Friday, 20 February 2015

Ancestry adds Canada, Quaker Meeting Records, 1786-1988

This database contains of 148,443 records derives from various Quaker meetings in Canada. The collection is not comprehensive, there are random gaps. Most records come from Ontario, the counties included are Durham, Frontenac, Grey, Hastings, Leeds, Lennox, Mariposa, Middlesex, Niagara, Oxford, Prince Edward, Wellington, and York. British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Nova Scotia are also reprersented as well as a part of Michigan that fell under jurisdiction of a Canadian yearly meeting and some scattered New York records.

The collection includes membership registers, marriage records, meeting minutes, certificates of removal, death registers, disciplinary records, and others. Details vary by record type; they may include:
name
place and date of birth
parents’ names
spouse’s name
place and date of marriage
place and date of death and/or burial
residence/address
event date
witnesses
meeting name and location


1 comment:

DenaP:) said...

Thanks John for posting. Found out what my mother was up to in her youth :)