Ontario Genealogy

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| align="left" | <br><br><br>'''''Unique genealogical features:'''''  
 
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*Early [[Ontario Land and Property|land records]] are important and complicated. Be persistent.  
 
*Early [[Ontario Land and Property|land records]] are important and complicated. Be persistent.  
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=== Historical Counties and Districts  ===
 
=== Historical Counties and Districts  ===
  
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'''[[Current Ontario Counties, Districts, and Municipalities]]''' shows the most recent government divisions at the county or equivalent level.<br>
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'''[[Current Ontario Counties, Districts, and Municipalities]]''' shows the most recent government divisions at the county or equivalent level.<br>  
  
 
'''Extinct Counties and Districts:&nbsp;''' [[Addington County, Ontario|Addington County]]{{·}} [[Bothwell District, Ontario|Bothwell District]]{{·}} [[Brant County, Ontario|Brant County]]{{·}} [[Cardwell District, Ontario|Cardwell District]]{{·}} [[Carleton County, Ontario|Carleton County]]{{·}} [[Dufferin County, Ontario|Dufferin County]]{{·}} [[Dundas County, Ontario|Dundas County]]{{·}} [[Durham County, Ontario|Durham County]]{{·}} [[Frontenac County, Ontario|Frontenac County]]{{·}} [[Glengarry County, Ontario|Glengarry County]]{{·}} [[Grenville County, Ontario|Grenville County]]{{·}} [[Haldimand County, Ontario|Haldimand County]]{{·}} [[Halton County, Ontario|Halton County]]{{·}} [[Kent County, Ontario|Kent County]]{{·}} [[Leeds County, Ontario|Leeds County]]{{·}} [[Lennox County, Ontario|Lennox County]]{{·}} [[Lincoln County, Ontario|Lincoln County]]{{·}} [[Monck District, Ontario|Monck District]]{{·}} [[Niagara District, Ontario|Niagara District]]{{·}} [[Norfolk County, Ontario|Norfolk County]]{{·}} [[Ontario County, Ontario|Ontario County]]{{·}} [[Patricia County, Ontario|Patricia County]]{{·}} [[Peel County, Ontario|Peel County]]{{·}} [[Prescott County, Ontario|Prescott County]]{{·}} [[Prince Edward County, Ontario|Prince Edward County]]{{·}} [[Russell County, Ontario|Russell County]]{{·}} [[Stormont County, Ontario|Stormont County]]{{·}} [[Sudbury Regional Municipality, Ontario|Sudbury Regional Municipality]]{{·}} [[Suffolk County, Ontario|Suffolk County]]{{·}} [[Victoria County, Ontario|Victoria County]]{{·}} [[Welland County, Ontario|Welland County]]{{·}} [[Waterloo County, Ontario|Waterloo County]]{{·}} [[Wentworth County, Ontario|Wentworth County]]{{·}} [[York County, Ontario|York County]]  
 
'''Extinct Counties and Districts:&nbsp;''' [[Addington County, Ontario|Addington County]]{{·}} [[Bothwell District, Ontario|Bothwell District]]{{·}} [[Brant County, Ontario|Brant County]]{{·}} [[Cardwell District, Ontario|Cardwell District]]{{·}} [[Carleton County, Ontario|Carleton County]]{{·}} [[Dufferin County, Ontario|Dufferin County]]{{·}} [[Dundas County, Ontario|Dundas County]]{{·}} [[Durham County, Ontario|Durham County]]{{·}} [[Frontenac County, Ontario|Frontenac County]]{{·}} [[Glengarry County, Ontario|Glengarry County]]{{·}} [[Grenville County, Ontario|Grenville County]]{{·}} [[Haldimand County, Ontario|Haldimand County]]{{·}} [[Halton County, Ontario|Halton County]]{{·}} [[Kent County, Ontario|Kent County]]{{·}} [[Leeds County, Ontario|Leeds County]]{{·}} [[Lennox County, Ontario|Lennox County]]{{·}} [[Lincoln County, Ontario|Lincoln County]]{{·}} [[Monck District, Ontario|Monck District]]{{·}} [[Niagara District, Ontario|Niagara District]]{{·}} [[Norfolk County, Ontario|Norfolk County]]{{·}} [[Ontario County, Ontario|Ontario County]]{{·}} [[Patricia County, Ontario|Patricia County]]{{·}} [[Peel County, Ontario|Peel County]]{{·}} [[Prescott County, Ontario|Prescott County]]{{·}} [[Prince Edward County, Ontario|Prince Edward County]]{{·}} [[Russell County, Ontario|Russell County]]{{·}} [[Stormont County, Ontario|Stormont County]]{{·}} [[Sudbury Regional Municipality, Ontario|Sudbury Regional Municipality]]{{·}} [[Suffolk County, Ontario|Suffolk County]]{{·}} [[Victoria County, Ontario|Victoria County]]{{·}} [[Welland County, Ontario|Welland County]]{{·}} [[Waterloo County, Ontario|Waterloo County]]{{·}} [[Wentworth County, Ontario|Wentworth County]]{{·}} [[York County, Ontario|York County]]  
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=== Major Repositories  ===
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
  
