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Loyalist Directory: James (Jacobus) Jr. (Son of James Sr.) Appleby

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Surname : Appleby
Given name : James (Jacobus) Jr. (Son of James Sr.)
Rank : Private
Where Resettled : Queen's County, NB
Status as Loyalist :  
Proof of Loyalty : Muster Rolls, Land Petitions and Grants
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : New Jersey Volunteers (3rd and 4th Battalions) in the Southern Expeditions
Enlistment Date : on Muster 08 Jan 1778
Date & Place of Birth : bp. 16 Dec 1759, Schraalenburgh Ref Ch
Settled before war : Schraal Burgh, Bergen Co. NJ
Date & Place of Death :  
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Military Info : Listed on numerous Muster Rolls with brothers, Benjamin, John and James; see Appleby military record
Loyalist Genealogy :  
Family History : James and brothers Benjamin, John and Peter appear together for the first time on a Muster Roll with VAN ALLEN's Company, 4th Battalion, New Jersey Volunteers. Peter dies during the war. Benjamin, John & James petition for land in NB in 1785 with their younger brother Henry. In 1787, the youngest brother David petitions for land. Sister Elizabeth married LOYALIST William CAMERON. See Appleby military record
Family Genealogy : Brother of Loyalists Benjamin, John and Peter who served with him in NJ Volunteers. Son of Loyalist James Appleby Sr. Great grandson of Thomas Appleby (chr: 12 Jul 1629, Barnard Castle, Durham England, d: 04 Dec 1684, Rye, Westchester, NY) and Elizabeth Osborne (1658-1681), a Quaker
Sources : Copies of original muster rolls from archival microfilm reels C4216 and C2417 (which contain records from RG8, “C” Series, Volumes 1858 and 1859), Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, ON.

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