McG's in Ontario BIRTHS: [1869-1885]...[1886-1905] McG's in Ontario MARRIAGES: 1850-1921 [1850-1874]...[1875-1886]...[1887-1899]...[1900-1921] McG's in Ontario DEATHS: [1869-1899]...[1900-1915]...[1916-1931] It should be remembered that people on the frontier had better things to do than register such events with the gov't. A contemporary estimated the non-compliance rate in the 1870's at 67% of b.'s; 33% of m's; and 80% of d.'s. In the 1880's this fell to 30% of b.'s; 10% of m's; and 40% of d.'s. He said there was still very poor reporting in some areas in the 1890's. So, don't be surprised if your family isn't listed. You should check the census for their religion and then determine if the pertinent church records exist; at the Ont Archives or at that church's archives. Marriages are searchable on line. [clk on, my home p., my family history] County Atlases were published c1870 which included township maps and sometimes names of land owners. [clk on, search, maps, town (rt side), residents (btm)] Census Indexes are being done and placed on the web.