Place:Digdeguash, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada

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NameDigdeguash
TypeCommunity
Coordinates45.181°N 66.962°W
Located inCharlotte, New Brunswick, Canada
See alsoSaint Patrick, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canadaparish in which it is located
source: Family History Library Catalog

Digdeguash (pronounced "di-gi-dee-wash") is an unincorporated community in Saint Patrick parish in Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Canada.

Located near the mouth of the Digdequash River, Digdeguash is 2.27 km northeast of Bocabec. William Francis Ganong identified the Passamaquoddy name for Digdeguash as "Diktequesk". It had a post office from 1866 until 1871. In 1871 Digdeguash had a population of 150. (Source:Place Names of New Brunswick)

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  • New Brunswick Provincial Archives. This is the introductory page. The tabs will lead you to more precise material.
  • The FamilySearch wiki. This lists the availability of vital statistics indexes for New Brunswick.
  • New Brunswick GenWeb. A round-up of a lot of genealogical information at the province, county and parish level. Lists of cemeteries and monumental inscriptions can be found here.
  • The Provincial Archives website titled The Placenames of New Brunswick has maps of all of its parishes and descriptions of some communities within them. This site contains "cadastral" maps for each parish illustrating the grantee’s name for land granted by the province. These maps are cumulative, showing all grants regardless of date.
  • Microfilm images of all Canadian censuses 1851-1911 are online at Library and Archives Canada, as well as at FamilySearch and Ancestry. The 1921 census appears to be available only at Ancestry.
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  • The word "rencensement", found in Sources, is French for "census".