Genealogy of the French in North America

History of releases

The green lines indicates when the database is refreshed.  The other lines are minor changes.

Version Date Description

1996
Start of a systematic search for corrections to the DGFQ of René Jetté and availability on the Internet

1998
Publication of the Genealogical dictionary of our Origins, from a Word document and direct editing (i.e. without database or automatic generation of the layout)

About 2001
Start of the database merging all genealogical data of the author using Excel files.  First with marriages only, then with birth and death data

August 2005
Release on the Internet of the first public version of the database, covering early years to 1710
2006 French
July 2006 First release of the CD-ROM, in French.  This is the reference version
2006 English
September 2006
New release in English and French.  Very few changes in data.
- Autorun enabled
- Display of notes changed (the individual notes are now below the individual paragraph, in a yellow box)
2007
February 2007
New release.  Data corrected or added since the previous release.  Families 1600-1650 were completed.  The new alphabetical index allows to select directly the first letter of a family name.  Family sheets have now 6 digit so that you can more easily find and keep the sheets you decided to modify for the next release.
2007a February 2007 Both versions : Minor changes (link to immigrants/foreigners from the main page and family sheets are now dated 2007)
English version : Bug corrected when displaying birth and death data
2007b February 2007 Minor change on family sheet 000132.
2007c
April 2007
Minor changes (2 more entries in the list of corrected errors, reference to the royal line Amiot-Couvent)
2007d
May 2007
Complete database refresh
2007e May 2007 Index of couples (index\index.xls etc.) updated
2008
Oct. 2007
Complete database refresh, years 1766-1770 added and the index now includes children married after 1770
2008a
Jan 2008
Complete database refresh, bug corrected about the display of all children in some famlies
2008b
June 2008
Complete database refresh, bug corrected about the display of the number of generations of ancestors and descendants
2009
Nov. 2008
Complete database refresh
2009a
Dec. 2008
Minor change (links to external web sites in the reference section)
2009b
April 2009 Complete database refresh
2009c
October 2009
Complete database refresh
2010
December 2009
Complete database refresh, years 1771-1775 added
2010a
May 2010
Complete database refresh, bug fixed in files with lists of sources (could display as not expected on some browsers), bug fixed to display some family sheets (3258, 42530, 85710, 85892, 129039, 132990)
2010b
September 2010
Complete database refresh
2010c
Decembre 2010
Note corrected for family 21609 and 200419 (was mixed with 16360)
2011 January 2011
Complete database refresh, years 1776-1780 added
2012
January 2012 Complete database refresh, complete rewrite of the software used to generate the CD-ROM
2012a
March 2012
Complete database refresh,change in display of children
2012b
May 2012
Complete database refresh, bug corrected (display of accented letters in the index in Internet Explorer), complete review of homonymous couples
2012c
July 2012
Complete database refresh
2012d
October 2012 Complete database refresh
2013
February 2013
Complete database refresh, special release for King's Daughters (all were identified)
2013a
March 2013
Complete database refresh, special release for King's Daughters (families, birth and death found or estimated)
2013b
June 2013
Complete database refresh
2014
November 2013
Complete database refresh, years 1781-1785 added (province of Quebec), a first group of DNA signatures on more than 5,200 family sheets
2014a
February 2014 Complete database refresh, with more than 13,000 family sheets with a DNA signature (1,549 Y-DNA, 11821 mtDNA)
2014b
June 2014
Complete database refresh, with new statistics based on 100 genealogies of Québec couples married in 1939 and 1940
2015
November 2014
Complete database refresh, with a new list of soldiers from Regiment of Carignan linked to their family sheet
2015a
April 2015
Complete database refresh, with a new list of salt-smugglers linked to their family sheet
2015b
August 2015
Complete database refresh, with a complete refresh of Y-DNA signatures including nodal notation
2016
December 2015
Complete database refresh, years 1786-1790 added (province of Quebec)
2016a
April 2016
Complete database refresh, with new yDNA and mtDNA signatures obtained by convergence (with no triangulations, at least 5 tests)
2016b
September 2016
Complete database refresh
2017
December 2016
Complete database refresh, with new yDNA signatures obtained by convergence (with no triangulations, at least 1 test)

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