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''[[Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ontario]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Frontenac County''
 
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''[[Canada]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ontario]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Frontenac_County,_Ontario|Frontenac County]]''  
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=== Getting Started  ===
 
=== Getting Started  ===
  
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1.&nbsp; What information do you wish to locate about your ancestor?&nbsp;&nbsp;To choose the sources you need to search first, please click on&nbsp;&nbsp;[[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 [[FRONTENAC COUNTY, ONTARIO: Sources Links Table|SOURCES LINKS 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 [[FRONTENAC COUNTY, ONTARIO: Populated Places Table|POPULATED PLACES TABLE]].<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.
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Remember that you should always try to get an original copy of that source to verify information.&nbsp;
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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>'''
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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>
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'''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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'''before 1788 '''<br>See the descriptions and links on the [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canon/research-area-frontenac.html Ontario GenWeb] site. <br>
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'''1788 - 1792'''<br>The area we now call Frontenac County was part of a large portion of eastern Ontario known as Mecklenburg District. Sometimes it is spelled Mecklenburgh.
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'''1792 - 1849'''<br>The name of the area was Midland District. See the exhibit called [http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/english/on-line-exhibits/maps/index.aspx The Changing Shape of Ontario] on the Archives of Ontario website. <br>
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'''1849 - 1998'''<br>Frontenac County was comprised of eighteen townships. Most genealogy resources are organized under the names of these townships:
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*Barrie Township
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*Bedford Township
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*Clarendon Township
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*Hinchinbrooke Township
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*Howe Island
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*Kennebec Township
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*Kingston Township
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*Loughborough Township
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*Miller Township
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*North Canonto Township
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*Olden Township
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*Oso Township
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*Palmerston Township
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*Pittsburgh Township
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*Portland Township
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*South Canonto Township
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*Storrington Township
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*Wolfe Island
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If you know the name of the town or village, but not the township, use the [http://www.geneofun.on.ca/ontariolocator/ Ontario Locator.]
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'''1998 - present'''<br>In 1998, Frontenac County was reorganized into four municipal townships:
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*Township of North Frontenac
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*Township of Central Frontenac
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*Township of South Frontenac
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*Township of Frontenac Islands
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Because the reorganization took place so recently, most of the genealogy resources are still organized according to the old township system.
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To find out which of the old townships were amalgamated into the new ones, see the [http://www.kfpl.ca/node/395 Frontenac County (1998 - present)] page on the website of Kingston Frontenac Public Library. <br>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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The 1851 Census for the City of Kingston has not survived.
  
 
=== Places/Localities  ===
 
=== Places/Localities  ===
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==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
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At this time, please read about Biographies in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Biography|Biography<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1292272037327_365" />]].
  
 
==== 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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==== 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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Ffolliott, Rosemary.&nbsp; Some Connecting Links Between Ireland and the New World From Old Newspspers.&nbsp; Article has alphabetical listings of births, marriages and deaths in the Munster (Ireland) newspapers covering U.S.A, Canada, West Indies and England.&nbsp; years 1765-1826.&nbsp; Article found in The Irish Ancestor, vol. 2, no.1, 1970 pages 62-69.&nbsp; Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i
  
 
==== 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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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

before 1788
See the descriptions and links on the Ontario GenWeb site.


1788 - 1792
The area we now call Frontenac County was part of a large portion of eastern Ontario known as Mecklenburg District. Sometimes it is spelled Mecklenburgh.


1792 - 1849
The name of the area was Midland District. See the exhibit called The Changing Shape of Ontario on the Archives of Ontario website.


1849 - 1998
Frontenac County was comprised of eighteen townships. Most genealogy resources are organized under the names of these townships:

  • Barrie Township
  • Bedford Township
  • Clarendon Township
  • Hinchinbrooke Township
  • Howe Island
  • Kennebec Township
  • Kingston Township
  • Loughborough Township
  • Miller Township
  • North Canonto Township
  • Olden Township
  • Oso Township
  • Palmerston Township
  • Pittsburgh Township
  • Portland Township
  • South Canonto Township
  • Storrington Township
  • Wolfe Island

If you know the name of the town or village, but not the township, use the Ontario Locator.


1998 - present
In 1998, Frontenac County was reorganized into four municipal townships:

  • Township of North Frontenac
  • Township of Central Frontenac
  • Township of South Frontenac
  • Township of Frontenac Islands

Because the reorganization took place so recently, most of the genealogy resources are still organized according to the old township system.

To find out which of the old townships were amalgamated into the new ones, see the Frontenac County (1998 - present) page on the website of Kingston Frontenac Public Library.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

The 1851 Census for the City of Kingston has not survived.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

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 - [Ontario_Directories|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.

Newspapers & Obituaries

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

Ffolliott, Rosemary.  Some Connecting Links Between Ireland and the New World From Old Newspspers.  Article has alphabetical listings of births, marriages and deaths in the Munster (Ireland) newspapers covering U.S.A, Canada, West Indies and England.  years 1765-1826.  Article found in The Irish Ancestor, vol. 2, no.1, 1970 pages 62-69.  Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i

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