Queens County, New Brunswick

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History

As one of the original counties created in 1785, Queens County is located in central New Brunswick. The Parishes of Wickham, Hampstead, Gagetown and Waterborough were erected in 1786. The Parish of Brunswick was set up in 1816. Canning was erected from Waterborough in 1827 and Chipman was created from Brunswick and Canning in 1835. Petersville was set off from Hampstead and Gagetown in 1838 and Johnston was established in 1839 from part of Wickham. The Parish of Cambridge was erected from Wickham and Waterborough in 1852.[1]

Maps and Gazetteers


Populated Places

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POPULATED PLACE

FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE

FHL  CATALOG

WIKIPEDIA

Chipman         Link   Link
Cumberland Bay         Link   Link
Gagetown        Link   Link
Jerusalem         Link   Link
Minto        Link   Link
New Canaan        Link   Link
New Jerusalem       
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Petersville         Link   Link
Waterborough         Link   Link
Welsford         Link   Link
Wickham           Link   Link

Neighboring Counties

Northumberland County * Kent County * Westmorland County * Kings County * Charlotte County * Sunbury County

Civil Registrations

Birth Records

Marriage Records

Death Records

Census

In Canada, census returns are closed for 92 years after the time of enumeration. Census returns prior to 1851 are rarely complete for any area. Due to boundary changes, census records may be found in Nova Scotia records.

Online Searchable Databases, Books and Images

Year Name of Collection Where Available

1671

Acadian genealogy exchange - v. 5, no. 4 Oct 1976;

FamilySearch Books Online Acadian Families in 1671 begins on page 118
At various libraries (WorldCat)

1708 East Coast of Arcadia 1708 At various libraries (WorldCat)
FamilySearch
1714 Acadian families in 1714 At various libraries (WorldCat)
FamilySearch
1770 Nova Scotia 1770 census Rootsweb
Nova Scotia Archives
Ancestry ($)
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1783 1783 Studholm Report CensusFinder, index.
1785 Cape Ann Association Of Loyalists - 1785 Rootsweb
[Return of Persons who have Lands located to them on Schodiack River above the Glebe, 10 May 1785 Genweb]
1788 Moncton Township Settlers 1788 Rootsweb
1800-1842 Ontario and Nova Scotia Census, 1800-1842 Ancestry ($)
1804 Scotch Emigrants - 1804 Rootsweb
1811-1818 Nova Scotia Census Returns, 1811, 1817 and 1818 Nova Scotia Archives
1827 Nova Scotia Census Returns 1827 Nova Scotia Archives
Ancestry ($)
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WorldCat
1838 Nova Scotia Census Returns 1838 Nova Scotia Archives
1851 Canada Census, 1851 Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry ($)
1861 Census of Canada, 1861 Archives of Canada
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Ancestry ($)
1871 Census of Canada, 1871 Archives of Canada
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Ancestry ($)
1871-1901 Jewish residents of the Maritime provinces in the 1871-1901 censuses of Canada FamilySearch
WorldCat
1881 Census of Canada, 1881 Archives of Canada
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Ancestry ($)
1891 Census of Canada, 1891 Archives of Canada
FamilySearch
Ancestry ($)
1901 Census of Canada, 1901 Archives of Canada
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Ancestry ($)
1911 Census of Canada, 1911 Archives of Canada
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Ancestry ($)
1921 Census of Canada, 1921 Ancestry ($)



Church Records

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print
List of Cemeteries in the County

Court Records

Wills and Probate

Directories

Immigration Records =

Land Records

Military Records

Newspapers and Obituaries

Taxation Records

Repositories


Websites

References

  1. Queens County Genealogical Guide, http://archives.gnb.ca/Documents/CountyGuides/Queens_en-CA.pdf, April 5, 2017.
  2. We Lived, a Genealogical Newsletter of New Brunswick Sources, 1979-1983, Cleadie B. Barnett, Editor & Publisher