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An Immigrant Ancestor is a person, in your direct lineage (grandparent, great-grandparent, etc) who was born in another country and came to Canada to live.

If you have more than one immigrant ancestor to submit, fill this form out for each immigrant ancestor separately. We will only accept one ancestor per submission form. (Note: If your ancestor immigrated with siblings, please include the siblings with your ancestor, not as a separate entry)

Please keep in mind:

  • If you are updating a listing with a new e-mail address please be sure to remove your old listing first.
  • Your listing cannot be edited or revised. There are only two options - adding a new listing and/or removing an old listing.

    WAIT!! Is this your first time posting to The Immigrants To Canada List?
    PLEASE take a moment to view an example of a listing. Thanks!

    Use a mix of capitals and lower case letters. Do not use all capitals!

  •       Your Contact Information
    Your Name *required*:

    Your Email Address *required*:
    DOUBLE-CHECK! Make sure your e-mail address is correct, if it isn't you cannot be contacted if someone spots a match

    If you have a webpage devoted to this Immigrant Ancestor you're submitting, paste the URL below.
    Please be sure to start the URL with http://


          Your Immigrant Ancestor
    Ancestor's Surname *required*:

    First Name(s) *required*:

    Year of birth* (year only please) *required*:
    *If you are unsure of the exact year, please approximate. For example, if your ancestor was born around 1850, put in c1850. If they were born between 1870 and 1880 put in 1870-1880.

    Spouse(s) (name{s} only please):

    More Information: This is where you can give other information about your immigrant ancestor that you feel is important (names of children/parents, death/marriage dates, other areas they've lived, etc). Keep it short please!


          Country of Origin

    Town in which your Immigrant Ancestor was born (leave blank if unknown):

    County/Shire/District, etc in which your Immigrant Ancestor was born (leave blank if unknown):

    COUNTRY in which your Immigrant was born *required*:


          Canadian Destination
    Please Read! In the fields below put in either - Your ancestor's final Canadian destination, OR your ancestor's first Canadian destination. Choose ONE destination only please. Use the "More Info" field above to list all other destinations between their country of birth and Canadian destination. You can view an example here.

    Year of arrival in Canada* (year only please) *required*:
    *If you are unsure of the exact year, please approximate. For example, if your ancestor arrived around 1850, put in c1850. If they arrived between 1870 and 1880 put in 1870-1880.

    Canadian Town your Immigrant Ancestor immigrated to (leave blank if unknown):

    County/Shire/District, etc your Immigrant Ancestor immigrated to (leave blank if unknown):

    Canadian Province/Territory* your Immigrant Ancestor immigrated to *required*:

    *In order to have the Canadian Destination Search work effectively it was decided that only the current provinces/territories would be used in this field. You can specify the exact area (ie, Canada West) in the "More Info" field above.
    Please use these provinces if your ancestor immigrated to:
           Acadia = Nova Scotia
           Canada East = Quebec
           Canada West = Ontario
           Lower Canada = Quebec
           Upper Canada = Ontario


    WAIT! Before submitting your listing, PLEASE TRIPLE-check that what you have written is what you want posted - you can't change it once it's been submitted.
    Today's Date *required*:
    Example: 1 Jan 2009

    All submissions to this website are moderated. Inappropriate or duplicate submissions or those that do not provide required information will be deleted without notice.

    Password *required*
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    Note: Password is all UPPERCASE letters. For your submission to appear you must correctly fill in the missing word.

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