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

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Queens, Nova Scotia,  Canada
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Record Description
Record Type Various
Collection years 1700-1950
Languages English
Title in the Language
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Archive
Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax


What is in this Collection?

This collection includes 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.

Collection Content

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What Can this Collection Tell Me?

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 Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor.
  • The approximate age of your ancestor.
  • The place where your ancestor lived.
  • The names of other family members and their relationships.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
To search this collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse Images" on the initial search 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.


What Do I Do Next?

When you have located your ancestor’s genealogical record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • This collection is a secondary source. Use the information found in these records to find the original records it refers to. This is important to verify the information, but the original record may also have additional information not mentioned in this collection.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • Look for any family members that lived in this county. Work on creating a full picture of the whole family, as records about other family members may contain additional information about the person you're interested in.

Citing This Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  

Collection Citation:

"Nova Scotia, Queens County, Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, 1700-1950" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Archives and Records Management, Halifax.


Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Nova Scotia, Queens County, Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, 1700-1950.


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