Genealogy Projects tagged with Ontario on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Lieutenant Governors of Ontario

    The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario /lɛfˈtɛnənt/ is the viceregal representative in Ontario of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada, as well as the other Commonwealth realms and any subdivisions thereof, and resides predominantly in her oldest realm, ...

  • Members of the Canadian House of Commons from Ontario

    This is the sub-project for all Canadians with a district in Ontario, who have or currently hold the position of MP (Member of Parliament) in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. All members of this sub-project should be added to the master project as well.

  • Battle of Queenston Heights

    This is a sub project under the umbrella of the War of 1812 The Battle of Queenston Heights The Battle of Queenston Heights was the first major battle in the War of 1812 and resulted in a British victory. It took place on 13 October 1812, near Queenston, in the present-day province of Ontario. It was fought between United States regulars and New York militia forces led by Roger Sheaffe , ...

  • Ontario, Canada

    This project is for people associated with the province of Ontario, Canada . If you have a brickwall in your research on a profile that is associated with Ontario , please start a discussion on it. Sources available for researching Ontario people: The following sources are not intended to be an all-inclusive list, but a starting point for research. Civil Registration of births, marriage...

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  • Order of Ontario

    The Order of Ontario is the most prestigious official honour in the Canadian province of Ontario. Instituted in 1986 by Lieutenant Governor Lincoln Alexander, on the advice of the Cabinet under Premier David Peterson, the civilian order is administered by the Lieutenant Governor-in-Council and is intended to honour current or former Ontario residents for conspicuous achievements in any field. ...

  • Legislative Council of Upper Canada

    The Legislative Council of Upper Canada was the upper house governing the province of Upper Canada. Modelled after the British House of Lords, it was created by the Constitutional Act of 1791. It was specified that the council should consist of at least seven members. Members were appointed for life but could be dropped for non-attendance. The first nine members of the council were appointed on...

  • Notable People from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    This project has been created to house all of the Notable People in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • Members of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario

    The Legislative Assembly of Ontario (also known as Ontario Legislative Assembly or Parliament of Ontario),[1] is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario, and is the second largest provincial legislature of Canada by number of members. It meets at the Ontario Legislative Building at Queen's Park in the provincial capital, Toronto.The Legislative Assembly has existed since 1867 when t...

  • Premiers of Ontario

    This is a list of the premiers of the province of Ontario, Canada, since Confederation in 1867. Ontario uses a unicameral Westminster-style parliamentary government, in which the premier is the leader of the party that controls the most seats in the Legislative Assembly. The premier is Ontario's head of government, while the Queen of Canada is its head of state and is represented by the Lieuten...

  • Canadian Senators from Ontario

    This is the master project for all Canadians, who have or currently hold the position of Senator from Ontario in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. All Canadian Senators are able to serve up and till the day that they turn 75, at which point they have to retire. They can retire from the job at any time before their 75th birthday.All members of the sub-projects should be added to this project as well.

  • Rebellions of 1837 - Upper Canada

    The Upper Canada Rebellion was an insurrection against the oligarchic government of the British colony of Upper Canada (present day Ontario) in December 1837. While public grievances had existed for years, it was the Rebellion in Lower Canada (present day Quebec) that emboldened rebels in Upper Canada to openly revolt soon after. The Upper Canada Rebellion was largely defeated shortly after it ...

  • Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship

    The Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship is an honorary medal produced by the Canadian Province of Ontario. It was established by the Government of Ontario in 1973 to recognize people who, through exceptional long-term efforts, have made outstanding contributions to the well being of their communities and whose assistance is given without expectation of remuneration or reward. Typically, eleven t...

  • Mayors of Toronto, Ontario

    This is a list of mayors of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Toronto's first mayor, William Lyon Mackenzie was appointed in 1834 after his Reform coalition won the new City of Toronto's first election, and Mackenzie was chosen by the Reformers. History From 1834 to 1857, and again from 1867 to 1873, Toronto mayors were not elected directly by the public. Instead, after each annual election of alde...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Ontario

    Pioneers of Canada - Ontario History Aboriginal Settlement The first residents of Ontario arrived during the last ice age, approximately 10,000 years ago. As the ice retreated Ontario's paleo-Indian inhabitants moved into the northern region of the province. For many years Ontario's Aboriginal peoples probably lived by fishing and hunting; deer, elk, bear and beaver could be found in the ...

  • Woehl / Wale / Wales

    Wöhl / Woehl family that originated in Oberseebach, Bas-Rhin, France. A good number of them migrated to Welland County, Ontario, Canada and settled. A select number emigrated to Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA. The surname can be seen written in a number of ways depending on where they are using the name. In Oberseebach it was Wöhl and in North America and other places that ...