Saturday, March 13, 2010

OntarioGenWeb Updates

Glengarry County
1) The links have been pruned so only active sites displayed
2) Uploaded several outline reports for various Glengarry families
3) Began reviewing and responding to queries
4) Uploaded unique Glengarry Resources for Research, ie. Schedule of lot assignments vrs Townships 1789
5) Uploaded collection of rare Alexandria photographs
6) Charts uploaded of families and individuals linked to various townships with Nicknames and Altnames to help identify
7) Future plans include uploading pictures from various Glengarry Cemeteries; Creating a page where disagreements on published genealogies can be posted; Uploading of Maps, Pictures relevant to Glengarry; Expansion of links to Glengarry Associations and Resources; Link to DNA project; and posting of relevant manuscripts and correspondence.

Lanark County
Lanark County is stilling going - approx 1,298 hits.
  • Pioneer Families - Families of the Derry
  • Cemeteries - all headstone pictures for Highland Line cemetery
  • Queries - Flood, McMullen/McMillan surnames
  • Pioneer Families - Purdon & Ferguson surnames

    Nipissing District
  • Vital Stats: Births, Marriages and Deaths - are on their own page now
  • Census - is on it's own page now
  • Immigration & Citizenship Resources page has been added
  • 1959 East Ferris Voters List has been added
  • New map of North Bay 1945-46 has been added
  • Many NEW Queries have been added in the last months
  • A Vernon Directory page has been added that has a partial list of some 1956 North Bay directory entries as well as a links to other Vernon Directories available free to view online
  • Newspapers of Nipissing is a new page added that will have numerous old newspapers available to view in PDF format (work in progress still)
  • Coming this week will be "The Gord Allison Collection" - which will have numerous postcards of the area from his collection.

    Russell County
    Since the last report, I updated links on the web page. The site had 188 visitors [33340]. During the calendar month of February, this GenWeb site was viewed 243 times. Five new queries were posted [1013].