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Loyalist Directory: Samuel Sr. Fairlamb (Fairland)

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Surname : Fairlamb (Fairland)
Given name : Samuel Sr.
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Where Resettled : "Belle View" Beaver Harbour, Pennfield Char Co., NB
Status as Loyalist :  
Proof of Loyalty : NYGBS; V36 N3 Jul 1905
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Date & Place of Birth : Chester Borough Penn.
Middletown Township, Chester County (now Delaware County), Pennsylvania the son of John and Susanah (Engle) Fairlamb.
Settled before war : Middletown Township
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Wife Name : He married Hannah Richardson before 25 July 1774 on which date he was disowned by Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends for Marrying Out of Unity.
Children :  
Biography : Samuel Fairlamb was born in Middletown Township, Chester County (now Delaware County), Pennsylvania the son of John and Susanah (Engle) Fairlamb. He married Hannah Richardson before 25 July 1774 on which date he was disowned by Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends for Marrying Out of Unity (i.e. contrary to Friends marriage discipline). They resided in Middletown Township before the Revolution.
He was disowned by Chester Monthly Meeting on 7 Mo. 31, 1775 for "joining combinations concerning civil government and for military training." He was attainted and had his property confiscated by the Pennyslvania Supreme Executive Council.
With the Evacuation of New York in 1783, he was one of the three (spokesmen) agents for the "Quaker Company" that settled "Belle View" Beaver Harbour- Pennfield, New Brunswick together with Joshua Knight and John Rankin.
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Loyalist Genealogy :  
Family History : Samuel's father John Fairlamb was a Member of the Pennsylvania Assembly from Chester County for the terms of 1764 and 1765 as well as serving as a J.P. and Sheriff.
Also his Great-Grandfather Nicholas Fairlamb was a six term Member of the Pennsylvania Assembly from 1704 - 1706 and again 1711 - 1713, he also served as a J.P. and Sheriff.
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Information provided by Edwin Garrett. Samuel is Edwin's five times Great Uncle.
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