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Loyalist Directory: John Lawless

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Surname : Lawless
Given name : John
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Where Resettled : 29 Mar 1784: Digdeguash, Passamaquoddy Bay, St Patrick's Parish, Charlotte County, NB
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty : 29 March 1784 - Land Grant (with others under John CURREY), 250 acres, Digdeguash, Passamaquoddy Bay, St. Patrick's parish, Charlotte County, NB (formerly Sunbury Co., Nova Scotia - where he resided since 1784)
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
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Date & Place of Birth : about 1730; Ireland
Settled before war : 1771: district of Passamaquoddy when it was part of the Province of Massachusetts (listed with 7 New England families settled near New Warrington (Campobello Island)
Date & Place of Death : 1814, Deer Island
Place of Burial : Chocolate Cove, Charlotte County, NB
Wife Name : Catherine (LNU)
Children :
Biography : 1770: listed as barber and gardener on list of indentured servants aboard "Snow Owen"
Proven Descendants : Donald McPHERSON of Vancouver Branch on 7 December 2009; Vancouver 2010-03-15;
Military Info : 1759: was a Sgt serving with James Wolfe in North America; returned to Warrington, England; 1770: emigrated aboard "Snow Owen" with his wife and daughter to New Warrington, New England (Campobello Island)
Loyalist Genealogy : UE certificate application.
Family History : great-grandson was William Lloyd GARRISON, 'the great abolitionist of 1860';
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Information submitted by Linda Drake and Vancouver Branch.
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