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Trefry's in Yarmouth and Nova Scotia
Posted by: Felix Unger Date: July 08, 1999 at 20:36:01
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Check out phone listings - www.canada411.com - 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.

- http://www.nsarm.ednet.ns.ca/ - Public Archives of Nova Scotia - Halifax - Fax: (902) 424-0628

GOVT NS (VITAL STATISTICS) - www.gov.ns.ca/bacs/vstat/ - Births/Deaths

“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 - http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Meadows/8429/ -

- http://www.municipalities.com/NovaScotia/index.htm - commercial site - good NS map, lots of info on tourist sites

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

Canadian Geneaology & History - NATIONAL LISTINGS by PROV. - www.islandnet.com/~jveinot/cghl/cghl.html -

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

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