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Births –  Surnames Starting with A

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Anderssen / Andersen / Anderson


Anderssen, Eric Archibald

March 20, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Eric Archibald Anderssen, born 1901 in Moser River, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1901 – Page: 99200043

Delayed Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chapter 330, R. S. N. S. 1967

  • Name: Eric Archibald Anderssen
  • Male
  • Born: July 7, 1901 at Mosers (sic) River, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: Carl Anderssen, born Moss, Norway, living at Moser River in 1901, lumberman, Norweigen (sic), currently deceased
  • Mother: Anna Tingley
  • Were the parents married at time of birth: Yes … 95 – 02 – 83137 Cumberland Co.
  • Signature of Applicant: Self: E. Anderssen of Liverpool, Queens County, NS, August 10, 1971. “Census Record, June 1, 1911, Census Record, June 1, 1921, National Registration, Declaration of Age by Mrs. Annie Rebecca Anderssen, 15th April 1941 – Mother of Applicant; Declaration of age by Mrs. Annie  Rebecca Anderseen 3rd June 1946 – Mother of Applicant.”
  • Attached Document: Dated July 5, 1971: Mr. Eric A. Anderssen, Box 1005, 48 Park Street, Liverpool, Nova Scotia; RE: Eric Archibald Anderssen; Dear Sir: this will acknowledge your request for a search of the 1940 National Registration of Canada records, concerning the above-mentioned person. Name: Andersen, Eric Archibald: Place of residence at time of registration: Big Falls, Liverpool, Nova Scotia. Date and place of birth submitted at time of registration: July 7, 1901 – Mosers River, Nova Scotia. Age at time of registration: 39 years of age – August 19, 1940.
  • Attached Document: Dated: July 5, 1971: Dominion Bureau of Statistics: Census Information: June 1, 1911: “Eric Andersean”, 9 years of age, born in July 1901, in the Province of Nova Scotia, living with “C. H. and Annie Andersean”, in the Polling District of Smith Cove; June 1, 1921: “Eric Anderson”, 19 years of age, born in the Province of Nova Scotia, living with “Karl and Anna Anderson”, in the Polling District of Port Dufferin.

Anderssen, Norman

March 30, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Norman Anderssen, born 1911 in Moser River, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1911 – Page: 56000924 – Number: 56000925

  • Name: Norman Anderssen
  • Male
  • Born: January 3, 1911 at Moser River
  • Father: Carl Hauser (sic) Anderssen, living at Moser River, merchant, born Moss, Norway, white
  • Mother: Annie Keugley (sic)
  • Physician: E. W. Dunlop
  • Informant: C. H. Anderson at Moser River, January 28, 1911

Anderssen, Sherman Rogers

March 25, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Sherman Rogers Anderson, born 1904 in Moser River, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1904 – Page: 99000306

  • Name: Sherman Rogers Anderssen
  • Male
  • Born: September 8, 1904 at Moser River, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: Carl Hauver (sic) Anderssen: Born Moss, Norway, living at Moser River, NS, in 1904, lumberman, Norwegian, currently living at Sheet Harbor (sic), NS
  • Mother: Annie Rebecca Tingley
  • Physician: Dr. Dunlop (deceased)
  • Signature of Applicant: Mother: Annie Rebecca Anderssen of Sheet Harbor (sic) on March 27, 1948. She stated, “I am his mother.”

Andersen, Sigrid Isabel

March 22, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Sigrid Isabel Andersen, born 1902 in Moser River, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1902 – Page: 93300946

Application for Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, 1919 – Issued by the Registrar General of Nova Scotia

