Nova Scotia Genealogy

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* [http://www.pier21.ca/home/ Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21]  
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* [http://www.looking4kin.com/group/novascotiagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Nova Scotia]
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*[http://www.telusplanet.net/public/mtoll/ Mary's Genealogy Treasures - great research resource]
  
 
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Revision as of 16:18, 3 December 2012

Canada Gotoarrow.png Nova Scotia

Getting started

Nova Scotia is a penninsula on the east coast of Canada. Settlements in Nova Scotia (the Latin term for "New Scotland") began in 1604. In the 1600s, Nova Scotia was part of Acadia. All of Nova Scotia passed into possession of Great Britain in 1713. The Province of Nova Scotia was formed in 1867, being one of the original four provinces to join the Confederation.

Counties

Research Tools

Wiki articles describing online collecrtions are found at:

Featured Article

Nova Scotia was the first European settlement north of Florida. Joao Fagudes set up a small settlement there in 1523. Read more...

Migration Routes

Pier 21{·}} Halifax Road or Grand Communication Route

Did You Know?

Early vital records of Nova Scotia, Canada are viewable over the Internet for the first time at www.novascotiagenealogy.com and they are free.

Free census records for Nova Scotia and other provinces can be found at www.collectionscanada.gc.ca. Records for 1871, 1881 and 1891 are indexed. Indexes for some of the others can be found at Ancestry.com which is available free at most FamilySearch Centers through the Family History Center Portal.

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