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Loyalist Directory: George 1 Sen'r Murdoff

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Surname : Murdoff
Given name : George 1 Sen'r
Rank : Sgt 
Where Resettled : Fredericksburgh
Status as Loyalist :  
Proof of Loyalty : UEL List
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : 2nd Battalion of the Kings Royal Regiment of New York
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : 27 May 1740, Dalkeith, Midlothian Scotland
Settled before war : Leased 100 acres from Sir William Johnson near Tryon Co.
Date & Place of Death :  
Place of Burial : Fredericksdburgh Twp 
Wife Name : 1. Nancy Agnes Carr b.1742   2. Margaret ? b.1727 
Children : Born to Nancy:
Lucy b.14Feb1765 Workington, Cumberland, England;
James Samual b.1766 Workington, Cumberland, England;
Douce B.1767 Harrington, Cumberland, England;
George b.26Apr1769 Harrigton, Cumberland, England;
John b.May1772 Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland;
Thomas b.29Apr1774 New York Province;
Margaret b.May1777 Tappan, New York;
Nancy b.12Mar1779
Biography : Sons James, George and John also served in the Kings Royal Regiment.
Emigrated to America 1773,    Kingsborough Patent. 
Proven Descendants : Bay of Quinte 2014.03.24 (Lynn Anne Killingbeck); Bay of Quinte 2014.06.02;
Military Info : Service between 1774 and 1780 in New York, Kings Co. 
Loyalist Genealogy :  
Family History : 2 known siblings  Andrew b.26Jan1734 Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland and Isobel b12Sep1736.  Not sure what happened to Andrew or Isobel.
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Address lived most of his life in Lot #12 beside the Sandhurst St. John's Anglican Church, Sandhurst, South Fredericksburgh, Upper Canada. 
Land Grants:  Lot #61 1st concession Ameliasburgh, Lot #63 Broken Front Sophiasburgh, and Lot #62 2nd Concession Ameliasburgh.  This land grant was replaced with another due to an error of the same land being granted to a Richard Cartwright.  Evenutally confirmed in Lot #62 in the Broken Front of Sophiasburgh.
Information provided by Jacqueline Murdoch.
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