Lots of Names - Free Online - at our Elgin OGS Web site!
This is the good stuff - where you find your Ancestors in Elgin County sources. Elgin OGS volunteers since 1982 have spent thousands of hours researching and transcribing many Elgin County sources. These indexes and abstracts are now free online at our site. Once an ancestor name has been located you may contact the Elgin OGS and for a small fee have our local St. Thomas area researchers obtain a copy of the source.
Cemetery Indexes - The Elgin OGS has transcribed the inscriptions of all the current gravestones in Elgin County and makes the transcriptions available free online. Photos of many Elgin gravestones are posted at the Elgin OGS Flickr site. Many Elgin County cemeteries have been completely photographed at the Canada GenWeb Cemetery Project
Funeral Home Records - Several of the Elgin County Funeral Homes have records that have been indexed
Land Records - The Elgin County Township papers have been indexed for ancestor names.
Newspaper Indexes - Many Elgin County Newspapers issues have been indexed and are available here free online.
Online Publications - miscellaneous collection of indexes to other sources; be sure to take a look!
Vital Records - the Elgin County Marriage abstracts of names from 1853 - 1873, plus some church records
Military - 1828 Militia men, War of 1812 veterans, Civil War veterans, World War 1 veterans, Cenotaphs of Elgin County
The Elgin OGS Web Site is a large undertaking. The branch is committed to making all it's indexes available free online to aid in your efforts to locate copies of primary sources to document your research. Your support is needed for this effort. Here is what you can do to help us and thus help yourself.