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{{Ontario-stub}}''[[Canada|Canada ]] > [[Ontario|Ontario]] > Welland County''  
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''[[Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ontario]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Welland County''
  
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== Getting Started&nbsp; ==
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=== 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&nbsp;SELECTION&nbsp;TABLE:&nbsp;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 [[WELLAND COUNTY: 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 [[WELLAND COUNTY: Populated Places Table|POPULATED&nbsp;PLACES&nbsp;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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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== &nbsp;Populated Places<br> ====
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==== &nbsp;Populated Places<br> ====
  
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*Thunder Bay
 
*Thunder Bay
  
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| valign="top" | <u>Crowland Township </u>
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*Cooks Mills  
 
*Cooks Mills  
 
*Dain City  
 
*Dain City  
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*Turners Corners
 
*Turners Corners
  
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*Bethel  
 
*Bethel  
 
*Brookfield  
 
*Brookfield  
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*White Pigeon
 
*White Pigeon
  
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*Effingham  
 
*Effingham  
 
*Fenwick  
 
*Fenwick  
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*Stamford Station
 
*Stamford Station
  
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*Beckett Bridge  
 
*Beckett Bridge  
 
*Longbeach  
 
*Longbeach  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== 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]].
  
 
*[http://www.welland.library.on.ca/digital/cemetery.htm Cemeteries of Welland and Lincoln Counties]&nbsp;Lists of&nbsp;cemeteries in Bertie, Crowland, Pelham, Thorold, Stamford, Humberstone, Wainfleet, and Willoughby of Welland County as well as Caistor, Clinton, Gainsborough, Grantham, Grimsby, and Niagara of Lincoln County.  
 
*[http://www.welland.library.on.ca/digital/cemetery.htm Cemeteries of Welland and Lincoln Counties]&nbsp;Lists of&nbsp;cemeteries in Bertie, Crowland, Pelham, Thorold, Stamford, Humberstone, Wainfleet, and Willoughby of Welland County as well as Caistor, Clinton, Gainsborough, Grantham, Grimsby, and Niagara of Lincoln County.  
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==== 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]].
  
 
*[http://ontariocensus.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/Welland.txt Ontario Census Project: Index to surnames in Welland County 1851-1901]  
 
*[http://ontariocensus.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/Welland.txt Ontario Census Project: Index to surnames in Welland County 1851-1901]  
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*[http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/Test3.jsp?did=132 1911 Ontario Census: Welland County]&nbsp;searchable and indexed database of census records
 
*[http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/Test3.jsp?did=132 1911 Ontario Census: Welland County]&nbsp;searchable and indexed database of census records
  
==== Church  ====
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==== 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]].
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==== 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]].
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==== Directories ====
  
==== '''City Directories'''  ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Directories in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Directories|Directories]].
  
 
*[http://members.tripod.com/~wingrove/willoughby1.htm 1891 Farmers Directory, Willoughby Township, Welland County] index of names in 1891  
 
*[http://members.tripod.com/~wingrove/willoughby1.htm 1891 Farmers Directory, Willoughby Township, Welland County] index of names in 1891  
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*[http://members.tripod.com/~wingrove/wainfleet1.htm 1891 Farmers Directory, Wainfleet Township, Welland County]
 
*[http://members.tripod.com/~wingrove/wainfleet1.htm 1891 Farmers Directory, Wainfleet Township, Welland County]
  
==== Court ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Land  ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Genealogies in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Genealogy|Genealogy]].
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==== 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]].
  
 
*[http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/CountyAtlas/showtownship2.php?townshipid=Willoughby 1880 Map of Willougyby Township, Welland County] Land ownership boundaries and index of peoples.  
 
*[http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/CountyAtlas/showtownship2.php?townshipid=Willoughby 1880 Map of Willougyby Township, Welland County] Land ownership boundaries and index of peoples.  
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*[http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/CountyAtlas/showtownship2.php?townshipid=Wainfleet 1880 Map of Wainfleet Township, Welland County] Land ownership boundaries and index of peoples.
 
*[http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/CountyAtlas/showtownship2.php?townshipid=Wainfleet 1880 Map of Wainfleet Township, Welland County] Land ownership boundaries and index of peoples.
  
==== Military  ====
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==== 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]].
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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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==== 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]].
  
==== Newspapers ====
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==== Taxation Records ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Taxation Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Taxation|Taxation]].
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Vital Records<br> ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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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]].
  
 
===== '''Marriage'''  =====
 
===== '''Marriage'''  =====
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*[http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.canada.ontario.welland/mb.ashx RootsWeb/Ancestry.com Message Boards: Welland County]  
 
*[http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.canada.ontario.welland/mb.ashx RootsWeb/Ancestry.com Message Boards: Welland County]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onniagar/wellandhome.htm Niagara Genealogy: Welland Conty GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onniagar/wellandhome.htm Niagara Genealogy: Welland Conty GenWeb]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=174056&subject_disp=Ontario%2C+Welland&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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== References  ==
 
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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

  • The county was formed in 1845 from Lincoln County.
  • Lincoln County was formed in 1792. In 1845,
  • Southern portion of Lincoln County was separated to form Welland County.

Boundary Changes

  • In some census and election records from the late 1800s, the townships of Pelham and Wainfleet were enumerated as part of Monck County. However, Monck never existed as a county in the political sense, but only as an electoral district.
  • In 1970, Lincoln and Welland Counties were amalgamated to form the Regional Municipality of Niagara.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

 Populated Places

Bertie Township
  • Bertie Bay
  • Buffalo Heights
  • Crystal Beach
  • Fort Erie
  • Oakhill Forest
  • Ridgemount
  • Snyder
  • Stevensville
  • Thunder Bay



Crowland Township
  • Cooks Mills
  • Dain City
  • Welland

Thorold Township 

  • Allanburg
  • Allangburg Junction
  • Black Horse Corners
  • Centreville
  • Port Robinson
  • St. Johns West
  • Thorold
  • Turners Corners
Humberstone Township
  • Bethel
  • Brookfield
  • Gasline
  • Humberstone
  • Port Colborne
  • Sherkston
  • Sugar Loaf Hill

Willoughby Township 

  • Chippewa
  • Douglastown
  • Netherby
  • White Pigeon
Pelham Township
  • Effingham
  • Fenwick
  • Fonthill
  • Pelham
  • Pelham Centre
  • Pelham Corners
  • North Pelham

Stamford Township 

  • Clifton
  • Drummondville
  • Niagara Falls
  • Stamford
  • Stamford Station
Wainfleet Township
  • Beckett Bridge
  • Longbeach
  • Marshville
  • Marshville Station
  • Ostyhon Corners
  • Perry Station
  • Sugar Loaf Hill
  • Wainfleet
  • Wainfleet Station
  • Willow Bay
  • Winger

Neighboring Counties

LincolnHaldimand | United States: Niagara County, New York | Erie County, New York

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.

  • Cemeteries of Welland and Lincoln Counties Lists of cemeteries in Bertie, Crowland, Pelham, Thorold, Stamford, Humberstone, Wainfleet, and Willoughby of Welland County as well as Caistor, Clinton, Gainsborough, Grantham, Grimsby, and Niagara of Lincoln County.
  • Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid 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.

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.

Marriage
Death
Birth

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References


 

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