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Loyalist Directory: Thomas Dakin

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Surname : Dakin
Given name : Thomas
Rank :  
Where Resettled : Trout Cove (Centreville) N.S.
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty : "Descendants of Thomas Dakin" by Albert H. Dakin Jr. 1911.
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment :  
Enlistment Date : None
Date & Place of Birth : 25 FEB 1747 Quaker Hill, NY
Settled before war : Pawling, Dutchess Co. NY in 1775
Date & Place of Death : Nov 1828 Trout Cove (Centreville) N.S. [nr. Digby]
Place of Burial : Old Schoolhouse Cem. Trout Cove (Centreville) N.S. [nr. Digby]
Wife Name : Rebecca Hitchcock [2nd wife] m. ca. 1772 d. Aft. 1829
Children : (by wife Drusilla)
Phoebe James,
John;

(by wife Rebecca)
DANIEL (1780-1849)l,
Jacob,
Thomas,
Abraham James,
Rebecca,
Isaac,
William F.
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : Halifax-Dartmouth 1982.02.02; Sir Guy Carleton 2001.04.08; Sir Guy Carleton Branch 08APR2001 (Harry Earle MacKay); Nova Scotia 2019.12.02 (Frederick Louis Dakin);
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : Loyalist Lineages of Canada 1783-1983. 1984 - p173.
Family History : Thomas 1624 Dakin lived in Concord, MA bef. 1650, d. 1708. First married Sarah who d. 1659; 2nd married Susan Stratton who d. 1698
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : The Settlers of the Beekman Patent, Chap.77: The Dakin Family.

Nova Scotia Immigrants to 1867 -- compiled by Leonard & Norma Smith, 1992.

A Georgraphy and History of the County of Digby, Nova Scotia by Isaiah W. Wilson 1900.

Information provided by Harry MacKay hmackay@ncf.ca
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