Whether your ancestor was forced to leave or chose to emigrate to find a better life, here are some great free ways to find family who went to settle in Canada.
1. Passenger lists of ships arriving in Canadian ports from 1865 to 1935 can be searched for free on Ancestry.
2. After they arrived, did your ancestor see better opportunities in America? Search Ancestry’s free list of Border Crossings to the US 1895 to 1956.
4. Enter your ancestor’s name in the search box at the easy to use Immigrant Ancestors Project.
6. Was your family member living in Canada in 1921? Enter what you know in the free Ancestry search page for the 1921 Census of Canada. Then review possible candidates using the Birthplace column.