Algoma District GenWeb


Boundary Changes & Important Dates
Judicial Districts

1774 - Present Ontario Area referred to as Quebec

1791 - Present Algoma District and area lies within Upper Canada(Ontario)due to Constitutional Act

1840 - Present Algoma District and area lies within Canada West due to the Act of Union

1858 - Algoma & Nipissing Districts were created in Northern Ontario

1867 - Present Algoma lies within Ontario due to the British North America Act

1868 - Ontario boundaries moved West

1871 - Thunder Bay District created & boundaries included part of Northwestern Algoma

1888 - Manitoulin Island separated from the Algoma District

1907 - Sudbury District created including parts of Eastern Algoma & Nipissing District

1912 - Temiskaming District created from areas of Algoma & Sudbury Districts


MAPS

  • Ontario (General)
  • Algoma District
  • Map of the Province of Ontario 1874 (click on Algoma for a close up of townships)
  • Early Maps of Sault Ste. Marie 1876 (from bussineau.com-great site!)
  • Links to Historical Maps WANTED!! If you have a link drop me a line.



    NEIGHBOURS & OTHER GENWEBS

    District Neighbours

    Cochrane District GenWeb
    North of Algoma
     
    Thunder Bay District GenWeb
    West of Algoma
    Algoma
    Sudbury District GenWeb 
    East of Algoma

    Manitoulin Island GenWeb  
    *once part of Algoma Dist*

    Provincial Neighbours
    Manitoba GenWeb West of Ontario
    Quebec GenWeb    East of Ontario

    American Neighbours
    Michigan GenWeb South of Algom
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    Other
    CANADA GENWEB
    US GENWEB
    WORLD GENWEB



    ALGOMA DISTRICT CENSUS


    CENSUS YEAR
    Library Archives Canada
    LDS
    ONLINE
    1846 Vidal Survey
    (Sault Ste. Marie)
    by  Delphine Goodwin


    Bussineau.com
    1851 Algoma District Census


    1861 Algoma District Census Microfilm: C-1091 LDS: 0390225
    Ontario GenWeb's Census Project

    OGSPI: http://www.ogs.on.ca/ogspi/

    1871 Algoma District Census
    (includes East, Centre & West)
    Microfilm: C-10023 & C-10024 LDS: 0349196 Ontario GenWeb's Census Project

    OGSPI: http://www.ogs.on.ca/ogspi/
    1881 Algoma District Census
    (Eastern, Central & Western)
    Microfilm: C-13281 & C-13282 LDS: 1375917 & 1375918 LDS Family History Centre

    Ontario GenWeb's Census Project
    1891 Algoma District Census
    (Eastern, Central & Western)
    Microfilm: T-6323 - T-6324 & T-6427 LDS: 1465748 & 1465749 Ontario GenWeb's Census Project
    1901 Algoma District Census Microfilm: T-6457 - T-6459 & T-6554 Indian agencies LDS: 1843540 & 1843541 Automated Genealogy

    Ontario GenWeb's Census Project

    OGSPI
    1911 Canada Census

    Automated Genealogy

    Library and Archives Canada
    The records are not searchable by surname. You will need to search through the location or district page by page.

    Ontario GenWeb's Official Census Project





    CHURCHES

    General

    Family Search: Ontario Church Records

    United Church of Canada Archives Database
    Anglican Diocese of Algoma Archives


    This is a small incomplete list of various churches in the Algoma District.

    Blind River
    Roman Catholic
    St. James the Greater
    44 Lakeside Dr.
    Blind River, ON
    est 1949
    Blind River
    Roman Catholic
    Pariosse Ste-Famille est c1947
    Bruce Mines
    Roman Catholic
    Our Lady of Pity closed
    Bruce Mines

    Bruce Mines Bible Center

    P.O. Box 222, Bruce Mines, Ontario  P0R 1C0

    (705) 785-3335


    Bruce Mines
    United

    Bruce Mines United Church of Canada

    18 Williams Street, Bruce Mines, Ontario  P0R 1C0

    (705) 785-3444


    Bruce Mines

    Bruce Mines Wesleyan Church

    Prout Street, Bruce Mines, Ontario  P0R 1C0

    Telephone:  (705) 785-3292


    Cloudslee
    United

    Cloudslee United Church of Canada

    Cloudslee Road, Cloudslee, Ontario  P0R 1C0


    Desbarats
    Baptist

    Calvary Baptist Church

    3 Lake Huron Drive, Desbarats, Ontario  P0R 1E0

    Telephone:  (705) 782-0598


    Desbarats
    United

    Desbarats United Church of Canada

    15 Lake Huron Drive, Desbarats, Ontario  P0R 1E0

    Telephone:  (705) 785-3444


    Desbarats

    Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses

    45 Main Street, Desbarats, Ontario  P0R 1E0

    Telephone:  (705) 782-4242


    Echo Bay
    Roman Catholic
    St. Gregory of Nyssa closed
    Leeburn

    Leeburn Community Church

    Highway 638, Leeburn, Ontario  P0R 1C0


    Ophir
    United

    Northland United Church of Canada

    Highway 638, Ophir, Ontario  P0R 1C0


    Sault Ste. Marie
    Anglican
    St. Lukes Cathedral
    Established 1880-current
    Sault Ste. Marie
    Roman Catholic
    Precious Blood Cathedral

    Sault Ste. Marie
    United
    Central United Church

    St. Joseph's Island
    Hilton Beach
    Roman Catholic
    St. Boniface Parish
    Maple St. - Hilton Beach
    St. Joseph Island, ON
    est 1906
    Thessalon
    Roman Catholic
    St. Ambrose Parish
    290 Water St.
    Thessalon, ON
    see also St. Francis Xavier
    1936-current
    Thessalon
    Roman Catholic
    St. Francis Xavier
    see St. Ambrose Parish
    1865-1936
    Thessalon
    United
    Zion United Church

    224 Main Street, Thessalon, Ontario  P0R 1L0

    (705) 842-2304
    est 1909
    Thessalon
    Anglican
    The Church of the Redeemer

    257 Main Street, Thessalon, Ontario  P0R 1L0

    (705) 842-2591
    est 1890
    Thessalon

    Church of Christ

    8 Albert Street, Thessalon, Ontario  P0R 1L0

    (705) 842-3340

    Thessalon
    United
    Little Rapids United Church

    Thessalon
    Non
    Denominational
    Bible Chapel

    11 Huron Street West, Thessalon, Ontario  P0R 1L0

    (705) 842-1888

    Wawa

    St Monica's Rectory
    34 Caverhill, Wawa, ON, P0S 1K0
    705-856-2032

    Wawa
    Anglican
    St Paul's Anglican Church
    62 2nd Ave, Wawa, ON, P0S 1K0
    705-856-1336

    Wawa
    United
    United Church Of Canada
    Broadway Ave, Wawa, ON, P0S 1K0
    705-856-2926

    Wawa
    Pentecostal
    Calvary Pentecostal Church
    14 Government Rd, Wawa, ON P0S 1K0

    (705) 856-2455

    Wawa
    Baptist

    Wawa Baptist Church
    323 Hardy Avenue, Wawa, ON P0S 1K0

    (705) 856-4567




     

     


     
     

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