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 and deaths began in 1869 in Ontario. They can be accessed online at familysearch.org or Ancestry.com as well as various other websites.
Census Federal (see Canada) census records are available for 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 and 1921. They can be accessed online at familysearch.org or Ancestry.com as well as various other websites.
Newspapers are available online at Ourontario.ca
About the Province
Links to relevant projects
- Canada Portal
- Cemeteries of Ontario, Canada
- Canadian University Portal
- United Empire Loyalists
- Pioneers of Canada - Ontario
- Lieutenant Governors of Ontario
- Premiers of Ontario
- Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario
- Leaders of the Official Opposition in Ontario
- Members of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario
- Members of the Canadian House of Commons from Ontario
- Canadian Senators from Ontario
- Mayors of Toronto
- Canadian Mayors
- Ontario Liberal Party
- Ontario New Democratic Party
- Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
- Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (Ontario Section)
- Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada
- Legislative Council of Upper Canada
- Order of Ontario
- Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship
- Ontario Medal for Police Bravery,
- Ontario Medal for Firefighter Bravery
- Ontario Provincial Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal
Biographical books about Ontario ~ Livres biographiques sur Ontario
- A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and Other Townships of the County, Ezra E. Eby, 1895
- Commemorative biographical record of the county of Essex, Ontario : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens and many of the early settled families
- Commemorative biographical record of the county of Lambton, Ontario : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens and many of the early settled families
- Pioneer life on the Bay of Quinte