Databases

OGS prides itself on its services to its members and to the public. OGS offers guidance for your own research as well as information about the resources OGS has to offer for those doing genealogical research.

TONI – The Ontario Name Index

The Ontario Name Index (TONI) shows where information about a particular name can be found. There are currently over 3.8 million records available. 

Ontario Church Photo Collection

Help OGS build a photographic record of Ontario churches so everyone will be able to view the church where a relevant christening, marriage or burial took place.  You are encouraged to contribute as many churches…

Woman’s Institute Branches

This index of Women’s Institute (WI) Branches in Ontario is provided by the Federated Women´s Institutes of Ontario (FWIO).

Huguenot Collection

The OGS Huguenot Collection was donated to the OGS by the Huguenot Society of Canada. It contains applications from Huguenot descendants made to the Huguenot Society as well as files containing indices of names and…

IOOF Insurance Papers Database

Between 1875 and 1929, the Independent Order of Odd-fellows operated a life insurance program.

Ontario Locator

A list of every municipality in Ontario (city, town, village, township, regional municipality) and all of the geographic townships which have belonged to a municipality.

Canadian Genealogist

Canadian Genealogist published 38 quarterly issues, from 1979 to 1988.

Unregistered Cemeteries

A collection of unregistered cemeteries.

Memorial Project

This project is designed to honour those who have served our county in time of war or as Police or Firefighters

Surname Index

This Database is currently under development.

OGSPI OGS – Provincial Index

The OGSPI is a comprehensive index to many Ontario resources.