Ontario Ancestors is the new name of The Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS). Ontario Ancestors was founded in 1961 and is the largest family history association in Ontario, Canada. They have a robust website with helpful resources for members and non-members alike.

Free and fee Canadian genealogy resources include:

  • Ontario Ancestors Libraries (book collections include over 3,000 donated family histories)
  • Cemeteries & Name Indexes (now part of TONI-see below)
  • Unregistered Cemeteries¬†(a list of unregistered cemeteries by County/District)
  • How to Research Your Family History (tips for researchers)
  • Unidentified Photographs
  • The Ontario Name Index (TONI) (Shows where information about a name can be found-over 3,125,927 records!)
  • OGS Provincial Index (OGSPI)
  • Ontario Records and Resources (Links to other sources for Canadian family history research records)
  • Ontario Locator (GPS and County/Branch for every municipality in Ontario)

Ontario Ancestors hosts an annual genealogy conference and has a quarterly publication, Families.


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