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Antigonish County, Nova Scotia

March 15, 2014
  • Added contact info for John Bushee for those who wish more information about Reverend Wilfrid Arthur Boucher.  This is  located under Antigonish Priests section.                                      <http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nsantigo/priests/p2.htm#i56>

February 27, 2014
  • Added Wills Book E (1892 - 1905) and Book F (1905 - 1917)  (Many thanks to Marleen Hubley for this contribution!!)
September, 2013
  • Updated transcription of St. Anne's Summerside Cemetery  (Thank you George Newbury!!)
  • Update contact info for Jim Fraser
  • Updated broken links for Nova Scotia Genweb sites
  • Added to transcription of St. Paul's Cemetery (Havre Boucher)

February 10, 2013
  • Added researcher Dennis Ryan to the Surname Registry page (MacDonald & MacLean)
  • Updated contact information for Joe Quirk on the Surname Registry page (Quirk)

January 12, 2013
  • Added researcher Viola Campbell to the Surname Registry page (Fitt(s)
August 3, 2012
  • Added Joe Quirk to the Surname Registry (Quirk researcher)

June 17, 2012
  • Added  “Angus MacLean: A Genealogy” to the Books page
  • Corrected entry for Ann Isabel Sylliboy (St. Ann's, Summerside) Cemetery page
 April 16, 2012
  • Added 1810 Land Petition and 1836 Land Indenture of Martin MacDonald.  Thanks to Peter MacDonald for these contributions.
March 10, 2012
  • Updated contact info for Robert MacPhail  (Auld Researcher)
  • Added Probate transcription of Ronald MacDonald of Knoydart 1832 & Martin MacDonald of Knoydart 1836.  Thanks to Peter MacDonald for these contributions.
June 14, 2011
  • Added Ross Keough to the Surname Registry. (Lebbetter/Leadbetter researcher)
January 8, 2011
  • Added Antigonish Wills - Book D (1882-1891).  (Under Wills, deeds & Estate tab).  Many thanks to Marleen Hubley for this contribution!
November 20, 2010
  • Added Antigonish Wills - Book C (1867-1882).  (Under Wills, Deeds & Estate tab).  Thank You to Marleen Hubley for this transcription!
  • Added partial transcription (14 pages) of the 1871 census for Upper South River District A.
October 14, 2010
  • Updated contact info for Doreen Clark (Fraser researcher)
June 27, 2010
  • Added Antigonish Wills - Book B (1843 - 1867).  (Under Wills, Deeds & Estate tab).  Thanks to Marleen Hubley for this contribution!
  • Updated info on Wills, Deeds & Estate page.
  • Updated contact info for Tony Surmonte on Surname Registry. (MacSween researcher)
  • Added Lynda to the Surname Registry.  (MacMillan & MacDonald researcher)
  • Added St. Ninian's Cemetery  - Part 2 (now available!) to Books & CDs page.
April 24, 2010
  • Added The Casket Deaths & Marriages 1897, 1989 and 1899. (Under The Casket tab) Thanks again to Marleen Hubley for her wonderful work!
  • Added  Antigonish Wills ~ Book A  (1823 - 1842). (Under Wills, Deeds & Estate tab)  Transcribed with great effort by Marleen Hubley.
  • Added the family of Very Reverend Matthew Michael O'Rourke (Antigonish Priests) to the Family Histories page.  Thanks to George Rose for this contribution.

April 12, 2010
  • Added transcription of the 1871 census for Antigonish district [Divison C-1].
  • Added link to Old Photos of Antigonish Town & Antigonish County (Facebook).  Updated  other links.

October 25, 2009
  • Added The Casket Deaths & Marriages 1893-94; 1895 and 1896.  (Please note this change:  there is now a separate link for each category ~ they are  no longer on one page together).  Many thanks to Marleen Hubley for these additions to the website!
  • Updated the Books & CDs  page to add  "John R. MacInnis:  His Life and His Writing".
  • Added/Revised the Books & CDs page.  Some of the original CDs have been reformatted and now include more than one cemetery.
  • Updated the link for Marleen Hubley's family webpage.
July 3, 2009
  • Revised George Newbury's contact information on applicable cemetery listings.
  • Added researcher Gail Macdonell to the Surname Registry page (MacDonnell).
September 27, 2008
  • Revised 1861 Census Index Page
September 20, 2008
  • Added transcription of the 1871 Census for Arisaig, [D-1 & D-2 Divison].  Many thanks to Steve Farrell for this contribution!
September 14, 2008
  • Added transcription of the 1871 Census for Cape George district.  Many thanks to Steve Farrell for this contribution!
  • Added transcription of the 1871 Census for Antigonish [C-3 Division].  Many thanks to Eileen Avery for this help!
August 8, 2008
  • Added Descendants of Alexander MacDonald to the Family Histories.  Thank you Lawrence Naugle for this contribution!!
  • Added surnames and/or additional researchers for Broussard, MacDonald, MacGillivray (Vamy), Tulkens,Van Berkel.
  • Updated contact information for Linda Heitlauf .

