Selected Additional Sources for Mennonite Genealogy

Family history...with Tim Janzen / compiled by Tim Janzen
This site contains Tim Janzen's compilation of genealogical resources valuable to those researching Low German Mennonite family history. He has divided these resources into categories under the heading "Mennonite Genealogy." Under each category heading is an outline of resources which includes links to various web sites.

Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online (GAMEO)  GAMEO provides reliable information on Anabaptist (Amish, Mennonite, Hutterite, Brethren in Christ) topics, including history, theology, biography, institutions and local congregations. Secular topics from an Anabaptist perspective are also included.

Mennonite Genealogical Resources
This site is currently maintained by the Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society and lists primarily Russian Mennonite resources.

Other Mennonite Archival Centres in Canada and the United States

Waterloo Master Name Index
Maintained by the Waterloo Region Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, this index contains over 450,000 names from cemetery records, newspaper notices, and other sources.

Waterloo Region Generations
This database expands the Biographical History of Waterloo Township work of Ezra Eby to include non-Mennonite residents of Waterloo Region, and adds links from individuals to census and other records.

The Changing Shape of Ontario
The Archives of Ontario has prepared this guide to provide some background information about changes to Ontario's borders and political composition and includes maps and tables illustrating those changes.

FamilySearch Catalog
Search the catalog of genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) made available by FamilySearch. Many items can be loaned to local family history centers around the world.

FamilySearch Historical Records Search

TONI: The Ontario Name Index
Maintained by the Ontario Genealogical Society


Generally 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday to Friday. An appointment in advance is recommended.


Mennonite Archives of Ontario
Conrad Grebel University College
140 Westmount Road North
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G6

Phone: 519-885-0220 x24238