  • Name: Sigrid Isabel Andersen
  • Female
  • Born: September 23, 1902 at Moser River, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: Carl Hauger Anderssen, born at Moss, Norway, living at Moser River, NS, in 1902, lumber merchant, currently living at Sheet Harbor (sic)
  • Mother: Annie Rebecca Tingley
  • Race: Norwegian
  • Physician at Birth: Edward Winslow Dunlop of Port Dufferin, NS
  • Signature of Applicant: Mother: Annie R. Anderssen of Sheet Harbor (sic), January 7, 1926
  • Attached Document: Dated: January 7, 1926 – Affidavit for Registration of Birth: A sworn statement by Annie Anderssen regarding the birth.
  • Attached Document: Dated: January 4, 1926: A statement by Dr. Tinlay MacMillan of Sheet Harbour regarding the date of birth. The top left-hand corner of the document is covered by another page.
  • Attached Document: Dated: January 4, 1926: The same as the previous document except it can be seen in its entirety.

Ashton


Ashton, Agnes

February 20, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Agnes Ashton, born 1868 in Necum Teuch, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1868 – Book: 1809 – Page: 192 – Number: 61

  • Name: Agnes Ashton
  • Female
  • Born December 3, 1868 at Necum Cheugh (sic)
  • Parents: Joseph Ashton, fisherman, living at Necum Cheugh (sic) and Martha Elizabeth Smith
  • Parents married in 1868 at Nicum (sic) Cheugh (sic)
  • Informant: Jacob Smith on December 15, 1868

Ashton, Mary Ann

February 23, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Mary Ann Ashton, born 1870 in Necum Teuch, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1870 – Book: 1810 – Page: 57 – Number: 1121

  • Name: Mary Ann Ashton
  • Female
  • Born: September 28, 1870 at Necum Cheugh (sic)
  • Parents: Joseph Aston (fisherman, living at Necum Cheugh (sic) and Martha Smith
  • Parents married in 1868 at Necum Cheugh (sic)
  • Informant: Martha Ashton at Beaver Harbour

Ashton, Nathaniel

February 26, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Nathanil Ashton, born 1874 in Smith Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1874 – Book: 1811 – Page: 74 – Number: 1622

  • Name: Nathaniel Ashton
  • Male
  • Born: December 12, 1874 at Smith Cove
  • Parents: Joseph Ashton (fisherman, living at Smith’s Cove) and Martha Smith
  • Parents married 1868 at Smith’s Cove
  • Informant: Father: Joseph Ashton at Beaver Harbour

Atkins


Atkins, Alfred Suttis

March 2, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Alfred Suttis Atkins, born 1892 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1892 – Page: 99000127

Application for Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chap. 3 Acts 1946

  • Name: Alfred Suttis Atkins
  • Male
  • Born: May 25, 1892 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: James Richard Atkins, born Harrigan Cove, living at Harrigan Cove in 1892, lobster packer, currently diseased (sic)
  • Mother: Frances Kaiser
  • Signature of Applicant: A. S. Atkins of Birch Cove, Halifax County, NS, on August 15, 1946; Mrs. Frances Atkins wrote, “I am his mother”

Atkins, Charles Albert

February 21, 2017; Nova Scotia  Genealogy

Charles Albert Atkins, born 1869 in Lower Quoddy, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1869 – Book: 1809 – Page: 215 – Number: 541

  • Name: Charles Albert Atkins
  • Male
  • Born: January 8, 1869 at Lower Quoddy
  • Parents: Joseph Atkins (fisherman, living at Lower Quoddy) and Margaret Shiers
  • Parents married in 1854 at Halifax, NS
  • Informant: Joseph Atkins on June 22, 1869

Atkins, Cora Alice

March 4, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Cora Alice Atkins, born 1892 in Newcum Teuch, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1904 – Page: 91400033

Application for Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chap. 20, R. S. 1923

  • Name: Cora Alice Atkins
  • Female
  • Born: April 25, 1892 at Necum Teuch, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: George W. (N.?) Atkins, born Harrigan Cove, living at Harrigan Cove in 1892, lobster packer, English/Scotch, currently deceased
  • Mother: Margaret Catherine Smith
  • Midwife: Mrs. Gilpsy? (deceased)
  • Signature of Applicant: Mother: Margaret Catherine Atkins of 87 Preston Street, Halifax, NS, April 15, 1941. She states, “I am the mother of the said Cora Alice Atkins”.

