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Avon, Ontario

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Our Genealogy Helper for Avon ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool which helps us with planning our trips.
  • We're trying to shape our Gazetteer as a tool to help us understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.
  • On our trips, we try to visit those places where our ancestors left their footprints.

By learning about Avon (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this our Genealogical Helper for Avon. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Avon:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Ontario

Cemeteries Near Avon ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Avon.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Avon covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Avon United Cemetery
  • Amish Mennonite Cemetery
  • Springfield Cemetery
  • Grove Cemetery
  • Kilmartin - Stewart Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kilmartin - Stewart Cemetery
    • Kilmartin - Stewart Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Avon.
    • Kilmartin - Stewart Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Kilmartin Cemetery
    • Kilmory Cemetery
    • Stewart Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilmartin - Stewart Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2456096<1>
  • Minkler Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Minkler Cemetery
    • Minkler Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Avon.
    • Minkler Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Pioneer Memorial Cemetery
    • Spearman Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minkler Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Banner Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Banner Cemetery
      • The Banner Cemetery is located outside and to the southeast of Banner.More accurately, Banner Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Avon.
      • Banner Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Banner United Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banner Cemetery
    • New Delmer Cemetery
    • Old Delmer Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Delmer Cemetery
      • The Old Delmer Cemetery is located in Delmer.To be more accurate, Old Delmer Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Avon.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Delmer Cemetery
    • Mt. Elgin Cemetery
    • Glencolin Trinity Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Glencolin Trinity Cemetery
      • The Glencolin Trinity Cemetery is located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Aylmer.More precisely, Glencolin Trinity Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south of Avon.
      • Glencolin Trinity Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Glencolin Cemetery
      • Trinity Cemetery
      • Trinity / Glencolin Trinity Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glencolin Trinity Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2645376<1>
    • Old Colony Mennonite Cemetery
    • Firby Cemetery
    • Best Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Best Cemetery
      • Best Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Avon.
      • Best Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Best / Corinth Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Best Cemetery
    • Harris Street Cemetery

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Avon. See our List of 1890's Communities around Avon.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avon) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9081, Longitude: -80.9331    






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