Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

4/11/2011

Early Quebec settlers give insight into human expansion

A study of genealogical history going back to some of Quebec’s earliest settlers is providing a tantalizing clue about how human populations expanded to cover the globe over the last 50,000 years.

Using parish records of marriages and births between 1686 and 1960, researchers analyzed the genealogy of more than a million individuals who trace their ancestry to early colonists in the Charlevoix Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec. for more click here

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