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  markers|family connections|Routledge
Routledge, born 14 Jun 1865 in Brant Township, Bruce County, Ontario; died 11 Oct 1936 in R.M. of Woodworth, Manitoba.
Routledge, born 14 Jun 1865 in Brant Township, Bruce County, Ontario; died 11 Oct 1936 in R.M. of Woodworth, Manitoba; married (1) Minnie.
Mary Jane Bacon, born 22 Jan 1849 in Middletown Township, MIddlesex County, Ontario; died Unknown; married William Guinn 13 Feb 1866 in Brant Township, Bruce County, Ontario; born 1834 in Montreal, Ile de Montreal, Quebec; died 28 Sep 1876 in Walkerton, Brant Township, Bruce County, Ontario.
www.markers.com /family/Routledge/index.htm   (2837 words)

 Bruce County, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bruce County is a county in western Ontario, Canada, and includes the Bruce Peninsula.
The name of the county is linked to the Bruce Trail and the Bruce Peninsula, which the trail runs through.
Officially, Bruce County is named for James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin and 12th Earl of Kincardine, Governor General of the Province of Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bruce_County,_Ontario   (495 words)

 WebRoots Library U.S. History
As to the extent and variety of the display, with the relative participation of states and nations, a brief description is afforded in the official statement reproduced in the note subjoined.
A group of moose heads is a prominent feature in the Ontario section, and close at hand is a family of otter, one of them in the act of devouring a fish, the latter the work of a New York taxidermist.
On a mass of rugged rocks are displayed the birds and mammals of Pennsylvania, the birds among bushes or perched upon branches of trees, a fl bear protruding his snout from a cave, and squirrels, otter, mink, muskrats, and other animals, all in their natural habitats.
www.webroots.org /library/usahist/tbotf015.html   (18920 words)

 Bruce County - Ontario Works
Ontario Works is an initiative the Ontario Government designed to help Social Assistance Recipients become job ready and re-enter the work force.
Ontario Works is designed to connect you to your community, to important skills and training, and to the job market.
Ontario Works offers you the chance to take part in a range of activities to help you become a self-sufficient and productive member of your community by taking the shortest route to a job.
www.brucecounty.on.ca /ontworks.php   (1060 words)

 birding facts Birding Resources by the Fat Birder
Ontario is made up of Carolinian habitat in the southwest, and boreal forest and bogs in the north, and a vast variety of habitat and ecosystems between the two areas.
The Ontario Birding Home Page website http://www.web-nat.com/bic/ont/ is a very popular website, containing a huge amount of general information, plus current birding reports at http://www.web-nat.com/bic/ont/recent.html for most of the areas covered by Ontario birders, and visiting birders from the United States and from across the globe.
As Canada`s oldest banding organization, the Ontario Bird Banding Association is a non-profit, membership-driven and inclusive organization representing the interests of all amateur and `professional` banders across Ontario, from organized bird observatories and academic institutions to educational and rehab banders.
www.fatbirder.com /links_geo/america_canada/ontario.html   (5672 words)

 Historical Plaques of Bruce County
Tara became a thriving commercial and manufacturing centre and, in anticipation of the arrival of the Stratford and Huron Railway, it was incorporated as a village by a county by-law effective January 1, 1881.
Designed by the prominent Ontario architect Joseph Connolly and built of locally quarried stone, the church is distinguished by its simple form, boldly-modelled tower and fine spire.
The arrival of the Wellington, Grey and Bruce Railway in 1872 further stimulated the growth of the community and it was incorporated as a Village in 1874 with a population of about 950.
www.waynecook.com /abruce.html   (2040 words)

 IMBA: Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crews: 2004: Bruce County, ON: Family Freeriding?
Bruce County, Ontario is embracing freeriding by building their own version of the North Shore on the rugged Bruce Peninsula.
The Bruce County Mountain Bike Adventure Park, located at the Albemarle Tract, will be the first of its kind in Eastern Canada, featuring trail opportunities for all levels of riders.
The idea is that families and groups of varying skill can ride together and each person will find the experience he or she is looking for.
www.imba.com /tcc/2004/ontario.html   (420 words)

 mclaren - pafg04.htm - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
They were probably away locating their new home in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada.
Bruce by 1854 for according to "The History Of The County of Bruce" by Norman
She was buried in Tiverton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.
bjsbytes.com /mclaren/pafg04.htm   (770 words)

 Bruce Peninsula Bed and Breakfast, Bruce Peninsula, Bruce County Ontario
Bruce Peninsula Bed and Breakfast, Bruce Peninsula, Bruce County Ontario
A magnificent view of Georgian Bay awaits you to the east, and the white limestone bluffs of the Bruce Peninsula Niagara Escarpment are behind you, totally surrounding you in nature.
The Bruce Peninsula is a place of great natural beauty.
www.gullwayshores.com   (320 words)

