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Loyalist Directory: William Rose

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Surname : Rose
Given name : William
Rank : Private
Where Resettled : E 1/2 lot 8, Front Concession, Royal Township #1, Lunenburg District, Upper Canada (Charlottenburgh Township, Glengarry County). (Township Papers - Ontario Archives.)
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty :  
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : 1st Battalion - King's Royal Regiment of New York
Enlistment Date : September 13, 1779 (MG21 B158 pp 208-210 NAC)
Date & Place of Birth : c.1730 (baptized Aug. 4 1730 - Parish register Croy & Dalcross, Inverness-shire, Scotland).
Settled before war : Came to America in 1773 - settled Scotch Patent, Philip Livingston estates, Tryon County on the Delaware River, New York. (Loyalist Claims AO12 Vol.27 p199 NAC.)
Date & Place of Death : not known
Place of Burial : not known
Wife Name : Marjorum Forbes (Parish register - Croy and Dalcross, Inverness-shire, Scotland.)
Children : Unknown Rose;
Charles Rose (b. 31 May 1762)
Margaret Rose (b. 29 April 1765) (1787 married John Grant s/o Finlay Grant)
Alexander (b. 9 November 1767)
Anne (b. 22 March 1770)
Elizabeth (b. 15 June 1773) - (Parish register - Croy and Dalcross, Inverness-shire, Scotland.)
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : Kenneth Gordon - Sir Guy Carleton Branch - certificate no. MC 7748-95 7th July 1995
Military Info : Munro's company 1781 & 1783 (MG21 B158 PP 208-210 & MG21 B166 PP 223-235), Angus McDonell's company 1782 & 1783 (MG21 B166 PP 223-235).
Loyalist Genealogy : William Rose (loyalist) - Margaret Rose (daughter - married John Grant - loyalist) - Alexander Grant (grandson) - Jane Elizabeth Grant (great-grand-daughter) - John Norman Gordon (great great grandson) - Athol Gordon (great great great grandson) - Kenneth Gordon (great great great great grandson)

See the Certificate application from Ken Gorden .
Family History : 1777 - "came to Canada with the Indians" (Loyalist Claims AO12 Vol.27 NAC) .
Family Genealogy : Note Wiiliam Rose - daughter Margaret Rose married 2nd generation John Grant in 1787 (Petition of Margaret Rose.)
Sources : Loyalist Claims AO12 Vol.27 p199 NAC.
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