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''[[Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ontario]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Brant County''' 
  
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=== Getting Started  ===
  
=== Getting Started   ===
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1.  What information do you wish to locate about your ancestor?  To choose the sources you need to search first, please click on  [[Ontario Record Selection Table|RECORD SELECTION TABLE Ontario]], which will help you decide.
  
1.  What information do you wish to locate about your ancestor?  To choose the sources you need to search first, please click on  [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_Record_Selection_Table RECORD SELECTION TABLE: Ontario ], which will help you decide.
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2.&nbsp; From the above Record Selection Table, which sources do you wish to check in this county?&nbsp; To check the availability of your sources of interest as well as to check the&nbsp;websites that have them online, please click on&nbsp;this county's [[BRANT COUNTY: Sources Links Table|SOURCES LINKS TABLE]]<br>
  
2.&nbsp; From the above Record Selection Table, which sources do you wish to check in this county?&nbsp; To check the availability of your sources of interest as well as to check the&nbsp;websites that have them online, please click on&nbsp;this county's [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/BRANT_COUNTY:_Sources_Links_Table SOURCES LINKS TABLE]&nbsp;&nbsp;.&nbsp;<br>
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3.&nbsp; Do you know the location that you wish to search in this county?&nbsp;&nbsp;If so, please check for some possible sources and some online information about your location of interest, by clicking on&nbsp; this county's [[BRANT COUNTY: Populated Places Table|POPULATED PLACES TABLE]].<br>  
 
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3.&nbsp; Do you know the location that you wish to search in this county?&nbsp;&nbsp;If so, please check for some possible sources and some online information about your location of interest, by clicking on&nbsp; this county's [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/BRANT_COUNTY:_Populated_Places_Table POPULATED&nbsp;PLACES&nbsp;TABLE]&nbsp;.<br>
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4.&nbsp;&nbsp;For further information regarding&nbsp;your sources of interest, '''see "4 Resources"&nbsp;ABOVE in the "CONTENTS" table '''and click on the source of interest.  
 
4.&nbsp;&nbsp;For further information regarding&nbsp;your sources of interest, '''see "4 Resources"&nbsp;ABOVE in the "CONTENTS" table '''and click on the source of interest.  
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Remember that you should always try to get an original copy of that source to verify information.&nbsp;  
 
Remember that you should always try to get an original copy of that source to verify information.&nbsp;  
  
Please&nbsp;be aware&nbsp;that this is a growing Pilot program, with new information being added on a regular basis.'''<br>'''
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Please&nbsp;be aware&nbsp;that this is a growing Pilot program, with new information being added on a regular basis.'''<br>'''  
  
'''NOTE''':&nbsp; If you would like to participate in contributing information into this WIKI&nbsp;program, please go to the "Create a New Page" section of this screen, and follow the guidelines.<br>
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'''NOTE''':&nbsp; If you would like to participate in contributing information into this WIKI&nbsp;program, please go to the "Create a New Page" section of this screen, and follow the guidelines.<br>  
  
 
'''WELCOME&nbsp;ABOARD!&nbsp; More&nbsp;sharers of information&nbsp;= more information available for everyone!'''  
 
'''WELCOME&nbsp;ABOARD!&nbsp; More&nbsp;sharers of information&nbsp;= more information available for everyone!'''  
  
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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
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[http://brantford.library.on.ca/archive/ Brant County Digital Archives] contains a number of resources related to its residents and its history.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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Prior to the establishment of Brant County as an administrative county in 1849-50, the area was governed locally by the Gore District of Upper Canada (Canada West after 1841). The townships were previously located in Wentworth and Oxford Counties. Settlement began in the area in the 1780s.
  
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Townships  =====
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Brantford, Burford, Oakland, Onondaga, South Dumfries
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===== Incorporated Urban Areas  =====
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Brantford, Paris
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===== Recent Municipal Reorganization  =====
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In 1999 Brant County became a single tier municipality. Its townships ceased to exist, and the county was governed like a city with wards replacing the townships. Brantford and Paris maintained their own municipal governments.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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Oxford, Waterloo, Wentworth, Haldimand, Norfolk
  
 
=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
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At this time, please read about Biographies in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Biography|Biography]].
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Cemeteries in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Cemeteries|Cemeteries]].
  
 
==== Census Records  ====
 
==== Census Records  ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Census Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Census|Census]].
  
 
==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Church Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Church Records|Church Records]].
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Court Records  ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Court Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Court Records|Court Records]].
  
 
==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Directories in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Directories|Directories]] .
  
 
==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Genealogies in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Genealogy|Genealogy]] .
  