 About The Children's Aid Society of the County of Bruce
The Development Services Act of Ontario defines a developmental handicap as "a condition of mental impairment present, or occurring, during a person's formative years, that is associated with limitations in adaptive behaviour.
The Service operates within the mandate and the policy and guidelines set down by the Community Services Developmental Branch of the Ministry of Community and Social Services, all of which aim to enable developmentally handicapped adults living in a community setting to lead lives as near to normal and as independent as possible.
A partnership program with The Children's Aid Society of the County of Bruce, Bruce County Ontario Works, Walkerton Community Living, and local high schools that included a student co-operative placement program.
www.brucecas.ca /about.html   (558 words)

 MacKinnons of Tiree, Scotland and County Bruce, Ontario
The first known direct ancestor of mine was Niel McKinnon of the Isle of Tiree in the county of Argyll.
Donald and his brothers probably landed in Quebec and subsequently moved to Bruce County, Ontario to homestead.
They settled in a remote area of southern Bruce County in what would become Greenock Township near today's town of Riversdale.
www.westgov.org /macweb.htm   (3057 words)

 Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre - News and Events
Since 2002, Southampton, Ontario’s Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre has been scouring North American and European museum collections for Native artifacts that had come from what is now Bruce County.
In July, the Bruce County Genealogical Society (BCGS), in collaboration with the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre (BCM&CC), received a $19000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF).
Friday November 25th at 7.00 pm marks the opening night of “On the Threshold of a Dream - Paul Kane’s 1845 Journey to The Saugeen” an art exhibit at the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre sponsored by Ontario Power Generation.
www.brucemuseum.ca /news.php   (441 words)

 mclaren - pafg05.htm - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Peter Stuart McLaren was born in 1829 in Prescott Co., Ontario, Canada.
Adeline was born in this house in 1871/72.
Sarah Ann "Sadie" McLaren was born in 1869 in, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.
bjsbytes.com /mclaren/pafg05.htm   (2078 words)

 Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre
The Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre offers an unforgettable experience in a journey through thousands of years of natural and human history, state of the art interactive exhibits, Bruce County artifacts, a magnitude of compelling stories, a Bruce County film and a beautiful gift shop.
These are but a few of the reasons why the new Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre will engage and entertain visitors throughout the year.
The remarkable and inspirational story of how Ontario farmer’s organized in the 1950’s and 1960’s to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing agriculture industry.
www.brucecounty.on.ca /museum   (190 words)

 Eliza Matilda McBURNEY - Ancestor of Wayne Bower or Laurie McBurney
Eliza married Thomas Hill on 20 Feb 1893 in Kinloss Twp., Bruce County, Ontario, Canada 1,3.,19 (Thomas Hill was born on 18 Aug 1868 in Hullett Twp., Bruce County, Ontario, Canada,1,3 died in Oct 1954 1,3 and was buried in Tiffin Cemetery, Teeswater,, Ontario, Canada.) The cause of his death was Throat Cancer.
Eliza married Thomas HILL on 20 Feb 1893 in Kinloss Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada.
(Thomas HILL was born on 18 Aug 1868 in Hullett Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, died in Oct 1954 in Teeswater, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada and was buried in Teeswater, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada.)
www.ncf.carleton.ca /~ab462/genealogy/5/6743.htm   (262 words)

 at PORT BRUCE - Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
A Romantic Village at the mouth of Catfish Creek, on the north shore of Lake Erie, township of Malahide, county of Elgin.
The damaging flood of February 14, 1984 united the resolution of the residents of Port Bruce to prepare for any future threat of flooding and to take measures to prevent flooding in the village.
Oldtimers - Violet Reid Reavie's poem of Port Bruce as it was around the year 1896.
www.amtelecom.net /~bjohnson/PortBruce/index.html   (381 words)

 Bruce County Adoption Registry
MCCLEAN : WESLEY : I am a birthmother and I am in search of my daughter who was taken from me when she was 8 months old she was born in Hanover District Hospital,The adoption took place in Walkerton Ontario through the...
Mary is buried in Eldersie Cemetery in 1891.
Lived in Downie, Perth Twp, Ontario in 1881.
www.adopteeconnect.com /p/a/103307   (195 words)

 BOOK, MAP, & RESOURCE LIST - Bruce County, Ontario, Canada. books, videos, CDs
In 1857 legislation was enacted to provide for the registration of all marriages performed by clergymen in the Province of Canada West (Ontario).
As a result of this legislation we now have a series of records called the County Marriage Registers, which were kept from January 1, 1858 until the formal government registration of all births, marriages and deaths (vital registration) began in Ontario July 1, 1869.
Wills and the documents that contribute to the process of distributing the estate of an individual can be a wonderful source of information about the deceased, their family and those who survived.
globalgenealogy.com /countries/canada/ontario/bruce/resources/index.htm   (567 words)

