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Early York Settlers Project

Friday, June 25th, 2010

York Region Branch  is compiling a database of all early pioneer settlers to our Region.   We hope to include in this list basic information on the original pioneer settler, such as place of origin; date of arrival in the Region; place of settlement, i.e. township, lot and concession number, if known; name of wife, if known; if accompanied by family; if part of a group migration such as a Berczy settler, Quaker group, etc. 

Please submit your entries to the Branch via mail, attention Doris Bourrie, or by email to   If the information is taken from a published source, please include a complete citation for the published material, so that it can be listed as a source for possible further research.  It is not necessary that there be any ancestral connection to the settler.