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=== Getting started  ===
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Nova Scotia is a penninsula on the east coast of Canada. Settlements in Nova Scotia (the Latin term for "New Scotland")&nbsp;began in 1604. In the 1600s, Nova Scotia was part of Acadia.&nbsp;All of Nova Scotia passed into possession of&nbsp;Great Britain in&nbsp;1713. The Province of Nova Scotia was formed in 1867, being one of the original four provinces to join the Confederation.
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=== Counties  ===
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*[[Annapolis County, Nova Scotia|Annapolis]]
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*[[Antigonish County, Nova Scotia|Antigonish]]
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*[[Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia|Cape Breton]]
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*[[Colchester County, Nova Scotia|Colchester]]
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*[[Cumberland County, Nova Scotia|Cumberland]]
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*[[Digby County, Nova Scotia|Digby]]
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*[[Guysborough County, Nova Scotia|Guysborough]]
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*[[Halifax County, Nova Scotia|Halifax]]
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*[[Hants County, Nova Scotia|Hants]]
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*[[Inverness County, Nova Scotia|Inverness]]
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*[[Kings County, Nova Scotia|Kings]]
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*[[Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia|Lunenburg]]
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*[[Pictou County, Nova Scotia|Pictou]]
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*[[Queens County, Nova Scotia|Queens]]
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*[[Richmond County, Nova Scotia|Richmond]]
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*[[Shelburne County, Nova Scotia|Shelburne]]
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*[[Sunbury County, Nova Scotia|Sunbury]]
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*[[Victoria County, Nova Scotia|Victoria]]
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*[[Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia|Yarmouth]]
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=== Research Tools  ===
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'''Wiki articles describing online collecrtions are found at:'''
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*[[Nova Scotia, Antigonish Catholic Diocese Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Canada Nova Scotia Antigonish Catholic Diocese Rcords (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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*[[Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Census 1861 Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nova Scotia Census 1861 Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nova Scotia Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Nova Scotia, Queens County, Genealogical Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nova Scotia, Queens County, Genealogical Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nova Scotia Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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=== Featured Article  ===
 
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Nova Scotia was the first European settlement north of Florida. Joao Fagudes set up a small settlement there in 1523. [[Nova Scotia History|Read more...]]  
 
Nova Scotia was the first European settlement north of Florida. Joao Fagudes set up a small settlement there in 1523. [[Nova Scotia History|Read more...]]  
  
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Pier 21{·}} Halifax Road or Grand Communication Route
  
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=== Did You Know?  ===
  
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Early vital records of Nova Scotia, Canada are viewable over the Internet for the first time at [http://www.novascotiagenealogy.com www.novascotiagenealogy.com] and they are free.
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Free census records for Nova Scotia and other provinces can be found at&nbsp;[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca 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 [https://familysearch.org/help/viewdocument?documentId=106761&sliceId=SAL_Public&userQuery=portal+websites Family History Center Portal].
  
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*Early vital records of Nova Scotia, Canada are viewable over the Internet for the first time at [http://www.novascotiagenealogy.com www.novascotiagenealogy.com] and they are free.
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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://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Canada/NovaScotia.pdf BYU Research Outline for Nova Scotia, Canada]
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*'''[[Nova Scotia Record Selection Table|Record Selection Table]]'''
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*[[Nova Scotia Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Biographies|Biographies]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Business Records & Commerce|Business and Commerce]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Census|Census]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Court Records|Court Records]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Directories|Directories]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[First Nations of Nova Scotia|First Nations]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
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*[[Nova Scotia History|History]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Land and Property Records|Land and Property]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Language and Languages|Language and Languages]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Maps and Gazetteers|Maps and Gazetteers]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Minorities|Minorities]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Municipal Records|Municipal Records]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Names, Personal|Names, Personal]]
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*[[Canada Native Races|Native Races]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Obituaries|Obituaries]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[Nova Scotia School Records|School Records]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Societies|Societies]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Taxation|Taxation]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Vital Records|Vital Records]]
  
&nbsp;An&nbsp;Index to [http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/virtual/acadian/ The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste], Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755 is available by the Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management.. The site is in both English and French<br>
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Revision as of 21:49, 18 September 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.

Things You Can Do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Websites


News and Events


Topics
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