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This list was compiled for the Cumberland County researcher by Sandra Naehrig with help from Judy O'Brien Burr, Susan Hill and Diane Shaw.


CUMBERLAND COUNTY FAMILIES, NOVA SCOTIA by Joan [CURTIS] JOWSEY, 1988. A copy is available at the Mt. A Library "Bell Collection" - Ref: CS 88 N6 J6 1988 but can only be viewed at the library. It is held in the Salt Lake City LDS library but they don't loan out books.

EARLY SETTLERS OF CUMBERLAND TOWNSHIP, NS by Louise Walsh Throop, C.G., is available on microfiche (No. 6087889) from the LDS Family History Library. This isn't a book, but a 27 pg. excellent article which was published in "National Genealogical Society Quarterly" before 1979. Mt.A. Library, Bell Collection, Call #FC 2345 C5 T5 1979 BELL

* SOME NORTH CUMBERLANDIANS PAST AND PRESENT by Harry R. Brown

THE PIONEERS OF MALAGASH Genealogical Record from Early Days by Alexander M. Macnab, Notes: Reprint, originally published by News Sentinel, Amherst, Nova Scotia. FHL US/CAN Film 1036517

OLD PUGWASH FAMILIES as published in The Oxford Journal, Oxford, Nova Scotia by James F. Smith. Map of Fanningsborough (North Wallace) in back pocket North Cumberland Historical Society, 1985 Physical: 139 p. FHL US/CAN Film 1697557

THE BASIN OF MINAS AND IT'S [I.E. ITS] EARLY SETTLERS by W.C. Milner. 1846, Published: [Wolfville?: s.n., 193-?] 132 p. ; 22 cm. Note: "Reprinted from the Wolfville Acadian." Includes TAYLOR information, probably available at Parrsboro Library An original of this book is held at Mt. A. Library, Bell Collection, Call #FC 2345 M5 M5 1930Z.

LOYALISTS AND PLANTERS OF MINAS BASIN, by Salter, Robert Wilson, 1915-; Amherst, Nova Scotia: Acadian Printing, 198- vi, 85 p.: ill.; 21 cm [CS90/S245/19--] Lt. Thos Pritchard, John MacLeod, Jonathan Vickery, Lt. Elizear Taylor, Edmund Ward, James Jenks, Capt. Samuel Wilson, Elijah Fowler, Robert Kerr, Capt. John Hatfield, Robert Spicer, John Vickery, Jesse Lewis, Thomas Moore, Nicholas Willigar, John Canon, Foynes York

THE CHIGNECTO ISTHMUS, AND IT'S FIRST SETTLERS by Howard Trueman, first published 1902 by Wm. Briggs, Toronto

VITAL STATISTICS FROM HARRIS JENKS' JOURNAL : 2000 BIRTHS, MARRIAGES & DEATHS IN DILIGENT RIVER & AROUND THE MINAS BASIN, NOVA SCOTIA, compiled by Jack F. Layton FHL US/CAN Fiche 6088411


* before a title means that it can be obtained from the North Cumberland Historical Society. For contact information visit the Links page.

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