Atkins, Edith Rita

March 26, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Edith Rita Aikins, born 1906 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1906 – Page: 70200521

Application for Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chap. 20, R. S. 1923

  • Name: Edith Rita Atkins
  • Female
  • Born: August 27, 1906 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: Fred Atkins, born Harrigan Cove, living at Harrigan Cove in 1906, fisherman, white, presently living at Harrigan Cove
  • Mother: Emma Hape
  • Signature of Applicant: Edith Rita Atkins of Harrigan Cove, March 12, 1929. “Church Certificate Attached”
  • Attached Document: Dated September 17, 1928: Certificate of Baptism: Diocese of Nova Scotia; Edith Rita Atkins, born August 27, 1906, baptized October 22, 1906, parents: Fred (fishery) and Emma Atkins, abode: Harrigan Cove, NS, Clergyman: Rev. E. P. Hurley (?)

Atkins, Eliza Catherine M.

February 24, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Eliza Catherine M. Atkins, born 1871 in Lower Quoddy, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1871 – Book: 1810 – Page: 122 – Number: 1059

  • Name: Eliza Catherine M. Atkins
  • Female
  • Born: September 6, 1871 at Lower Quoddy
  • Parents: George Atkins (fisherman, living at Lower Quoddy) and Elizabeth Shiers
  • Parents married in 1851 at Lower Quoddy
  • Informant: Lucinda Shiers at Beaver Harbour

Atkins, Eva Maude

March 12, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Eva Maude Atkins, born 1896 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1908 – Page: 59600421 – Number: 59600421

  • Name: Eva Maude Atkins
  • Female
  • Born: December 7, 1896 at Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Parents: Charles R. Atkins (laborer, born Harrigan Cove, NS, living Harrigan Cove, Halifax Co., NS) and Agusta (sic) Pye
  • Physician: Dr. Barbara Ingleott (sic)
  • Informant: Mother: Augusta Pye Atkins at New Glasgow, NS, on May 27, 1925

Atkins, Fredrick Wallace

February 18, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Lsedric Wallace Atkins, born 1865 in Noody Quoddy, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1865 – Book: 1809 – Page: 22 – Number: 225        

  • Name: Fredric Wallace Atkins
  • Male
  • Born: September 30, 1865 at Noody Quoddy
  • Parents: George Atkins (fisherman, living Lower Quoddy, Bay of Islands) and Elizabeth Atkins
  • Parents married in 1851 at Lower Quoddy
  • Informant: Elizabeth Atkins on June 16, 1866

Atkins, Gordon Blair

April 1, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Gordon Blair Atkins, born 1911 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1911 – Page: 56100512 – Number: 56100514

  • Name: Gordon Blair Atkins
  • Male
  • Born: December 24, 1911 at Harrigan Cove
  • Parents: Frederick Wallace Atkins (living at Harrigan Cove, fisherman, born at Harrigan Cove, Caucasian) and Emma Alice Hope (sic)
  • Physician: E. W. Dunlop
  • Informant: Frederick Wallace Atkins of Harrigan Cove on December 27, 1911
  • Remarks: District 16 Sheet Harbour, F. MacMillan; D. R.

Atkins, Grace Evelyn

March 16, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Grace Evelyn Atkins, born 1901 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1901 – Page: 99000952

Delayed Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chapter 308 R. S. N. S. 1954

