Commemorative Biographical Record of the County of York, Ontario - 1907
A gold mine of genealogical information about the inhabitants of York County including, of course, the City of Toronto and its Home District. Assembled by the Beers Publishing company in 1907 this significant, and weighty, book contains the biographies (and frequently the obituaries) of almost 2,000 families from all walks of life.
The biographies were placed by any individual, or family, who could afford the subscription to the publication and who wished their family name and history to be perpetuated.
The estimate of almost 2,000 family entries doesn't represent the limit of the number of people whose names can be found within this book. Based on a family history identifying four grandparents, a man, his siblings and at least one wife, with their union generating an average of four children of which about half are married by the time the biography is recorded, the count of individuals named rises dramatically to about 27,500, and this is a conservative estimate.
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