two: Online Family Tree Collections|'''Collecting Previous Research by Others Part Two: Online Family Tree Collections'''.]]
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==Digitized Books==
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*Local histories frequently include biographical sketches of early and prominent settlers. Many histories are no longer under copyright and can be found in the following '''online, digitized book collections'''. Search with keywords "History" and "the name of your locality" (state, county, or town).
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**[https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/ '''FamilySearch Books''']
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**[https://books.google.com/ '''Google Books''']
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**[https://www.worldcat.org/ '''World Cat''']
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**[https://www.hathitrust.org/ '''HathiTrust''']
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**[https://archive.org/ '''Internet Archive''']
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==FamilySearch Catalog==
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog Surname or Keyword Search FamilySearch Catalog] Family genealogies can be found listed by using the "Surname" search. For extremely common surnames, narrow down your search by using the surname and the location where the family lived in the "Keyword" search.
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[[Category:Prince Edward Island, Canada|Genealogy]][[Category:Canada Compiled Genealogies]]

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A recent index to many published biographies, cemetery records, census records (through 1881), church records, directories, family histories, genealogies, immigration lists, local histories, Loyalist listings, marriage records, periodicals, probate records, and vital records in newspapers in Prince Edward Island is:

  • Elliot, Noel Montgomery, ed. The Atlantic Canadians, 1600–1900: An Alphabetized Directory of the People, Places, and Vital Dates. 3 vols. Toronto: Genealogical Research Library, 1994. (Family History Library book Ref area 971.5 D22a.) Indexes over 500,000 names from various sources for the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Labrador, and Prince Edward Island. Sources are listed at the end of each volume.

Master Name Index[edit | edit source]

Collecting Previous Research by Others Part Two: Online Family Tree Collections[edit | edit source]

For step-by-step instructions on searching several important compiled genealogy websites, see Collecting Previous Research by Others Part Two: Online Family Tree Collections.

Digitized Books[edit | edit source]

  • Local histories frequently include biographical sketches of early and prominent settlers. Many histories are no longer under copyright and can be found in the following online, digitized book collections. Search with keywords "History" and "the name of your locality" (state, county, or town).

FamilySearch Catalog[edit | edit source]

  • Surname or Keyword Search FamilySearch Catalog Family genealogies can be found listed by using the "Surname" search. For extremely common surnames, narrow down your search by using the surname and the location where the family lived in the "Keyword" search.