My ancestors started arriving in North America over 400 years ago, so its no surprise that my DNA ethnicity estimate reads New England and Nova Scotia, and WikiTree shows the specifics. For example, 595 of my ancestors immigrated from Europe to colonial New England: seven families were on the Mayflower (1620), and 380 others followed during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).
My ancestors visited the coast of Nova Scotia before it was English, and started to migrate here with the founding of Halifax over 270 years ago - much longer than the country has existed. Of the 122 ancestors who migrated to Atlantic Canada, the majority arrived before the American Revolution, 10 were Loyalists, and the last couple arrived in 1816, over 200 years ago.
Some came as children
Others as elders
Some were distinguished
and others names have been forgotten
Some died young
Others lived to a ripe old age
I found clergy
There were soldiers
and a large number of farmers and carpenters.
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