Cumberland 250 Conference 2009

August 14 – 16, 2009
Wandlyn Inn, Amherst, Nova Scotia

Topics included:

  • Genealogy Basics
  • Internet Sources for Genealogy Relevant to
  • Cumberland and Westmorland Counties
  • New England Connections
  • Acadians of Cumberland
  • Publishing Family Research
  • Early Military in Cumberland
  • Yorkshire Settlement in Chignecto
  • Pre-famine Irish Immigration to NS
  • The Cumberland Loyalist
  • DNA in Genealogy

Guest Speakers

  • Ruby Bjarnason
  • Stan Balch
  • David A. Lambert
  • Ronnie-Gilles LeBlanc
  • Rhianna Edwards
  • Art Brown
  • Al Smith
  • Terrence Punch
  • Bill Hamilton

Bus Tours were offered on Sunday to Fundy Shore, Northumberland Shore and Sackville, NB area.

Sponsored by the Cumberland County Genealogical Society, Amherst, Nova Scotia and the Municipality of the County of Cumberland