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Loyalist Directory: John Sr. Depue (Depew)

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Surname : Depue (Depew)
Given name : John Sr.
Rank : Lt. Indian Department; Private Butler's Rangers
Where Resettled : Home District; listed as a settler "at the Mountain and near Fort Erie" 1785
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty : UEL List
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : In the Indian Department before it became Butler's Rangers.
Enlistment Date : before 1777
Date & Place of Birth : 1728
Settled before war : Susquehanna River, PA
Date & Place of Death : 03 Mar 1799
Place of Burial :  
Wife Name : Mary McCready (d. 13 Feb 1821 or 1798)
Children : Revised list (these are noted in the various Orders in Council)
(1) Mary Depue m. George Stewart
(2) Charles Depue 1762-1825 m. Magdalene Showers
(3) William Depue 1767-1796 unmarried
(4) John Depue 1769- (about 1832) m. Magdalene Horning
(5) Susanna Depue 1771-?
(6) Elizabeth Depue 1773-?
(7) Marianne (sometimes shown as Marianna) Depue 1776-? m. Frederick Williams


(Previously submitted list:)
Charles m. Magdalena Showers, dau of Loyalist Michael Showers
Elizabeth (m Adrian Marlatt and Loyalist Lt. John Ryckman (of the Home District)
John m. Magdeline Horning dau of Loyalist Peter Horning
Marian m. Loyalist George Stewart who settled at Burlington Bay with his brother in law, Loyalist Charles Depew.
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : Hamilton 2000.03.27; Hamilton 2001.07.09; Col. John Butler 2006.06.05; Hamilton 2006.11.27; Grand River 2010.11.22; Hamilton 2020.06.23 (Timothy McCauley); Hamilton 2020.09.19 (Janis Dorrene Gugelyk); Hamilton 2020.10.22 (Marie Marguerite Takman);
Military Info : He was a courier for John Butler; shown as being taken prisioner with Joshua Beebe
Loyalist Genealogy :  
Family History :  
Family Genealogy : His neighbours at Tagues Creek near Tunkhannock on the Susquehanna River, PA included Loyalist Jacob Teague (KRR NY) and other Loyalists from the Anger, Bowman, Buck, Depue, Forsythe, Millard, Smith (Schmidt); Vanderlip, Windecker, Wartman; Secord, Beebe and Showers families.
Sources : Information submitted by Wendy Cosby and Anne Neuman email
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