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{{Ontario-stub}}''[[Canada|Canada ]] > [[Ontario|Ontario]] > Rainy River District''  
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''[[Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ontario]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Rainy River District''
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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.
  
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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 [[RAINY RIVER DISTRICT: Sources Links Table|SOURCES LINKS TABLE]]&nbsp;&nbsp;.&nbsp;<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/RAINY_RIVER_DISTRICT:_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 [[RAINY RIVER DISTRICT: 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.  
 
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent Count  ====
 
==== Parent Count  ====
  
Established in 1885<ref>(1)</ref>, Rainy River District was separated from Thunder Bay District in 1914<ref>(2)</ref>.<br>
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Established in 1885<ref>(1)</ref>, Rainy River District was separated from Thunder Bay District in 1914<ref>(2)</ref>.<br>  
  
 
==== Boundary Change  ====
 
==== Boundary Change  ====
  
A dispute between Ontario and Manitoba was resolved in 1884 by the Privy Council of Britain, when it upheld an arbitration decision made in 1878.<ref>(3)</ref><br>
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A dispute between Ontario and Manitoba was resolved in 1884 by the Privy Council of Britain, when it upheld an arbitration decision made in 1878.<ref>(3)</ref><br>  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
<br><references />[http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/english/on-line-exhibits/maps/ontario-north.aspx (1)]<br><references />[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canon/research-area-rainyriver.html (2)]<br><references />[http://www.ontarioplaques.com/Plaques_JKL/Plaque_Kenora02.html (3)]  
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<br><references />[http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/english/on-line-exhibits/maps/ontario-north.aspx (1) Ontario north archives]<br><references />[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canon/research-area-rainyriver.html (2) Rainy River research area]<br><references />[http://www.ontarioplaques.com/Plaques_JKL/Plaque_Kenora02.html (3) Plaque Kenora]  
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
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==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
  
At this time, please read about Biographies in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_Biography Biography<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1292272037327_365" />].  
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At this time, please read about Biographies in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Biography|Biography]].  
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Cemeteries in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_Cemeteries Cemeteries]&nbsp;.  
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Cemeteries in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]&nbsp;.  
  
 
*[http://www.geneofun.on.ca/db.php?database=cgwcems&template=cgwcemsON.html&sort=CEMETERY&search=PROVCODIST&max=200&find=ONRainy CanadaGenWeb Cemetery Project - Rainy River]<br>
 
*[http://www.geneofun.on.ca/db.php?database=cgwcems&template=cgwcemsON.html&sort=CEMETERY&search=PROVCODIST&max=200&find=ONRainy CanadaGenWeb Cemetery Project - Rainy River]<br>
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==== Census Records  ====
 
==== Census Records  ====
  
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Census Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_Census Census]&nbsp;.<br>
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Census Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Census|Census]]&nbsp;.<br>  
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onrainyr/census.html Links to Rainy River District Census Records]<br>
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onrainyr/census.html Links to Rainy River District Census Records]<br>
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==== 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]]&nbsp;.  
  
 
==== 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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==== 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]].  
  
 
*[http://globalgenealogy.com/globalgazette/APOLROD/index.htm Association for the Preservation of Ontario Land Registry Office Documents (APOLROD)]<br>
 
*[http://globalgenealogy.com/globalgazette/APOLROD/index.htm Association for the Preservation of Ontario Land Registry Office Documents (APOLROD)]<br>
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Local Histories&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_History History] .  
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Local Histories&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario History|History]].  
  
 
*[http://www.fftimes.com/100-years-100-stories/ 100 years, 100 stories - The History of the Rainy River District]
 
*[http://www.fftimes.com/100-years-100-stories/ 100 years, 100 stories - The History of the Rainy River District]
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Maps in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_Maps Maps] .  
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Maps in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Maps|Maps]].  
  
 
*Google Maps - [[http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=rainy+river+ontario&sll=49.891235,-97.15369&sspn=25.825869,86.572266&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Rainy+River,+Rainy+River+District,+Ontario&ll=48.837605,-94.336853&spn=0.822531,2.705383&t=h&z=9 Rainy River]]
 
*Google Maps - [[http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=rainy+river+ontario&sll=49.891235,-97.15369&sspn=25.825869,86.572266&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Rainy+River,+Rainy+River+District,+Ontario&ll=48.837605,-94.336853&spn=0.822531,2.705383&t=h&z=9 Rainy River]]
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==== Military Records  ====
 
==== Military Records  ====
  
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==== Newspapers &amp;&nbsp;Obituaries  ====
 
==== Newspapers &amp;&nbsp;Obituaries  ====
  
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*[http://www.atikokanprogress.ca/ The Atikokan Progress]  
 
*[http://www.atikokanprogress.ca/ The Atikokan Progress]  
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==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
  
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==== Taxation Records  ====
 
==== Taxation Records  ====
  
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==== Vital Records<br> ====
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==== Vital Records<br> ====
  
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== Societies,Libraries, and Museums  ==
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Family History Library Catalog  
 
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=42696&disp=Parish+registers%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Parish Registers]<br>
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=730825&disp=Indexes+to+the+1901+census+of+the+northw%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Indexes to the 1901 census of the northwestern Ontario districts of Thunder Bay, Rainy River, Kenora]<br>
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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

Parent Count

Established in 1885[1], Rainy River District was separated from Thunder Bay District in 1914[2].

Boundary Change

A dispute between Ontario and Manitoba was resolved in 1884 by the Privy Council of Britain, when it upheld an arbitration decision made in 1878.[3]

Record Loss


  1. (1)
  2. (2)
  3. (3)
(1) Ontario north archives
(2) Rainy River research area
(3) Plaque Kenora

Places/Localities

 Populated Places

A - B - C
  • Alberton
  • Asmussen
  • Atikokan
  • Atwood
  • Aylsworth
  • Baker
  • Barwick
  • Bennett
  • Blue
  • Burriss
  • Carpenter
  • Chapple
  • Claxton
  • Croome
  • Crozier
  • Curran




D - E - F - G - H - K - L
  • Dance
  • Devlin
  • Dewart
  • Dilke
  • Dobie
  • Emo
  • Farrington
  • Fleming
  • Fort Frances
  • Freeborn
  • Griesinger
  • Halkirk
  • Hutchinson
  • Kingsford
  • La Vallee
  • Lash




M - N - P
  • Mather
  • Mathieu
  • McCaul
  • McCrosson
  • McCrosson & Tovell
  • McIrvine
  • McLarty
  • Menary
  • Miscampbell
  • Morley
  • Morson
  • Nelles
  • Pattullo
  • Potts
  • Pratt




R - S - T - W
  • Rainy River
  • Ramsay Wright
  • Richardson
  • Roddick
  • Roseberry
  • Rowe
  • Schwenger
  • Senn
  • Shenston
  • Sifton
  • Spohn
  • Sutherland
  • Tait
  • Tanner
  • Tovell
  • Trottier
  • Watten
  • Weaver
  • Wild Land Reserve
  • Woodyatt
  • Worthington

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.

Newspapers & Obituaries

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

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, Libraries, and Museums

Libraries

Museums

Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog


References


 

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