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If you would like to offer to do lookups in Simcoe County, please send me an e-mail HERE.
I can do look-ups online as I have access to a lot of things ancestry.ca and USA ancestry.com. Sandy.
"The Legacy of West Gwillimbury", I can do look ups from this 2 volume set.
Also from "Barrie A Nineteenth Century Town" by the East Georgian Bay Historical Foundation, 1984 and
"Beautiful Barrie: The City and its People: An Illustrated History of Barrie, Ontario" by Su Murdoch, B.E.S. Rudachyk & K.H. Schick, 2005. Mary.
I have access to the Barrie Public Library which houses all of the records for Simcoe County. Local newspapers (Barrie Examiner and Barrie Advance) births, deaths and marriages up to 2000. Deborah.
I have the following cemetery transcriptions:
Gravestone Inscriptions of Eleven Cemeteries of Mono, Dufferin County
Gravestone Inscriptions of Mulmur Township Cemeteries, Dufferin County
Gravestone Inscriptions of Melancthon Township, Dufferin County
Graveststone Inscriptions of Amaranth Township, Dufferin County Heide.
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I would be available to do lookups as I have the entire publication of the Auld Kirk Cemetery listing as well as some pictures. Please contact Penny.
I can do look ups for the following Cemeteries: Atherley Union Cemetery, Ardtrea United Church Cemetery, North Orillia Twp, Fairvalley Methodist Cemetery, Mara Twp, Gamebridge Cemetery, Hobart Memorial Church Cemetery, Medonte Twp, Knox Presbiterian Church Cemetery, Uptergrove, Mara Twp, The Old Catholic Cemetery, South Orillia Twp, Coldwater Road, St. Columbkille Cemetery, Uptergrove, ST. George's Lake Union Cemetery, St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, St. Mark's Cemetery, Orillia Twp, Washago Parish Cemetery, St. Luke's Anglican Cemetery, North Orillia Twp, "Hamlet Cemetery", St. Andrew's & St. James Cemetery, Coldwater Road, City of Orillia. As well look ups on the microfilm of the various Orillia newspapers, not indexed until 1980. Please contact Heather.
I will do lookups from "Kith 'N' Kin: the Story of Oro". Marriage registrations: 1869-1876 for all of Simcoe County (from transcriptions). Census lookups: 1861 Barrie and Vespra, and 1871 Oro and Medonte (from transcriptions). Monumental Trannscriptions from "Records of 60 Burial Grounds in Central North Simcoe County", published by OGS. Please contact Patricia.
Books I have and can do look ups in: The Marriage Registers of Upper Canada/Canada West - Home District 1808-1836; The Marriage Registers of Upper Canada/Canada West - Home District 1835-1843; The Marriage Registers of Upper Canada/Canada West - Home District 1843-1849; Simcoe County Marriages (1858-1869); List of Post Offices in County Of Simcoe (1830-1967),Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register Simcoe County 1825 - 1910, The Collingwood Bulletin Index to Births, Marriages & Deaths Volume 2 - 1901 - 1910, A Glimpse of Creemore's Past(Printed 1989). Meaford & Collingwood Papers Index to Births, Marriages & Deaths Volume 1 - 1869 - 1900, A Green & Pleasant Place ~ Creemore, Simcoe County, The Bridges of Creemore Mills (1832-1871). Index to Marriage registrations of Ontario 1869-1873. I have other books and cemetery transcriptions listed here: http://members.shaw.ca/hornsby/lookups.htm or contact M. Hornsby.
My great great Grandfather James Gugins (also spelt Gugin, Guggins) settled in Tossorontio about 1840 He had 23 children, 19 which reached adulthood. The sons and daughters married in the area. I have descendants for Bellamy (George, William and Robert), Fields( Henry and Mary), Bowers (William, James), Nobles (most of the family of Mulmur on disk), Fogals, Brays, Gagens,Mortimers and Burkes which I will answer questions of if possible. The children moved west to Grey and north to Muskoka as well as settling in Adjala, Mulmur and Tecumseth. I am currently researching the Armstrongs from Innisfil Township. I will also look up in the 1871 Simcoe Census, the 1861 Adjala Census (only township I have), the Gravestone Inscriptions of Mulmur Township, Dufferin county, Index to Probate & surrogate Court Records for Simcoe couty 1828-1929, Church of the Immaculate conception, Adjala, St. Paul the Apostle RC Cemetery, Alliston, Tecumseth, St. James R.C. Cemetery, Colgan, Adjala. If I can be of help in this manner please forward requests. Carol.
The "Historical Atlas of Simcoe County Ontario" Illustrated. By H. Belden & Co. 1881. It has an index and talks about the history of the County and has Simcoe Co. subscribers and a "Farmers Directory" 1890, etc. Please indicate township you'd like me to search in for you. Please contact SHARI.