Saskatchewan Gen Web Project - Getting Started.

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The Getting Started webpage lists many different resources specific to Saskatchewan and genealogy. The Getting Started webpage very briefly lists the key points for general province wide genealogy research in Saskatchewan and answers most Frequently Asked Questions.

The various *** Sask Gen Web regions *** provide resources, and databases for a smaller geographical community. The closer you get to your intended search area, the more likely you are to find what you need

Rootsweb Mailing List Groups are for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Province of Saskatchewan, Canada. There are many genealogical discussions relevant to Saskatchewan on these Rootsweb Mailing List Groups A mailing list is a grouping of people via email who are interested in the same subject ie genealogy in the various regions of Saskatchewan.

Rootsweb Posting Boards for Queries are interactive internet resources for posting queries. Your posting or query can be viewed on the board and replied to by those searching the posting boards for archived messages. Post a message or read what other's are saying.

While we can't give you all the answers, we can provide you with some
*** Saskatchewan Regional resources ***,
general provincial resources such as mailing groups and posting boards, as well as and Saskatchewan genealogy resource web sites that should answer some of your questions.

Whom should I e-mail with my question"
Go to the Saskatchewan Regional Home page closest to your locality of research.
For example, if you are seeking ancestors in Davidson, you would go to the Regina Gen Web Regional web pages, if you are seeking ancestry in Warman, you would go the Saskatoon Gen Web Regional Web pages. The regional web pages provide regional look up volunteers, information, posting boards, mailing lists, etc. The closer you get to your intended search area, the more likely you are to find what you need.

How do I know what Sask Gen Web Region my place name is located in"
Search Saskatchewan Placenames!

Extensive compilation (including place name changes) of over 3,000 Saskatchewan locations and their SGW district

Please check the Maps, and/or use the Regional Boundaries to help determine which Sask Gen Web Region to use, if you still cannot determine which region to use, please e-mail:

If you wish to volunteer or become involved, please email

If you have a question that is not answered online or if you have need for assistance further than the web pages online provide please email. It is through questions that many of the web pages have arisen as answers to Frequently Asked Questions or FAQ's. I would love to hear from you. ;-)

...........E-mail Sask Gen Web Webmaster, Julia Adamson

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Saskatchewan Genealogy Web : Sask Gen Web E-Magazine

Answering Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Follow on: Word Press, Facebook, Blogger, Twitter, Tumblr, Live Journal

Please e-mail if you would like to submit a descriptive article to the Sask Gen Web E-Magazine about a genealogy hint or tip, a new web page or family tree in Saskatchewan.
The submitted article (Subject to approval) should be related to Saskatchewan or helpful to Saskatchewan genealogists and historians.

Reach out to us

I wish to contribute historical facts, anecdotes, and information related to the Saskatchewan Gen Web area.

I would like to become involved with the Saskatchewan Gen Web area region

I wish to include my contact details regarding a local cemetery, local history book or any other publication resource related to the Saskatchewan region. This is to facilitate assistance with lookups for fellow genealogists and historians.

I would like to add my Saskatchewan area Genealogical Surname Interest in the Saskatchewan Gen Web region

I would like to add my Saskatchewan area Guest Book comment for the Saskatchewan Gen Web region

  • Have you received your ancestor homestead records from Saskatchewan Provincial Archives? Or, have your received your letter of patent for your ancestors from National Archives? If so, would you care to make an entry of the homestead location, and homesteader? The names and homestead locations of the two sworn witnesses could also be entered to help others in their search.
  • Do you have access to a Cummins map for this area? Would you wish to post any original homesteaders online from this map?

  • Do you know of anyone who has contributed to this area and there is a biographical write up about them either online or in some other source, a book etc.? Please honor them and submit an abstract of the article about this person, and the town or city from where they hail from. Please note the source as well.
  • Would you want to place any obituary information online from the Kamsack Region?

  • Look up Database :
    Would you be able to provide a look up service to other researchers in the Kamsack Regional Gen Web project? Do you have a book or other reference resource invaluable to a genealogist ie it may provide: names, dates, history or location?

  • Do you possess documents like Old Telephone Books, Henderson's Directories, City Directories, Pioneer photos, letters, books, Town Directories, Co-op membership Books, Credit Union and Elevator Books, Grain Companies, Church Books, and Cattle Brand Books, School Records, Church lists, Homestead maps, etc.? These are valuable records listing the names of community residents that deserve preservation. Sharing or digitizing such documents can prevent the loss of primary source materials for family genealogists. As we embark on the journey of preserving and commemorating the dynamic history of the Regina project and its surroundings, your active involvement is indispensable. Whether you have memories related to historical maps, one-room schoolhouses, cemetery headstones, transcriptions, yearbooks, directories, or historical letters, your contributions can significantly enrich the understanding of fellow researchers tracing their family trees and histories.

  • Would you be able to provide photos of the area or of cemeteries? If you are available to be of assistance to those researching in this region, please offer to assist the Kamsack Gen Web Region

  • History Database :
    Do you remember any local history about this region? Would you care to share it online? For example: names or name changes for school districts, towns, village or postal districts, memorable weather events, incorporation or changes of railway, Hudson Bay Company, Wheat Pool, etc.


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A New Chapter Unfolds:

This is not just a change of address; it's the dawn of a new chapter in documenting the rich tapestry of Saskatchewan's history. The one-room schoolhouses, cemetery headstones, historical maps, and the myriad of placenames will continue to find a digital home here.

Patreon: Fueling the Future: The heartbeat of this endeavor is our Patreon community. Their support ensures not only the financing of this project for the current year but paves the way for future years. It's a collective effort where every contribution propels us forward.

The Saskatchewan GenWeb Mission Persists: As volunteers diligently place new information and updates online, we're excited to persist in this labor of love. Your visits, support, and enthusiasm make it possible for us to continue unearthing and preserving the stories of the past.

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The new domain and web hosting provider stand as pillars, thanks to the incredible support from our growing Patreon community. We're not just looking at this as a one-time venture but a sustained effort year after year.

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Gratitude to and

A heartfelt thank you to and for providing the foundation. Now, as we transition, we seek your support in finding paid web hosting. Your backing ensures a lasting legacy.

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Thank you for being a cherished part of our community. Your passion for history fuels our dedication.

Warm regards,

The Saskatchewan GenWeb Team

Web Master: Sask Gen Webmaster, for Sask Gen Web Project
Web Publish Date: Fri Nov 03 2023
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