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BOOK - History of King's County, Nova Scotia- Heart of the Acadian Land.
By Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton
Originally published by The Salem Press Company, Salem, 1910
This edition by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 1999 (CD 2010)


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From the time of the first settlement of Europeans in King's County until 1910, author Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton, tells the story of Acadian inhabitants in the late 17th century, their expulsion in 1755, and subsequent settlement by New England Planter families, and the development of Kings County. Of keen interest to genealogists are the 400+ pages of family histories and biographies of King's County families and individuals.

The original and complete title of the book was:
    THE HISTORY OF KINGS COUNTY NOVA SCOTIA
    HEART OF THE ACADIAN LAND
    GIVING A SKETCH OF THE FRENCH AND
    THEIR EXPULSION; AND A HISTORY
    OF THE NEW ENGLAND PLANTERS
    WHO CAME IN THEIR STEAD
    WITH MANY GENEALOGIES
    1604 - 1910
This book includes chapters detailing the beginnings and growth of each municipality and lists original grantees.

Contents include:
  • PREFACE
  • KING'S COUNTY
  • THE MICMAC INDIANS
  • THE ACADIAN FRENCH
  • THE ACADIANS TO THE EXPULSION
  • THE COMING OF NEW ENGLAND PLANTERS TO CORNWALLIS AND HORTON
  • THE TOWNSHIP OF A AYLESFORD
  • THE TOWNSHIP OF PARRSBOROUGH
  • KENTVILLE, THE SHIRE TOWN
  • WOLFVILLE, CANNING, BERWICK, AND OTHER PLACES
  • COUNTY GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC OFFICIALS
  • ROADS AND TRAVELLING, DYKE BUILDING
  • CHIEF INDUSTRIES OF THE COUNTY
  • HOUSES, FURNITURE, DRESS
  • MARRIAGES, DOMESTIC LIFE, SLAVES, ETC.
  • THE ANGLICAN CHURCH
  • THE CONGREGATIONALIST CHURCH, AND THE ALLINE REVIVAL
  • EARLY PRESBYTERIANISM
  • THE RISE OF THE BAPTISTS
  • EARLY METHODISM
  • THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
  • THE PROGRESS OF EDUCATION
  • ACADIA UNIVERSITY
  • LITERATURE, AUTHORS, NEWSPAPERS
  • POLITICS, REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LEGISLATURE
  • THE COUNTY'S MILITIA
  • CURRENT EVENTS [circa 1910]
  • POPULATION AT DIFFERENT PERIODS
  • BIOGRAPHIES [81 pages]
  • FAMILY SKETCHES [342 pages]
  • INDEX
Click here to see the index [15 pages].
Please note: The Index is not complete. The Index lists the families by surname for which there are included family histories, but does not list the individual names of those who appear in the book's family sketches section.

917 Pages
6" X 9"
Index
Originally published by The Salem Press Company, Salem, 1910
This edition by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 1999 (CD 2010)

ISBN 1-894378-02-4 [Hardcover}





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