The reason they do not show in Nova Scotia vital statistics is that Nathaniel was born in Plymouth,Mass, married in Plymouth Mass. and his wife Betsy Ryder was also born in Plymouth. Nathaniel arrived with his mother and siblings in Yarmouth one year after his father Lemuel,about 1764/65. Nathaniel's family is listed in the 1773 census of Nova Scotia. - 1 male, 1 boy, 1 female, 1 girl, all American. It appears his daughter Jerusha was born in New Brunswick.