Updated on 2 May, 2018

Please e-mail Diane McLeod to add your clues to the page

For all those of you interested in genealogy matters related to New Brunswick, this page is for you!

We've all surfed the 'Net combing through thousands of websites, finding clues that have helped in our own personal searches and many of us have tried to pass some of that information on through the mailing lists we belong to or on our own websites. My experience, however, says that there has to be a better way... so, here's the start of our repository.

If you come across a site, a single page on a site (or a single paragraph for that matter) that has been helpful in your search for New Brunswick family, please e-mail me with the site/page address (URL) together with a brief synopsis of what the site or page relates to and I will be happy to post the information here (please reference "NB Clues Repository" in your e-mail). I will NOT vet the information because if you found it helpful in your research, someone else might as well. I will, however, DISCLAIM all responsibility for the contents of the information listed here - you know the drill... never assume and don't take anything as gospel unless you see the primary source. I will also NOT link to commercial/pay-for-info sites no matter how invaluable they may seem unless they have free historical/genealogical information available as well.

I should also point out that these links are freely accessible on the Internet and I have absolutely no interest in them except for the information which they may impart. This is simply a way of gathering, into a small database, the information about our New Brunswick families that's sitting on computer hard-drives all over the world, to assist each other in disseminating that information. This can't be done without input from all of you seasoned researchers out there so please take a moment to send me your invaluable clues.

For those of you who have information that you've paid for but are willing to share, please send me the text and I will gladly convert it to HTML and post the information. If you have information that is copyrighted but that you wish to share through lookups, please advise me of your shareable resource(s) and your e-mail address and I will post that as well.

And to all of you whose pages we cite or whose expertise we obtain through your generosity, thank you so much. GOOD HUNTING!









BOOKS ONLINE (Abbreviated Transcriptions and Otherwise)

  • Chignecto Isthmus; First Settlers - Trueman
  • McAlpine's Maritime Provinces Directory for 1870 - 71 - McAlpine
  • Massachusetts, A Gazateer of the State - Nason and Varney (1890)
  • Dispossessing Loyalists and Redistributing Property in Revolutionary New York - The List of Estates Confiscated
  • Sackville, History of - 1934 (Milner) - For those of you researching Westmorland County
  • Saint John, History of the Great Fire of 1877 - Conwell
  • Tabusintac Families - Murray (2003) (.pdf document)


  • Cumberland County, NS - 1861 (Excel Spreadsheet)
  • Victoria County, NB - 1851 (indexed)
  • New Brunswick census legislation - 1824-1861


  • Belyea Family Genealogy
  • Flewelling, Thomas of Oak Point, Greenwich Parish, Kings County, New Brunswick
  • Fowler, Charles Allen - a personal history
  • Fowler/Drake/Buchanan/Stackhouse Connections
  • Fowler/Hunt Connections
  • Fowler/Newell/Thorne Connections
  • Fowler/Seaman Connections
  • Hartt/Hart Family
  • McCullys of Nova Scotia, The
  • The Descendants of Samuel McCully
  • Reid/Allaby - also Campbell, Somerville, Baxter, Herrett, Spragg and many others
  • Sprague (Spragg) Project - Search the database
  • MAPS

  • New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island Map - 1896 - counties and towns legend and scale in miles and kilometres
  • Saint John City and County Atlas - 1875

  • Province of New York Marriage Licenses to 1754

  • Black Watch, The (42nd Highland Regiment)
  • Black Watch - 42nd Highland Memorial Cemetery - Nashwaak River, New Brunswick
  • King's New Brunswick Regiment, The - 1793-1802 - Hale
  • New Brunswick Military Heritage Project, The - history of New Brunswick's military, indexed by county
  • Queen's Rangers: 1783 - 1800 - Muster Books and Pay Lists
  • "The Saint John River" - References to Loyalist Brigades in NewBrunswick


  • Amherst, Nova Scotia Genealogical Records Index
  • Cornell University Digital Library - Making of America (use the Boolean Search function to access "Early Wills of Westchester County, New York, from 1664 to 1784 by Pelletreau, William S. et al)
  • Dorchester Cemetery, Westmoreland County, New Brunswick - gravestone transcriptions
  • Houlton, Maine - Resident Directory - 1895
  • Houlton, Maine - Business Directory - 1895
  • Houlton, Maine - Cary Library Genealogy Database (searchable)
  • Long Island Genealogy - List of Surnames
  • United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada
  • McLeod Family Genealogy - many documents (birth, obituary, death, marriage, etc.) for McLeod/Fowler/Daye/Campbell/Sharp/McCully Connections
  • New Brunswick Genealogical Society References from "Generations"
  • New Brunswick Railways History
  • History of New Paltz, New York and its Old Families
  • Perpetual Calendar and Calendar Calculator - very handy!
  • Ships Passengers Lists to Canada - 1400 - 1800 (The Olive Tree Genealogy)
  • Yorktown, Westchester Co., New York - Church Members in 1786 (Woolsey, Fowler, Drake, etc.)


  • Beatty, Noble - Hampton Parish, Kings County, New Brunswick
  • Beatty, Thomas - Hampton Parish, Kings County, New Brunswick
  • Campbell, Duncan of Campbell Settlement, New Brunswick
  • Fowler, Capt. Daniel of Kings County, New Brunswick
  • Fowler, John of Newburgh, Ulster County, New York
  • Fowler, Moses of North Castle, Westchester County, New York
  • Fowler, William of Flushing, Queens County, New York
  • Fowler, William of Fox Meadows, County of Westchester, New York
  • Jones (McLeod), Lydia of Westmoreland County, New Brunswick
  • McCully, Asa Alfred - born in Sussex Vale, NB, in 1818 - died in Dayton, Oregon, in 1886 - see source website
  • Spragg, Caleb of Springfield Parish, Kings County, New Brunswick
  • Woolsey, John of Marlborough, Ulster County, New York
  • Woolsey, Richard of Bedford, Westminster County, New York

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