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''[[Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ontario]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''York County'''
  
''[[Canada]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ontario]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[York_County,_Ontario|York County]]''
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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.
  
1.  What information do you wish to locate about your ancestor?  To choose the sources you need to search first, please click on  [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/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 [[YORK COUNTY, ONTARIO: Sources Links Table|SOURCES LINKS TABLE]].<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/YORK_COUNTY:_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 [[YORK COUNTY, ONTARIO: Populated Places Table|POPULATED&nbsp;PLACES&nbsp;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 [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/YORK_COUNTY:_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.  
 
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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==== 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  ====
  
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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  ====
  
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]].  
  
 
==== 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]].  
  
 
==== 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  ====
  
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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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[http://skritch.blogspot.ca/2012/04/goads-atlas-of-toronto-online.html Goad's Atlas of Toronto] 1884-1924. &nbsp;Map of your ancestor's home in relationship to the city of Toronto.&nbsp;<br> [http://www.oldtorontomaps.blogspot.com/ Historic Maps of Toronto] <br>[http://fortyorkmaps.blogspot.com/ Fort York and Garrison Maps]
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Read more about Ontario&nbsp;[[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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From 1793 to 1858, two court systems worked side-by-side to handle estate matters in Ontario. The Court of Probate was the superior court and had jurisdiction over estates with real property in more than one District or county. Most York County estate matters were handled locally by the Home District Surrogate Court (until 1849) or the York County Surrogate Court (from 1850 to 1858). Name indexes for the Court of Probate and the Surrogate courts (pre-1859) are available online on the Archives of Ontario's interloan pages. The estate files are available on microfilm from the Archives of Ontario or through the Family History Library. The previously mentioned name index refers to Archives of Ontario film numbers. You'll find a conversion list to GSU film numbers on the Archives' interloan pages.
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In 1859, the Court of Probate was abolished, and all estates were handled by the York County Surrogate Court. Semi-alphabetical name indexes (created by the court)&nbsp;and the estate files are available on microfilm at the Archives of Ontario up to 1967. (Many are also available through the Family History Library.) Estate files older than 40 years are also held at the Archives of Ontario. Order a day or two in advance so they can be retrieved from offsite storage. More recent estate files can be obtained from the courthouse for a fee. See the Archives of Ontario's finding aids for current addresses and instructions.  
  
 
==== 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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At this time, please read about&nbsp;Taxation Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Taxation|Taxation]].  
  
 
==== Vital Records<br>  ====
 
==== 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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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  ===
  
 
=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===
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[http://torontofamilyhistory.org/kingandcountry/ For King and Country] - A project to transcribe the war memorials in Toronto schools.
  
 
[http://torontofamilyhistory.org/simcoesgentry/ Simcoe's Gentry: Toronto Park Lots] - The story of Toronto’s Park Lots.<br>  
 
[http://torontofamilyhistory.org/simcoesgentry/ Simcoe's Gentry: Toronto Park Lots] - The story of Toronto’s Park Lots.<br>  
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[http://www.torontofamilyhistory.org/ Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society]
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== 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

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

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

Goad's Atlas of Toronto 1884-1924.  Map of your ancestor's home in relationship to the city of Toronto. 
Historic Maps of Toronto
Fort York and Garrison Maps

Read more about Ontario 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

From 1793 to 1858, two court systems worked side-by-side to handle estate matters in Ontario. The Court of Probate was the superior court and had jurisdiction over estates with real property in more than one District or county. Most York County estate matters were handled locally by the Home District Surrogate Court (until 1849) or the York County Surrogate Court (from 1850 to 1858). Name indexes for the Court of Probate and the Surrogate courts (pre-1859) are available online on the Archives of Ontario's interloan pages. The estate files are available on microfilm from the Archives of Ontario or through the Family History Library. The previously mentioned name index refers to Archives of Ontario film numbers. You'll find a conversion list to GSU film numbers on the Archives' interloan pages.

In 1859, the Court of Probate was abolished, and all estates were handled by the York County Surrogate Court. Semi-alphabetical name indexes (created by the court) and the estate files are available on microfilm at the Archives of Ontario up to 1967. (Many are also available through the Family History Library.) Estate files older than 40 years are also held at the Archives of Ontario. Order a day or two in advance so they can be retrieved from offsite storage. More recent estate files can be obtained from the courthouse for a fee. See the Archives of Ontario's finding aids for current addresses and instructions.

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

For King and Country - A project to transcribe the war memorials in Toronto schools.

Simcoe's Gentry: Toronto Park Lots - The story of Toronto’s Park Lots.

Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society

References


 

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