John Fillis

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John Fillis (c. 1724 – July 16, 1792) was a merchant and political figure in Nova Scotia.wikipedia
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1st General Assembly of Nova Scotia

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He was a member of the 1st General Assembly of Nova Scotia and later represented Halifax County from 1768 to 1770, Barrington township from 1772 to 1785 and Halifax township from 1785 to 1792 in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.

Nova Scotia in the American Revolution

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Governor Legge began to target prominent Protestant dissenters of the St. Matthew's Church: John Fillis and judge William Smith and John Frost (minister).

Old Burying Ground (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

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He is buried in the Old Burying Ground (Halifax, Nova Scotia).

Nova Scotia

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1724 – July 16, 1792) was a merchant and political figure in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia House of Assembly

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He was a member of the 1st General Assembly of Nova Scotia and later represented Halifax County from 1768 to 1770, Barrington township from 1772 to 1785 and Halifax township from 1785 to 1792 in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.

Patriot (American Revolution)

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He was accused of being an American Patriot and led the efforts against Governor Francis Legge.

Francis Legge

He was accused of being an American Patriot and led the efforts against Governor Francis Legge.

Boston

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He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of John Fillis, and came to Nova Scotia around 1751.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Fillis established a shipping business based in Halifax, with a branch in Boston.

Justice of the peace

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Fillis was also a justice of the peace.