Maple Stars and Stripes: Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast

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Maple Stars and Stripes helps you with your French-Canadian genealogy research. Included will be tips for using French-language records and a look at different record groups, repositories, history, geography, culture, and methodology particular to researching French-Canadian family history. Blog: MapleStarsandStripes.com; Show Notes: MapleStarsandStripes.com/shownotes

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http://maplestarsandstripes.com
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A podcast and website dedicated to helping you improve your French-Canadian genealogy research.
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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-11-01 15:44
last episode published
2019-11-01 14:15
publication frequency
16.04 days
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Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor owner   author  
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126
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1.11.2019

MSS-088-Canadian Colonial Censuses, 1666-1762+

The post MSS-088-Canadian Colonial Censuses, 1666-1762+ appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. The goal of every genealogist is to find all census records for each ancestor. This episode makes that easier. I...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.10.2019

MSS-087-The Story of Guillaume Couture

The post MSS-087-The Story of Guillaume Couture appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. CHECK YOUR DATABASES! Is Guillaume Couture one of your ancestors? If so, enjoy this compelling story of a man who used h...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.08.2019

MSS-086-Museum of Work & Culture-Part 2

The post MSS-086-Museum of Work & Culture-Part 2 appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. I hope you enjoyed episode #85, part 1 of the Museum of Work & Culture. In part 2, we continue our virtual tour...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.07.2019

MSS-085-Museum of Work & Culture-Part 1

The post MSS-085-Museum of Work & Culture-Part 1 appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Do you have ancestors who came to New England to work in the mills? This virtual tour of the Museum of Work and Cul...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.06.2019

MSS-084-Drouin Institute’s NBMDS

The post MSS-084-Drouin Institute’s NBMDS appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. The Drouin Institute recently had a major increase in its NBMDS database. These church records come from four major regions of...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.05.2019

MSS-083-Early French-Canadian Immigrants and the Mexican-American War

The post MSS-083-Early French-Canadian Immigrants and the Mexican-American War appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. There was a well-known migration from Quebec to New England after the Civil War. The cott...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.04.2019

MSS-082-The French-Canadian Legacy Podcast

The post MSS-082-The French-Canadian Legacy Podcast appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. If you can never get enough information and stories about your French-Canadian ancestors, then this is your lucky da...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.03.2019

MSS-081-French-Canadian and Acadian DNA Projects

The post MSS-081-French-Canadian and Acadian DNA Projects appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. DNA! The new tool in the genealogist’s toolbox. Everyone’s jumping on the bandwagon. Yet, many people, when th...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.02.2019

MSS-080-Felix Gatineau and the Francos of Southbridge, Massachusetts

The post MSS-080-Felix Gatineau and the Francos of Southbridge, Massachusetts appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. What was life like in a Little Canada? Thanks to Dr. Elizabeth Blood’s translation of Féli...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.01.2019

MSS-079-Dissecting a French-Canadian Marriage Contract

The post MSS-079-Dissecting a French-Canadian Marriage Contract appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. We all have them. Piles of notarial records that need translating. Among them is arguably the most impor...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.12.2018

MSS-078-Samuel Gill: English Captive to Abenaki Chief

The post MSS-078-Samuel Gill: English Captive to Abenaki Chief appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Many English captives were redeemed and returned to the British colonies. Others stayed with the French o...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.11.2018

MSS-077-French-Canadian Soldiers and Patriots in the Revolutionary War

The post MSS-077-French-Canadian Soldiers and Patriots in the Revolutionary War appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Have you ever wanted to join a lineage society like the DAR? Did you know that you might...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.10.2018

MSS-076-A Distinct Alien Race

The post MSS-076-A Distinct Alien Race appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. A Boston newspaper in 1889 described French-Canadian immigrants in this way: “They are kept a distinct alien race, subject to the...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.09.2018

MSS-075-Our Huguenot Ancestors

The post MSS-075-Our Huguenot Ancestors appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Do you have a Huguenot ancestor in your family tree? In this episode, Leslie Choquette from Assumption College’s French Institut...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.06.2018

MSS-074-Québec Genealogical eSociety

The post MSS-074-Québec Genealogical eSociety appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Do you live in an area without a nearby well-stocked French-Canadian genealogy library? Would you like access to a couple ...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.05.2018

MSS-073-Drouin Collection Records-part 2

The post MSS-073-Drouin Collection Records-part 2 appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Moving on…to eleven more record sets from the Drouin Collection records. These records span the United States, Quebec,...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.04.2018

