12th, 2017

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Please do not ask me to do research for you-- that is not the purpose of this site. If you have a genealogy or history-related page in Simcoe please post it HERE. If you don't have a webpage but would like to offer to do lookups in Simcoe County, please send me an e-mail HERE. Last but not least, please join the new Ontario list: just click on ROOTSWEB, type the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) in the body of your e-mail, and don't forget to remove the signature, if any, before sending it.
Simcoe County now has its own mailing list, to subscribe please send an email to Can-Ont-Simcoe-L-request@rootsweb.com type the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) in the body of your e-mail, and don't forget to remove the signature, if any, before sending it.

To subscribe to other County mailing lists in Ontario CLICK HERE Updated Feb 26th, 2004

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The Heytesbury Settlers 1831

Oro 1836 revised

The 1872 Gazatteer of Simcoe County

TOMBSTONE TERRITORY Online Cemetery Photos Oct., 2013

SCRAPBOOK MEMORIES Old photos of People and Places
why not add yours Feb. 16th, 2014



LAST WILLS Jan 25th 2012

"Thanks for the Memories" September 27th, 2005

THE TOWNSHIP PAGES On this page is listed the Townships
as they were back then and the 12 Townships as they are today.

Present day map of Simcoe County

Historical Plaques of Simcoe County

Historical Plaques of Ontario

The year 1837, the town Barrie, THE CENSUS

The Ontario Locator

Simcoe County branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society

SETTLERS BEFORE 1837 - Settlers before 1837 is a list of approximately 1800 names in Simcoe County.
This list is derived from the book "The History of Simcoe County" by Andrew F. Hunter

GENEALOGY WEBSITES that have Simcoe County ancestors/descendants

Genealogy in perspective!

FREE LOOK UPS in Simcoe County

Researchers that charge a fee

View or post a query to the Simcoe County Query Board
February 8th, 2017

View or post a query to the Canadian Query Boards September 12th, 2017

Ontario, Upper Canada & Canada West c. 5000 B.C. to 1991 A.D.

All things being equal?

THE PIONEERS Updated Sept. 27th, 2011 This page will include any pioneer family homesteads that I
am made aware of in Simcoe County. It will also include links to people researching these particular familes


    Hi!, My name is Andrew F. Hunter, I am the author of the book "The History of Simcoe County", come along
    with me as I take you back in time. Wayne is driving the stage coach so grab your imagination and hop aboard
    as we travel back to the early 1800's. Note: Please allow the page to fully load before opening a specific chapter.

Volume One: Its Public Affairs

Volume Two: The Pioneers

Appendix: Lists of the Pioneers

et al

"The Memory Project is a print and Internet initiative of the Dominion Institute. Its purpose is to
provide Canadians, especially youth, with a venue to share oral histories on the Canadian experience."

Maple Leaf Legacy Project. A project in remembrance of Canada's War dead

Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives

Ontario Ghost Towns and Abandoned Places

Ontario Ghost Towns

Ghost Towns of Ontario

The Ontario Vital Statistics Project

The Immigrants To Canada List

Northeastern Ontario Canada Gravemarker Gallery

Immigrants to Canada, emigration information of the 19th Century and ships they came on

M's Genealogy Chat Room - M's chat room is open 24 hours, 7 days
a week to people searching any surname anywhere on the globe

Oxford County Cemetery transcription project

The Ontario GenWeb's FAQ'S Page

British Home Children


Genealogical Sources in Canada is part of the National Archives of Canada website

Olive Tree Genealogy

The Canadian Military Heritage Project


    I'm in Simcoe County and just learned that my paternals go back to England and my maternals go back to Ireland. What do I do now?
    Here are 3 things that you can do.

    1. Almost everything you wanted to know about researching in the United Kingdom, but were afraid to ask www.genuki.org.uk

    2. Genealogy Resources on the Internet:

    3. Last but not least www.cyndislist.com

Home District directory

The Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid


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