Loyalist families of the Grand River Branch, United Empire Loyalists" Association of Canada.



Publisher: Pro Familia Pub. in Toronto, Canada

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Loyalist Families of the Grand River Branch, United Empire Loyalists' 1 copy The Butler Bicentenary Commemorating the th Anniversary of the death of 1 copy Loyalist families of the Grand River Branch, U.E.L.A.C., Volume II, 1 copy. The United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada (UELAC) is a national organization that brings together descendants of United Empire Loyalists and promotes their memory and history through conferences, research, the maintenance of plaques and monuments and other such works. Welcome. I am a direct descendant of 6 different Loyalist families who came to Cornwall, Ontario in from New York. Surnames: Alguire, Eamer, Gallinger, Myers, Silmser, and Wood. I created this page to provide a space to share life stories and experiences of United Empire Loyalists. Loyalist Families of the Grand River Branch, United Empire loyalists' Association of Canada: Merey, Peter Bela Ed.: Books - 5/5(1).

  Free Online Library: Grand River Branch.(United Empire Loyalists Association of Canada donates $, Brief article) by "The Loyalist Gazette"; History Regional focus/area studies Cemeteries Finance Historical associations Donations Societies, clubs, . Contact Information; Office Phone: park and camping information ; museum and research centre: Toll Free Phone: The Bay of Quinte Branch of the United Empire Loyalist Association of Canada has been operating since We cover the area of Lennox and Addington, Hastings, Prince Edward, and Northumberland Counties. Our members come from across Canada and throughout the world. If you are directly descended from a Loyalist you may apply for UE certification. As the only lineal descent society in Canada it is important that we document our lines from the United Empire Loyalists for posterity. We hope that members' interest continue and that they take part in the activities of Toronto Branch and the UELAC.

Grand River Branch - UELAC shared a link to the group: Grand River Branch UELAC. August 18 at AM Just published new book “Loyalist History of Nova Scotia” by Brian McConnell UE Now available for purchase on Amazon. Brantford Public Library - Climb Your Family Tree, May , Angela Files (collater) (R GRA LOHIST) History of the County of Brant (R HIS LOHIST) Loyalist families of the Grand River Branch, United Empire Loyalists Association of Canada (R LOY LOHIST) Marriage register , Scotland United Church.

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Loyalist families of the Grand River Branch, United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada Hardcover – January 1, by Peter (ed.) Merey (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings5/5(2). Loyalist Families of the Grand River Branch, United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada, History of members of this branch who settled along Grand River, Ontario.

Foreward by Hugh R. MacCrimmon, Professor Emeritus, University of Guelph. Grand River Branch. United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada: Selected Reprints from the. Grand River Branch Newsletter, Branches "The Provincial Loyalist Corps: Settlers of Upper Canada (Ontario) Butler's Rangers () ; Indian or.

Loyalist families of the Grand River Branch, United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada. CS 88 O6 L69 Death notices from the Christian guardian, / by Donald A.

McKenzie. An objective of the UELAC is to develop a directory of people of the Loyalist era, and to categorize them, especially those who met the qualifications as a United Empire Loyalist and who earned the right, along with his heirs forever to the designation or post-nominal U.E., standing for Unity of the Empire.

Canada The goal of this project is to share online the legacy of Isabel Louise Hill (), librarian and author of numerous books on the United Empire Loyalists and other founding families of central New Brunswick, Canada. Canada The goal of this project is to share online the legacy of Isabel Louise Hill (), librarian and author of numerous books on the United Empire Loyalists and other founding families of central New Brunswick, Canada.

Brenda Merriman’s book United Empire Loyalists: A Guide to Tracing Loyalist Ancestors in Upper Canada(Campbellville, Ont.; Global Genealogy, ) has information on Loyalists, records and other sources pertaining to them, and how to research Loyalist ancestors. There is a reference (non-circulating) copy in the Archives’ Reading Room.

When members apply for and receive a Loyalist Certificate which shows that they have proven their blood descent from a UE Loyalist, they indicate whether they would like. The United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada is an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of Canadians through knowledge of the past, in particular the history of the United Empire Loyalists and their contribution to the development of Canada.

