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Loyalist Directory: Martin Dwyer (Dwyre; Dwire)

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Surname : Dwyer (Dwyre; Dwire)
Given name : Martin
Rank : Drummer
Where Resettled : Lot 47, Kings County, PEI
Status as Loyalist :  
Proof of Loyalty : Muster Rolls, King's Rangers
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : 1st Battalion of King's Rangers; Private in Captain Jacob Smith's, 1st Battalion of Brig General DeLancey's Brigade; Source: Roll Call May 3rd, 1783 Huntingdon, Long Island, New York.
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : Most likely New York
Settled before war :  
Date & Place of Death : After 1831 (Civil Case 1831 MacDonald and McKie vs. M. & W. Dwyer
Place of Burial :  
Wife Name :  
Children : 1798 Census for Charlottetown lists Martin Dwyer with a male and a female 16-60 years of age most likely Martin and his wife; as well as two males under the age of 16.
Biography : Martin was in the Muster Rolls, King's Rangers - June 12th,1784 at Charlottetown, St. John's Island (PEI);

He received 100 acre land grant at Lot 47, Kings County, Prince Edward Island. By 1798 he resided in Charlottetown, PEI.
Proven Descendants :  
Military Info : 1st Battalion of King's Rangers; Private in Captain Jacob Smith's, 1st Battalion of Brig General DeLancey's Brigade
Loyalist Genealogy :  
Family History : Son of Thomas Dwyer, Private, 1st Battalion of the Kings Rangers
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Contributed by Kevin Wisener.
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