  • Name: Grace Evelyn Atkins
  • Female
  • Born: May 17, 1901 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: George William Atkins, born Harrigan Cove, living at Harrigan Cove in 1901, lobster packer, white, currently deceased
  • Mother: Margaret Catherine Smith
  • Physician: Dr. Dunlop – deceased
  • Signature of Applicant: Self: Grace E. Travis of 18 Lucknow Street, Halifax, NS, April 29, 1958. She stated, “Information from parents when living, family record and marriage record.”
  • Attached Document: Dated: April 29, 1958: States a record of birth recorded was viewed, “A family record on a flyleaf of a book published in 1889, titled ‘Manger to Throne’” – “Grace Evelyn Atkins Born May 17th, 1901”
  • Attached Document: Dated: April 28, 1958: Extract from Marriage Record: Groom: Charles Lockhart Travis; Bride: Grace Evelyn Atkins; Age of Bride: 29; Age of Groom: 28; Place of Marriage: Halifax, NS; Date of Marriage: July 15, 1930; Father’s Name: George W. Atkins; Mother’s name: Margaret C. Smith; Birthplace: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS

Atkins, Harold Frederick

April 1, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Harold Frederick Atkins, born 1913 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1913 – Page: 49700154 – Number: 49700154

  • Name: Harold Frederick Atkins
  • Male
  • Born: May 15, 1913 at Harrigan Cove
  • Parents: Frederick Wallace Atkins (living at Harrigan Cove, fisherman, born at Harrigan Cove, Caucasian) and Emma Catherine Hope (sic)
  • Physician: E. W. Dunlop
  • Informant: Frederick Wallace Atkins of Harrigan Cove on May 20, 1913

Atkins, Harry Roy

March 6, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Harry Roy Atkins, born 1894 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1894 – Page: 99000321

Application for Registration of Birth – Under the Statistics Act, Chap. 3 Acts 1946

  • Name: Harry Roy Atkins
  • Male
  • Born: July 29, 1894 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: James Richard Atkins, born  Harrigan Cove, lived at Harrigan Cove in 1894, lobster packer, English, currently deceased
  • Mother: Frances Turner Kaiser
  • Parents were married in Port Beckerton (sic), Guysborough County, NS
  • Physician: Dr. Dunlop of Port Dufferin (deceased)
  • Signature of Applicant: Self: Harry Roy Atkins of 200 Almon (sic) Street, Halifax, on  August 11, 1948. Affidavit signed by Mrs. Frances Atkins, who stated, “I am the mother of the child.”

Atkins, James Hubert

February 25, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

James Hubert Atkins, born 1874 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1874 – Book: 1811 – Page: 35 – Number: 769

  • Name: James Hubert Atkins
  • Male
  • Born: April 22, 1874 at Harrigan Cove
  • Parent: George Atkins (fisherman, living at Harrigan Cove) and Elizabeth Shiers
  • Parents married in 1851 at Harrigan Cove
  • Informant: George Atkins at Beaver Harbour

Atkins, James Philip

February 17, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

James Philip Atkins, born 1865 in Lower Quody, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1865 – Book: 1809 – Page: 31 – Number: 413

  • Name: James Philip Atkins
  • Male
  • Born: December 24, 1865 at Lower Quoddy
  • Parents: Joseph Atkins (fisherman, born Lower Quoddy) and Margaret Atkins
  • Parents were married in 1854 at Lower Quoddy
  • Informant: Margaret Atkins on April 1, 1866

Atkins, Jennie Frances

March 18, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Jennie Frances Atkins, born 1901 in Harrington, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1901 – Page: 99100815

Delayed Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chapter 308 R. S. N. S. 1954

  • Name: Jennie Frances (Starratt) Atkins
  • Female
  • Born: April 15, 1901 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: Rueben Atkins, born Harrigan, NS, living at Harrigan, NS in 1901, fisherman, white, currently deceased
  • Mother: Minerva Jane Swallow
  • Signature of Applicant: Self: Jennie Frances Starratt of 80 Lower Truro Road, Truro, NS, August 14, 1967. She provided census records and N. Registry
  • Attached Document: Dated August 8, 1967: Dominion Bureau of Statistics: RE: Jennie Frances Starratt, Nee Atkins, 80 Lower Truro Road, Truro, Nova Scotia: In answer to your request, the information contained in the Census records is as shown below: June 1, 1911: “Jennie Frances Atkins” 10 years of age, born April 1901, in the Province of Nova Scotia, living with “Minerva Jane Atkins” a widow, on Faulkland Street, in the Town of Picton (sic); June 1, 1921: “Jennie Starratt” 20 years of age, born in the Province of Nova Scotia, it a husband “Thomas” living on Lyman Street, in the Town of Truro.
  • Attached Document: Dated: June 23, 1967: Dominion Bureau of Statistics: RE: Jennie Frances Starratt: Dear Sir: This will acknowledge your request for a search of the 1940 National Registration of Canada records, concerning the above-mentioned person. Name: Starratt, Jennie Frances: Place of residence at time of registration: McClures Mills, Nova Scotia; Date and place of birth submitted at time of registration: April 15, 1901, Harrigan, Nova Scotia; Age at time of registration: 39 years, August 19, 1940.

