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From: "Beverley Clarkson" <>
Subject: Re: [S-I] A Canadian connection
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2007 08:54:26 -0400
Although I now live in Nova Scotia, I dont know much about the genealogy
here. But here is an excellent site that should help you find answers. Note
the East Hants Historical Society website in Windsor in the links.
On Nov 19, 2007 8:46 AM, <> wrote:
> In a message dated 11/16/2007 8:24:40 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> Falmouth of a population 292, twenty are so
> gigen while in Newport of a population of 279, seventeen rank as Irish.
> Windsor were families named Caldwell, Clarke, Curry, Dill, Elder, Hunter,
> Jenkins, O'Brien, Palmer,(Probably), Patterson, Spencer and a certain
> named Ellison or Allison the head of which was Matthew Ellison or Allison
> who born no known relationship to the founder of the distinguished Allison
> family of Nova Scotia.
> I would love to know about these families that settled in Falmouth. I
> am a Dill descendant, they were men of the sea. My Dill's were in
> Massachusetts and can be traced to Peter Dill who was born about 1650 and
> married Thankslord Shepherd on 13 October 1669 at Chelmsford, MA. Their
> descendants settled in Eastham, Barnstable County, MA.
> Is it possible to find the first name of the above Dill who settled in
> Nova Scotia? Is that 1766 census online?
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