MSS-072-Drouin Collection Records-part 1

The post MSS-072-Drouin Collection Records-part 1 appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. HAPPY EASTER! Perhaps after all your guests leave, you’ll settle down for some research time. Today’s records will kee...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.03.2018

MSS-071-Quebec Province’s Local Archives

The post MSS-071-Quebec Province’s Local Archives appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. As French-Canadian genealogists, we have our go-to websites: the PRDH, Québec Records from the Drouin Institute, Famil...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.02.2018

MSS-070-The French-Canadian Genealogical Society of Connecticut

The post MSS-070-The French-Canadian Genealogical Society of Connecticut appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Today we spotlight another wonderful French-Canadian genealogy society and library, the French-...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.01.2018

MSS-069-Filles Ă  Marier

The post MSS-069-Filles Ă  Marier appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. We introduced a brave group of women known as the Filles du Roi in episodes 7 and 44. They journeyed from France to the New World in an...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.12.2017

MSS-068-Holiday Gifts for the Genealogist

The post MSS-068-Holiday Gifts for the Genealogist appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Do you need that special gift for a fellow genealogist? Or is your family looking for ideas of what to get you? Today...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.11.2017

MSS-067-French-Canadian Notary Records

The post MSS-067-French-Canadian Notary Records appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. It’s difficult to get the younger generation interested in genealogy when you show them a list of names, dates, and plac...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.10.2017

MSS-066-Battle for Empire

The post MSS-066-Battle for Empire appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. In 1759, where were your ancestors living? Were any in Quebec City? Or Beauport? Did they live on the Île d’Orléans? Or on the south ...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.09.2017

MSS-065-The Drouin Institute’s Lafrance Database and the PRDH

The post MSS-065-The Drouin Institute’s Lafrance Database and the PRDH appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. French-Canadian genealogists have an almost unheard of wealth of records with which we can trace ...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.09.2017

MSS-065-The Drouin Institute’s Lafrance Database and the PRDH

French-Canadian genealogists have an almost unheard of wealth of records with which we can trace our lines back hundreds of years. The Drouin Institute provides us with easy access to these records by publishing the original parish register pages onlin...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.08.2017

MSS-064-Settling Detroit

The post MSS-064-Settling Detroit appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Who were the early settlers of Fort Ponchartrain/Detroit? What records did they leave behind? Co-authors Suzanne Sommerville, Gail Mor...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.08.2017

MSS-064-Settling Detroit

Who were the early settlers of Fort Ponchartrain/Detroit? What records did they leave behind? Co-authors Suzanne Sommerville, Gail Moreau-DesHarnais, and Diane Wolford Sheppard answer those questions and many more in their award-winning book, Le Détroi...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.07.2017

MSS-063-Acadian Voyageurs

The post MSS-063-Acadian Voyageurs appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Did any of your Acadian ancestors migrate to Quebec after the deportation and become voyageurs? I had never considered such a thing u...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.07.2017

MSS-063-Acadian Voyageurs

Did any of your Acadian ancestors migrate to Quebec after the deportation and become voyageurs? I had never considered such a thing until speaking with Claude Ferland, today’s guest. Not only did some become voyageurs, but some also held very responsib...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.06.2017

MSS-062-French-Canadian Education at the NIGS

The post MSS-062-French-Canadian Education at the NIGS appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Education is important to genealogists. You know that. And there are so many ways and places where you could inve...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.06.2017

MSS-062-French-Canadian Education at the NIGS

Education is important to genealogists. You know that. And there are so many ways and places where you could invest your dollars to increase your knowledge. How do you decide which is right for you? Today Louise St. Denis helps you to answer that quest...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.05.2017

MSS-061-Settling the American West: the Role of the Canadiens and MĂ©tis-Part 3

The post MSS-061-Settling the American West: the Role of the Canadiens and Métis-Part 3 appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. The Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis & Clark Expedition–two important Americ...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.05.2017

MSS-061-Settling the American West: the Role of the Canadiens and MĂ©tis-Part 3

The Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis& Clark Expedition–two important American historical events. We all learn about the Anglo adventurers who took part in these events. We learn about Sacajawea and maybe her husband, Toussaint Charbonneau. But we r...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.04.2017

MSS-060-Settling the American West: the Role of the Canadiens and MĂ©tis-Part 2

The post MSS-060-Settling the American West: the Role of the Canadiens and MĂ©tis-Part 2 appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Many mid-western and western town/city histories tell stories of their Anglo fou...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.04.2017

