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Early Settlers

Early Settlers

 




This interpretive panel, which stands on Main Street beside the Bank of Montreal, is a
"Tribute to the Enduring Spirit of the Founding Families"
whose names are shown below.

 

Surnames of families who settled Mahone Bay and surrounding area from 1754:

  • Acker
  • Andrews
  • Barkhouse (Berghause, Berghaus)
  • Baker (Becker)
  • Begin
  • Bezanson (Besancon)
  • Boehner
  • Boucher (Poucher)
  • Boutlier (Boutellier)
  • Bruhm (Brumm, Brum, Broom)
  • Burgoyne (Bourgong, Bourgougne)
  • Conrad
  • Deal (Diehl, Thiel)
  • Dorey (Dare, Daurey, Daurie)
  • Eisenhauer (Eisnor, Eisenor, Isnor)
  • Ernst
  • Hamm (Ham)
  • Heisler (Hausler)
  • Hiltz (Hils)
  • Hirtle
  • Hynick (Heinek)
  • Hyson (Heison, Hayson, Heuson, Hizon)
  • Joudry (Jodry, Jodrie, Jeaudry)
  • Kaulback (Kaulbach)
  • Keddy (Kedy, Kitty, Kiddy, Keddie)
  • Keizer (Kaizer)
  • Langille (Langiehl)
  • Lantz (Lanz)
  • Lohnes
  • Lowe (Low, Loh, Lods)
  • Mader (Meder, Mehder, Maeder, Maider)
  • Mariette (Mariet, Maurer, Myra?)
  • Mosher (Moser)
  • Nauss (Nass, Naas)
  • Rafuse (Tehfus, Rehfuss, Rehfuse)
  • Robar (Robert, Robart, Roberts)
  • Sarty (Sertie, Certier, Sartie)
  • Schmidt
  • Schnare (Snare, Snear, Schnerr)
  • Silver (Silber)
  • Slauenwhite (Slaughenwhite, Schlaginweit)
  • Smeltzer (Schmeltzer)
  • Strum
  • Swinamer (Scheinheimer)
  • Veinot (Veino, Veinotte, Veno, Venot)
  • Westhaver (Westhoffer)
  • Whynot (Weinacht)
  • Witman
  • Young (Jung)
  • Zinck
  • Zwicker

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