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Ancestry Library

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Looking to find your roots?  Search genealogical records for Canada, the U.S. and the U.K., including census, vital statistics, church, court and immigration records.

Barrie Historical Newspaper Archive

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Historical announcements and articles from Barrie news sources from 1847-1979.

FamilySearch

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FamilySearch is a resource for genealogical data from a wide variety of countries, including census, birth/marriage/death records, military and probate records. It allows you to create your own family tree online and search those of other users.

This resource requires users to register for a free account.

Globe and Mail Historical Newspapers

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Full page images of the Globe and Mail from 1844 - four years from the present date. Easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

Simcoe County Surname Settlers Database

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An online searchable database containing information about settlers and early residents of Simcoe County as recorded in a number of sources.

Toronto Star Historical Newspapers

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Full page images of the Toronto Star from 1894 - three years from the present date. Easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.