I would have expected this to appear at www.novascotiagenealogy.com
Is it possible your date is off?
https://www.familysearch.org/ has a marriage in Virginia in 1934 for a Mary Josephine Fernandes, b. Norfolk Virginia, parents Bernard Fernandes and Nellie Cook Fernandes, and a marriage in 1905 in VA for Bernard J. Fernandez (b. Portugal) and Nellie T. Cook (b. Nova Scotia).
Their parents are both listed; I think Nellie's mother Felicia married in 1894 to Frank Lee Stokes (listed as divorced) and then soon after to "Cainaso Fernando" (listed as widowed).
They are in the 1900 census of Norfolk, VA, on the above site as Fernandes; Nellie is with them under the same surname. From this, Felicia's third husband was from Portugal, her father was from Portugal, her mother (also living with them) Italian.
Her first marriage is indexed under "Falecia Alfonso" (her husband, James G. Cook).
On the Fernandes size, in 1910 Bernard is away (maybe working?) but Nellie has two "nephews" in the house with her (the family is indexed as "Fernander" at familysearch): Pedro, 24, emigrated 1908, and Joe, 22.