51. New Brunswick Provincial Archives,
52. Massachusetts Archives, “Our Collections,”, accessed Dec 19, 2007.
53. Kings County Archives in Kings County Museum, Kentsville, Nova Scotia. A source of Kings County Deeds, Probate records and Vital Statistics as well as files and books on various topics.,
54. “New Brunswick and Nova Scotia (RPCNA) Minutes 1832-1919: Somerset, N.S. Cornwallis Reformed Presbyterian Church minutes & records, 1846, 1851-1934: includes Grand Pre, N.S. Horton Ref. Pres. Ch. registers, 1851-1886.,” Microfilm, Vaughan Library, Acadia University., BX9002.N6 N48 1832.
55. written by Catherine Purton on Sept. 28, 1951, info obtained from her mother Nina Purton, née Givan.
56. Kings County, Nova Scotia land deeds from Kentville, NS.
57. “Harbourville Historical Information,” .
A webpage accessed from the Official Harbourville Web Site which posts historical articles from Harbourville’s past mostly derived mostly from the Berwick Register.
58. Data from gravestone
59. 1911 Canada census digitized copies of original
60. from “Memories by Greta Grant”, a typewritten single page document in the Jones file at the Moncton Museum in Moncton, New Brunswick. It was written as a 3rd person narrative in which she refers to herself as Greta Grant rather than “I”. The paper on which it was typed has a letterhead reading “Continental Assurance Company, Incorporated under the laws of the State of Illinois, U.S.A., the significance of which is unknown. Greta is a granddaughter of Abner Jones.
61. Information from Mary Valenti DeMarco.
62. Information from Stieven Dietl of Leipzig, great-great-great-grandson of Gottlieb Franke.
63. Information from Rose Campo Cardillo and Lori Cardillo, including information obtained from Maria Scibilia Italiano and from Domenico Campo in Sicily.
64. Information from discussion at the 3rd Annual Valenti Family Picnic in July, 2004.
65. Obituary notice
66. Information from family at the Di Paola 2007 family picnic
67. Information from Raffaela Guido Di Paola’s Family Tree computer files which she compiled in the 1990’s.
68. Information from the Di Paola Family Picnic at Brian and Barbara Crawley’s farm in 2005.
69. Information from David Valenti
70. Information from Angelika Jebsen who is from Laucha an der Unstrut, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany; researched in 2004 from the original Lutheran church books from Laucha and Niederholzhausen and from the City Hall records of Laucha.
71. Information from Frauke Tams, 2004.
72. Information from Frauke Tams Roman, 2004.
73. 1851 England census digitized copies of original
74. 1891 England census digitized copies of original
75. Karl Bruno Franke, Memoirs dated November 16, 1949, translated by Wolfgang and Rosy Franke. For complete text go to .
76. Davison, James Doyle ed., Mud Creek: The story of the Town of Wolfville, Nova Scotia, The Wolfville Historical Society, 1985, pp. 95-96.
77. The New Brunswick Courier, microfilm, Toronto Reference Library among others.
78. Nova Scotia Vital Statistics from Newspapers, compiled by Jean M. Holder, Genealogical Committee of the Nova Scotia Historical Society. Halifax. 1980.
79. Information from Peter Shaw Thacher, Sr. and his wife Mary McGrath Thacher some of which is in the Jones file at the Moncton Museum, New Brunswick. He is descended from William Colpitts Jones, son of Abner Jones.
80. Cindy Jensen’s and Bev Barney’s postings on, “Jensen/Adams Family Tree and Bisset & Cook Families,”, Tue. Apr. 30 2002.
Information on Adelia Colpitts background came from postings by Cindy Jensen and Bev Barney. Cindy Jensen’s posting contained the background on Elizabeth Cummings parentage while both postings carried the Colpitt lineage
81. Machum, Lloyd A., A History of Moncton, Town and City 1855-1965, Moncton Publishing Company Ltd., 1965.
82. Information from Mrs. Jane Jones Tille and her daughter Mrs. Patricia Tille McConnell on the Jones file at the Moncton Museum. They are descended from Frank Abner Jones, a son of Abner Jones.
83. Information on file in the Moncton Museum.
84. 1851 New Brunswick Census digitized copies of original
85. “1900 U.S. Census digitized copies of original.”
86. Information from Nancy Jones Matthews MacArthur, Moncton, NB. She is a descendent of the original settler Charles Jones. Her website is and includes transcriptions of census records for all Westmorland County Joneses from 1851 to 1891.
87. Bev Barney, “Bissett-Cook Families,”, web postings updated Jan 18, 2003.
The Rootsweb link no longer works but the same information is also posted on Bev Barney’s own site,
89. “Colpitts Family Reunion at Little River, Coverdale,” The Daily Sun, Saint John, New Brunswick, Sept 7, 1900, transcribed from newspaper article,
(Includes the transcription of Colpitts family birthdates from the family bible.)
90. “International Genealogy Index,” posting on the FamilySearch website, .
Many of the IGI records are extracted from the source records for the locality listed (e.g. church and parish records)
91. Larracey, E.W., The First Hundred, Moncton Publishing Co. Ltd., 1970.
A story of the first 100 years of the history of Moncton 1766 to 1866.
92. Hempel, Rainer L., New Voices on the Shore, German-Canadian Historical Association, 2000.
93. Brian Orr, “Colpitts and Other Families Who Settled in New Brunswick, Canada in 1700’s,”, Jan 4, 2007.
An excellent and extensive database complete with many references kindly posted by Brian Orr on rootsweb.
94. “Cemeteries, Westmorland County Gen Web,”, accessed June 18, 2005.
A New Brunswick GenWeb site with listings of the stones for cemeteries in Westmorland and Albert Counties.
95. Anna H. Chavelle, “The Colpitts Family of New Brunswick and Henderson Family of Ohio,”, accessed Nov 2008.
Including info on Oulton, Chappell, Weldon, Ripley, Dobson Duvay, Bentley, Garrigues, Wickersham, Brooke and others.
96. The FamilySearch website by the Mormon Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints., .
Allows searching of International Genealogy Index, Census data etc.
97. Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild, “ISTG - Jenny,”, accessed May 15, 2004.
A webpage with transcriptions from various sources of the passenger lists of emigrant ships.
98. Taylor, George, A History of Salisbury, 1774-1984, The Salisbury Committee for New Brunswick’s Bicentennial, New Brunswick, 1984.
99. “People of Kings County, Nova Scotia”, Jack Dugan’s website hosted by Rootsweb. An interesting site with much useful history, insight and listings of inhabitants from 1760 to 1901.,
100. Information from Ruby M. Cusack, a genealogist who was researching a “Given” line.
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