All relationships to head of family.
All born in Nova Scotia unless otherwise mentioned.
If persons found in another community in census, both places noted.
Asterisk (*) beside name means person is listed elsewhere with own family.
It will appear that I have made many errors in this list of census.
However, I have copied the ages and spelling as I found them in the
It is obvious that many people did not tell the truth about their ages to the
and many census takers did not know how to spell some names.
However, I would like to know of any errors that I have likely made in this
Persons of other surnames living in the same household are listed in that
An index of these names is in the file "Strays"
if you are looking for a person or family who may not be under their name
Also there is a file which lists the Sisters and
Priests in the county.
Another helpful tool that I have included in this document is a list of
the French male and female names found in the listings.
I was always not sure if they were male or female and I made this list to help
The list follows this note.
25 Harvard Court
Digby County Census Index
Transcribed & Contributed by
A B1 B2
C1 C2 D
EF G H1
H2 IJK L
M1 M2 NO
P QR S1
S2 T UV
Comeau1, Comeau2 , Deveau,
Doucet, Dugas, Gaudet,
Joudrey, LeBlanc, Maillet,
Saulnier, Theriault, Thibeault,
Codes ; French
First Names ; Strays ;
Deaths in 1871 census
; Nuns & Priests
MALE FRENCH NAMES
Anselme, Anselm (Samuel)
Artudore, Arture, Auterre (Arthur)
Docity, Ducity, Docite
Edmond, Edward, Edouard, Edoire
Elise, Elisie (Elisha)
Eva, Evy, Eve (Ives)
Firmain, Firmin (Freeman)
Francois, Francis, Frank
Leandre, Leance (Leander)
Lezine, Lesin, Lucren
Luthera, Eluthere (Terrance)
Phideliste , Fidelire
Ramis, Rami, Ramey
Teophite, Theophilus, Theophile
Telephone, Telesphore (Theodore)
FEMALE FRENCH NAMES
Alma, Emma, Aimie
Elline, Alise, Elise
Eme, Emelie, Emelia, (Emily, Amy)
Helene, Hellen (Helen)
Julite, Judite (Judith)
Levigne, Levina (Lavinia)
Marguerite, Margrite (Margaret)
Sarafie, Saraphie (Sarah)
Digby Census Index was contributed by Charlotte Vardy
- CathyLee Rudolph 12 / 2001