Nova Scotia, Queens County, Genealogical Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith (FamilySearch Historical Records)Edit This Page

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Record Description

This collection will include records from 1700 to 1950.

These records include genealogical notes that were extracted from local newspapers and other sources on about 1,700 Queens County families. The files are arranged alphabetically by surname. Within the files, the papers are arranged alphabetically by given name.

For a list of volume numbers and surnames currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record Content

This collection may contain the following information:

  • Names of children
  • Names of parents
  • Birth dates
  • Death dates
  • Marriage dates
  • Names of cousins
  • Causes of deaths
  • Occupations
  • Maiden names of wives
  • Places of birth, marriage and death
  • Residences at a certain time of the events

How to Use the Record

To search this collection, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of ancestor
  • Volume number
  • Approximate year of the event


Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the appropriate "Volume Number"
⇒Select the appropriate "Surnames/Other" which will take you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

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Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Nova Scotia, Queens County, Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, 1700-1950" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archives and Records Management, Halifax.

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