Family History Resources


The Ontario Genealogical Society prides itself on its services to its members and to the public. The Society offers guidance for your own research as well as information about the resources we have to offer for those doing genealogical research.

Ontario Cemetery Index

This a directory to cemeteries in Ontario and may be used to locate cemetery transcriptions in pamphlet, book or micro-form format. Transcriptions do not exist for all cemeteries; however volunteers have endeavored to identify all…

Research Links

These links may help start your research for your ancestors of various backgrounds

Archives of Ontario – Research Guides & Tools

The Archives of Ontario is a must visit for Ontario research. Look at these research guides before you go

Society and Branches Indexes

A combined listing of indexes from across our Society

Society Library Catalog

All library materials including family histories, cemeteries and family charts can be assessed from the online catalogue.  This link will open a new tab or page.


The Society has a collection of quality resources which support the mission and objectives of the Ontario Genealogical Society.

Birth, Marriage & Death Records in Ontario

A brief guide to birth, marriage and death civil registration (ie: vital statistics or statutory registration) records in Ontario

New to Genealogy?

Genealogy is one of the fastest growing past times in North America these days!  With the addition of many resources online and available around the World, it makes the study of our ancestors and enjoyable…

How To Research & Write Your Family History

When you begin, always start with what you know!  You probably know yourself best, so that is the best place to embark on your genealogy journey.  Most likely, you know where you were born, who…