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''[[Canada Genealogy|Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ontario Genealogy|Ontario]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Lambton County'''   
 
''[[Canada Genealogy|Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ontario Genealogy|Ontario]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Lambton County'''   
=== Getting Started  ===
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1.  What information do you wish to locate about your ancestor?  To choose the sources you need to search first, please click on  [[Ontario Record Selection Table|RECORD SELECTION TABLE: Ontario]], which will help you decide.
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2.&nbsp; From the above Record Selection Table, which sources do you wish to check in this county?&nbsp; To check the availability of your sources of interest as well as to check the&nbsp;websites that have them online, please click on&nbsp;this county's [[LAMBTON COUNTY: Sources Links Table|SOURCES LINKS TABLE]]&nbsp;&nbsp;.&nbsp;<br>
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== Civil Registration==
  
3.&nbsp; Do you know the location that you wish to search in this county?&nbsp;&nbsp;If so, please check for some possible sources and some online information about your location of interest, by clicking on&nbsp; this county's [[LAMBTON COUNTY: Populated Places Table|POPULATED&nbsp;PLACES&nbsp;TABLE]]&nbsp;.<br>
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===Birth===
  
4.&nbsp;&nbsp;For further information regarding&nbsp;your sources of interest, '''see "4 Resources"&nbsp;ABOVE in the "CONTENTS" table '''and click on the source of interest.  
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*'''1869 - 1911''' {{RecordSearch|1784212|Ontario Births, 1869-1911}} at [https://familysearch.org/search| FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1858 - 1913''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8838 Ontario, Canada Births, 1858-1913] at [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com]--index and images. ($)
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*'''1869 - 1912''' - [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-30238/ontario-births-1869-1912?s=218489221 Ontario Births, 1869-1912] at [http://www.myheritage.com]--index. ($)
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===Marriage===
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*'''1858-1869''' - {{RecordSearch|2568642|Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images.
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*'''1801-1928, 1933-1934''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=792 Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928, 1933-1934] at [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com]--index and images. ($)
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*'''1858-1869''' - {{RecordSearch|2568642|Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images.
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*'''1801-1858''' - {{RecordSearch|2569151|Ontario, District Marriage Registers, 1801-1858}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images.
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===Death===
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*'''1869-1937, and some 1939-1947''' - {{RecordSearch|1307826|Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1869-1938, 1943-1944, and some 1939-1947''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8946 Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938, 1943-1944, and Deaths Overseas, 1939-1947] at [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com]--index and images. ($)
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===Writing for a More Recent Birth, Marriage, or Death Record===
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*[https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-or-replace-ontario-birth-certificate ServiceOntario, Birth Records] is the only government-authorized source for obtaining birth certificates.  Go to the section entitled "Order a Birth Search".  This is the most economical, searches the widest time period, and allows searches for people not immediately related. A letter of information is provided rather than a certificate.
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*[https://www.ontario.ca/page/how-get-copy-ontario-marriage-certificate-online ServiceOntario, Marriage Records] offers a marriage search option and a historical certificate option.
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*[https://www.ontario.ca/page/how-get-copy-ontario-death-certificate-online ServiceOntario, Death Records] offers a death search option and a historical certificate option.  Also official death certificates are available to a wider range of relatives than birth and marriage certificates.
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===FamilySearch Library Microfilmed Records===
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Some of the church/civil records have been microfilmed by FamilySearch.These microfilms may be ordered for viewing at [https://familysearch.org/locations/ Family History Centers] around the world. To find a microfilm:
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:::a. Click on [ENTER CATALOG URL FOR COUNTY '''records for Canada, Ontario, ENTER COUNTY'''.] You will see a list of available records for the county.
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:::b. You will also see above the list the link '''Places within Canada, Ontario, ENTER 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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:::c. Click on any topic. Click on the blue links to specific record titles.
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:::d. Some combination of these icons will appear at the far right of the microfilm listed for the record. [[File:FHL icons.png|75px]].  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.
  
Remember that you should always try to get an original copy of that source to verify information.&nbsp;
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==Census Records==
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[http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1851/Pages/1851.aspx Archives of Canada]<br>[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1325192?collectionNameFilter=true FamilySearch]<br>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1061 Ancestry $]
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[http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1871/Pages/1871.aspx Archives of Canada]<br>[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1551612?collectionNameFilter=true FamilySearch]<br>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1578 Ancestry $]
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[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8991 Ancestry $]
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== Web Sites  ==
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The Forebears website will give you an extensive list of websites that could have information for people who lived in this county. Some sites cover just the county, some cover all of Ontario, and some cover all of Canada. Some sites are databases of names and facts about people; other sites cover background information such as maps, history, geography, or genealogy strategies and methods for the region.
  