 Bruce County Historical Society Homepage
Held at the Bruce Township Community Centre in Underwood the attendance was approximately 160 people.
This years speaker was Mary MacKay who spoke on the 100th anniversary of the publishing of the History of Bruce County and on its author, Norman Robertson.
To publish new and reprint publications of significance to the history of Bruce County.
www.brucecountyhistory.on.ca   (398 words)

 Dosmann genealogy
She was born August 18, 1863 in Wellesley, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and died March 15, 1940 in Mishawaka, IN.
PETER A. DOSMANN was born 1853 in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, and died November 27, 1900 in South Bend, IN.
Burial: Fairview Cemetery, St. Joseph County, IN JOSEPH DOSMAN was born October 1855 in Bruce County, Ontario, and died April 11, 1918.
webpages.charter.net /horvath1234/dosmann.htm   (2089 words)

 "Bruce County, Ontario Marriages ... 1869 to 1873" from Winfield Publishing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Transcriptions of Bruce County marriages from the records of the Office of the Registrar General for Ontario from July 1869 until the implementation of numbered registrations in 1873.
Bruce County maps showing the places mentioned in the registrations.
Marriages involving Bruce County residents may have taken place in neighbouring counties.
members.aol.com /Winfieldpb/bruc6973.htm   (126 words)

 birding.com - Where to Bird - Ontario
Go to Ontario birding forum Ask other birders questions about birding in Ontario.
In general, birds are easier to see from the Ontario side of the river.
This tip of Ontario extends into Lake Erie, forming a welcome site for migrating birds in May and a natural "funnel" in the fall.
www.birding.com /wheretobird/Ontario.asp   (262 words)

 Bruce County Genealogy Queries
Bruce West District, Ontario Canada 1901 Census: Tiverton, Saugeen, and Port Elgin
Bruce East District, Ontario Canada 1901 Census: Culross
Bruce West District, Ontario Canada 1901 Census: Kincardine Township
www.cousinconnect.com /p/a/103307   (444 words)

 GORP - Ontario Resources
Bruce County, Ontario, Canada - Good information on recreational opportunities and attraction in the area.
Welcome to Muskoka - guide to comprises an area which extends west to the shores of Georgian Bay, in the Honey Harbour region; east to Algonquin Park; north past Huntsville and Lake Vernon; and south to the famous Trent Severn inland Waterway in Ontario.
Guide to the Niagara Region of Ontario - provides information on attractions, lodging, restaurants, and recreational activities.
gorp.away.com /gorp/location/canada/ontario2.htm   (200 words)

 Skiing & Snowshoeing on the Bruce Peninsula, Bruce County, Ontario
Skiing and Snowshoeing on the Bruce Peninsula, Bruce County, Ontario
The [ Bruce Peninsula ] is one of the best places in Ontario for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
[ The Bruce Ski Club ] has 3 locations that provide you with groomed trails or you may want to venture on the fresh powder at one of the many parks in the Bruce Peninsula.
www.thebrucepeninsula.com /activities/skiing/skiing_bruce.htm   (262 words)

 Wheatons of Northern Michigan - List of Ill.
Figure 6, The Townships of Brant County, Ontario with Surrounding Counties.
Figure 13, Townships of Charlevoix County in 1901.
Figure 34, Modern Northern Michigan Counties and the Congressional Township Grid.
home1.gte.net /dwheato1/WToC-Fig.htm   (278 words)

 Ontario Travel, Southampton Ontario & Bruce County Links
Here are some useful links in planning your stay in the Southampton Ontario, Bruce County and Port Elgin areas.
Ontario Resort Network- Searchable database of Ontario, Canada resorts, lodges, camps and outfitters.
Ontario travel, or any other link you would like to see added to this page, email us.
www.thesouthamptoninn.com /links.html   (444 words)

 Bruce Coast Lighthouse Tour
Bruce County's shoreline is dotted with lighthouses, large and small, evidence of the importance of lake transportation.
Many were known to save lives from ships wrecked during violent storms.
Glimpse into the life of these often forgotten heroes in the keepers' homes adjacent to several Bruce Coast Lighthouses.
www.naturalretreat.com /bruce_lighthouses   (189 words)

 Rock Climbing in the Bruce Peninsula, Bruce County, Ontario
The North Bruce Peninsula is probably the finest climbing area on the Niagara Escarpment.
The clean white cliffs, clear blue water of Georgian Bay and ancient cedar forests make this a perfect location for all levels of rock climbers.
There are bolts in place for climbers to use, hopefully with a little cooperation, they will not close down the climbing on this beautiful part of the escarpment.
www.thebrucepeninsula.com /activities/rock_climbing/rock_climbing.htm   (252 words)

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