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== What is in This Collection? ==
 
== What is in This Collection? ==
 
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This collection contains records for the census year 1842. These records include an index and images of census records for the modern province of [[Ontario, Canada Genealogy|Ontario]].  
This collection contains records for the census year 1842.  
 
 
 
These records include an index and images of census records for the modern province of Ontario.  
 
 
 
 
During the year 1841, Upper Canada was renamed Canada West, and Lower Canada was renamed to Canada East. The two named jurisdictions are also known as the provinces of Ontario and Quebec.  
 
During the year 1841, Upper Canada was renamed Canada West, and Lower Canada was renamed to Canada East. The two named jurisdictions are also known as the provinces of Ontario and Quebec.  
 
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===To Browse This Collection===
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=== To Browse This Collection ===
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
 
== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
'''Census''' records for the '''Upper Canada Census, 1842 collection''' may include:  
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The following information may be found in these records:
 
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*Name of the head of each family  
 
*Name of the head of each family  
 
*Proprietor (the owner) of Real Property (deeded, not deeded or no property)  
 
*Proprietor (the owner) of Real Property (deeded, not deeded or no property)  
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*Number of natives belonging to each family (England, Ireland, Scotland, French Canadians, British Canadians, Europeans, Americans)  
 
*Number of natives belonging to each family (England, Ireland, Scotland, French Canadians, British Canadians, Europeans, Americans)  
 
*Persons in the family five years and under
 
*Persons in the family five years and under
 
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== Collection Content ==
 
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
==How Do I Search This Collection?==
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Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
You can search the index or view the images or both. To begin your search it is helpful to know:
 
 
*The name of your ancestor
 
*The name of your ancestor
 
*The name of a relative or place of residence
 
*The name of a relative or place of residence
 
 
=== Search the Index ===
 
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=== View the Images ===
 
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
 
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log |research log]].
 
 
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
 
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
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*Add any new information to your records
 
*Copy the citation below, in case you need to find this record again later  
 
*Copy the citation below, in case you need to find this record again later  
 
* Use the ages listed to determine approximate birth dates and find the family in additional censuses
 
* Use the ages listed to determine approximate birth dates and find the family in additional censuses
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*Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records
 
*Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records
 
*Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family
 
*Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family
 
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===   
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===   
 
 
*If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
 
*If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
 
*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county   
 
*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county   
 
*Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
 
*Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
 
*Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names
 
*Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names
=== Record Finder ===
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=== Research Helps ===
*Consult the [[Canada Record Finder]] to find other records
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The following articles will help you in your research for your family in [[Canada Genealogy|Canada]].
 
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* [[Canada Record Finder|Record Finder]]
== Known Issues With This Collection  ==
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* [[Canada Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
 
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==Citing This Collection==
 
 
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains records for the census year 1842. These records include an index and images of census records for the modern province of Ontario. During the year 1841, Upper Canada was renamed Canada West, and Lower Canada was renamed to Canada East. The two named jurisdictions are also known as the provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

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To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Canada, Upper Canada Census, 1842.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Name of the head of each family
  • Proprietor (the owner) of Real Property (deeded, not deeded or no property)
  • Non-Proprietor of Real Property
  • Tenant entitled to vote at any election
  • Tenants trade or profession
  • Total number of inmates
  • Number of persons belonging to the family temporarily absent
  • Number of natives belonging to each family (England, Ireland, Scotland, French Canadians, British Canadians, Europeans, Americans)
  • Persons in the family five years and under

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor
  • The name of a relative or place of residence

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name on the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page.

  1. Select County/District
  2. Select Locality/Sub-district

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Copy the citation below, in case you need to find this record again later
  • Use the ages listed to determine approximate birth dates and find the family in additional censuses
  • Use the information found in the record to find church and vital records such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records
  • Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county
  • Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Canada.

Known Issues[edit | edit source]

Click here for a list of known issues with this collection.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
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Image Citation:
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