 
==== Land and Property Records  ====
 
==== Land and Property Records  ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Land and Property Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Land and Property|Land and Property]] .
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Local Histories&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario History|History]] .
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Maps in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Maps|Maps]] .
  
 
==== Military Records  ====
 
==== Military Records  ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Military Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Military Records|Military Records]].
  
==== Obituaries  ====
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[http://brantford.library.on.ca/localhistory/virtual.php Virtual War Memorial for Brantford and the county of Brant online], this is provided by the Brantfod Public Library.
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==== Newspapers &amp;&nbsp;Obituaries  ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Newspapers and Obituaries&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Newspapers|Newspapers]].
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''[http://brantford.library.on.ca/localhistory/bmd.php Brantford Expositor Newspaper]'': This newspaper provides a searchable index of births, marriages and deaths covering the years between 1852-201o with some missing years. If you are not located in this area you can request copies of the notices for a fee.
  
 
==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
  
==== School Records ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Probate Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Probate Records|Probate Records]].
  
 
==== Taxation Records  ====
 
==== Taxation Records  ====
  
==== Vital Records<br> ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Taxation Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Taxation|Taxation]].
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==== Vital Records<br> ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Vital Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Vital Records|Vital Records]].
  
 
=== Societies and Libraries  ===
 
=== Societies and Libraries  ===
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Latest revision as of 20:28, 18 December 2012

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Contents

Getting Started

1.  What information do you wish to locate about your ancestor?  To choose the sources you need to search first, please click on  RECORD SELECTION TABLE Ontario, which will help you decide.

2.  From the above Record Selection Table, which sources do you wish to check in this county?  To check the availability of your sources of interest as well as to check the websites that have them online, please click on this county's SOURCES LINKS TABLE

3.  Do you know the location that you wish to search in this county?  If so, please check for some possible sources and some online information about your location of interest, by clicking on  this county's POPULATED PLACES TABLE.

4.  For further information regarding your sources of interest, see "4 Resources" ABOVE in the "CONTENTS" table and click on the source of interest.

Remember that you should always try to get an original copy of that source to verify information. 

Please be aware that this is a growing Pilot program, with new information being added on a regular basis.

NOTE:  If you would like to participate in contributing information into this WIKI program, please go to the "Create a New Page" section of this screen, and follow the guidelines.

WELCOME ABOARD!  More sharers of information = more information available for everyone!


History

Brant County Digital Archives contains a number of resources related to its residents and its history.

Parent County

Prior to the establishment of Brant County as an administrative county in 1849-50, the area was governed locally by the Gore District of Upper Canada (Canada West after 1841). The townships were previously located in Wentworth and Oxford Counties. Settlement began in the area in the 1780s.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Townships

Brantford, Burford, Oakland, Onondaga, South Dumfries

Incorporated Urban Areas

Brantford, Paris

Recent Municipal Reorganization

In 1999 Brant County became a single tier municipality. Its townships ceased to exist, and the county was governed like a city with wards replacing the townships. Brantford and Paris maintained their own municipal governments.

Neighboring Counties

Oxford, Waterloo, Wentworth, Haldimand, Norfolk

Resources

Biographies

At this time, please read about Biographies in the Province of Ontario Resources - Biography.

Cemeteries

At this time, please read about Cemeteries in the Province of Ontario Resources - Cemeteries.

Census Records

At this time, please read about Census Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - Census.

Church Records

At this time, please read about Church Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - Church Records.

Court Records

At this time, please read about Court Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - Court Records.

Directories

At this time, please read about Directories in the Province of Ontario Resources - Directories .

Genealogy

At this time, please read about Genealogies in the Province of Ontario Resources - Genealogy .

Land and Property Records

At this time, please read about Land and Property Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - Land and Property .

Local Histories

At this time, please read about Local Histories in the Province of Ontario Resources - History .

Maps

At this time, please read about Maps in the Province of Ontario Resources - Maps .

Military Records

At this time, please read about Military Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - Military Records.

Virtual War Memorial for Brantford and the county of Brant online, this is provided by the Brantfod Public Library.

Newspapers & Obituaries

At this time, please read about Newspapers and Obituaries in the Province of Ontario Resources - Newspapers.

Brantford Expositor Newspaper: This newspaper provides a searchable index of births, marriages and deaths covering the years between 1852-201o with some missing years. If you are not located in this area you can request copies of the notices for a fee.

Probate Records

At this time, please read about Probate Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - Probate Records.

Taxation Records

At this time, please read about Taxation Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - Taxation.

Vital Records

At this time, please read about Vital Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - Vital Records.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References


 

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