PEIGS now on Facebook

Yes the Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society is on Facebook, our V-P for Queens County, Daniel Boudreau, is the Admin. Visit us. Like us. Share us.  https://www.facebook.com/peigenealogy  Enjoy!   And while you are on Facebook check out the page titled Prince Edward Island Genealogy https://www.facebook.com/groups/2256402585/  about also a wonderful site… [Read more]

Invitation to fans of Genealogy to attend the PEIGS AGM 24 April 2021

The Prince Edward island Genealogical Society invites you to their Annual General Meeting, open to anyone interested in Genealogy, to be held at The Carriage House, (behind Beaconsfield Historic House) 2 Kent Street, Charlottetown on Saturday 24th April 2021 from 2 to 4 p.m. The guest speaker will be Mr.… [Read more]

February 2021 Meeting hears Hows and Whys of becoming Certified

Bill Glen, Certified Genealogist (CG) addressed the February Meeting of the Society on the topic of “How and Why to be Certified”.  He covered the process for meeting the certification levels for the Genealogical Institute of the Maritimes (GIM) and what that means for anyone contemplating an application. Liz Glen,… [Read more]

November 2020 PEIGS Quarterly Public Meeting

The Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society held their Quarterly public meeting on Saturday November 21st at Park Royal United Church, 11 Christie Drive, Charlottetown. The topic was timely with Mr. Owen Parkhouse, President of the PEI and NB branches of The Last Post Fund addressing the gathering. He shared his experience… [Read more]

PEIGS Annual General Meeting – Saturday 26 September 2020 – A Success!

The Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society held its Annual General Meeting at Park Royal United Church, 11 Christie Drive, Charlottetown on Saturday 26 September 2020.   The guest speaker was Jill MacMicken-Wilson, Provincial Archivist from the PEI Public Archives and Records Office.  Jill shared her experience with the monumental task of moving their… [Read more]

Public Meeting PEIGS – Saturday 22 February 2020

The PEI Genealogical Society held a well attended public meeting on Saturday, 22 February 2020 at the Carriage House located at Beaconsfield Historic House in Charlottetown. 2020 is the 300th anniversary of the founding of the colony of Île-Saint-Jean. In recognition of this significant event historian, author, and folklorist Georges Arsenault was… [Read more]

Annual Genealogy Fair put on hold pending the passing of the Covid 19 Pandemic

The annual 2020 PEI Genealogy Fair originally scheduled for May 2020 was postponed in the hopes we could hold it at a future date in 2020 or 2021. Regretfully, we have decided to place it on hold pending the passing of the Covid 19 Pandemic.   We will be adding RETURN OF… [Read more]

Public Meeting PEIGS – Saturday 16 November 2019

The PEI Genealogical Society (PEIGS) held a public meeting on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Carriage House located at Beaconsfield Historic House in Charlottetown. The guest speaker was genealogist Linda Jean Nicholson who spoke on “Crossing ‘the pond’ for research and fun.” In her illustrated talk Linda Jean re-lived her… [Read more]

Public Meeting PEIGS – Saturday 28 September 2019

The PEI Genealogical Society held a public meeting on Saturday, September 28th, 2019 at the Carriage House located at Beaconsfield Historic House in Charlottetown. The guest speaker was Linda Libby speaking on “DNA – Challenges to its effective use as a Genealogical Tool.” Like many other current family researchers Linda… [Read more]

PEI Genealogy Fair 27 April 2019

Our 3rd Annual Genealogy Fair was a very successful event with around 80 people in attendance on 27 April 2019. It went from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 10 Northridge Parkway, Charlottetown, PEI. Registration was at the door. (There was, as… [Read more]