Atkins, Lucinda Jonna

February 16, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Leucinda Jonna Atkins, born 1863 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1904 – Page: 69700443

Application for Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chap. 20, R. S. 1923

  • Name: Lucinda Jonna Atkins
  • Male (sic)
  • Born: April 29, 1863 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: George Atkins, born Harrigan Cove, living at Harrigan Cove in 1863, fisherman, Enlish
  • Mother: Elizabeth Shiers
  • Signature of Applicant: Sister: Mary Baldwin of 320 W104 St. Las Angelus (sic), California on September 1, 1931. She writes, “I am her sister.”

Atkins, Margaret

February 13, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Margaret Atkins, born 1851 in Newdy Quoddy, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1908 – Page: 60000346 – Number: 60000346

Note from Diane: Pointing out the fact she was born in 1851, but the birth wasn’t registered until 1917.

  • Name: Margaret Atkins
  • Female
  • Born: September 7, 1851 at Newdy Quoddy
  • Father: Henry Atkins, born Newdy Quoddy, NS, fisherman, white, living at Newdy Quoddy
  • Mother: Frances Snow
  • Informant: Berton Miller Balcom of 10 Duncan Street, Halifax, on February 6, 1917 – Affidavit of son

Atkins, Margaret Ann

March 8, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Margaret Ann Atkinson, born 1896 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1904 – Page: 90800057

Application for Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chap. 20, R. S. 1923

  • Name: Margaret Ann Atkins
  • Female:
  • Born: April 5, 1896 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: William Solomon Atkin (sic), born Harrigan Cove, living at Harrigan Cove in 1896, fisherman / carpenter, English, currently living at Halifax, NS
  • Mother: Margaret Ann Turner
  • Midwife: Mrs. Barbara Inglehutt
  • Signature of Applicant: Father: William Solomon Atkins of Halifax, NS, April 14, 1937. He stated, “I am the father of said Margaret Ann Atkins, was at home at the time of her birth, and remember the date.”

Atkins, Martha Belle

March 8, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Martha Belle Atkins, born 1894 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1904 – Page: 70504632

Application for Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act 1919

  • Name: Martha Belle Atkins
  • Female
  • Born: October 5, 1894 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: Charles R. Atkins, born Harrigan Cove, living at Harrigan cove in 1894, labourman, currently living at New Glasgow
  • Mother: Augusta Pye
  • Physician: Mrs. Engalhut (sic)
  • Signature of Applicant: Mother: Augusta Atkins of New Glasgow, Pictou County, NS, August 20, 1929. She stated, “That I am her mother, and I have personal knowledge of the fact and circumstances.”

