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This area comprised of 21 hamlets and was quite extensive. There were at least three flour or lumber mills. Acadian crops consisted of wheat, corn, flax, peas, beans, cabbage, beets, onions, carrots and turnip. Up to the Deportation in 1755 livestock was in abundance consisting of cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry in the fields. Some of the families that lives here were Surette, Thibodeau, Pellerin, Theriault, Babin, Aucoin and Gaudet.

From: www.acadian-home.org/ Pre-Deport-Villages.html

NOTE: Interesting article about old Acadian Cemeteries
www.ameriquefrancaise.org/ en/ article-333/ Acadian_Cemeteries_in_Nova_Scotia.html#1

"Can'ning, a seaport of Nova Scotia, Kings co., on Habitant River, 10 miles N.E. of Kentville. It has several ship-yards. Pop. 600."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott


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  • 1701 - Census - In 1701, the following families were counted at Riviere aux Canards.
    Pierre TERRIOT, his wife, 9 girls, 9 arpents, 20 cattle, 6 sheep, 12 hogs, 1 gun.
    Germain TERRIOT. his wife, 5 boys, 1 girl, 20 arpents, 16...Read MORE...


  • 1714 - Census - The following were listed as residents of Riviere aux Canards in 1714.
    Widow of Etienne HEBERT, 3 sons, 1 daughter.
    Jean COMMEAU and wife, 4 sons, 6 daughters.
    Claude TERRIOT and wife, 3 sons, 2 daughters....Read MORE...


  • 1740 - Jean Baptiste Desenclaves becomes priest of St. Joseph Parish (Riviere Aux Canards)


  • 1760 - After the Acadian Expulsion, Canning - first called Apple Tree Landing and later Habitant Corner - was settled in 1760 by New England Planters

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  • 1873
    CANNING, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, Kings co., on Habitant River, a stream falling into Minas Basin, 6 miles from Port Williams Station. It...Read MORE...


  • 1889 - Canning merchants and farmers founded the Cornwallis Valley Railway which ran from 1889 to 1961, connecting the village to the Dominion Atlantic Railway mainline in Kentville, Nova Scotia.

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  • 1895 - Canning
    Can'ning, a seaport of Nova Scotia, Kings co., on Habitant River, 10 miles N.E. of Kentville. It has several ship-yards. Pop. 600.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott

  • Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia
    Sir. Frederick Borden's Residence, Canning, N.S.
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    Main Street Looking West
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    North Avenue, Canning, N.S.
  • 1916
    Canning, an outport of Kings CO., Nova Scotia, on the Habitant River and on the Cornwallis Valley R., 10 miles NE. of Kentville. It has shipping and...Read MORE...


  • Canning
    Canning, NS, incorporated as a village in 1968, population (2011c), 798 (2006c). The Village of Canning is located 100 km northwest of Halifax. Once...Read MORE...




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  • 1701 - Census - In 1701, the following families were counted at Riviere aux Canards.
    Pierre TERRIOT, his wife, 9 girls, 9 arpents, 20 cattle, 6 sheep, 12 hogs, 1 gun.
    Germain TERRIOT. his wife, 5 boys, 1 girl, 20 arpents, 16... Read MORE...

  • 1714 - Census - The following were listed as residents of Riviere aux Canards in 1714.
    Widow of Etienne HEBERT, 3 sons, 1 daughter.
    Jean COMMEAU and wife, 4 sons, 6 daughters.
    Claude TERRIOT and wife, 3 sons, 2 daughters.... Read MORE...

  • 1740 - Jean Baptiste Desenclaves becomes priest of St. Joseph Parish (Riviere Aux Canards)
  • 1760 - After the Acadian Expulsion, Canning - first called Apple Tree Landing and later Habitant Corner - was settled in 1760 by New England Planters

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1873
    CANNING, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, Kings co., on Habitant River, a stream falling into Minas Basin, 6 miles from Port Williams Station. It... Read MORE...

  • 1889 - Canning merchants and farmers founded the Cornwallis Valley Railway which ran from 1889 to 1961, connecting the village to the Dominion Atlantic Railway mainline in Kentville, Nova Scotia.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1895 - Canning
    Can'ning, a seaport of Nova Scotia, Kings co., on Habitant River, 10 miles N.E. of Kentville. It has several ship-yards. Pop. 600.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
  • 1916
    Canning, an outport of Kings CO., Nova Scotia, on the Habitant River and on the Cornwallis Valley R., 10 miles NE. of Kentville. It has shipping and... Read MORE...

  • Canning
    Canning, NS, incorporated as a village in 1968, population (2011c), 798 (2006c). The Village of Canning is located 100 km northwest of Halifax. Once... Read MORE...

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