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Elgin County GenWeb
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Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
Located On the North shore of Lake Erie
Elgin County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society
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Welcome to Ontario GenWeb's Genealogy in Elgin County, Ontario, Canada. Ontario, first settled in 1783 following the Revolutionary War was previously called: Upper Canada 1791-1841 and Canada West 1841-1867. Elgin County was first settled in about 1803 with the arrival of Col. Thomas Talbot.
Elgin County, Ontario Canada is located on the north shore of Lake Erie halfway between Detroit, Michigan and Buffalo, New York. The county seat is St. Thomas, Ontario
. Aylmer, Ontario is the second largest town.
Elgin County historical Townships include (left to right)
Aldborough, Dunwich, Southwold, Yarmouth, South Dorchester, Malahide and Bayham.
Elgin County Genealogists are North American leaders in providing
free online county genealogical information
This is the place to get results - and it's FREE
Censuses indexes and images - free online -
Histories of Elgin County - Tweedsmuir Histories - Histories of the villages and townships of Elgin by the local women's groups.
(See their lookup policy for getting copies of the newspaper articles)
Military Information - read about World War I veterans from East Elgin at the Elgin OGS website