Atkins, Mary Lucinda

March 14, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Mary Lucinda Atkins, born 1898 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1898 – Page: 99100211

Delayed Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chapter 308 R. W. N. S. 1954

  • Name: Mary Lucinda Atkins
  • Female
  • Born: December 25, 1898 at Harrigan Cove
  • Father: Charles R. Atkins, born at Harrigan Cove, living at Harrigan Cove in 1898, fisherman, currently dead
  • Mother: Agusta (sic) Pye
  • Signature of Applicant: Mary Lucinda Atkins (Richards) of 112 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS, October 17, 1960. She stated, “From the family Bible, census records.”
  • Attached Document: Statement that Family Bible was viewed and the following was read: “Mary Lucinda Born December 25, 1898.”
  • Attached Document: Dated November 25, 1960 – Dominion Bureau of Statistics – Report of a Search of Census Records for Mary Lucinda Richards, nee Atkins: In the Census records of 1901 taken as of date April 1st, the following entry appears: “Mary L. Atkins” 2 years of age, born December 25, 1898, in the Province of Nova Scotia, and living at the date of enumeration in the Polling District of Port Dufferin, with “Charles and Augusta Atkins”. In the Census records of 1911 taken as of date June 1st, the following entry appears: “Mary Atkins” 12 years of age, born December 1898, in the Province of Nova Scotia, and living at the date of enumeration at 97 Agricola Street, in the City of Halifax, with “Charles and Agusta (possibly wrong spelling) Atkins.”

Atkins, Mary Sophia

February 19, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Mary Jophia Atkins, born 1868 in Harrigans Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1868 – Book: 1809 – Page: 187 – Number: 859

  • Name: Mary Sophia Atkins
  • Female
  • Born: July 22, 1868 at Harrigans (sic) Cove
  • Parents: Geroge Atkins (fisherman, living at Harrigan’s (sic) Cove) and Elizabeth Shiers
  • Parents married in 1851 at Lower Quoddy
  • Informant: Elizabeth Atkins at Harrigans (sic) Cove on October 20, 1868

Atkins, Nina May

February 27, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Niny May Atkins, born 1890 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1890 – Page: 99100509

Delayed Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chapter 308 R. S. N. S. 1954

  • Name: Niny May Atkins
  • Femaile (sic)
  • Born: December 28, 1890 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: Charles R. Atkins, born Harrigan Cove, living at Harrigan Cove in 1890, fisherman, currently dead
  • Signature of Applicant: Niny May Atkins (Elliott) of 1509 Shrebrooke (sic) St. West 1, Montreal, P21, on Oct. 4, 1960.
  • I, Mary L. Richards, of 112 Oxford St., Halifax, NS taking the oath. “From the family Bible”.
  • Attached Document: Dated: October 11, 1960: I have examined what is purported to be the original record of the births in the family of Charles Atkins and his wife Augustin (sic) Pye. “…on a detached page from a Family Bible headed Births”. “Niny May Born December 28, 1890.”
  • Attached Document: Dated December 12th, 1960: Dominion Bureau of Statistics: Report of a search of census records Re: Nina May Elliott, nee: Atkins.: Dear Madam: I wish to acknowledge receipt on November 1st, of an application form for proof of your age from Census records. In the Census records of 1891 taken as of date April 5th, the following entry appears: “Nine (possibly wrong spelling) Atkins “3 months old, born in the Province of Nova Scotia, and living at the date of enumeration in the Polling District of Salmon River, with “Charles and Agusta Atkins”. In the Census records of 1901 taken as of date April 1st, the following entry appears: “Nina May Atkins” 10 years of age, born December 28th 1890, in the Province of Nova Scotia, and living at the date of enumeration in the Polling District of Port Dufferin, with “Charles and Augusta Atkins”. Yours Truly. Addressed to Mrs. Nina Elliott, 1509 Sherbrooke Street West, Apt. 51, Montreal, Quebec.

Atkins, Rosa Bell

February 28, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Rosa Bill Atkins, born 1891 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1904 – Page: 92606267

Application for Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chap. 20, R. S. 1923

  • Name: Rosa Bell Atkins
  • Female
  • Born: January 12, 1891 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: William S. Atkins, born Harrigan Cove, living at Harrigan Cove in 1891, fisherman, English, presently living in Halifax, NS.
  • Mother: Margaret Ann Turner
  • Midwife: Barbara Englehutt (deceased)
  • Signature of Applicant: Step-mother: Bessie Atkins of 23 Wellington Street, Halifax, NS, on August 8, 1944. She wrote, “Family Bible Record.” and “This is to certify that I have seen the family Bible Record of Wm S. Atkins and find that Rosa Bell Atkins was born on Jan. 12, 1891.”

