Peterborough County, Ontario Genealogy
Ennismore Township. Area 17,245 acres (27 sq mi; 70 km2). Opened in 1829 and named in honor of William Hare, Viscount Ennismore, M.P. For Cork who died in 1827. Originally it was called Emily Gore. Ennismore Township was populated by the Peter Robinson Settlers, funded by the British government. The settlers (about 300)who came from the counties of Cork, Kerry and Tipperary Ireland in 1825. Each family was granted 70 acres. Ennismore was opened in 1829. Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield township was created in its current form on January 1, 2001, by amalgamating the formerly independent village of Lakefield with the township of Smith-Ennismore and part of the township of Douro-Dummer.
Cemeteries in Ennismore Township: St Martin's Pioneer Cemetery by the Lake, Skyline Road, Lot 12, Concession 4. St Martin's Cemetery, Tara Road. St Martin's Pioneer Cemetery, Lot 6, Concession 5
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Birth[edit | edit source]
- 1869 - 1911 Ontario Births, 1869-1911 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1858 - 1913 - Ontario, Canada Births, 1858-1913 at Ancestry.com--index and images. ($)
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Marriage[edit | edit source]
- 1801-1858 - Ontario, District Marriage Registers, 1801-1858 at FamilySearch — index and images.
- 1801-1928, 1933-1934 - Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928, 1933-1934 at Ancestry.com--index and images. ($)
- 1858-1869 - Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869 at FamilySearch — index and images.
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- 1869-1937, and some 1939-1947 - Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1869-1938, 1943-1944, and some 1939-1947 - Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938, 1943-1944, and Deaths Overseas, 1939-1947 at Ancestry.com--index and images. ($)
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FamilySearch Library Microfilmed Records[edit | edit source]
Some of the church/civil records have been microfilmed by FamilySearch.These microfilms may be ordered for viewing at Family History Centers around the world. To find a microfilm:
- a. Click on records for Canada, Ontario, Peterborough County. You will see a list of available records for the county.
- b. You will also see above the list the link Places within Canada, Ontario, Peterborough County. This will take you to a list of towns in the counties, which are links to records for the specific town.
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- d. Some combination of these icons will appear at the far right of the microfilm listed for the record. . The magnifying glass indicates that the microfilm is indexed. Clicking on the magnifying glass will take you to the index. Clicking on the camera will take you to an online digital copy of the microfilm. Clicking on the microfilm reel will lead to information on how to rent the film. Family History Center staff will assist you in ordering the film.