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

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Record Description

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.

For a list of volume numbers and surnames currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Citation for This Collection

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Thomas Brenton Smith. Genealogical notes of Thomas Brenton Smith of Queens County, Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Archives and Records Managements, Halifax, Canada.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection usually contains 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 to Use the Record

Beginning Your Search

To search this collection, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of Ancestor
  • 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:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒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.

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The archives of Thomas Brenton Smith: A Guide

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Nova Scotia, Queens County, Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, 1700-1950," digital images, FamilySearch( accessed 28 March 2012), v. 817 > Abbott-Aspin > image 5 of 557, Annie Head Abbott, 1917; citing Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, New England Historical Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.