Atkins, Ross Anderson

March 5, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Ross Anderson Atkins, born 1893 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1904 – Page: 92202903

Application for Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chap. 20, R. S. 1923

  • Name: Ross Anderson Atkins
  • Male
  • Born: January 7, 1893 At Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: William Henry Atkins, born Harrigan Cove, living at Harrigan Cove, lobster packer, currently deceased
  • Mother: Nancy Mill
  • Signature of Applicant: Mother: Nancy M. Atkins of 14 Vernon Street, Halifax, NS, on May 14, 1943. She stated, “That I am his mother and well remember the date of his birth, which is confirmed by the following exact copy of an entry in our family Bible, ‘Ross A. Atkins Born Jan 7th 1893’.”

Atkins, Stanley Horton

March 28, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Stanley Horton Atkins, born 1909 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1909 – Page: 55900931 – Number: 55900931

  • Name: Stanley Horton Atkins
  • Male
  • Born: December 11, 1909 at Harrigan Cove
  • Father: Frederick Wallace Atkins: living at Harrigan’s (sic) Cove, fisherman and farmer, born at Harrigans (sic) Cove, white
  • Mother: Emma Katherine Hope (sic – Hape)
  • Physician: E. W. Dunlop
  • Informant: Frederick W. Atkins of Harrigan Cove on December 16, 1909

Atkins, Susan Catherine

February 11, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Susan Catherine Atkins, born 1848 in Harrigans Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1904 – Page: 69500532

Application for Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chap. 20, R. S. 1923

  • Name: Susan Catherine Atkins (married name: Moser)
  • Female
  • Born: May 27, 1848 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, N S
  • Delivered by midwife
  • Father: William Atkins, born Harrigan Cove, farmer in 1848, currently deceased
  • Mother: Mary L. a (sic) Mott (?)
  • Signature of Applicant: Daughter: Mrs. Katharine Chittenden of Portland Corner, June 26, 1928
  • Attached Document: Certificate of Birth: This is to certify that to the best of my knowledge that Mrs. Susan Catherine Moser (nee Susan Catherine Atkins) was born in Harrigan Cove, Nova Scotia on the 27th day of May, 1848. Signed Gordon Pace?, Rector, St. James’ Church, Port Dufferin, NS, 28th June 1828

Atkins, William Henry

February 14, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

William Henry Atkins, born 1852 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1904 – Page: 69500705

Application for Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chap. 20. R. S. 1923

  • Name: William Henry Atkins
  • Male
  • Born: April 4, 1852 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: Henry Atkins, born Shelbourne (sic), living at Harrigan Cove in 1852, fisherman, currently deceased, English
  • Mother: Francis Snow
  • Delivered by Midwife
  • Signature of Applicant: Older Sister: Margaret Balcom (she made her mark), of 10 Duncan Street, Halifax, NS, on July 6, 1929. She wrote, “I am an older sister and know this statement is correct.”

Atkins, William Solomon

February 15, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

William Salomon Atkins , born 1859 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1904 – Page: 71401008

Application for Registration of Birth – Under the Vital Statistics Act, Chap. 20, R. S. 1923

  • Name: William Solomon Atkins
  • Male
  • Born: June 15, 1859 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: William Atkins, born Halifax City, living at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County in 1859, fisherman, currently deceased
  • Mother: Mary Snow
  • Delivered by Midwife (deceased)
  • Signature of Applicant: William Solomon Atkins of 73 Wellington Street, Halifax, NS, September 8, 1933. Charles R. Atkins of New Glasgow, Pictou County, NS, writes, “I am an older brother of said William Solomon Atkins being born at the same place on April 26th 1856.”

Sources

Nova Scotia Genealogy: Vital Records for the province of Nova Scotia

2017 DT

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