Nova Scotia, Queens County, Genealogical Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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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.
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- "Nova Scotia, Queens County, Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, 1700-1950" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archives and Records Management, Halifax.
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
- Maiden names of wives
- Places of birth, marriage and death
- Residences at a certain time of the events
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- Volume number
- Approximate year of the event
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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(https://familysearch.org: 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.