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MAY 4-5, 2024

Registration Now Open!

$39 for GANS Members

$69 for non-members

(Join GANS for only $59/yr!)

Schedule to be released Feb. 2024

2024 Topics include:
  • Moving from Novice to Intermediate NS Genealogist

  • Exploring the Acadian mtDNA Project

  • Early Scottish Settlers in Atlantic Canada

  • Irish & Channel Islanders to NS via Newfoundland

  • Presentations by Archivists from each of the primary
    Religious Archives in the region:

    • Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, and United Churches

  • Digby's Loyalist Settlers

  • Presentation from Nova Scotia Archives Staff

  • Nova Scotia Crown Land Records & Maps

  • How to Live in a Poor House in 1800s Nova Scotia

  • Distorted Descent: White Claims to Indigenous Identity

  • Who Were the Parents of David R. Matheson? A DNA
    Case Study from California to Nova Scotia

  • Interviews with Prominent Nova Scotia Genealogists
    (Dr. Allan Marble, Bob Hegerich, James Moody)

  • Presentations from Nova Scotia Genealogy Organizations

  • Brick Wall Busters Session

Quick Facts

  • 11 virtual presentations on Nova Scotia Genealogy via Zoom

  • 45 minute presentations + 10 minute Q&As

  • Sessions recorded and available to registrants for 60 days

  • Saturday and Sunday, 9:00AM-5:30PM (Atlantic Time)

  • Lunch Presentation from GANS, GIMS and other NS genealogy societies.

  • Brick Wall Buster Session with worked-through examples - register before March 18 to submit your brick wall question!

Learn more about our 2024 Speakers:
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