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Loyalist Directory: Alexander 1 Rose

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Surname : Rose
Given name : Alexander 1
Rank : Drummer
Where Resettled : Williamsburg Twp, Dundas Co., Eastern District, Upper Canada
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty :  
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : King's Royal Regiment of New York
Enlistment Date : 13 Sep 1779
Date & Place of Birth : 12 Sep 1768, Croy, Inverness, Scotland
Settled before war : Kortright Twp, Delaware Co., New York
Date & Place of Death : 4 Jul 1835, Williamsburg Twp, Dundas Co., Eastern District, Upper Canada
Place of Burial : Point Iroquois Cemetery, Iroquois, Ontario
Wife Name : First wife: Huldah Wright, b (probably) at New Ashford, Massachusetts, 1775/6, m 30 Sep 1794, d c 1800, daughter of Jesse Wright and Sibyl (Roys) Wright. Second wife: Phoebe Forrester or Forrister, b in Nova Scotia 1785/6, m c 1802, d 10 Jun 1861
Children : With Huldah Wright:
1- Samuel, b 6 May 1795, d 14 Jun 1873; m first Mary Cook, m secondly Eve Sipes,
2- Lydia, b 10 Aug 1796, d 16 Aug 1882; m Josiah Baldwin,
3- Barnabas, b 25 Dec 1797, d 28 Oct 1869; m Clarissa ---,
4- Sibyl, b 23 Mar 1799, d 3 May 1881; m William Nash,
5-Huldah, b 1800?, m --- Van Doran.

With Phoebe Forrester:
6- Hugh;
7- William, b 1804, d 30 Apr 1843;
8- Jesse Wright, b 4 or 15 Mar 1807, d 19 Jul 1871; m Delilah Shaver,
9- Elizabeth, b May 1809, d 19 Sep 1895; m Thomas Fulton,
10- Isaac Newton, b 14 Jul 1811, d 12 Sep 1874; m first Eliza Ann ---, m secondly Ruth Doran,
11- Charles, b 27 May 1813, d 29 Jan 1886; m Aurilla or Camilla ---,
12- Harriet, b 1816, d 10 May 1855; m Alzon Brock Robertson,
13- James Harvey, b 1818, d 27 Aug 1894; m Harriet Doran,
14- Robert Hume, b 1822, d 3 Jun 1893; m Hannah Ker,
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : William Brown Lawson Staples (deceased) of Bay of Quinte Br. on 1978.10.16
Calgary 1983.05.03
Calgary 1983.10.11
Calgary 1991.03.12
Patsy Ann Ault of St. Lawrence Br. on 1986.04.23
Franklin Winston Ault of St. Lawrence Br. on 2006.05.23
John Edmond McLeod of Toronto Br. on 1978.09.29
Military Info : Drummer, King's Royal Regiment of New York, 1781-1783; commissioned Ensign, 1st Regiment Dundas Militia; promoted to Lieutenant 31 Jan 1810; commissioned Lieutenant, Volunteer Incorporated Militia Battalion, 2 Apr 1813; reverted to 1st Regiment Dundas Militia, 1815; promoted to Captain 18 Jun 1822
Loyalist Genealogy : See Loyalist Lineages of Canada 1783-1983 (Agincourt, 1984), pp. 554-555 (descents of John Edmond McLeod and William Brown Lawson Staples); Loyalist Lineages of Canada, Volume II Part 2 (Toronto, 1991), pp. 932-934 (descents of Patsy Ann Ault, Dorothy Jean Dutt, and Ruth Lavone Peacock)
Family History :  
Family Genealogy : Alexander Rose’s brother John Rose was also a Loyalist. For some of his descendants, see Loyalist Lineages of Canada 1783-1983 (Agincourt, 1984), pp. 556-557.
Sources : UEL List
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