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Revision as of 01:19, 19 September 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).

Ontario Research Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Ontario Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources
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 ·

Ontario Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Migration Routes

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Ottawa River · St. Lawrence River · Lake Champain · Lake Erie · Lake Huron · Lake Ontario · Lake Superior · Addinton Road · Bobcageon Road · Halifax Road or Grand Communication Route · 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.
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RESEARCH GUIDES

BYU Research Outline for Ontario, Canada

FamilySearch Historical Record Collections

Online collections containing these records are located in FamilySearch.org.

A wiki article describing this collection is found at:

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