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Waterloo County Settlers

The Clergy Reserve known as the Queen's Bush extended from Waterloo County to Lake Huron. The majority of black settlers settled in the southern half of Peel Township in Wellington County but the Queen's Bush Settlement also included the northern half of Wellesley Township and the western portion of Woolwich Township in Waterloo County. This area, eight by twelve miles in size, had a population of approximately 1,500 Black settlers by 1840.

Around 1800, families of Mennonites began to move north from the United States, especially Pennsylvania, to Canada in search of farm land.

Ezra Eby collected family histories from Pennsylvania German pioneer families in Waterloo Township, Ontario and published these in 1895 and 1896 as A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other Townships of the County : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin, as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character

On Waterloo County GenWeb

Search the list of surnames from A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other Townships of the County...

Read the entire book online at Our Roots - Nos Racines

Read the online book Little paradise : the saga of the German Canadians of Waterloo County, Ontario, 1800-1975 by Leibbrandt, Gottlieb

Frakter: Notice of departure and arrival for Abraham D. Clemens from Pennsylvania to Waterloo County 1825

Mennonite GINGRICH Family of Switzerland, Waterloo County Ontario & Pennsylvania

Jonathan Butler, a black man, & wife Elizabeth Jenkins in the Queen's Bush Settlement in Waterloo
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