MSS-060-Settling the American West: the Role of the Canadiens and MĂ©tis-Part 2

Many mid-western and western town/city histories tell stories of their Anglo founders. But in many instances, the real founders were Canadiens or MĂ©tis families, often erased from the history books. In Part 2 of Settling the American West, Rob Foxcurra...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.03.2017

MSS-059-Settling the American West: the Role of the Canadiens and MĂ©tis-part 1

The post MSS-059-Settling the American West: the Role of the Canadiens and MĂ©tis-part 1 appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. French-Canadian voyageurs and soldiers spent parts of their careers in the Pays ...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.03.2017

MSS-059-Settling the American West: the Role of the Canadiens and MĂ©tis-part 1

French-Canadian voyageurs and soldiers spent parts of their careers in the Pays d’en Haut. Some stayed, and some went west. This is their story. Rob Foxcurran, co-author of Songs Upon the Rivers: the Buried History of the French-Speaking Canadiens and ...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.02.2017

MSS-058-The Geographic Evolution of a Franco-American Family

The post MSS-058-The Geographic Evolution of a Franco-American Family appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. I’ve often said that the best way to make sure that all our hard work as genealogists is not in va...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.02.2017

MSS-058-The Geographic Evolution of a Franco-American Family

I’ve often said that the best way to make sure that all our hard work as genealogists is not in vain is to publish our families’ stories. Today’s guest, David Vermette, tells his ancestral stories in an unusual context–that of the land they live on. (I...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.01.2017

MSS-057- The Life of Fille du Roi Jeanne Chevalier

The post MSS-057- The Life of Fille du Roi Jeanne Chevalier appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. The “filles du roi” is one of the most popular topics covered on this podcast. In previous episodes (#7 and ...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.01.2017

MSS-057- The Life of Fille du Roi Jeanne Chevalier

The “filles du roi” is one of the most popular topics covered on this podcast. In previous episodes (#7 and #44), we covered these women in a general way. But today, we get down to specifics. What was a particular fille du roi’s life like? Lynne Levesq...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.12.2016

MSS-056-Health and Sickness in New France (Hélène’s World-Part 4)

The post MSS-056-Health and Sickness in New France (Hélène’s World-Part 4) appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. To whom did our ancestors turn when they were sick? What treatments were available? How can w...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.12.2016

MSS-056-Health and Sickness in New France (Hélène’s World-Part 4)

To whom did our ancestors turn when they were sick? What treatments were available? How can we tell whether we had sickly or healthy ancestors? Susan McNelley, author of Hélène’s World: Hélène Desportes of Seventeenth-Century Québec, joins us in part 4...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.11.2016

MSS-055-Tracking Your Ancestor Back to Québec

The post MSS-055-Tracking Your Ancestor Back to Québec appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. French-Canadian genealogy is easy, right? Within hours, a knowledgeable genealogist can trace his or her ancestry...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
1.11.2016

MSS-055-Tracking Your Ancestor Back to Québec

French-Canadian genealogy is easy, right? Within hours, a knowledgeable genealogist can trace his or her ancestry from 21st-century America or Canada back to 16th- or 17th-century France. Usually. We all have a line or two that gives us trouble–an ance...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
11.10.2016

MSS-054-The French Institute at Assumption College

The post MSS-054-The French Institute at Assumption College appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Genealogists love repositories with one-of-a-kind collections. One can only imagine what’s hiding in those s...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
11.10.2016

MSS-054-The French Institute at Assumption College

Genealogists love repositories with one-of-a-kind collections. One can only imagine what’s hiding in those stacks! Today we explore one such repository. The collections at the French Institute (on the grounds of Assumption College, Worcester, Massachus...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
20.09.2016

MSS-053-Silent Presence: The French in New England-Pt 2

The post MSS-053-Silent Presence: The French in New England-Pt 2 appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Several of the elder members of the Franco community, especially those in the northeast United States, ...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
20.09.2016

MSS-053-Silent Presence: The French in New England-Pt 2

Several of the elder members of the Franco community, especially those in the northeast United States, might recall dealing with prejudice in their earlier years. Many were made to feel “less” because they were French-Canadians. Today’s return guest, J...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author
30.08.2016

MSS-052-Vermont French-Canadian Genealogical Society

The post MSS-052-Vermont French-Canadian Genealogical Society appeared first on Maple Stars and Stripes - Your French-Canadian Genealogy Podcast. Many of our Québec ancestors crossed the border into Vermont. Some stayed. Some moved back and forth. Othe...
Sandra Goodwin: Genealogy Podcaster, Speaker, and Instructor author