Ancestor Seekers of Kenora

Genealogy in the Kenora District of Northwestern Ontario

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Matt Watson is now a member of Ancestor Seekers of Kenora
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The Men of the 98th at King George School

November 12, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
In August 1914, following declaration of war, members of the 98th Regiment in Kenora were among the…See More
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Royal Smith Family

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Genealogy Roadshow

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Need Help Using this Site? Questions?

I've written a Users' Manual for this site which hopefully will help everyone get more out of it. It's in PDF format, so you will need Adobe Reader to access it. If it isn't already on your computer (it usually is), you can download Adobe Reader safely and for free by clicking the link.

Click this link to download the manual: ASKgen%20User%20Manual.pdf


Donation Drive

If you have found this site helpful, and would like to help support the upkeep and future projects of our small genealogy club, you may donate through PayPal:

Or send a cheque payable to Ancestor Seekers of Kenora to:

ASK Treasurer,
213 Rabbit Lake Road,
Kenora, Ontario
P9N 4M2
Thank you!

Kenora and Canadian Great War Project

We are currently at work with the Kenora and Canadian Great War Project teams to present a group here featuring biographies of all resident Kenora veterans of WWI.

The group is still under construction with new pages going up almost daily, so please bear with us if you don't see your veteran's name just yet!

Kenora Genealogy Links

ASK meets the second Wednesday of every month except July and August. If you need to discuss or research your area ancestors before the next meeting, check our Groups and Forum pages, or contact a member via this site. Otherwise, here are some useful links for genealogical research in the Kenora area:

Ancestor Queries? Post them here: First Nations, Rat Portage, Keewatin, Kenora, Norman, Jaffray Melick, Pellatt, Lake of the Woods

Northern Ontario Gravemarker Gallery Includes photographs of headstones in regional cemeteries, searchable by name.

Kenora Community Portal To request a basic search for a burial in Lake of the Woods Cemetery go to "Online Services" and then "Genealogy Tracing" at this site. You are required to log in first.

Kenora Public Library To request an obituary lookup from the microfilm of the local newspaper; to view issues of Miner & News that have been digitized - see "Digital Archives" on sidebar then "Newspapers by Year".

Lake of the Woods Museum

Kenora Daily Miner & News for recent obituaries.

The nostalgia site for Kenora-Keewatin District High School, focused on the 1950's (and late 1940's). Features class photos and helps reconnect old high school friends.

Ontario Genealogical Society

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