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How to trace your Loyalist ancestors

Patricia Kennedy

How to trace your Loyalist ancestors

the use of the Loyalist sources in the Public Archives of Canada.

by Patricia Kennedy

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Published by Ontario Genealogical Society in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Public Archives of Canada.,
    • American loyalists -- Canada -- Bibliography.,
    • Canada -- Genealogy -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesOntario Genealogical Society. Ottawa Branch. Publication, 71-3, Publication (Ontario Genealogical Society. Ottawa Branch) ;, 71-3.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCD3624 .K46
      The Physical Object
      Pagination13 p.
      Number of Pages13
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5470691M
      LC Control Number73173763

      Therefore you cannot conclude a signature is truly that of the petitioner unless the body of the petition indicates so, or unless it is compared with other evidence. Clemson: Clemson University Digital Press, When the American Revolution started, this family relocated and took all their slaves with them to Jamaica, another British colony at that time. Or maybe there's someone who has already solved the Irish roots riddle you're stuck on. Fortunately with the Internet it is a little bit easier although still a challenge. It was signed by "her mark".

      Learn more in How to Research Loyalist Ancestors. Check with your local or state library to see if they offer remote access to the HeritageQuest database. Look for these online, in U. There are also interesting conjectures, based on known factors, regarding the conditions of the early voyages and what the emigrant passengers must have endured. As in any genealogical research, the ultimate proof that your ancestor was a Loyalist is finding his name in a primary source document associated with Loyalists, such as a muster roll, a claim for compensation of losses or a land petition. The list, as published, provides mainly a list of names from the records, only some of which have additional information regarding origins, destinations, ships, and dates.

      Ulster Emigration to Colonial America by R. Local Genealogy Resources Outside Dublin The vast majority of records relating to family history in Ireland remain undigitised. Exact names and dates of birth may not always match up. Prefaces also provide some background and historical information. The material contained in the body of the work includes some duplication and enhancement of other lists, but as a consolidation with other sources of information. Where did your Irish relative arrive into your country?


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How to trace your Loyalist ancestors book

How to Research Loyalist Ancestors

Endorsements were made along the way by each official. The nationalities are primarily from The Netherlands, but also represented are Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, Belgium as it was known inand one family each from Prussia"L'Orient", and Switzerland.

Sometimes a volume number for a petition is shown on the index, and is definitely shown on the running footer of the microfilmed petitions. Many relocated to Canada, while others left for resettlement in other British colonies in the West Indies, including Jamaica.

A simliar index was created by Ancestry, Inc. The National Archives of Ireland website allows you to browse detailed records for the island of Ireland, free of charge.

Share This Story. Ontarian families: genealogies of United-Empire-Loyalist and other pioneer families of Upper Canada - This book by Edward Marion Chadwick was published in and has, as the title indicates, genealogies of various families that settled in Upper Canada.

Just be aware that there are some interesting errors in it where Mr. At this date he had already received 1, acres, and asked for additional grants to make a total of 3, acres a captain's allotment.

The second notation was rather cryptic in that it was obviously added much later in time. UE certificate applications also help identify Loyalists previously not accounted for. This is particularly true of Irish family names.

We are biased. You may have ancestors who were Loyalists, or Tories — colonists who remained loyal subjects of the British crown and actively worked to promote the interest of Great Britain during the American Revolution. You can also get them online at IrishGenealogy.

For example, Protestant or Catholic, Anglican or Presbyterian. His signature and the petition all appear to be written by the same hand. What port did they leave from?

Others were more passive in their choice of position. Lancour in his bibliography see reference above. It can be fun.

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United Empire Loyalists of the County of Dundas, Ontario Searchable scanned version of a book of the same title by Alexander Clark Casselman, originally published around More than likely, there are people asking similar questions to you.print book: $ Loyalists and Land Settlement in Nova Scotia Marion Gilroy Based on the land papers in the Public Archives of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotian Department of Lands and Forests, this work encompasses all surviving information on Loyalist settlements in Nova Scotia.

Jun 12,  · I'm afraid I don't know as much about my Loyalist ancestors as I'd like to. My known Loyalist was Jacob Beam who (as far as I can find) never actual fought for the British but housed and supported the British troops in New Jersey during the Revolution.

After the war he was given land in Ontario by the British and established the town of Beamsville.

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