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Loyalist Directory: Barent Martling (Mailing)

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Surname : Martling (Mailing)
Given name : Barent
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Where Resettled : Shelburne NS, then Tusket Lakes (now Raynardton)
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Date & Place of Birth : c1749
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Wife Name : Hannah Mailing (passenger number 72)
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Biography : Passenger number 21 on HMS Clinton, picking up 20 Sept 1783 East River NY, delivered to Port Roseway NS 26 October 1783.

Barent drew Lot 47 on Pell's Road, Shelburne, NS but soon after left for upper (what is now Yarmouth County) an area then called Tusket Lakes, now Raynardton (named for Loyalist Job Raynard).
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Family History : There was one progenitor of the Martling name, Johannes Martlinghs, born about 1650, who arrived in New York from the Dutch West Indies and was married to Aeltje Jans Barents.

That he was a Loyalist seems clear. Martlings in New York all seemed to be Patriots. The name is not common and can be spelled Martlings, Mertling, and Marlin. Many by the name are buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Tarrytown, NY.
Family Genealogy : “My grandmother, born a Marling in 1888 in Raynardton, Nova Scotia, was Barnet Marling's great granddaughter.” – Cynthia L. Hamilton.
Sources : Muster Table HMS Clinton, Document # ADM 36/9966 Public Record Office, Kew, Surrey, England. Copied by Frank Davis, transcribed by Mette Griffin

Information submitted by Cynthia L. Hamilton
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