Online source images for Elgin County Settlers

Many free online sources are now available for digital images of primary source documents for Elgin County settlers. These images are now being linked to the appropriate names on the Elgin OGS web site. Here is an example for one Elgin settler.

Lewis BURWELL, born Southwold Twp., Elgin Co., 1814, died Southwold 1855

James Burwell property 1810 Southwold

1819 Talbot Map, Archives Ontario, showing location of father, James BURWELL land and possible birthplace for son, Lewis BURWELL. Google Maps location of Burwell Farm.


183UCLP for Lewis Burwell image4  Upper Canada Land Petition, Library and Archives Canada, Lewis BURWELL, C1630, Petition B18, 259, pp. 36-40, SUE, of James BURWELL. Southwold UCLP on the Elgin OGS web site.

18UC Marriage Bond for Lewis Burwell 183434    Upper Canada Marriage Bond, Library and Archives Canada, Marriage Lewis BURWELL to Lavina WILLIAMS. UC Marriage Bonds linked to Anglican and other marriages on the Elgin OGS web site.

1842 Census image, FamilySearch, Lewis Burwell 1842 Census image on Family Searchfor Lewis BURWELL giving much agricultural data. 1842 census index for Southwold on the Elgin OGS web site.

Ontario GenWeb gs image for Lewis Burwell1855 Gravestone image from the Fingal Cemetery at the Canada GenWeb, Ontario web site for Lewis BURWELL. Gravestone transcription given at the Elgin OGS Web site for Fingal Cemetery. South-east side – In memory of / Lewis BURWELL / who died / Sept. 18, 1855 / in his / 42nd year/ BURWELL