Be A Genealogy Volunteer in Your Community
The Halifax County GenWeb project is currently in need of
volunteers who will maintain a page of community information
for genealogy researchers. Software and webspace is provided.
Halifax County GenWeb
The site of the Nova Scotia GenWeb Project now includes
Bedford, Sackville, Dartmouth, Eastern Passage and all communities
contained within Halifax County, Halifax Regional Municipality
to Ecum Secum.
Acadian GenWeb Project
Trace your Acadian-Cajun connections through this l'Acadie
list of resources, part of the GenWeb project.
Cow Bay Genealogy
Excellent resource includes the history of McNab's, Lawlor's
and Devil's Islands, as well as surname search and registry.
Part of the CanadaGenWeb project, the Nova Scotia GenWeb
site maintains an excellent resource base through its network
GANS is active in petitioning the Government of Canada to
allow access to the 1901 (and beyond) census records.
N.S. Department of Natural Resources can provide historical
maps to 18 counties, 140 Crown Land grants (1750 to 1850)
and geological maps of the province at the turn of the century.
Nova Scotia Resources
From the Family History Centre in Lethbridge, one of the
most comprehensive NS genealogy resources on the web includes
ship lists, lost at sea, cemeteries, Acadian, UEP's, Black
Loyalists, Mi'kmaq, French Hugeunots, mailing lists and
Nova Scotia Vital Statistics
Provincial records of births and deaths from 1864, and marriages
from l906 to the present.
Tracing family roots is a passion in Nova Scotia. Here are
personal genealogical pages from Arsenault to Zwicker.
Between 1928-1971, more than 1 million immigrants first
set foot on Canadian soil at Pier 21 in Halifax. A new museum
and Honour Role display at the Halifax waterfront pays tribute
to centuries of new arrivals.
A free database of family surnames, Roots Web is the oldest
The Olive Tree Genealogy pages provide passenger lists from
ships landing in Nova Scotia between 1740 and 1903, including
the Hector and many others bound for Pictou.