File Structure Notes Here
following files have been provided courtesy of Mr. Don Lewis of
Ottawa, Ontario who did the original data entry and kindly gave
permission for the material to be added to the Cumberland County
GenWeb Page. I would also like to acknowledge the assistance
of Mr. Arthur Owen, who converted the files to a usable format
and Mr. Leland Harvie, who made available web server space to
mount the files.
census and vital statistics files are in comma delimited text
format (CSV). This format should be readable by most every database
and spreadsheet package available (or even a bare text editor).
I personally use Microsoft Works but dBase and Access work equally
well. Because of their large size, the files have been compressed
with PKZip. Unfortunately, I am NOT able to answer
technical questions about using these files with your particular
A non time limited version of Winzip
is available for download to open the zip archives, please consult
the winzip help files regarding its use.
Also, because of their large size, I am NOT able
to provide copies via e-mail to persons unable to download the
files from the web page.
are warned that while Mr. Lewis was careful in making these transcriptions,
he did not re-check them afterwards. Therefore they should be
considered more on an index to the records than a replacement
for the originals.
volunteer maintainers of this site are not able to answer specific
questions about information related to the individuals and families
For queries regarding information in the files try posting a question
to the Cumberland County Queries