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Record Description

This collection includes images of death records from 1864-1877 from Nova Scotia counties. Civil registration of deaths in Nova Scotia began in 1864.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877.

Record Content

Death records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Name of father
  • Maiden name of mother
  • Name of spouse
  • Gender
  • Age at death
  • Place of birth
  • Date of birth
  • Date of death
  • Place of death
  • Date of burial
  • Place of burial
  • Marital status
  • Name of cemetery
  • Name of funeral home
  • Place of residence

How to Use the Record

To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Approximate year and place of death

Search the Collection

To search the collection by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "County" category
⇒Select the appropriate "Year Range" category, which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image, 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.

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Don't overlook FHL Place Canada, Nova Scotia items or FHL Keyword Nova Scotia items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Nova Scotia Archives and Libraries.

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Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection citation:

“Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877.” Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2014. Citing Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax.

Image citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877.


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