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Re: Langille, Zeba of Nova Scotia
Posted by: Burdette Uhlman (ID *****2309) Date: October 11, 2007 at 08:23:37
In Reply to: Re: Langille, Zeba of Nova Scotia by Virginia Jordan of 327

This is not a family that I am researching but I thought Id take a look and see what I could find for you.

Early NS Vital Statistics are available at

The 1901 and 1911 Canadian Census are at

The 1881 Canadian Census is at:

The Nova Scotia Genealogy (GenWeb) site is at
From there you can pick a county. There is a site for each county with lots of online material on each.

A quick search brought up the following

1881 Canadian Census Guysborough County, NS
Philip Longill married French age 56 born NS labourer C. of England
Lavina Longill married Scottish age 52 born NS Church of England
Jacob Longill French age 26 born NS fisherman
Zeba Longill French age 23 born NS fisherman
Allan Longill French age 22 born NS fisherman
Gasper Longill French age 18 farmers son
Eliza Longill French age 14 born NS
Edith Longill French age 11 - born NS
Hannah Longill French age 9 born NS

NS Vital Stats Reg Year 1882, Book 1814, page 106, #9
January 25, 1882, Sherbrook, Guysborough County, by license-Baptist
Zeba Langille, age 24, bachelor, mariner, residing Liscomb, born Liscomb,
       Son of Philip and (difficult to read)
Married Selamy Riley, age 21, spinster, dau of William and Ann

Selamy must have died quite young probably in childbirth because the following
Record is found in NS Vital Stat Reg Year 1897, Book 1814, pg202 #79

December 15, 1897, Sherbrooke, by license- Presbyterian
Zeba Langille, age 36, widower, fisherman, residing Port Hilford, born Liscomb
Son of Philip and Levina
Married Mary Janet McKenzie, age 29, spinster , d/o James and Martha

Also Death Cert --NS Vital Stats Reg Year 1949, Book 1949, page 4013
Zeba Langille died July 15, 1949
Residence at time of death Indian Harbour, Guysboro Co., NS
Born January 15, 1858, Liscomb, Guysboro Co., NS
Son of Philip Langille and Levina MacKinlay, both born NS
Informant George Langille, Son
Buried Indian Harbour, NS,. July 17, 1949
The 1911 Census lists the following living in Port Hilford , Indian Harbour District, Guysborough Co
All surname Langille
Zeba married head born Jan 1859 age 52
Mary wife - born Feb 1868
Eva daughter born Dec 1901
Edna daughter born July 1903
You should be able to get quite a bit more if you do some research on the links at the first of this message
Happy Hunting

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