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When revisiting the book, Loyalist Families of the Grand River Branch. United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada, (Pro Familia Publishing, Toronto, Canada, ), I read an article, written by Mary Nelles, entitled United Empire Loyalists along the Grand River in Haldimand County, (pp. 57 - 59), in which she writes (in part).

Loyalist families of the Grand River Branch, United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada. Home → What's New → Details Search. Loyalist families of the Grand River Branch, United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada. Description. Comments (0). The Story of The United Empire Loyalists The story of the Loyalists really began with the prolonged fighting known as the French and Indian War which was the American portion of the Seven Years War ( ), in which the British and some colonial troops protected the thirteen American colonies, and finally with the fall of Québec in took possession of French Canada.

Engl. Loyalist Families of the Grand River Branch, United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada Original description Records the history and genealogy of some families from the Grand River Branch membership since According to a United Empire Loyalists pamphlet published inabout families belonging to Butler's Rangers settled in what would become Lincoln County, in Niagara Township and about more in Grantham Township.

Many others settled in Louth Township. Grand River Branch. United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada American points of origin, military units and services, settlement in other parts of Canada (e.g.

New Brunswick) and settlement and date in Norfolk County. If a Loyalist is traced in our book Loyalist Families of the Grand River Branch U.E.L.A.C., I have placed a note in. Membership may be granted to an applicant who supports the aims and purposes of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada and who indicates a desire to be associated with, and to participate in, the activities of UELAC.

To join UELAC, you join a branch. With twenty-seven of those across the country, there may well be one local to you. Please contact me if you have proven your ancestor was a "United Empire Loyalist". I will be opening a U.E.L. Registry soon. I also hope to find time in the fall to open the Book "Loyalists of Upper Canada (Ontario), O.I.C." written by William Reid.

United Empire Loyalists (or simply Loyalists) is an honorific which was first given by the 1st Lord Dorchester, the Governor of Quebec, and Governor-General of the Canadas, to American Loyalists who resettled in British North America during or after the American Revolution.

Loyalist Families of the Grand River Branch, United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada by View Our Holiday Gift Guide We made holiday shopping easy: browse by interest, category, price or age in our bookseller curated gift guide. The branches of UELAC are located from the Atlantic (Halifax) to the Pacific (Victoria) While conforming to the national organization's objectives and programs, local branches are self-governing and produce their own activities and events.

Branches must hold at least one meeting a year, but almost all meet every, or every second, month. Branch activities have included extensive. O Loyalists fled from the country, some overland, but the majority by ship, with over half going to British possessions in Canada; Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Quebec.

This was the largest group of immigrants to Canada at any one time. Many families ended up at refugee camps near Sorel Quebec for the winter of United Empire Loyalists versus late loyalists Summary: The history of Canada provides a good example of a ° shift in hegemonic manners, from republican to monarchist.

Anti-American rhetoric, a manner so well appreciated in English-speaking Canada, has its early beginnings in loyalty. The Toronto Branch of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada in a review of its records where national origin of the member's Loyalist ancestor could be ascertained found that 28% were from Germany, 23% from Scotland,18% from England, 12% from Ireland, 8% from Holland, 5% from France,4% from Wales, 1% from Switzerland and less than.

There are many shared similarities among Loyalist families for the recognition of status, which become especially evident in the petitions. Introduction to Loyalist Lineages of Canada,p xix; Toronto Branch United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada, published by Generation Press, Agincourt, ON, PART TWO.

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The website stores membership information for UELAC members, Branch and Dominion executives, and administration staff. For the public website of the United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada, please visit.

We will be migrating content from the ‘legacy website’ to the new site over the coming months. Welcome to Nova Scotia Branch, UELAC. The Nova Scotia Branch and its members have a common interest in Canadian history, with a strong focus on the United Empire Loyalists, those people who remained loyal to the British during the American Revolution and who came to Canada during and immediately following that war.

This certificate formally recognizes the applicant as a descendant of a United Empire Loyalist, and as a result the applicant may use the post-nominal letters “UE” after their name, an honour that dates back to Lord Dorchester’s Order in Council inconferring recognition of the service of the Loyalists in their defence of “The.

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