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Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia

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Where is Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia? 

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


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Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia - North Avenue, Canning, N.S.
Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia

North Avenue, Canning, N.S.
Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia - Sir. Frederick Borden's Residence, Canning, N.S.
Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia

Sir. Frederick Borden's Residence, Canning, N.S.
Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia - Main Street Looking West
Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia

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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.
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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....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...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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1916
Canning, an outport of Kings CO., Nova Scotia, on the Habitant River and on the Cornwallis Valley...Read MORE...

Canning
Canning, NS, incorporated as a village in 1968, population (2011c), 798 (2006c). The Village of...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 35 ancestors who were born in Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia.
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Ancestors Who Died Here


Dugas
flag  Josephte DUGAS (1703, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) - March 1747, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia)

Dupuis
flag  Euphrosine DUPUIS (1741, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia - 4 January 1765, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia)
flag  Joseph DUPUIS (1736, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia - 7 December 1781, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia)
flag  Simon-Pierre DUPUIS (24 April 1727, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia - 18 November 1764, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia)

Gaudet
immigrant flag  Denis GAUDET (1625, Martaizé, France (Martaize) - 11 October 1709, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia)

Landry
flag  René LANDRY (July 1703, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) - 21 September 1749, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia)

Theriault
flag  Marguerite THERIAULT (1726, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia - 18 March 1770, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia)
flag  Simon-Joseph THERIAULT (1728, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia - October 1752, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia)

Thériot (Thériault)
flag  Claude THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT) (1687, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia - 8 May 1730, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia)
flag  Claude THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT) (1678, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia - October 1752, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia)
flag  Germain THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT) (1662, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia - 29 July 1737, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia)
flag  Marguerite THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT) (abt. 1675, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) - 1740, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia)
flag  Pierre THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT) (abt. 1654, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia - 21 March 1725, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1705
Pierre BREAU (BRAULT) (abt. 1670 - 25 April 1758) & Anne LEBLANC (1681 - 30 January 1770)
married 1705

1710
Claude THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT) (1687 - 8 May 1730) & Marguerite CORMIER (1693 - 08 May 1730)
married 12 April 1710

1734
Germain THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT) (1713 - 30 July 1737) & Marguerite BOUDROT (BOUDREAU) (abt. 1715 - )
married 16 November 1734

1740
Paul THÉRIAULT (1716 - 29 August 1792) & Anne Marie HÉBERT (1716 - 23 February 1781)
married 10 June 1740
 

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