Early Nova Scotians:
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- Alline, Henry (1748-1784)
- Coming up from New England the Alline family established their farm in the Falmouth area. Henry in his adulthood turned to an evangelistic career. (More)
- Amherst, Jeffrey (1717-97):
- The English General who was personally picked by Prime Minister Pitt to command the attack on Louisbourg, in 1758. Though of indomitable perseverance and courage, he was slow and methodical in his movements. "Provident, conciliating and cool, Amherst disposed his operations with steadiness, neither precipitating nor delaying beyond the due point ..." (More)
- Anson, Lord George (1697-1762):
- English Admiral who defeated the French off Cape Finisterre, in 1747, and, was made Admiral of the Fleet in 1751. (More)
- Archibald, George William (1777-1846):
- His family having come to the area before the Loyalists arrived in 1783, Archibald was born in Truro. He was educated at Andover Academy (Mass.) and Harvard. Studied law under Robie and admitted to the bar in 1805. Member of the House of Assembly representing County of Halifax, 1806-35; Colchester Co., 1835-44. In 1824, Archibald was appointed Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island (1824-28). Archibald was appointed Master of Rolls and Judge in Vice Admiralty in 1841.
- Armstrong, Lawrence (1664-1739):
- An early 18th c. English governor at Annapolis Royal. (More)
- Arrigrand, Gratien d'... (1684-1754):
- See under Ganet for brief treatment.
- Aulnay(d'), Charles de Menou (c.1604-1650):
- One of the feuding barons of Acadia. (More)
- Arbuthnot, Mariot (1711-94)
- Arbuthnot was the Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia, 1776-8. (More)
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