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*[http://forebears.io/canada/ontario Forebears, ENTER COUNTY NAME]
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
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Lambton started as par to the District of Hesse which was later included with Kent county and in 1849 the districts were abolished and the County of Lambton was formed. At first Lambton and Kent sahred the capital city of Sandwich later renamed Windsor, this was ended in 1852.&nbsp;
 
Lambton started as par to the District of Hesse which was later included with Kent county and in 1849 the districts were abolished and the County of Lambton was formed. At first Lambton and Kent sahred the capital city of Sandwich later renamed Windsor, this was ended in 1852.&nbsp;
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
=== Places/Localities  ===
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
The largest city is Sarnia which is at the mouth of the St. Clair River. Other cities are Lambton Shores, Petrolia and Plympton-Wyoming.&nbsp;
 
 
 
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
Lambton County is in Southwestern Ontario. It is bordered on the north by Lake Huron, Middlesex County is on the eastern border, while Chatham-Kent County is to the South. Lambton County is bordered by the United States - County of Michigan. &nbsp;
 
Lambton County is in Southwestern Ontario. It is bordered on the north by Lake Huron, Middlesex County is on the eastern border, while Chatham-Kent County is to the South. Lambton County is bordered by the United States - County of Michigan. &nbsp;
 
=== Resources  ===
 
 
==== Biographies  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about Biographies in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Biography|Biography<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1292272037327_365" />]].
 
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Cemeteries in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]&nbsp;.
 
 
==== Census Records  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Census Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Census|Census]]&nbsp;.
 
 
==== Church Records  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Church Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Church Records|Church Records]]&nbsp;.
 
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Court Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Court Records|Court Records]].
 
 
==== Directories  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Directories in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Directories|Directories]] .
 
 
==== Genealogy  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Genealogies in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Genealogy|Genealogy]] .
 
 
==== Land and Property Records  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Land and Property Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Land and Property|Land and Property]] .
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Local Histories&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario History|History]] .
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Maps in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Maps|Maps]] .
 
 
==== Military Records  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Military Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Military Records|Military Records]] .
 
 
==== Newspapers &amp;&nbsp;Obituaries  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Newspapers and Obituaries&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Newspapers|Newspapers]] .
 
 
==== Probate Records  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Probate Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Probate Records|Probate Records]] .
 
 
==== Taxation Records  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Taxation Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Taxation|Taxation]] .
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
At this time, please read about&nbsp;Vital Records&nbsp;in the Province of Ontario Resources - [[Ontario Vital Records|Vital Records]]
 
 
===== Birth =====
 
 
*'''1869 - 1911''' {{RecordSearch|1784212|Ontario Births, 1869-1911}} at [https://familysearch.org/search| FamilySearch] — index and images
 
 
===== Marriage =====
 
 
*'''1858 - 1869''' - {{RecordSearch|2568642|Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
 
===== Death =====
 
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=== Societies and Libraries  ===
 
 
=== Web Sites  ===
 
 
=== References  ===
 
  
 
{{Ontario|Ontario}}  
 
{{Ontario|Ontario}}  
  
 
  [[Category:Lambton_County,_Ontario]]
 
  [[Category:Lambton_County,_Ontario]]

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Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]


Writing for a More Recent Birth, Marriage, or Death Record[edit | edit source]

  • ServiceOntario, Birth Records is the only government-authorized source for obtaining birth certificates. Go to the section entitled "Order a Birth Search". This is the most economical, searches the widest time period, and allows searches for people not immediately related. A letter of information is provided rather than a certificate.
  • ServiceOntario, Marriage Records offers a marriage search option and a historical certificate option.
  • ServiceOntario, Death Records offers a death search option and a historical certificate option. Also official death certificates are available to a wider range of relatives than birth and marriage certificates.

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 [ENTER CATALOG URL FOR COUNTY records for Canada, Ontario, ENTER 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, ENTER COUNTY. This will take you to a list of towns in the counties, which are links to records for the specific town.
c. Click on any topic. Click on the blue links to specific record titles.
d. Some combination of these icons will appear at the far right of the microfilm listed for the record. FHL icons.png. 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.

Census Records[edit | edit source]


Year Census Links

1800-1842

Ontario and Nova Scotia Census, 1800-1842

Ancestry $

1851

Canada Census, 1851

Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
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1861

Census of Canada, 1861

Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry $

1871

Census of Canada, 1871

Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry $

1881

Census of Canada, 1881

Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry $

1891

Census of Canada, 1891

Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry $

1901

Census of Canada, 1901

Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry.com $

1911

Census of Canada, 1911

Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry $

1921

Census of Canada, 1921

Ancestry $


Web Sites[edit | edit source]

The Forebears website will give you an extensive list of websites that could have information for people who lived in this county. Some sites cover just the county, some cover all of Ontario, and some cover all of Canada. Some sites are databases of names and facts about people; other sites cover background information such as maps, history, geography, or genealogy strategies and methods for the region.

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

Lambton started as par to the District of Hesse which was later included with Kent county and in 1849 the districts were abolished and the County of Lambton was formed. At first Lambton and Kent sahred the capital city of Sandwich later renamed Windsor, this was ended in 1852. 

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Lambton County is in Southwestern Ontario. It is bordered on the north by Lake Huron, Middlesex County is on the eastern border, while Chatham-Kent County is to the South. Lambton County is bordered by the United States - County of Michigan.