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OntarioGenWeb Census Project Legend
Below are the column headings used in our transcripts.
If you come across one that is not listed here, please let us know via the Suggestion Box

See also: Dictionary & Religion Codes

Heading Meaning
ABSENT_FAMNumber of Absent Family Members
#ACRESNumber of Acres of Land
ACRES_CULNumber of Acres under cultivation
ACRES_FAMNumber of Acres of Land held by each person or family
AGEAge (current age or age at next birthday)
#ALIENSNumber of Aliens not Naturalized
AREAArea that was enumerated
#BFNumber of black females
BIRTH_DATEMonth and Day of Birth
BIRTH_FATHPlace of Birth of Father
BIRTH_MOTHPlace of Birth of Mother
BIRTH_YRYear of Birth
#BMNumber of black males
BORN_LST12Born within the last 12 months
COLOURColour / Race
CONConcession Number
CONCESSIONConcession Number
CULTNumber of Acres that have been cultivated
DIRECTIONNorth, South, East or West (first letters of each direction)
ENUMERATORName of person who enumerated the census
#FNumber of Females
#F_0-5Number of Females under the age of 5
#F_5-14Number of Females between the ages of 5 and 14
#F_BIRTHSNumber of Female births during past year
#F_DEATHSNumber of Female deaths during past year
#F_FAMNumber of Female family members living in house
#FANumber of Female Adults
#FCNumber of Female Children
FIRST_NAMEFirst name of individual
#FM_14-45Number of Married Females between the ages of 14 and 45
#FM_45+Number of Married Females age 45 or older
FNFamily Number
FRENCH_CANFrench Canadians
#FSNumber of Female Servants
#FS_14-45Number of Single Females between the ages of 14 and 45
#FS_45+Number of Single Females age 45 or older
HEAD_FIRSTFirst Name of the Head of Household
HEAD_HOUSEName of the Head of Household
HNHouse Number
IMMIGRT_YRYear of Immigration
INFO_MILLS_FACTORYInformation as to Mills, Factories, &c., &c., their cost, power, produce, &c.
LAST_NAMESurname of individual
LNLine Number
LOTLot Number
#MNumber of Males
#M_0-5Number of Males under the age of 5
#M_5-14Number of Males between the ages of 5 and 14
#M_60+Number of Males Over the age of 60
#M_BIRTHSNumber of Male births during past year
#M_DEATHSNumber of Male deaths during past year
#M_FAMNumber of Male family members living in house
#M50_60Number of Males Between age 50-60
#MANumber of Male Adults
MARITALMarital Status (M=Married; S=Single; W=Widowed)
#MARRNumber of Marriages during past year
MARR_LST12Married during last 12 months
MARRIED_YRMarried During Year
#MCNumber of Male Children
#MM_14-18Number of Married Males between the ages of 14 and 18
#MM_18-21Number of Married Males between the ages of 18 and 21
#MM_21-30Number of Married Males between the ages of 21 and 30
#MM_30-60Number of Married Males between the ages of 30 and 60
#MM_60+Number of Married Males age 60 or older
#MM16_60Number of Married Males between the ages of 16 and 60
#MSNumber of Male Servants
#MS_14-18Number of Single Males between the ages of 14 and 18
#MS_18-21Number of Single Males between the ages of 18 and 21
#MS_21-30Number of Single Males between the ages of 21 and 30
#MS_30-60Number of Single Males between the ages of 30 and 60
#MS_60+Number of Single Males age 60 or older
#MS16-60Number of single Males between the ages of 16 and 60
NAT_CANENumber of Natives of Canada English (Ontario)
NAT_CANFNumber of Natives of Canada French (Quebec)
NAT_ENGNumber of Natives of England
NAT_EURNumber of Natives of Europe or Otherwise
NAT_GERHOLNumber of Natives of Germany or Holland
NAT_IRENumber of Natives of Ireland
NAT_OTHERNumber of Natives of Countries other than those listed
NAT_SCOTNumber of Natives of Scotland
NAT_USANumber of Natives of USA
NATIONALTYNationality
NATURAL_YRYear of Naturalization
#NON_FAM_FNumber of Females living in house who are NOT Family
#NON_FAM_MNumber of Males living in house who are NOT Family
#NOT_FAMNumber of people living in house who are NOT Family
OCCUPATIONOccupation, Trade or Profession
ORIGINOrigin
PGCensus Page Number
PLAC_BIRTHPlace of Birth
PROOFREADERS_REMARKSComments made by the proofreader of the census transcript
RELATIONSPRelationship to Head of Household
RELIGIONReligion [See also: Religion Codes]
REMARKSInformation that did not fit into the other headings listed
RESIDENCEResidence if outside of limits
SEXSex (M=Male; F=Female)
TOTAL_FAMTotal Number of Family Members living in house
TRANSCRIBERS_REMARKSComments made by the transcriber of the census transcript
UNCULTNumber of Acres not yet cultivated
#WNumber of Women
WARDName of ward that was enumerated
#WFNumber of white females
#WM_0-16Number of white males under the age of 16
#WM_16+Number of white males over the age of 16
#WM_60+Number of white males over the age of 60
YR_PROVNumber of Years in the Province


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Established 1 March 1999. Founders: Sherri Pettit, Suzanne Schaller, Joan Hapeman-Somers and K.St-Louis