Tracing my Roots to the Black Loyalists of Nova Scotia (DARTMOUTH)

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Tuesday, 21 February, 2017 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Highfield Room - Dartmouth North Public Library; 105 Highfield Park Dr; Dartmouth; NS B3A 0C2
Organized By: In Partnership with the Halifax Public Library


Tracing my family roots to the Black Loyalists of Digby is a tribute to my grandfather, the late Sgt. George William Barton (1917-1995), on what would have been his 100th birthday. The life of the late George "Buster" Barton from Acaciaville is an exciting chapter in the Barton's family history. Join the journey to discover more than 250 years of the Barton lineage and the stories that will bring our family tree to life.

  1. We know about the Black Loyalists of Nova Scotia, but who were the Black Pioneers of Digby?
  2. What is the Barton’s connection to the community of Barton, Digby County?
  3. Are all Barton’s from Digby descended from the same lineage?
  4. Where are the Barton’s today?
  5. How do I build a family tree?


Find out the answers to those questions and how to trace your own family tree.

RSVP with by Friday, February 17, 2017.


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