Denyse Beaugrand-Champagne is a Genealogy Consultant who has done extensive research for different attorneys, notaries and American and Canadian Public Trustees & Guardian Offices, probate & heir research firms, and numerous European, Canadian and American families.

Historian and Reference Archivist, she was until recently on the Board of Directors of the Société généalogique canadienne-française. In 2004, she was awarded the Percy W. Foy Award for "the best article, most useful, most interesting, best researched and with the best presentation" in genealogy. Her in-depth research brought to light the origin, in Alsace, of different protestant families believed, until then, to be Catholic and Acadian (Memoires (SGCF), 55, 1, 239, spring 2004 and Pays d'Alsace, cahier Varia, 214, 1, 2006)

She was the Genealogist of the television series ORIGINES produced by HISTORIA on the History of Quebec and of its first settlers and their descendants and the Genealogist behind the on-line databank of landowners and tenants of Montreal, 1642-1805, of the Canadian Centre of Architecture, at

In her capacity as Historian, Denyse Beaugrand-Champagne has worked on the award-winning CBC broadcast 'Canada, a popular history' and on numerous publications : the life and times of the French fur traders; the Great Peace Treaty of 1701; the French attack against Deerfield, Massachusetts, in 1704: ; the Canadian Rebellions of 1837-1838. She has done extensive research in notarial records and especially in the judicial archives of New France. In November 2004, she published Le Procès de Marie-Josèphe-Angélique (Libre Expression, ISBN 2-7648-0156-4), a very well documented inquiry on the trial of a Black slave, property of the Poulin de Francheville family, accused of the burning of Montreal in 1734. She was a member of the researchers’ advisory committee of the Quebec National Archives Centre in Montreal for many years.

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