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Welcome to the OntarioGenWeb Archive!

Here you will find text files of Ontario resources that are made available by several willing volunteers. Hopefully you'll make at least one new discovery and perhaps join in by submitting information yourself

Please be advised that these files were created for the exclusive use of OntarioGenWeb and it is appreciated that you not use these files for anything other than personal use (ie, do not place these files on your web site, etc) and that you not directly link to these files. If you wish to create a link, please link to the project itself at http://www.geneofun.on.ca/ongenweb. Thanks!

  • Bibles
  • Cemeteries
  • Census
  • Directories
  • Newspapers

  • Land Records
  • Wills
  • Vital Statistics
  • Miscellany


  • Have an Ontario-related text file to share? Submit it here


    Bibles

    Name: King James Bible
    Description: I have an 1865 King James Bible inscribed with ancester's names
    Size: 2k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Nov 1999
    Submittor: Jonelyn Craddock Barr


    Cemeteries

    Name: Abandoned Cemetery
    Description: Cemetery Transcription of an abandoned cemetery in Parry Sound District
    Size: 4k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Mar 1999
    Submittor: Sherri Pettit

    Name: Pioneer Cemetery, Whitehorse YT 1900-1965
    Description: Ontario born persons who were buried in this cemetery
    Size: 3k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Mar 2002
    Submittor: Scott Wilson

    See CanadaGenWeb’s Cemetery Project for additional cemetery submissions


    Directories

    Name: 1837 Toronto & Home District directory
    Description: A listing of heads of households living in Toronto and the Home District in 1837
    Type: HTML file

    Name: Elgin County Historical Atlas
    Description: List of Farmers & Town Folks in 1877
    Size: 285k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2008
    Submittor: Dave Browne

    Name: Huron County Historical Atlas
    Description: A listing of heads of households living in Huron County in 1879
    Size: 544k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 1999
    Submittor: Judy Brillinger

    Name: Perth County Historical Atlas
    Description: A listing of heads of households living in Perth County in 1879
    Size: 239k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 1999
    Submittor: Ginni Morey

    Name: Oxford County Historical Atlas
    Description: A listing of heads of households living in Oxford County in 1877
    Size: 143k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 1999
    Submittor: Judy Brillinger


    Newspapers

    Name: Brantford Expositor, 1911
    Description: A selection of newspaper entries from the Brantford Expositor, 1911
    Size: 4k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Mar 1999
    Submittor: Sherri Pettit

    Name: Brantford Weekly / Brantford Weekly Times, 1881-1884
    Description: A selection of newspaper entries from the Brantford Weekly / Brantford Weekly Times, 1881-1884
    Size: 3k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Mar 1999
    Submittor: Sherri Pettit

    Name: British Whig, Births, 1834
    Description: These birth notices appeared in "The British Whig" from February 1834 to December 1834.
    Size: 1k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: British Whig, Deaths, 1834
    Description: These are death notices that were published in "The British Whig", Kingston, for the year 1834. This does not represent all that were published but only those that were readable.
    Size: 19k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: British Whig, Marriages, 1834
    Description: These marriage notices appeared in "The British Whig" from February 1834 to December 1834.
    Size: 3k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Free Press, Births, 1895
    Description: These birth notices appeared in "The Essex Free Press" from January 1895 to December 1895.
    Size: 10k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Free Press, Births, 1896
    Description: These birth notices appeared in "The Essex Free Press" from January 1896 to December 1896.
    Size: 21k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Free Press, Deaths, 1895
    Description: These death notices appeared in "The Essex Free Press" from January 1895 to December 1895.
    Size: 73k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Free Press, Deaths, 1896
    Description: These death notices appeared in "The Essex Free Press" from January 1896 to December 1896.
    Size: 91k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Free Press, Marriages, 1895
    Description: These marriage notices appeared in "The Essex Free Press" from January 1895 to December 1895.
    Size: 13k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Free Press, Marriages, 1896
    Description: These marriage notices appeared in "The Essex Free Press" from January 1896 to December 1896.
    Size: 31k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Record, Births, 1874
    Description: These birth notices appeared in "The Essex Record" from August 1874 to December 1874.
    Size: 3k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Record, Births, 1875
    Description: These birth notices appeared in "The Essex Record" from January 1875 to December 1875.
    Size: 9k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Record, Births, 1878
    Description: The following birth notices appeared in “The Essex Record” from January 1878 to November 1878. The date of publication is shown prior to the item(s). Following the date of publication is the page number on which the notice is located. There is no implication that this is all that may have been published during this time frame since some editions may be missing and many of the pages or portions thereof are unreadable.
    Size: 6k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Feb 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2012, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Record, Births, 1881
    Description: The following birth notices appeared in “The Essex Record” from January 1881 to December 1881. The date of publication is shown prior to the item(s). Following the date of publication is the page number on which the notice is located. There is no implication that this is all that may have been published during this time frame since some editions may be missing and many of the pages or portions thereof are unreadable.
    Size: 6k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Feb 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2012, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Record, Deaths, 1874
    Description: These death notices appeared in "The Essex Record" from August 1874 to December 1874.
    Size: 8k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Record, Deaths, 1875
    Description: These death notices appeared in "The Essex Record" from January 1875 to December 1875.
    Size: 34k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Record, Deaths, 1878
    Description: The following death notices appeared in “The Essex Record” from January 1878 to November 1878. The date of publication is shown prior to the item(s). Following the date of publication is the page number on which the notice is located. There is no implication that this is all that may have been published during this time frame since some editions may be missing and many of the pages or portions thereof are unreadable.
    Size: 39k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Feb 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Record, Deaths, 1881
    Description: The following death notices appeared in “The Essex Record” from January 1881 to December 1881. The date of publication is shown prior to the item(s). Following the date of publication is the page number on which the notice is located. There is no implication that this is all that may have been published during this time frame since some editions may be missing and many of the pages or portions thereof are unreadable.
    Size: 54k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Feb 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2012, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Record, Marriages, 1874
    Description: These marriage notices appeared in "The Essex Record" from August 1874 to December 1874.
    Size: 4k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Record, Marriages, 1875
    Description: These marriage notices appeared in "The Essex Record" from January 1875 to December 1875.
    Size: 4k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2011, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Record, Marriages, 1878
    Description: The following marriage notices appeared in “The Essex Record” from January 1878 to November 1878. The date of publication is shown prior to the item(s). Following the date of publication is the page number on which the notice is located. There is no implication that this is all that may have been published during this time frame since some editions may be missing and many of the pages or portions thereof are unreadable.
    Size: 11k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Feb 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2012, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Essex Record, Marriages, 1881
    Description: The following marriage notices appeared in “The Essex Record” from January 1881 to December 1881. The date of publication is shown prior to the item(s). Following the date of publication is the page number on which the notice is located. There is no implication that this is all that may have been published during this time frame since some editions may be missing and many of the pages or portions thereof are unreadable.
    Size: 7k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Feb 2012
    Submittor: Transcribed by Ronald J. Reid, 2012, rreid21@cox.net

