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Available Local Resources
CEMETERIES in and around Ponoka County (also see cemetery histories and interment lists)
CHURCHES and religious organizations in the County, past and present (also see church histories)
FUNERAL HOMES in the County
LDS FAMILY HISTORY CENTRES which are the undisputed best place for help and a multitude of resources
LIBRARIES with specific local history and family information
LOOK-UP VOLUNTEERS who if asked nicely will consult local history books and resources on your behalf
NATIVE CANADIAN Bands & Associations in and around Ponoka County
REGISTRY OFFICES where many records are available
SCHOOLS in the County, as they are now and as they were years ago (also see School District histories)
Locating Records & Resources

VITAL RECORDS

ADOPTION RECORDS DIVORCE RECORDS
BIRTH RECORDS MARRIAGE RECORDS
DEATH RECORDS
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CHURCH RECORDS (see the church listing for the Diocese's offices and other central repositories where possible)
BAPTISMAL & CHRISTENING RECORDS CONFIRMATION & FIRST COMMUNION RECORDS
BURIAL & FUNERAL RECORDS
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LAND RECORDS
CPR LAND SALES HUDSON BAY COMPANY LAND SALES
HOMESTEAD CERTIFICATES & PATENTS
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IMMIGRATION RECORDS
CITIZENSHIP & NATURALIZATION RECORDS SHIP PASSENGER LISTS
ESTATE RECORDS
WILLS, TESTAMENTS & ASSOCIATED RECORDS ASSESSMENT ROLLS
CENSUS RECORDS
EMMIGRATION RECORDS
MILITARY RECORDS
WAR GRAVE RECORDS
SERVICE RECORDS
Other Useful Resources
Genealogy MAILING LISTS
BOOKS on LOCAL HISTORY (and some of their SURNAME INDICES)
Links to SITES ABOUT OTHER TOPICS that may not immediately come to mind, but which may prove useful to your research
Links to GENEALOGICAL ORGANIZATIONS which can be joined or whose members may be able to broaden your search
Links to LIBRARIES some local, some not, but all have resources that will add to your history
Links to SITES WITH GOOD LINKS to other genealogy sites, which lead to more genealogy sites, which lead to more.....
CANADIAN GOVERNMENT genealogical research information that may be the best place to start your research
ALBERTA GOVERNMENT genealogical research information which provides valuable provincial information
MAPS of NORTH AMERICA, CANADA, the PROVINCE OF ALBERTA, the COUNTY OF PONOKA, the TOWNS of RIMBEY & PONOKA
MAPS OF THE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Looking for more information ? Check out these sites....
Come, visit our Archives site for more bakground info about the County of Ponoka
County of Ponoka ARCHIVES
Come, visit our Historical Archives for more about the development of the County of Ponoka
Visit the Alberta GenWeb Project
Visit the Canada & Alberta GenWeb Projects...
Visit the Canada GenWeb Project
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