23 February 2009

KDGS News

Good Day
2 areas for research that might be of interest
 
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2.  Ontario sites you may have overlooked.
1) Some early Ontario records of the registers of ministers.
http://my.tbaytel.net/bmartin/earlyont.htm
2) Ontario Cemetery Ancestor Search gives the following information:
Name , Given Names , Stone Ref , Death Dt , County , Township , Cemetery (ID). Click on the 'Cemetery ID' for information an the cemetery.
http://ogs.andornot.com/CemeteryIndex.aspx
3) Ontario Locater for locating Ontario place names. This shows the district names for earlier years.
http://www.geneofun.on.ca/ontariolocator
4) Ontario Vital Stats project. Search for births marriages and deaths starting in 1869.
These have been transcribed, so try different spellings of names, and they give the registration number for your sources.
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onvsr/
5) A list of the Original Ontario Newspapers at the Archives of Ontario.
http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/english/guides/pdf/l23_newspapers.pdf
6) Some early Ontario Census records from 1824 to 1911.
Lists the head of household and number of children as:
#MC Number of Male Children #MA Number of Male Adults
#FC Number of Female Children #FA Number of Female Adults
http://ontariocensus.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
7) Canadian Passenger Lists Before 1865
http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/ships/tocan1400-1800.shtml
8) This alphabetical table of links into the pages of the Ontario
Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register by Bill Martin
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wjmartin/wm-index.htm
9) Early Ontario marriages before registration in 1869.
http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maryc/oldies.htm