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| RW_URL_03 = [https://novascotiagenealogy.com/ Nova Scotia Genealogy]  
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| RW_URL_04 = [http://www.vitalcertificates.ca/nova-scotia/?gclid=COjrvob7jb0CFVKDfgodlJkA Nova Scotia Vital Statistics]
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| RW_URL_05 = [https://www.novascotiagenealogy.com/marriages.aspx Nova Scotia Marriage Registrations 1763-1938]
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This Collection will include records from 1700 to 1950.  
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== What is in This Collection? ==
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This collection includes records from 1700 to 1950.
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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.  
  
This collection contains genealogical notes (extracted from local newspapers and other sources) on about 1700 Queens County, Nova Scotia families, covering the 1700's to the 1950's. The files are arranged alphabetically by surname. Within the files, the papers are arranged alphabetically by given name.
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===To Browse This Collection===
  
For a list of volume numbers and surnames currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1918186/waypoints Browse].
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== Citation for This Collection  ==
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| title = Nova Scotia, Queens County, Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, 1700-1950
 
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
 
 
 
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== Record Content  ==
 
 
 
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Image:Nova Scotia, Queens County, Genealogical Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith DGS 4876710 185 Marriage.jpg|Marriage
 
Image:Nova Scotia, Queens County, Genealogical Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith DGS 4876710 504 Obituary.jpg|Obituary
 
Image:Nova Scotia, Queens County, Genealogical Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith DGS 4876710 499 Will.jpg|Will
 
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This collection may contain the following information:  
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
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The following information may be found in these records:
  
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'''Genealogy notes'''
 
*Names of children  
 
*Names of children  
 
*Names of parents  
 
*Names of parents  
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*Residences at a certain time of the events
 
*Residences at a certain time of the events
  
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== Collection Content ==
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=== Sample Images ===
  
==== Beginning Your Search  ====
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Image:Nova Scotia, Queens County, Genealogical Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith DGS 4876710 185 Marriage.jpg|Marriage
To search this collection, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
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Image:Nova Scotia, Queens County, Genealogical Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith DGS 4876710 504 Obituary.jpg|Obituary
 
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Image:Nova Scotia, Queens County, Genealogical Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith DGS 4876710 499 Will.jpg|Will
*Name of Ancestor
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*Occupation
 
*Approximate year of birth, marriage or death
 
*Names of family members
 
 
 
==== Searching the Images  ====
 
 
 
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒Select the "Surnames/Other" category which will take you to the images.
 
 
 
Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
 
 
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
  
[http://www.library.dal.ca/DUASC/FindingAids/MS_2_432/ The archives of Thomas Brenton Smith: A Guide]
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
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You can search the index or view the images or both. To begin your search it is helpful to know:
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*The name of your ancestor
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*The name of a relative or date of the event
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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=== View the Images ===
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View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|1918186|Browse Page|access=browse}}''':
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# Select '''Volume Number'''
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# Select '''Surnames/Other''' to view the images.
  
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1918186 Nova Scotia, Queens County, Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, 1700-1950]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
*[[Nova Scotia]]
 
*[[Queens County, Nova Scotia]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
  
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==What Do I Do Next?==
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=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
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*Cite the record. See [[#Citing This Collection|below]] for help citing this collection
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*Look at an image of the original record. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the index. To find a copy of the original record, visit the [https://archives.novascotia.ca/ Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax] page
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*Use the information you have found to find the person in census records
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*[[Nova Scotia Church Records| Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===  
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*Consult the [[Nova Scotia Record Finder]] to find other records
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*If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This can help you find possible relatives.
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*Search the records of nearby areas
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*Check for other names. An individual might appear under an unexpected name for a variety of reasons:
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**They might have been listed under a middle name, nickname, or [[Abbreviations Found in Genealogy Records|abbreviation]] of their given name
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**A woman may have returned to her maiden name after the death of her husband
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=== Record Finder ===
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Consult the [[Nova Scotia Record Finder]]  Table to find other records
  
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.  
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==Citing This Collection==
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Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
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;Collection Citation:"Nova Scotia, Queens County, Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, 1700-1950." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. <nowiki>http://FamilySearch.org</nowiki> : 14 June 2016. Archives and Records Management, Halifax.
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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'''[[#top|Top of Page]]'''
  
"Nova Scotia, Queens County, Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, 1700-1950," digital images, ''FamilySearch''(https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 March 2012), v. 817 &gt; Abbott-Aspin &gt; image 5 of 557, Annie Head Abbott, 1917; citing Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, New England Historical Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
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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.

To Browse This Collection

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.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The following information may be found in these records:

Genealogy notes

  • 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

Collection Content

Sample Images

How Do I Search This Collection?

You can search the index or view the images or both. To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor
  • The name of a relative or date of the event

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select Volume Number
  2. Select Surnames/Other to view the images.

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Cite the record. See below for help citing this collection
  • Look at an image of the original record. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the index. To find a copy of the original record, visit the Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax page
  • Use the information you have found to find the person in census records
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • Consult the Nova Scotia Record Finder to find other records
  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This can help you find possible relatives.
  • Search the records of nearby areas
  • Check for other names. An individual might appear under an unexpected name for a variety of reasons:
    • They might have been listed under a middle name, nickname, or abbreviation of their given name
    • A woman may have returned to her maiden name after the death of her husband

Record Finder

Consult the Nova Scotia Record Finder Table to find other records

Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
"Nova Scotia, Queens County, Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, 1700-1950." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Archives and Records Management, Halifax.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

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