October 8, 2007
  • Added surnames and/or additional researchers for DeWolf(e), Wolfe, Rogers, McNeil, Delory (Delorey, DeslaurierS)
  • Updated email address for Robert MacPhail
  • Added link to Electric Scotland for online version of "History of Inverness, Nova Scotia" by J.L. MacDougall
  • Added obit for Charles Henry Stewart, North Lochaber Cemetery
February 23, 2007
  • Added surnames Macsween and Thompson to the Surname Registry Page.
December 28, 2006
  •  Updated Books/CD page
October 1, 2006
  • Added transcription of Deaths & Marriages 1891 - 1892 which were reported in The Casket.  Thanks again to Marleen Hubley!!
September 30, 2006
  • Added transcription of Deaths & Marriages 1887 - 1890 which were reported in The Casket.  THANKS!! to Marleen Hubley for this contribution.
September 28, 2006
  • Updated contact information for Bonnie Elsten
  • Added to the Books/CD page ~ The Catholic Cemeteries of Eastern Pictou County CD
  • Added to the Books/CD page ~link to OUR ROOTS site for images/downloadable version of "The History of the County of Antigonish, Nova Scotia" by Rev. D. J. Rankin, 1929
August 25, 2006
  • Updated contact information for Raymond MacDonald
  • Updated contact information for Mary (Delorey) Ferguson
July 17, 2006
  • Added transcription of Deaths & Marriages 1874 - 1879 which were reported in The Casket.  Contributed by Marleen Hubley. THANK YOU!!
  • Added transcription of Deaths & Marriages 1880-1886 which were reported in The Casket.  Another contribution from Marleen Hubley.
  • Added transcription of Deaths & Marriages 1881-1885 which were reported in The Aurora.  Another contribution from Marleen Hubley.
  • Added copy of a page of local news from The Aurora (Oct. 1, 1884).  Thank you Anonymous! 
  • Changed link for St. Augustine Monastery -- now known as Our Lady of Grace Monastery.
May 23, 2006
  • Added Clan MacInnis reunion to the Reunions page
May 20, 2006
  • Added transcription of Deaths & Marriages 1861-1862 which were reported in The Casket.  Thanks again to Marleen Hubley for this contribution!
  • Added transcription of Deaths & Marriages 1863-1873 which were reported in The Casket.  Another contribution from Marleen Hubley.  We thank you very much! 
May 15, 2006
  • Added St. James United ~ St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery (also known as Cloverville Cemetery).  Many thanks to Joe Quirk for this transcription!!  (Please note this is only 3/4 complete.)
  • Added North Lochaber Cemetery photo.
May 12, 2006
  • Added new category on the main page - "The Casket"
  • Added  transcription of Deaths & Marriages 1852-1857 which were reported in The Casket.  Many thanks to Marleen Hubley for this contribution!
  • Added transcription of Deaths & Marriages 1858, 1860 which were reported in the Casket.  Thanks again to Marleen Hubley for this contribution!
  • Moved 1886 marriages /deaths from Misc. Vitals page to "The Casket" page.
April 5, 2006
  • Added Marydale Cemetery.  Another transcription by Joe Quirk ~ thanks!
March 23, 2006
  • Added Lower South River Cemetery.  Transcribed by Joe Quirk.  Thanks!
  • Surnames Cameron (Lochaber) & Gregory added to the Surname Registry.  Address Updated for Lawrence Naugle.
February 3, 2006
  • Added  St. David's United Church Cemetery (Cape George).  Another contribution from George Newbury.  Thanks!
  • Added North Lochaber Cemetery transcription.  Many thanks to George Newbury for this contribution.
January 8, 2006
  • Added Old #20 Grant / transcription by Marleen Hubley ~ see Crown Land Grants page
  • Added Old #425 Grant / transcription by Marleen Hubley ~ see Crown Land Grants page
  • Added to the Books page - Old Ohio Cemetery CD & St. Joseph Cemetery CD
  • Added Descendants of Angus MacLean & Angus MacDonald to the Family Webpages
November 12, 2005
  • Added Old Catholic Cemetery / St. Mary's Cemetery transcription
November 11, 2005
  • Surnames Kirk, MacDonald and MacVarish added to the Surname Registry
  • Link added for Stewart Cemetery in Lochaber (offsite)
April 14, 2005
  • Surnames Grace, Carrigan, Duggan, Gillis, and Dehie added to the Surname Registry
  • Some email addresses & links have been updated
  • Misc. Vitals section has new info published in The Casket 1886
  • Births ~ Carpenter & related births have been added ~scroll to bottom of Births page
  • Births "D" -~ 2 Delorey births have been added

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