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Our Genealogical Helper for Pleasant Harbour ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community which surrounded our ancestors and that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Pleasant Harbour (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Pleasant Harbour. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Pleasant Harbour ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Pleasant Harbour.

  • Typical abbreviation for Pleasant Harbour: Pleasant Hbr. (or less commonly used: Pleasant Harb. or Pleasant Hrbr.)

Cemeteries Near Pleasant Harbour ...

We are looking for information about cemeteries in the area around Pleasant Harbour. We would like to know the formal name and GPS location of the cemetery, whether the cemetery is historic, abandoned or still in use. If it applies, we would also like to learn of any past or alternate names that the cemetery has been known by.

If you don't know the GPS location (ie- the latitude/longitude) of a cemetery, please use our Map Page for Pleasant Harbour to determine the cemetery's position (the instructions for finding the latitude/longitude can be found below the map).

Websites to Help Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, CanadaGenWeb Project, or Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Pleasant Harbour:

For pages that are specific to Nova Scotia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     CanadaGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Nova Scotia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Nova Scotia
Canada GenWeb:     Cemetery Project for Nova Scotia
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Nova Scotia
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Nova Scotia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Gravemarker Gallery:     Directory for Nova Scotia
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Nova Scotia

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pleasant Harbour. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.




 
 
 

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