The earliest of our ancestors to come to the
region of Canada were Palatinate Germans who, after first settling in
mid-1700's, moved on to Monckton Township in 1766, in
the part of Nova
Scotia later partitioned off as New
Next, the Colpitts came from Northumberland County, England in 1783 to an area later known as Colpitts Settlement in
The Givans came from Ulster in northern
Ireland to Nova Scotia
and New Brunswick in the 1820's.
The Burts first came over from London, England to Ontario in
first of our post-Confederation immigrants).
Antonino Valenti came
from Sicily to
Ellis Island, New York) in 1912 followed by his wife to be, Anna Di
Paola, in 1925 (via Halifax).
Wolfgang Egon Franke came from Germany to Ontario via Halifax
Albert Colucci came from Brooklyn, New
York to Toronto, Ontario in 1955.
Political Boundaries in Canada
2) New Brunswick
1) Canadian Heritage website with history of
Canadian flags. http://www.pch.gc.ca/pgm/ceem-cced/symbl/df1-eng.cfm
2) The Atlas of Canada Home Page. http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/index.html
3) Census of Canada, 1901 -
Census Districts and Maps. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/census-1901/001013-134-e.html
4) Canadian geographical names database. http://geonames.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php
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Last updated December 29, 2010