Simcoe County, Ontario

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=== Getting Started&nbsp;&nbsp;  ===
 
=== Getting Started&nbsp;&nbsp;  ===
  
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;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_Record_Selection_Table RECORD&nbsp;SELECTION&nbsp;TABLE:&nbsp;Ontario ], which will help you decide.  
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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&nbsp;SELECTION&nbsp;TABLE:&nbsp;Ontario]], which will help you decide.  
  
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/SIMCOE_COUNTY:_Sources_Links_Table SOURCES LINKS TABLE]&nbsp;&nbsp;.&nbsp;<br>
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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 [[SIMCOE_COUNTY:_Sources_Links_Table|SOURCES LINKS TABLE]]&nbsp;&nbsp;.&nbsp;<br>  
  
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/SIMCOE_COUNTY:_Populated_Places_Table POPULATED&nbsp;PLACES&nbsp;TABLE]&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 [[SIMCOE_COUNTY:_Populated_Places_Table|POPULATED&nbsp;PLACES&nbsp;TABLE]]&nbsp;.<br>  
  
 
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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==== 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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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=147423 Thornton Union Cemetery, Essa] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=147423 Thornton Union Cemetery, Essa] BillionGraves
  
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;.  
  
 
==== 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;.  
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Census Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario_Census|Census]]&nbsp;.  
  
 
==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
  
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Church Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_Church_Records Church Records]&nbsp;.  
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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  ====
  
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Court Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_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  ====
  
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Directories in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_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  ====
  
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Genealogies in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_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  ====
  
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Land and Property Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_Land_and_Property Land and Property] .  
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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  ====
  
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]].  
  
 
==== 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]].  
  
 
==== Military Records  ====
 
==== Military Records  ====
  
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Military Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_Military_Records Military Records] .  
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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]].  
  
 
==== Newspapers &amp;&nbsp;Obituaries  ====
 
==== Newspapers &amp;&nbsp;Obituaries  ====
  
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Newspapers and Obituaries&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_Newspapers Newspapers] .  
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Newspapers and Obituaries&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario_Newspapers|Newspapers]].  
  
 
==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
  
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Probate Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_Probate_Records Probate 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  ====
  
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Taxation Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_Taxation Taxation] .  
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==== Vital Records<br> ====
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==== Vital Records<br> ====
  
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Vital Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_Vital_Records Vital Records] .  
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=== 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

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biographies

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

Cemeteries

1. http://ocfa.islandnet.com// - Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid

The Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid is a pointer database consisting of the surnames, cemetery name and location of over 3 Million interments from several thousand cemeteries, cairns, memorials, and cenotaphs in Ontario Canada.

2. http://www.waynecook.com/Tombstone_Territory.html - Tombstone Territories

Welcome to Tombstone Territory where the purpose of this part of the site is to photograph and put online cemeteries in Simcoe County. Due to the fact that a good portion of these old markers would be impossible to read if I put the full headstone online, I have elected to concentrate on the text. After the photos are taken they are then enhanced as best I can, then cropped, resized and compressed for faster loading, for the newer markers I will put the full photo online.

DISCLAIMER
These photos do not represent all the burials in the cemetery but only the ones that were photographable. Please check the OCFA website and/or the Ontario Genealogical Society website for the actual transcriptions that were done at an earlier time.

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 and Libraries

Web Sites

References