LOOKING FOR YOUR FRENCH CANADIAN ROOTS IN THE DETROIT AREA? Try some of the links below. In addition ancestry.com has St. Anne's Catholic Church Registry online (fee based website) or try going to the Detroit Public Library- Main Library in the Burton Genealogy Collection for the microfilms.
Denis Beauregard's megasite is probably the single best starting point. It includes an excellent tutorial on searcing in France.
Canadiana Online (ECO)
ECO is a full text online collection of more than 3,000 books and pamphlets.
de recherche en demographie historique (PRDH)
It is the product of 30 years of research that has attempted to document all individuals of European origin who lived in the Saint Lawrence Valley
Names of Canada/Toponymie du Canada
An index of the Canadian Permanent Committee on Place Names from the National Resources of Canada, this site enables queries by current or historical name or coordinates.
French Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan
Michigan was under French rule prior to 1760.
History Library Catalog
--includes some microfilm of Catholic parishes in Canada.