Project: Nova Scotia/Notable Nova Scotians
Part of the Nova Scotia Team, Canada Project
Profiles Listed Under This Project
- Joseph Barss - "The greatest of the Nova Scotia privateers." - managed by Morag M.
- Edward Belcher (1799 - 1877) - naval officer and explorer. - managed by Eugene Quigley
- Walter Harrison Callow (1894-1958) - disabled war veteran who created a foundation to help veterans and invented a wheelchair bus - all from his hospital bed. - managed by Susan (MacKinnon) O’Callaghan
- Patrick Vincent "Vince" Coleman - Train dispatcher during Halifax Explosion, Canadian Hero - managed by Eugene Quigley
- Enos Collins - A successful privateer owner who used his privateering fortune to start the Halifax Banking Company, now the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. - managed by Jason Clark
- Samuel Cunard - Founded the Cunard Shipping Line - managed by Bob Jewett
- Lieut. Col John Gorham - merchant, military officer, member of the Nova Scotia Council - managed by Eugene Quigley
- John Howe - Loyalist, printer, postmaster, spy, and Magistrate of the Colony of Nova Scotia. - managed by Katharine E.
- Alexander Keith (1795 - 1873) - politician, Mayor of Halifax, Freemason, founder of the Alexander Keith's Nova Scotia Brewery.
- Joseph Oxley - Justice of the Peace and a Member of the Nova Scotia Assembly (Legislative Assembly) for Cumberland, from 1826 to 1836. - managed by Erin Breen
- Portia White - Nova Scotia opera singer. - managed by Stu Ward
Notable Nova Scotians Who Don't Yet Have Profiles
These notable Nova Scotians don't have profiles in WikiTree yet. If you add them, please move their name and a link to their profile to the list above.
- Thomas Beamish Akins (1809 - 1891) - provincial archivist and librarian.
- Richard Bulkeley (1717 - 1800) - governor, known as "the Father of Nova Scotia."
- Harry Piers (1870 - 1940) - historian and museum curator.
- Thomas Head Raddall (1903 to 1994) - historian and author of historical fiction. Survivor of the Halifax Explosion.
- William Valentine (1798-1849) - portrait painter and daguerrotypist. Considered the first photographer in Nova Scotia.
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