Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Trefry Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Trefry's in Yarmouth and Nova Scotia
Posted by: Felix Unger Date: July 08, 1999 at 20:36:01
  of 144

For those posting here:

Check out phone listings - - using Nova Scotia and other provinces

Trefry's started around Yarmouth in 1760's and have migrated northward to othe parts of NS. Was always pronounced "truh-FRY" in NS but is often "TREF-ree" in Ontario and elsewhere. Some mention there may have been early offspring by native Mi'kmaq (MEEG-maw) woman.

- - Public Archives of Nova Scotia - Halifax - Fax: (902) 424-0628


“Genealogical Research in Nova Scotia” by Terrance Punch - ISBN 1-55109-235-2 - wealth of knowledge, comments monthly on NS public radio with "open mike" show

also “Yarmouth Nova Scotia Genealogies” by George Stayley Brown (first published 1870’s)

“Ships Bound for NS (1750-1862) - Nova Scotia Immigrants to 1867”, L.H. Smith & N.H. Smith and “The Complete Book of Emigrants”, Peter Wilson Coldham - -

- - commercial site - good NS map, lots of info on tourist sites

- - go to Nova Scotia, Canada. It gives you county by county cemeteries and the names in them.

Canadian Geneaology & History - NATIONAL LISTINGS by PROV. - -

The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia (GANS) - Leland Harvie, newsletter editor - 902-443-9107, Halifax - 1,500 members - - the main “chebucto” menu has LINKS to many interesting sites


Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network