    Name: Family Herald and Weekly Star - January 30, 1901
    Description: Contains notices for Ontario
    Size: 5k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Dec 2002
    Submittor: Karen Dahle

    Name: London Free Press, Monday May 21 1945
    Description: Extractions
    Size: 25k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Mar 2002
    Submittor: Heather Evans

    Name: Sarnia Observer Obituaries
    Description: These are obituaries from microfilm that I have come across while researching my own family. I hope they can be of use to someone researching these surnames.
    Size: 9k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Nov 1999
    Submittor: Heather Bastien

    Name: Tillsonburg Observer, 1888-1911
    Description: A selection of newspaper entries from the Tilsonburg Observer, 1888-1911
    Size: 6k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Mar 1999
    Submittor: Sherri Pettit

    Name: Yukon News Obituaries 1960-2000
    Description: Yukon News obituaries from 1960 to 2000 of persons born in Ontario
    Size: 11k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Mar 2002
    Submittor: Scott Wilson


    Land Records
    Sorry, no land records are available at this time. Submissions needed!


    Wills

    Name: Richard Pringle's Will
    Description: Richard Pringle was from Richmond Township. The will is dated March 1856.
    Size: 4k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Nov 1999
    Submittor: Janice Butteworth

    Name: Phillips' Wills
    Description: The Wills of Christopher Phillips, Ann,his wife and another Ann Phillips, all of Wolford Township or nearby, dated from 1864 to 1890
    Size: 9k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Nov 1999
    Submittor: Janice Butteworth

    Name: Adam Sager's Will
    Description: Adam was also from Richmond Township and died in early 1861 in Napanee
    Size: 8k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Nov 1999
    Submittor: Janice Butteworth

    Name: William Bower's Will
    Description: Will of William Bower of South Gower, ONT, 1848
    Size: 4k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Nov 1999
    Submittor: Dixie Cutler

    Name: John Wallace, 1882
    Description: This is a transcript of the Will of John Wallace, Albion, Peel County dated 13 October 1882. He was my great great grandfather.
    Size: 4k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Nov 1999
    Submittor: Tony Wallace

    Name: Charles Day, 1905
    Description: Will of Charles Day, Portland Township, Frontenac, Ontario
    Size: 3k
    Type: Text file
    Date: June 2000
    Submittor: Kim W. Day


    Vital Statistics

    Name: Bruce Township, Births, 1876
    Description: Birth Registrations for 1876 Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario
    Size: 27k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Nov 1999
    Submittor: Marg. Hutton

    Name: OVS Deaths 1869-1900
    Description: A selection of Ontario Vital Statistics Death Registrations from the years 1869-1900
    Size: 111k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 1999
    Submittor: Elaine White

    Name: OVS Deaths 1905-1923
    Description: A selection of Ontario Vital Statistics Death Registrations from the years 1905-1923
    Size: 34k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Jan 1999
    Submittor: Teresa Fish

    Name: New Submissions
    Description: Information submitted by OntarioGenWeb visitors on a variety of topics
    Size: 3k
    Date: Jan 1999
    Submittor: Various

    Name: OVS Marriages 1870-1888
    Description: A selection of Ontario Vital Statistics Marriage Registrations from the years 1870-1888
    Size: 85k
    Type: Text file
    Date: Mar 1999
    Submittor: Michelle Bullard

    Name: Marriage of Henry McGary and Bathsheba Marsh
    Description: Marriage of Henry McGary and Bathsheba Marsh on 5 Feb 1806 in York, York, Ontario, Canada. The transcription of the record is as follows: Entry #79. "On Wednesday the fifth day of February in the year of our Lord 1806 were married Henry McGary and Bathsheba Marsh after publication of banns by me, George O'Kill Stuart". This was noted in the Register of Marriages at St. James Cathedral, whose address is: The Cathedral Church of St. James Archives & Museum-(In the Parish House), 65 Church Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5C 2E9, 416-364-7865 ex. 233
    Size: 212k
    Type: .gif image
    Date: Jul 2005
    Submittor: Scot McGary


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