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In the history of any colony the origins and interrelations of families have an important place, but in a general History complete Genealogies are, of course, impossible. Chapman, of Boston, and in connection with the chapter on authors and literature the Bev. Before you lies its whole length of about 10 miles ( ? Through its centre flows the narrow Gaspereau stream, etc. " 843, Thorpe family sketch, line 4, for gives as much light read gives us much light. Hamilton, Esq., Counsellor at Law, of New Haven, Conn., a native of Horton, winner of the Aikin Prize, and Lieut.-Col. C., Barrister, of Kentville, a native of Comwallis. To these later important settlers a certain amount of attention has naturally been given in this book. " 603, line 30, for as physician read as a physician. " 651, line 5, for George, born April, 1790, read April 6, 1790. *' 731, lines 1, 2, 3, should read: You are on a summit of a hill over- looking the valley. The writers of these interesting manuscripts were Charles S. Current Events 441 Population at Different Periods 458 Biographies 461 Family Sketches 542 Index 885 PREFACE As the most prosperous part of the whole Acadian country in French times, and as the scene of conspicuous events at the tragical period of the Acadian expulsion, King's County, Nova Scotia, will always have a wider interest for the world than is possible with most rural localities.Since 1826 no re-definition of the boundaries of King's has been necessary, or has been made.

It would seem from this action of the Council that the tract here referred to, which covers the south-western part of Cumberland, had up to this time lain outside of any county limits, but possibly before this it may have been roughly included in the county to which it now belongs.In Cumberland today, most of the old township of Parrsborough, on the north side of Minas Channel, is to be found, but until 1840 the district of Parrs- borough remained a township of King 's.The third of the three present townships of King's is Aylesford, but the exact time or manner of the recognition of it as a separate township we ha Ve never ascertained.In 1781 these last three King's County townships petitioned to be erected into an independent county, and July 2d of that year Fal- mouth, Newport, and Windsor, "with the lands contiguous to them", became the county of Hants.As early as July 1, 1761, the settle- 4 KING'S COUNTY ment of Cobequid, now Masstown, in Colchester County, was thrown into the county of Halifax, and finally new limits for the early formed county of Cumberland were drawn.

It would seem from this action of the Council that the tract here referred to, which covers the south-western part of Cumberland, had up to this time lain outside of any county limits, but possibly before this it may have been roughly included in the county to which it now belongs.

In Cumberland today, most of the old township of Parrsborough, on the north side of Minas Channel, is to be found, but until 1840 the district of Parrs- borough remained a township of King 's.

The third of the three present townships of King's is Aylesford, but the exact time or manner of the recognition of it as a separate township we ha Ve never ascertained.

In 1781 these last three King's County townships petitioned to be erected into an independent county, and July 2d of that year Fal- mouth, Newport, and Windsor, "with the lands contiguous to them", became the county of Hants.

As early as July 1, 1761, the settle- 4 KING'S COUNTY ment of Cobequid, now Masstown, in Colchester County, was thrown into the county of Halifax, and finally new limits for the early formed county of Cumberland were drawn.

To make these sketches complete family histories, several lifetimes would have been demanded and many volumes required to be filled, but if the sketches here given, brief as some of them necessarily are, shall give the families themselves chiefly concerned an impulse for more thorough genealogical research on their own part, the author's purpose in making them shall have been fully served. For con- tinual inspiration and suggestion he owes much also to his cousin, Dr. CHAPTER I KING'S COUNTY In the history of Nova Scotia at large there is a certain dram- atic interest that belongs to few portions of the American continent.