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Sharon United Church Cemetery

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Date: 1856 to about 1980
Location: 600 Rexdale Blvd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 6T4map
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Sharon United Church Cemetery is located on Rexdale Blvd. just East of Highway 427 directly opposite the Woodbine Racetrack entrance (on the North side of Rexdale). It is located in an isolated grassy area surrounded by the Woodbine exit ramp. The cemetery is no longer active.

See Sharon United Church Cemetery category page to view wikitree profiles for people buried in this cemetery and other details.

Resources for Further Research

Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) The OGS has transcribed most cemeteries in Toronto and this data is available for purchase through their website at OGS – Toronto Branch

  • OGS cemetery ID: 4705 (See Sharon United Church Cemetery for more information)
    • Note: There appears to be some confusion on the OGS web site concerning this cemetery. Cemetery ID 4705 is called the Sharon United Church Cemetery, but the GPS location is incorrect. There is also a second Cemetery ID 4705 called Methodist Primitive Cemetery (which is also given as an alternate name for the Sharon United Church Cemetery). These appear to be the same cemetery, but the GPS location should be corrected to this GPS: 43.720451, -79.608036

The Ontario Name Index (TONI) Another resource provided by the Ontario Genealogical Society is The Ontario Name Index (TONI) which provides a searchable index of names. These names are linked to a number of different sources of data including cemetery transcriptions. It does not provide this source information but only where to find it. Most sources are available for purchase via the OGS (Note: this database includes all of Ontario and it is massive. Nevertheless, it may prove helpful place to start).

Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid (OCFA) Another excellent tool for searching cemetery records in Ontario is the Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid (OCFA). This is a comprehensive searchable database of cemeteries and family names. The site does not have links to transcriptions or provide details about the individual you may be searching for, but it is very helpful for quickly locating the burial location of someone in Ontario to guide your next steps for research.

List of Cemeteries in Toronto (Wikipedia)

Contact List for Major Cemeteries in Toronto. The City of Toronto maintains a number of cemeteries once the original owner/operator was no longer able to carry out this responsibility. A list of these cemeteries – closed but maintained by the City of Toronto – is available on the Toronto City website.

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