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Loyalist Directory: James (Jacobus) Sr. Appleby

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Surname : Appleby
Given name : James (Jacobus) Sr.
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Where Resettled : 1783: settled on vacant lots on Washademoak Lake, Queen's Co., NB
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty : 02 Jul 1785: Land Petition of James Appleby and sons (Benjamin, John, Lucas and Henry).
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Settled before war : Schraalenburg, Bergen County, New Jersey
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Wife Name : m. 19 May 1753 Metje 'Martha' Janse Van Blarcom (a desc of Lubbert Gysbertsen who came to Rensselaerswijck in 1634). Her gr-grfthr Jan 'January' Van Blaricum (1632-c1711) changed his family surname name from Lubbertse to Van Blarcum / Van Blarcom.
Children : Benjamin, Peter, Elizabeth m. Loyalist William CAMERON; John m. Sarah A. WARREN; James, Hendrick, David and Lucas.
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : Vancouver 2010.03.15 (Linda Drake);
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : James Appleby Sr. certificate application by Linda Drake, 2010
Family History : James Sr. is the father of Benjamin, John, James Jr. and Peter all of whom served with the New Jersey Volunteers. He is also believed to be the uncle of Elnathan (of the Queen's Rangers) and his brothers Joseph, and Thomas (their father being Joseph Appleby Sr.). See Appleby military record
Family Genealogy : His father, Joseph APPLEBY b: 1675 Madnansneck, Hempstead, LI, NY was the son of Thomas APPLEBY (chr: 12 Jul 1629, born Barnard Castle, Durham England, d: 04 Dec 1684, Rye, Westchester, NY) and Elizabeth OSBORNE (1658-1681), a Quaker.
Sources : RS108 Land Petitions: Original Series 1783-1918 Microfilm F1024, Provincial Archives New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB.; The Loyalists of New Brunswick, by Esther Clark Wright

Information provided by Linda Drake
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