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The Online Genealogist: Attack at Grand Pre in 1747.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
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Question: A genealogy book I read mentioned my ancestor was killed with Noble's Men in 1747 in an attack in Nova Scotia.  Can you tell me what this was and where in Nova Scotia?

 

Answer: I would believe this is the Attack at Grand Pre, Nova Scoita which occured February 11, 1747.  Col. Arthur Noble and about 70 of his men from Massachusetts were killed in a surprise attack by the French and Indians.  To read more and see the memorial plaques go online to: http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/attack1747.html

 

Posted by David Lambert at 07/17/2012 11:29:17 PM | 


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