Geneosity Mention – Acadian Genealogy

A huge thank you to David Haas from Geneosity for covering what we are doing here at Acadian.org. Their story is an intriguing one, as the first group of immigrants included about two dozen families. Their population grew from hundreds to thousands quite as...

Brian Lloyd French

Brian Lloyd French is a Canadian writer. He first reached out to Acadian.org to tell us about his novel “Tintamarre”.  This novel has received glowing reviews. “Tintamarre” takes the reader back in time to the “Great Expulsion”.  The reader is captivated by the drama...

Ken Theriault

Tell us about yourself and your involvement in the Acadian Community? I am the Director of the Madawaska Public Library. The library is one of the main archives for genealogical records for the Upper St. John River Valley- a place that was founded by Acadians....

Tarte aux Sucre~ Sugar Pie

One of my most favourite treats at Christmas is my Mother-in-Law’s (Mom) Tarte aux Sucre (Sugar Pie).  It is creamy, sweet, mouth watering, and perfectly paired with vanilla ice-cream! I love it especially when it is still warm from the oven. Just after I...

Acadian Advent Traditions

What types of Advent Traditions did you grow up with in your Acadian Home? In our home, we would put up the Christmas tree after Mass on the first Sunday of Advent.  My mom would put out her Advent wreath and light the first candle. Through the following weeks, we...

Downloading Acadian Family GEDCOM Files

As you can now see on our store, we’ve added nearly one hundred of our Acadian family trees to be download ready. So if you want to save paying for shipping and handling, you can now download a GEDCOM file that includes over two decades of research to create....

Welcome to the New Acadian.org

Recently, Yvon’s son, Denis, his wife, Becky and his grandson, Nathan, took over the family business in hopes of not only continuing to provide the world the best Acadian genealogy information but also to bring it to the twenty-first century. This website has...