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Loyalist Directory: Barnabas (Barnabus) Day

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Surname : Day
Given name : Barnabas (Barnabus)
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Where Resettled : Kingston (Cedar Cove) where the airport is located.
Status as Loyalist :  
Proof of Loyalty : UEL List
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Wife Name : Polly Burdett.
Children : Their son Barnabus Day was 15 years old when Barnabas and Polly emigrated in 1784. He married Rhoda Purdy.
Biography : Barnabas emigrated to Kingston from New York City in 1784, with Captain Michael Grass.
His land grant was on the Front Road where the Kingston Airport is now (Cedar Cove on old maps). Captain Grass was next door, closer to Lemoine's Point. These were the two choice lots.
Proven Descendants :  
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : 1. Barnabas Day m. Polly Burdett.

1.2. Barnabus Day m. Rhoda Purdy.

1.2.3. One son was Calvin Wooster Day (1800-1870). He married Elizabeth Wright (from the large white original house on Point Pleasant). Sydney Wellington Day m. Adelaide Isabella Waggoner. They moved from Front Road to University Avenue in Kingston. Her father was Colonel Immanuel Waggoner. a. Their son Calvin Wellington Day died at Ypres in the First World War. He was a graduate of Queens University and a student at Harvard at the time. b. Another son, Dr. Henry Egerton Day married Mary Eleanor Timmerman (Booth, Fraser, Dorland families). a. Hilda c. Adelaide (Bessie) b. Alice Day married Arthur Douglas Cliff (son of Dr G F Cliff of Kingston) a. Their son Henry Douglas Cliff married Carol Ann Parker.
Family History :  
Family Genealogy : There is a Barnabus Day who was born on a farm in Kingston, who graduated from Queens in 1862 (he was a physician and a dentist) and who, in 1867, started the Ontario Dental Association. He must be related but he doesn't show up in our papers.
Sources : Information compiled by Hilda Jackson (nee Day) and provided by Amanda Cliff.
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