[[Library and Archives Canada]]{{·}} [[Archives of Ontario]]{{·}} [[Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library]]{{·}} [[University of Western Ontario D. B. Weldon Library]]{{·}} [[American-Canadian Genealogical Society]]{{·}}
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[[Library and Archives Canada]]{{·}} [[Archives of Ontario]]{{·}} [[Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library]]{{·}} [[University of Western Ontario D. B. Weldon Library]]{{·}} [[American-Canadian Genealogical Society]]{{·}}  
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=== Migration Routes  ===
 
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*[http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maryc/oldies.htm Ontario Marriages Arranged by County-District] A RootsWeb place-by-place marriage extract list. Includes a search engine to find each name.  
 
*[http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maryc/oldies.htm Ontario Marriages Arranged by County-District] A RootsWeb place-by-place marriage extract list. Includes a search engine to find each name.  
 
*[[Ontario Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Ontario Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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Registration of vital statistics began officially in Ontario on 1 July 1869 as a provincial responsibility. A substantially complete registration was achieved by 1930. [[Image:Ontario flag.png|right|180px]]  
 
Registration of vital statistics began officially in Ontario on 1 July 1869 as a provincial responsibility. A substantially complete registration was achieved by 1930. [[Image:Ontario flag.png|right|180px]]  
  
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'''<u>RESEARCH GUIDES</u>'''  
 
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[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Canada/Ontario.pdf BYU Research Outline for Ontario, Canada]  
 
[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Canada/Ontario.pdf BYU Research Outline for Ontario, Canada]  
  
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
 
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Revision as of 15:57, 26 March 2011

This article is about a province of central-east Canada, formerly known as Upper Canada and Canada West. For other uses, see the Ontario (disambiguation).

News and Events
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Topics
Canada  Gotoarrow.png  Ontario

Welcome to Ontario
There's no place like this

Parliament Hill on the Ottawa River.



Unique genealogical features:

Historical Counties and Districts


Current Ontario Counties, Districts, and Municipalities shows the most recent government divisions at the county or equivalent level.

Extinct Counties and Districts:  Addington County · Bothwell District · Brant County · Cardwell District · Carleton County · Dufferin County · Dundas County · Durham County · Frontenac County · Glengarry County · Grenville County · Haldimand County · Halton County · Kent County · Leeds County · Lennox County · Lincoln County · Monck District · Niagara District · Norfolk County · Ontario County · Patricia County · Peel County · Prescott County · Prince Edward County · Russell County · Stormont County · Sudbury Regional Municipality · Suffolk County · Victoria County · Welland County · Waterloo County · Wentworth County · York County

Major Repositories

Library and Archives Canada · Archives of Ontario · Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library · University of Western Ontario D. B. Weldon Library · American-Canadian Genealogical Society ·

Migration Routes

Ontario map.png
Ottawa River · St. Lawrence River · Lake Champain · Lake Erie · Lake Huron · Lake Ontario · Lake Superior · Addinton Road · Bobcageon Road · Hastings Road · King's Road · Monck Road · Nipissing Road · Opeongo Line · Provincial Road · Talbot Trail · Chambly Canal · Erie Canal · Soo Locks · Canadian Pacific Railway

Research Tools

Did you know?

Registration of vital statistics began officially in Ontario on 1 July 1869 as a provincial responsibility. A substantially complete registration was achieved by 1930.
Ontario flag.png


RESEARCH GUIDES

BYU Research Outline for Ontario, Canada


Help Expand the Wiki

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: