Post WWII saw a significant immigration of people from the Netherlands to Huron Co (and SW Ontario) and their contributions to Huron are well known. We are pleased to have a webinar on 8th of January 2022 for those searching their Dutch roots in the Netherlands!
On July 10, 1827 Upper Canada Treaties signed Treaty #29 with Wawanosh, Osawip, Shashawinibisie, Puninince, Negig, Cheebican, Mukatwokijigo, Mshikinaibik, Animikince, Peetawtick, Shawanipinisse, Saganash, Anottowin, Penessiwagum, Shaioukima, Chekateyan, Mokeetchiwan and Quaikeegon, Chiefs and Principal Men of that part of the Chippewa Nation. In 1836 Treaty #45 1/2 was signed with the Saukin peoples. To read more https://www.rcaanc-cirnac.gc.ca/eng/1370372152585/1581293792285#ucls21
We now have a Master Name Index for Huron County in Resources tab! We have started with over 100,000 names in our cemetery indexes. This is just the beginning. We have had volunteers working on indexing the church records on our Huron Member’s site and those indexes will be added in a few months. We hope to add the indexes from the older local histories by the fall. This will be an ongoing project! If you have some time to […]
Religion played a major role in settlers lives – often the largest part of gatherings and outreach available. We are scanning the church histories we have on our library shelves. We welcome any scanned church histories you might have – or if you would lend one to us for scanning, we will scan and post. We are grateful to The London Diocese Archives for sharing their Huron church histories and photos – please know these are courtesy and copyright of […]