2018 Annual Reunion   August 10-11-12   St-Arsène, QC

Welcome to all, member or non member of the Association
Friday August 10
17h00      Welcome and registration : municioal council hall
18h30      Wine and cheese
Saturday August 11
08h30      Registration, coffee and buns. Desbiens School
09h00      Visit of Lebel Strawberry Farm
10h45      Annual meeting
12h00      Lunch
13h30      Visit of "Fils du Roy" distillers
15h45      Visit of Théophile Saindon ancestral house
16h00      Conference on Théophile Saindon descendants, pioneer of St-                         Arsène
17h00      Aperitif
Evening   Music and dancing
Sunday August 12
9h00          Optional brunch and meeting of Bains-sur-Oust unveiling                                 ceremony participants.

September 15, 2018

Sixteen persons will be attending the unveiling ceremony. An impressing number !

In close collaboration with the Oust and Vilaine County Genealogy Club, the Association is developping a three day program that could be added to a larger journey that the participants would plan themselves.

Accomodation would be at "Bainsois" hosts

Preliminary program

  • Friday 14
- PM : meeting with "Bainsois" hosts and welcome reception.

  • Saturday 15
- AM : unveiling and  wine reception with city council members.
- PM : picnic at St-Méen chapel , frendship meeting with Saindon of the region and visit of Michel's birthplace homesite.

  • Sunday  16
- AM : free time for visit of Saindons heritage sites of the region
- PM lunch cruise on the Vilaine or Oust river.

March 4 : talking about us in Redon county, Brittany...

Cactus Pays de Redon
March 2, 09:40 · Kamouraska 
A story as Cactus likes it ! That of a "redonnais" signers (Paul Lucien, front page issue 20), who learns by Cactus that one of his stopover on his Québec trip is the burial site of Michel Saindon. Born in Bains-sur-Oust, he came to Canada in 1735 and is the ancestor of 7550 North American Saindons. 

The panel : recent news...


Commemorative panel at Bains-sur-Oust

January 2018

CACTUS, a bi-monthly magazine on spare-time activities of Redon region in Brittany, where Bains-sur-Oust is situated and where Michel Saindon our ancestor was baptised, annonces at his front page

new researches on Michel's brother and sisters descendants. 

More precisely, Ginette Fontan, président of the genealogy club is asking the collaboration of Saindon descendants to complete their informations..

See article (french) at .CACTUS

News from the Bains-sur-Oust Genealogy Club


Fall 2017

The Bains-sur-Oust Genealogy Club announces our 2018 meeting in the Bains-sur-Oust bulletin.

Text (French).

More informations.

Book - Saindon Family History and Genealogy


New book in English.

Saindon Family History and Genealogy

Looking for your french roots in France and in Canada ?

Genealogical Dictionnary and History of the
Saindon - Sindon - Cindon lineage.

Origin in France, settlement first in Acadia then in the Province of Québec from where they spread to other Provinces of 

Canada and the United States.

A listing of over 13,000 individuals over 10 generations.

Index by names and marriages.
Appendix : several testimnonies and articles on the Saindons history.

On sale at  www.lulu.com
Write SAINDON on the search space.

Price :

Regular     79,00$ US.
Reduced   67,15$ US

Joining the Association allows you to...

  • meet and share, with other Saindons from here and elsewhere,
  • keep in touch via the Saindon's newsletter, website and Facebook page.
  • participate in activities: annual meetings in various regions of Quebec province, Grand gatherings and participation in the "Congrès mondial acadien".

Joining the Association, is to become part of a family proud of its origins, its ancestors and its descendants.

Becoming a Member



August 10-11-12
Saint-Arsène, Qc

September 15
Unveilling of the panel at Bains-sur-Oust, Brittany


 Montréal region
WAC (World Acadian Congress) : Prince Edward Island


Québec region (25th)


Lower St-Lawrence River

The ancestors

All Saindons in North America are from the same ancestors,

Michel Saindon, royal notary and 

Marie-Yves Godin said Bellefontaine, acadian.

The Association

Saindon - Sindon - Cindon - St-Don

Welcome to the North American Association of Saindons site, 
a private non profit organisation which mission is to
bring together all descendants of Michel Saindon, royal and Marie-Yves Godin-Bellefonatine, acadian.


There is more than 120 members in the Association.

Becoming a member


Join the Facebook group of the Association